Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security, availability, compliance and performance. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at www.symantec.com.
This paper presents several fundamental criteria for evaluating HA/DR solutions and
reviews the components, architecture, and functional characteristics of two that are designed
to protect critical applications on VMware ESX: VMware HA and Symantec Veritasâ„¢ Cluster
Server for VMware ESX.
Although data-protection processes and technologies are among the most mature in all
of information technology, the growing size, criticality, and complexity of data-protection
environmentsâ€”coupled with growth in the demands placed on themâ€”are raising new challenges.
The Veritas NetBackup Platform addresses these challenges by delivering next-generation data
protection with centralized, end-to-end management for heterogeneous protection services.