Technical Specifications for RaaS Solutions


CLOUD RECOVERY – Server Replication and Failover Solutions

VIRTUAL SERVER RAPID RECOVERY – Standby Restore-Ready Server





Server Replication and Failover Solutions



Each Cloud Recovery partner may vary the available options and support
Cloud Recovery Includes
  • Cloud-side Operating System, Supported Applications and Replication
  • Cloud Compute and Storage assigned per protected system
  • Asynchronous block-level replication of your protected servers to a secure cloud
  • The ability to run your protected applications from the Cloud while in Failover mode
  • Remote Access into the secure cloud for your users when the primary environment is offline
  • Real-time audit and reporting statistics on data transfer and Failover status
  • Hybrid hosting allows the utilization of internal private clouds in addition to public clouds
  • Up to 250 servers protected per initial setup
  • Capability to add further servers, virtually eliminating the restriction on the number of protected servers within a single network environment.
Platforms Supported
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 (R1 and R2) Standard, Enterprise Edition, Web Server, DataCenter Editions, Windows Storage Server, Foundation, MSCS Cluster (32-Bit or 64-Bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server version 4 through 6.6 (i386 and x86_64)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server version 9 through 11 SP1 (i386 and x86_64)
  • CentOS version 4 through 6.6 (i386 and x86_64)
  • Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.7 running Oracle 10.x or Oracle 11.x
  • Additional available support for:
  •    IBM AIX 5.3 (TL12 32 and 64 bit), 6.1 (TL7, TL8), 7.1 (TL1, TL2 64 bit only)
  •    Sun Solaris 10, 11 (32bit, 64bit), 10 (SPARC) (64bit), 10 (x86_64)
All Cloud Recovery Installations Require the Following
  • Minimum of a DSL, Cable or greater high speed internet connection
  • Internet router/firewall capable of supporting a VPN IPSEC Tunnel or alternative connectivity to DR site
  • Administrator account access on servers to be replicated
  • Minimum of 5GB of free disk space on each protected server
  • Network running Microsoft Active Directory with elevated rights to support failover automation in Windows environments.
All application data running on our supported Operating Systems is supported for protection. Some 3rd-party applications may require additional configuration steps.



Standby Restore-Ready Server

VSRR Includes
  • Pre-configured standby server available at all times for a full Recovery Session
  • Automated Recovery Wizard guides users through complete restoration process, step by step
  • Recovered servers are instantly available on the network, allowing for immediate access by onsite and remote users
  • Secure VPN tunnel to the Cloud provides users with full access to a recovered server even if the production network is offline  
  • Integration with standard online backup and data protection service ensures data backup up continues on the cloud-based recovery server, protecting against loss of critical data and ensuring operational continuity
Platforms Supported
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008 (R1 and R2) Standard, Enterprise Edition, Web, DataCenter Editions, MSCS Cluster (32-Bit or 64-Bit), Server 2012 Standard, Data Center, Essentials, Foundation Editions
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (RHEL)

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 Cloud Recovery Case Study: Lang Michener

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PDF file IDC Analyst Connection: Cloud and BC/DR

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PDF file EGI Report: “Uniquely differentiated services”

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PDF file ESG Brief: “Changing the Economics of BC/DR”

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PDF file SSG-NOW: Outlook Report

PDF file IDC Technology Assessment of Geminare

PDF file Tier1 Research: “Enterprise Broadens OS Support”

PDF file SSG-NOW: Geminare Profile - Customers

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PDF file Tier1 Research: “Qwest Partners with Geminare”

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