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Failing disk drive.
Hard drive crash.
Server not responding.
Are you kidding me?...
Rebuild system from ground up.
Ever notice how language evolves when a server fails? The more you realize how much trouble you’re in and how much work it’s going to take to recover, the more colorful the language you use to describe the situation. You can be sure the fellow in the photo is reflecting in very colorful terms on the time he’s about to spend rebuilding his crashed server.
Sure, it’s good that your data protection strategy includes the staples of backup and restore. You can use them to recover individual files or entire directories that have been accidentally deleted. When your users shoot themselves in the foot, your backup and restore routine helps take the bullets back.
But if you have to swap out a dead hard drive in a server for a new one at 9:00 in the morning, you’ll probably still be restoring files from backup at dinnertime. Meanwhile, the machine, its applications and their data will be unavailable.
That’s a lot of downtime. And a lot of colorful language.
Enter bare metal recovery. BMR means restoring an entire server – OS, partitions, fixes, security patches, drivers, user accounts, applications, data files – straight to bare metal, without having to rebuild the server step by step and file by file. For that you need full, image-level backup as an extension of your data protection routines. If a server crashes, you replace the drive with a bare metal new one, boot it up with a CD or minimal OS, then start restoring the entire image of your system.
What does it take to include BMR in your data protection strategy? Not as much work as you think, especially for the huge upside of being able to rebuild your server correctly the first time.
Join Joe Leslie and me for our July 7 webcast titled What You Don’t Know (and Need to Know) about NetVault Backup for Bare Metal Recovery. You’ll learn how you can run a quick, reliable, painless image restore. In fact, you’ll see how the restore practically runs itself. We’ll show you how NetVault Backup for Bare Metal Recovery automates steps that usually add up to hours and hours of your time:
If you’re new to BMR, join us to learn how easily you can boost your data protection strategy. If you’re an old hand at it, tune in for new ways to apply it.
We promise we won’t use any colorful language during the webcast. And we’ll make sure you don’t have to use any the next time you’re faced with a crashed server.
VMWorld 2016 is right around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited! With over 400+ unique breakout sessions and panels, there’s something for everyone. This year Dell Software will be attending the event and we asked our Data Protection team some questions about what they’re looking forward to at VMWorld and what attendees can expect. Take a look, meet the team, and we’ll see you in just a few short months at VMWorld 2016!
I’m Kay Benaroch, Product Marketing Manager for DR series at Dell DSG. Been in the technology marketing field for 30 years – lots of experience with storage products, backup and industry solutions.
I’m a solution architect for Dell Data Protection products. I help customer’s protect their most critical business data with complete data protection solutions. I’ve been with Dell for about 12 years now, most of that time I’ve been working with Data Protection. Before Data Protection, I worked with our performance monitoring products.
My name is Nick Herbst and I am a Data Protection Regional Manager (handling the Southeast).
I manage the West Regional Inside Sales Team. We have Business Development Reps, Inside Sales Reps and Systems Engineers working together to deliver solutions to customers.
What was your favorite part of last year's conference?
Aaron - I haven’t been to VMWorld for a few years now. Prior to that, I went for probably 8 years straight. I also attended some very early VMWorld conferences, when the industry was much younger. My favorite part of the conferences is learning about all the latest VMWare innovations, new products and roadmap. I also spend a good deal of time understanding the 3rd party products that vendors are building around VMWare technology.
What are you looking forward to most this year?
Kay - Looking forward to seeing what new data protection and storage products are on the market this year
Nick - I am excited to attend this event and provide in depth knowledge about the Dell DP suite to those that are interested.
Spencer - Brainshare on the newest and best solutions with some of our most exciting prospects and customers.
What sessions or events are you looking forward to at VMWorld?
Nick - I am looking forward to the hands-on labs and some of the more specific breakout sessions.
Aaron - When I’m not on the showroom floor talking to customers, I’ll be in technical sessions getting a better understanding of cloud strategy as well as the latest software defined datacenter innovations.
What benefits do our solutions or products provide our customers? / What questions do you get asked most from customers?
Kay – The benefits of our solutions include economy, efficiency, low total cost of ownership and flexibility.
Nick - Our solutions cover the entire spectrum when it comes to backup and disaster recovery.
Spencer - We save time and money and most importantly scale with our customers as they grown and evolve. We are unique within the marketplace with this ability.
Aaron - Dell is unique in the data protections space. We make the hardware, the software and provide the services for a complete end to end solution. Many of our data protection customers are also Dell server and storage customers. Many of them see great benefit in a single vendor solution. The question I get most from customers is “How can Dell’s data protection solution improve over what I already have”.
Check out more of the Data Protection Solutions that Dell will be showcasing at this year’s event and don’t forget to visit us at VMWorld 2016.