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Lab Test: VMware Recovery Revolution: Run VMs Directly from Backup Files via vPower
The robust resilience of virtual machines (VM) makes them ideal to CIOs as a business continuity platforms. But a highly flexible active-active host infrastructure for VMs does not solve any of the knotty issues surrounding the failure of a VM. For the lion’s share of issues concerning VM OS failures, application crashes, and data corruption, cost-effective solutions continue to be found in classic backup and restore strategies.