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CDW's VMware Cloud on AWS - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

The CDW Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solution utilizes VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery (VCDR) as part of our overall business resiliency plans for reasons including, but not limited to, business continuity, compliance with industry regulations, protection against disasters, ransomware, and security breaches.  

Our customers are turning to disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) because of its reliability, ease of use, and the cloud economics and flexibility to support the infrequent but unpredictable characteristics of disaster scenarios.


Who is this for?

Customers that are looking for an on-demand, easy-to-use DRaaS for vSphere workloads.

VMware Cloud on AWS Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery - How it gets done

Project management

CDW project managers will drive the alignment of your business stakeholders to support and drive a successful cloud adoption program. It builds understanding and commitment to the initiatives as well as enables understanding of the business objectives, impacts, and delivery plans.

Design, test and deploy

The VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery - Design, test and deploy workstream VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery (VCDR) using established best practices but with a rapid deployment model designed for base functionality qualification. The design and deployment of the DRaaS Connector will be performed on the local vCenter. Protection Groups will be established, and replication tasks created. Replicated data will be tested via an isolated (VMC) SDDC.

  • Conduct customer VCDR workshop for requirement gathering.
  • Configure VPN between VMC SDDC and On-Prem
  • vCenter configuration for VCDR requirements
  • Deployment of Cloud File Storage System
  • Enable Ransomeware Recovery Services
  • Deploy recovery VMC SDDC
  • Configure protection group
  • Perform and document test plan
  • Configure and initiate protection group replication
  • Create and execute VCDR Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Demonstrate shutdown and destruction of failover SDDC
  • Removal of VCDR failover SDDC

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