A few weeks ago, we had a data center go down. In fact we purposely dropped it down 18 stories from a building right in the heart of Silicon Valley.
What happened when this data center went down? First, it made a really, really loud boom, and then it seamlessly failed over to a recovery site. Exactly what a business would need.
Why did we do this?
To demonstrate how organizations can protect their data and applications, and keep their operations running smoothly and their customers happy.
If they do go down, they need to recover – fast.
With increasing adoption of virtualization technologies, customers virtualize applications to reap the benefits these platforms provide. Virtualization enables lower costs in the form of less space requirements, less power needed to run fewer physical servers, lower cooling requirements, etc. But how do they do this while taking the risks of virtualization out...