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Chapter excerpt: An introduction VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0

This chapter excerpt from Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 includes an explanation of new features and a detailed introduction to VMware’s disaster recovery product.

Editor's note: This is a chapter excerpt from Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 by Mike Laverick, courtesy of VMware Press, a publishing alliance between Pearson and VMware. Download and read Chapter 1.

In Chapter 1, Laverick provides a detailed introduction to Site Recovery Manager, including a history of the product and important new additions to version 5.0. In subsequent chapters, Laverick walks readers through configuring storage replication with hardware from leading manufacturers, shows how to implement automated centralized disaster recovery and offers solutions to common errors users make when working with Site Recovery Manager.

This was last published in July 2012

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