What is Azure Site Recovery?

Azure Site Recovery is a native Azure cloud disaster recovery and data protection solution for virtual machines and servers hosted on Azure. Azure Site Recovery enables in protecting and recovering data from virtual machines on VMware and Hyper-V, and physical servers via a single solution. Azure Site Recovery provides an automated and encrypted disaster recovery solution that encrypts data in transit and at rest.

 

How is Azure Site Recovery used?

 

Azure Site Recovery provides the essential disaster recovery capabilities required for cloud and virtualization environments. Using Azure Site Recovery, Azure Administrators can:

  • Deliver a disaster recovery solution for cloud computing and virtualization environments
  • Eliminate the need for an on premises or physical offsite disaster recovery site
  • Create and implement replication policies that define and control entire recovery objectives
  • Provide quicker recovery and restoration services using orchestrated recovery procedures