Today’s Q&A post covers an interview between Siddharth Deekshit, Program Manager, Microsoft Azure Site Recovery engineering and Quentin Drion, IT Director of Infrastructure and Operations, MSC. MSC is a global shipping and logistics business, our conversation focused on their organization’s journey with Azure Site Recovery (ASR).
To meet customer demand, Azure is continuously expanding. We’ve been adding new Azure regions and introducing new capabilities. As a result, customers want to move their existing virtual machines to new regions while adopting the latest capabilities.
Over the last five years, a gradual shift is observed toward open source environments for a number of advantages over boxed open sources. Factors of lower cost, flexibility, security, performance, and community support for open source operating systems, primarily Linux distros have largely been driving this shift across organizations.
Azure Site Recovery (ASR) now supports the disaster recovery and migration of on-premises virtual machines with disk sizes of upto 4 TB to Azure.
Azure Site Recovery (ASR) now supports managed disks. With the integration of managed disks with ASR, you can attach managed disks to your machines during a failover or migration to Azure.
ASR now supports replication to premium storage for Hyper-V virtual machines (managed by System Center VMM or not under System Center VMM management)
With large Enterprises deploying Azure Site Recovery(ASR) as their Trusted Disaster Recovery(DR) solution, many of their DR Architects have asked us about what we think are the best practices to be followed while deploying ASR in production environments...
I am excited to announce support for the protection and recovery of Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp environments in Azure using Azure Site Recovery(ASR).
We are pleased to announce that Azure’s Government Cloud has expanded its FedRAMP Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) with the addition of five new offerings.
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