@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
Speakers
Pat O’Day
Chief Technology Officer
@odayp
Jake Robinson
Solutions Architec...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
• Quick Intro to Bluelock
• Top 10 Questions ...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
Bluelock
Virtual Datacenters
Agility and control
VMware Focus
Secure, compatible an...
www.bluelock.com
Bluelock Solutions
5-Series Virtual Datacenters
Production Hosting
Public Cloud resources for hosting pro...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
Bluelock
Solutions MODELSPRODUCTSSERVICES
Bluelock
Bluelock
Advisory
Services
Bluel...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
TOP 10
RECOVERY-AS-A-SERVICE
QUESTIONS
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
How We Ended Up with These Questions
• Based on field experience with prospects
and...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
“What is RaaS?”
Better Backup or Better DR
• Depends on what kind of experience you...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
Backups and RaaS Comparison
Backup Type
Compare
to RaaS
Risk Impact Value
Local Bac...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
“What is the Difference Between Backup
to the Cloud and RaaS?”
• I/O and compute
• ...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
“How Do I Protect Physical / Legacy
or Non-Virtualized Systems?”
• Virtualize it?
•...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
“Are There Size or Data Limitations with RaaS?”
• Is my environment too small or to...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
“How Do I Initially Transfer My Data to the Cloud?”
• Data seeding
– CDP
– Media (s...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
“How Do I Manage the Network for RaaS?”
• Full bandwidth “on demand”
at time of fai...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
“What’s Automated and What’s Not?”
• Keep it simple
• Which configs get passed over...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
“How Do I Manage RPO and RTO Configurations?”
• Lowest possible configurations
• Sn...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
“What Happens During Failover and Failback?”
• Is the solution bidirectional?
• Can...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
Question 10 From the Audience
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
Application Recovery Assessment
• Would you like to complimentary
Application Recov...
@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
Connect with Bluelock
Questions, comments or want more detail on
DR in the cloud? C...
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    1. 1. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com
    2. 2. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com Speakers Pat O’Day Chief Technology Officer @odayp Jake Robinson Solutions Architect @jakerobinson Moderator Alicia Gaba Join the #BLRaaS conversion on Twitter
    3. 3. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com • Quick Intro to Bluelock • Top 10 Questions Answered Agenda @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com@Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com • Q&A
    4. 4. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com Bluelock Virtual Datacenters Agility and control VMware Focus Secure, compatible and familiar Stratified Delivery Models Best fit for each workload - Platform options - Managed Services - Flexible support - vCloud Datacenter Provider - Strong strategic alignment - 100% pure and focused Visibility and Transparency Security, with agility and control - Bluelock Portfolio™ - Predictive algorithms - Encourage behavior - Business unit autonomy - Resource reallocation - Centralized governance
    5. 5. www.bluelock.com Bluelock Solutions 5-Series Virtual Datacenters Production Hosting Public Cloud resources for hosting production and business critical workloads. This VDC type supports even the most complex hosting requirements such as HIPAA and PCI compliance. 4-Series Virtual Datacenters Recovery-as-a-Service Cloud-based disaster recovery resources that enable customers to replicate VMware-based workloads to the Bluelock Cloud from their own datacenter or other cloud environments. 2-Series Virtual Datacenters Test / Dev / Demo Hosting Public Cloud resources for hosting test, development and other pre- production needs. This pay-go, no commitment cloud environment matches the risk and budget profile for your less critical workloads.
    6. 6. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com Bluelock Solutions MODELSPRODUCTSSERVICES Bluelock Bluelock Advisory Services Bluelock Virtual Datacenters 5-Series 5000 5100 5125 5200 2-Series 2000 4-Series (RaaS) 4004 4504 4508 Bluelock Professional Services Bluelock Managed Services
    7. 7. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com TOP 10 RECOVERY-AS-A-SERVICE QUESTIONS
    8. 8. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com How We Ended Up with These Questions • Based on field experience with prospects and customers • Based on questions asked in previous RaaS webinars • We’ve put together 9 questions, but are leaving the 10th up to today’s audience – Submit your questions via the chat or Q&A panel
    9. 9. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com “What is RaaS?” Better Backup or Better DR • Depends on what kind of experience you want and where you want to spend your time… Backups require more work in the setup and in the event of a disaster, if you’re relying on it for your DR protection
    10. 10. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com Backups and RaaS Comparison Backup Type Compare to RaaS Risk Impact Value Local Backup Remote Backup Weather Days to Weeks of Downtime Geo protection File-level Backup Hypervisor or Replication Data Corruption Hours to Days of Downtime Application Protection Tape-based Backup Continuous Data Protection (CDP) Data Corruption Data Loss Minimize Data Loss
    11. 11. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com “What is the Difference Between Backup to the Cloud and RaaS?” • I/O and compute • RTO • VMs versus file backup • Can I have my backups go to the same location as my RaaS?
    12. 12. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com “How Do I Protect Physical / Legacy or Non-Virtualized Systems?” • Virtualize it? • Agent-based replication into a VM target • Application level replication (log shipping or MS-SQL availability groups) • Or physical assets stored in colocation space
    13. 13. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com “Are There Size or Data Limitations with RaaS?” • Is my environment too small or too large? • What are the VM or storage limitations within a single Virtual Protection Group? • Sizes that fit Bluelock RaaS: – Example 1 VM with 250MB – Example 20 VMs with 2TB – Example 180 VMs with 6TB
    14. 14. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com “How Do I Initially Transfer My Data to the Cloud?” • Data seeding – CDP – Media (secure courier) • Initial replication networking setup – Bandwidth requirements for continuous data protection – Security – Connectivity options including Dynamic networks • Dynamic networking
    15. 15. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com “How Do I Manage the Network for RaaS?” • Full bandwidth “on demand” at time of failover • End-user connectivity upon declaration • IP addressing and DNS
    16. 16. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com “What’s Automated and What’s Not?” • Keep it simple • Which configs get passed over from the production site? – In VM configuration data – Meta VM configuration – vCD versus vSphere • Are firewall rules replicated? • Networking options – Same subnets (public and private), leverage NAT on the edge, best for whole datacenter outage – Different subnets (public and private), best when there are partial outages or when private links are involved • Public IP addresses
    17. 17. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com “How Do I Manage RPO and RTO Configurations?” • Lowest possible configurations • Snapshots vs CDP • When and why would you need different configurations • How far back can I go in the journal? – Limitations of amount stored? – Does interval depend on I/O load? – Does small RTO impact client VM IO performance? – Is there history consolidation? – Retention options
    18. 18. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com “What Happens During Failover and Failback?” • Is the solution bidirectional? • Can I bring up my recovery VM without vCenter online at primary site? • What happens if a server outage occurs during failover? • Does the network connection remain in place after a failover?
    19. 19. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com Question 10 From the Audience
    20. 20. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com Application Recovery Assessment • Would you like to complimentary Application Recovery Assessment? – Weigh the risk level of your 1-3 applications against the value of the cost of continuity • Visit www.bluelock.com/raas to request your assessment
    21. 21. @Bluelock | #BLRaaS | www.bluelock.com Connect with Bluelock Questions, comments or want more detail on DR in the cloud? Connect with Bluelock!

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