IT Manager at a energy/utilities company with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 19, 2019
It's very expensive which is why I want to drop it. They charge us per core and we have a six-core server. It's expensive to pay for maintenance charges. I want to switch to something cheaper. There are additional costs to the standard licensing fees.
The licensing is on a yearly basis and it's perpetual. You can have the license forever if you want to. However, if you want to upgrade, you can't upgrade unless you have a support contract. The amount the solution costs is related to space. We have about 72 terabytes.
I have been doing research on multiple VM (windows) backup/replication software like Veeam, Appassure, Unitrend, and Zerto. They all have one issue: if you want fast recovery at a remote site during a disaster, you have to have a live backup or standby VMs at the remote site. The problem would be that the standby VMs would require storage resources. That means the person who bough the softwar...
So does that mean you want to have a Disaster Recovery solution where data is not on site your bunker site? but yet allows for a fast recovery in case your primary site is down?
- What virtualization solution do you use?
- What is the link between the 2 (?) sites?
- What RPO and RTO are you aiming for?
- How much data do you need to recover?