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Comprehensive Backup and Recovery of Your VMware Virtual Infrastructure

VMware’s Virtual Infrastructure has quickly become an industry standard for organizations looking to virtualize their IT environments. Companies are becoming dependent on efficient backup and quick recovery of their virtual systems and the host systems they run on to maintain business productivity and cost savings that server virtualization delivers. This includes not only the Guest virtual machines, but also the applications that have also been installed on those Guest virtual machines such as Microsoft Exchange, SQL, and SharePoint Server. A lost ESX server could impact productivity up to several hours, or even days, for multiple departments while the IT administrator struggles to recover the virtual environment and the individual Guest virtual machines.


This whitepaper provides an indepth summary of the data protection capabilities that the Backup Exec family enables for VMware environments.