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Backing up Windows Virtual Servers to either Azure or AWS

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I have a client with Multiple ESXi hosts running around 16 Servers, these servers are all windows based using Server 2008 R2 with at least 1 SQL server. The client would like a backup and redundancy plan put together  with the following:

RTO/RPO 60 minutes
Local Copy of backups to QNAP/NAS
Remote copy of backups to AWS/Azure

Intra-Day snapshots each hour to Local NAS - File/SQL
Daily Backup Snapshot (NAS) with replication to Azure/AWS as a recovery site
Daily backups to be store for 7 days, weekly for 4 week, monthly for 6 month etc.

Recovering from local backup within approximately 1 hour. SQL and File servers have cross dependencies and so recovery of all would be required to allow complete functionality.

VMware vCenter & a version of Veeam availbale,

Has anyone completed integration with VMware and AWS/Azure for this before and has it worked as expected and or are there other options available that will allow for this level of backups/recovery
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Question by:LBTechSol
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Both....AWS and Azure, and recently annouced is Cloud Services on AWS and Azure, where you can actually host your ESXi server!

You could use HotLink DR Express - http://www.hotlink.com/technology/dr_express.html

You could also use Zerto - https://www.zerto.com/

and of course you can do it for free...

see my EE Articles

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With upcoming Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5u3 you will be able to move archived backups to AWS S3/Glacier directly via native AWS protocol. And keep recent backups on prem for faster access. Of course you still have option to use AWS tape gateway on prem and use VTL (virtual tape library) which is also fully supported by Veeam.
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