Accelerate virtualization of business critical applications by increasing visibility and control across application tiers, improving storage I/O performance and availability and unifying backup and recovery across physical and virtual domains – all while maintaining security and compliance you can trust.
Symantec ApplicationHA: Intelligent Application Awareness in Virtual Environments
This paper explains how organizations can overcome the barrier to virtualization of mission-critical applications with ApplicationHA. ApplicationHA opens the floodgates for migration of Tier 1 mission-critical applications to virtual environments.
Reference Architectures for Business Critical Virtualization
Symantec now offers reference architectures for business critical virtualization to facilitate faster deployments of Microsoft® applications on VMware® virtualization server platforms, enhanced by Symantec software. These specialized solution blueprints demonstrate how organizations can meet the demands for application performance, availability, security, and cost with server virtualization solutions.
The development and validation of these solutions follows industry-standard enterprise architecture development methods, as defined by The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), to accelerate adoption into your production environment. Documented best practices help increase the business value and return on investment from Symantec virtualization server software to effectively accelerate next phase deployments of virtualization initiatives. Architectures within this series include Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange and Sharepoint.
Reference architectures include these Symantec products to help you protect and manage your virtual applications for:
Visibility and control of virtual applications.
Improved storage I/O performance and availability.
Unified protection across physical and virtual systems.
ApplicationHA provides high availability for business-critical applications through unique application visibility and control by integrating with VMware® HA, vMotion™, and Site Recovery Manager to manage and monitor hundreds of applications’ health through VMware vCenter™.
Veritas Operations Manager is a comprehensive management platform, for Storage Foundation and Cluster Server environments, that helps you optimize your data center assets with a solution to centralize visibility and control, ensure availability, scale operations, increase storage utilization, and maintain compliance.
Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware is integrated into VMware vCenter to improve storage I/O performance and availability for VMware ESX attached storage, reroute I/Os to available data paths in the event of a failure and automatically restore failed paths that become healthy.
Veritas Storage Foundation from Symantec provides a complete tiered storage solution for heterogeneous online tier storage management based on the industry-leading Veritas Volume Manager and Veritas File System.
Backup Exec delivers powerful and reliable backup and recovery for virtual and physical environments. It includes integrated high speed data deduplication in a single award winning solution designed for small to medium sized businesses and remote offices.
Integrates vSphere protection and hardening policies to monitor and prevent configuration file tampering, limit inbound/outbound communications and access, stop unauthorized services from running and prevent zero day attacks against unpatched or vulnerable systems.