An Overview of Azure Site Recovery

2019-05-22T14:14:49-07:00

Azure Site Recovery Overview Microsoft introduced Azure Site Recovery (ASR) in 2014.  This Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service offering allows on-premises workloads to be replicated into Azure, or another datacenter, to allow for rapid failover in the event of a major outage.  At the time the service was narrowly focused on only those environments running Hyper-V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager.  Since then the service has expanded to cover not only VMware environments, but has Azure region-to-region support in Preview.  It has become the de facto method for migrating live workloads to Azure with minimal disruption.  We’re going to review how to plan an ASR deployment for these newer capabilities. Key Concepts Azure Site Recovery works well in both [...]