Looking some advice on a Backup Cloud Solution - Any views?

Reviewing backup Solution

Looking some experiences as to who would be your Backup provider.

We are changing - want a cloud solution.

Around 50 VM's - one in particular is quite large space size.

Also looking at an option to review our Workstation/Laptop - backups
Darrin CrawfordAsked:
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nappy_dThere are a 1000 ways to skin the technology cat.Commented:
What's your total disk space for backup?

Are you looking for bare metal recovery or data only from servers and workstations?
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Martin MillerCTOCommented:
Can you advise on questions back to you from Nappy_d ?

I use Amazon S3, and Amazon Glacier with both WIndows and Linux backups.  

Alternatively, there is Box, and Azure.
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Darrin CrawfordAuthor Commented:
Total space is around 100 TB - over 60/70 VM's
Just data from Servers/Workstations
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Martin MillerCTOCommented:
Darrin,

Are these VM images you want to backup, e.g.  Operating System, Apps, Configuration and Data, OR just  Data from the Apps  ?

Martin
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nappy_dThere are a 1000 ways to skin the technology cat.Commented:
Take a look at Amazon's S3 https://aws.amazon.com/s3/pricing/

Also I would HIGH recommend a secondary onsite local cached copy of your back.

Restoring 100TB in the event of catastrophic failure would not be pretty, in terms of time.
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Bryant SchaperCommented:
Also factor cost, many services are "free" to put the data in, but charge a ton to recover.  With a 100TB that would take awhile, what internet speed do you have?  Run some rough download times and check your rpo/rto and make sure you are ok with that.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Use Veeam Backup for your VMs and Free Agent also from Veeam to backup physical Workstations and Laptops to Veeam Repo then Replicate it to Amazon!

Not cheap though!
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Martin MillerCTOCommented:
Can we close this question ?
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