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VMware To Acquire Datrium

by Adam Armstrong

Today VMware Inc. announced its intent to acquire Datrium. This will expand VMware’s Site Recovery disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering with Datrium’s well-known, cost-optimized DRaaS solution. It doesn’t look like the companies are talking money publicly at the moment.

Today VMware Inc. announced its intent to acquire Datrium. This will expand VMware’s Site Recovery disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering with Datrium’s well-known, cost-optimized DRaaS solution. It doesn’t look like the companies are talking money publicly at the moment.

VMware Acquire Datrium

In all the various strategies out there, Hybrid cloud seems to be the most popular and most widely used. With organizations having tons of data and applications in various spots disaster recovery is critical to future success. The acquisition of Datrium will help VMware customers with protecting their hybrid cloud environments. DRaaS is well suited for the hybrid cloud due to its economics and flexible nature along with its unpredictable characteristics of disaster scenarios that happen relatively infrequently.

Currently, the Datrium DRaaS solution delivers an end-to-end cloud driven user experience in VMware Cloud on AWS. Datrium claims up to 10x savings with data-reduced VM snapshots on S3 as well as on-demand provisioning of the data center in the cloud. The DRaaS runs on the Datrium Automatrix data platform and has built-in support for VMware both on-prem and in the cloud. Datrium also states that customers will be able to operate both their cloud DR site and primary site with vSphere and retain access to familiar abstractions and management tools.

The acquisition will bring expand VMware Site Recovery DRaaS solution with a cost-optimized option. VMware will be adding Datrium’s team of engineers as well as their unique IP in cloud storage and end-to-end DR services. VMware states this will give their customers a consistent operating model across the hybrid cloud.

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