Take Disaster Recovery to the Next Level
Hitachi Storage Cluster for Microsoft Hyper-V Delivers Live Migration over Distance
Hitachi Data Systems
Planning Ahead to Achieve Zero Downtime
Hitachi Data Systems, Microsoft and Brocade understand the
Many disasters or outages come with- out warning. Because of this, a disaster recovery solution is necessary to provide business continuity. Hitachi Storage Cluster for Microsoft Hyper-V was created for this purpose. But many other outages come with enough advanced warning to enable proactive measures to be taken to reduce or eliminate downtime altogether.
challenges of today’s business climate and the crippling effect that
downtime, whether planned or otherwise, can have on organizations.
Application downtime or data loss can have costly or even business-
Using Hitachi Storage Cluster for Microsoft Hyper-V to deliver Live Migration over Distance helps organizations better protect their business assets by enabling them to proactively move applications, resources and associated data across distance to secondary sites within minutes, without fear of user interruption or data loss.
ending consequences. In partnership, these three companies are
continuing to take business continuity and disaster recovery to new
heights. The addition of Live Migration over Distance to Hitachi
Storage Cluster for Microsoft Hyper-V enables the proactive, orderly
The Live Migration over Distance solution is optimal for many situations, including times when a data center is being decom- missioned or renovated, when a new data center is being brought online as a result of growth or acquisition, or when a slow mov- ing natural disaster is in the forecast.
migration of data and applications across distance in minutes, with no
fear of user interruption or data loss, and with minimal key strokes.
In all these scenarios, the ability to move virtual machines and data quickly and trans- parently over a distance is critical from both a business and IT perspective. Failure to do so can have costly consequences.