Copyright © FalconStor Software 2013 · All Rights ReservedUnderstand YourOptions to Select anAffordable DR SolutionRalph W...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR S...
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Watch this webinar recording to understand the functions, costs, and options associated with choosing a disaster recovery solution, and how to select a vendor offering that is best for your business requirements.

This presentation takes a deep dive look into:
• DR requirements: Physical, virtual, or mixed server environments
• Costs associated with various DR options
• How vendor solutions compare
• The value of automation

For more information on choosing a DR solution, visit our BCDR page: http://www.falconstor.com/solutions/business-solutions/business-continuity-disaster-recovery

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Understand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution

  1. 1. Copyright © FalconStor Software 2013 · All Rights ReservedUnderstand YourOptions to Select anAffordable DR SolutionRalph WynnTechnical DirectorFalconStor
  2. 2. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution2Agenda• FalconStor overview• Methods and Costs• FalconStor Disaster Recovery solutions• Compare solutions
  3. 3. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution3Our Business is Protecting Your BusinessSTORAGE VIRTUALIZATION& DATA MIGRATIONFalconStor® NetworkStorage Server (NSS)DATA DEDUPLICATIONFalconStor® Virtual TapeLibrary (VTL)FalconStor® File-interfaceDeduplication System (FDS)BACKUP & DISASTERRECOVERYFalconStor® ContinuousData Protector (CDP)FalconStor® NetworkStorage Server (NSS)
  4. 4. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution4Tape Backup Facts• Production system impact• Backup window• Scheduling• Network bandwidth• Validation, handling, transport & storage costs• Cost of hardware, software & labor• Backup vendor lock-in– Backward compatibility• RTO from 2 to 24 hours• RPO 12+ hours• Cost, cost, cost!
  5. 5. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution5Goals of Data Protection• Data protection is a blend of:– Mirror volumes– Snapshots– Application-awareness & Support– Replication– Recovery– Automation• Accommodating any application, on any platform,over any network, utilizing any storage
  6. 6. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution6Relevant Data Protection & DisasterRecovery Costs• Number of servers?– OS, application, version & data volume• Backup & Disaster Recovery Software– OS license; version– Application license; version– D2D license– D2D target license– D2D target capacity license– Remote replication license– Remote replication capacity license– DR target servers; physical & virtual– DR target storage; license + capacity– DR automation; manual or custom developed
  7. 7. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution7Unifying Backup and Disaster RecoverySQLExchangeSharePointBackup ServerMission Critical Apps1000 Bootable SnapshotRecovery PointsTape LibraryInstant AvailabilityEliminate BU WindowFile Server Oracle Virtual ServerPhysical ServerMany to 1 any-to-any Replication30 Min. Recovery from Site FailureWANDR: P2P, P2VROBO
  8. 8. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution8Primary Storage Backup StorageInstant Data Availability• In the event of data corruption or loss of primary data:– The backup data is instantly available to the application,with no loss of data, providing business continuity
  9. 9. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution9Application-centric ProtectionWhy is application integration important?Because when you recover, youwant your data to look like thisAnd not like this
  10. 10. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution10Typical SAN Remote Replication
  11. 11. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution11Heterogeneous SAN ReplicationAny-to-Any Disk – Freedom from Vendor Lock-in
  12. 12. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution12Heterogeneous Replication – Any to AnyDiskAuto-failoverAnd Auto-failbackAny storageDisk Vendor AAny storageDisk Vendor BPrimary Site Remote Site
  13. 13. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution13MicroScan™ WAN optimization• Applications and filesystems write far moredata to disk than actualchanges• FalconStor solutionscans the changes at a512 byte disk-sectorlevel and replicatesonly the changed data– Avoids constant re-sending of duplicatedata512byte= empty disk sector= data written by application or file system= sector with actual data changeA typical 8k write ofdata. Many systemssend all 8k or more.FalconStor DRsolutions send onlythe truly changedsectors.512byteDisk sectors
  14. 14. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution14WAN Bandwidth Savings Example• Actual user production data for Microsoft Exchangereplication– 1300 users, hourly replication from CA to PA– High random-write nature of Exchange is well suited toMicroScan removal of duplicate data• Average WAN traffic reduction of 97% with no additionalnetwork equipment neededStorageGroupExchangeSectorsChangedFalconStor NSSSectors ReplicatedAveragePercent ReplicatedAverageSavingsSG1 11,045,655 291,794 2.64% 97.36%SG2 10,228,363 250,180 2.45% 97.55%SG3 12,809,355 301,842 2.36% 97.64%SG4 10,587,042 330,289 3.12% 96.88%AVERAGE 11,167,604 293,526 2.64% 97.36%
  15. 15. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution15Cost-effective ReplicationWhat does 80% bandwidth reduction equal?Bandwidth Costs*:• Avg cost of a T3 = $4,000 / month• Avg cost of a T1 = $500 / month• 3rd party data reduction appliances: $12k - $100k– Base price– Concurrent connections– Data throughput– X2 or X4* http://www.t1shopper.comWANVirtual ServerPhysical ServerFalconStor requires less bandwidth
  16. 16. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution16Backup StorageTape media cost reduction• 1000 space efficient snapshots can be held on disk• Tape creation reduced to weekly or monthly based onpolicy5 amProduction SystemsnapshotsMon Tues6 am 7 am Jan FebTapeLibraryBackupServer
  17. 17. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution17DR Optimization: RecoverTrac™Technology• RecoverTrac™ technology extends the functionality of the FalconStor CDP& FalconStor NSS server by allowing users to recover multiple servers andapplications at the same time• Automates complex, time-consuming and error prone DR procedures• With RecoverTrac tool, you can create recovery plans that facilitate DR• These plans support “Groups”, that will bring up one or more hostssimultaneously• RecoverTrac is a standard component of FalconStor CDP &FalconStor NSS
  18. 18. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution18FalconStor Comparison – Backup VendorsFalconStorNetBackup7.5Backup Exec2012CommVault 9Veeam Backup& ReplicationARCserve R16SimultaneousRecoveryOne by OneManuallyOne by OneManuallyOne by OneManuallyOne by OneManuallyOne by OneManuallyP2P, P2V, V2P,V2VAutomatedRecoveryOn DemandVM CreationNA NA NA NAApplication andSystemAwarenessWAN-optimizedReplicationNA NA NA NAInstantAvailability NA NA NA NAPartial supportFull support Minimumsupport
  19. 19. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution19FalconStor Comparison – Other VendorsFalconStorDoubleTakeMoveInMage Scout PlateSpin ForgeSimultaneous Recovery 5 or More One by One Manually One by One Manually One by One ManuallyAutomated Recovery P NA NA NAApplication and SystemAwarenessWAN-optimized ReplicationAdvance ScriptedRecovery NAOn Demand VM Creation NA NA NAPartial supportFull support
  20. 20. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution20FalconStor Comparison – VirtualizationFalconStorMicrosoft Hyper-VSCVMM 2012VMware vSphereSRMVMware vCenterConverterSimultaneous Recovery One by One Manually One by One ManuallyOne by OneManuallyP2P Recovery NA NA NAV2P Recovery (VMware, MS) NA NA NAV2V Recovery (VMware, MS) NAP2V Recovery (VMware, MS) NAAdvance Scripted Recovery NA NA NAWAN-optimized Replication NA NAOn Demand VM Creation NA NAFull Support Partial Support
  21. 21. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution21FalconStor Comparison – SAN VendorsFalconStor EMC IBM NetappApplication and SystemAwarenessP2P Recovery NA NA NAV2P Recovery (VMware, MS) NA NA NAV2V Recovery (VMware, MS) NA NA NAWAN-optimized ReplicationP2V Recovery (VMware, MS) NA NA NAAdvance Scripted Recovery NA NA NAOn Demand VM Creation NA NA NAFull Support Partial Support
  22. 22. Usage RightsCopyright © 2013 FalconStor Software · All Rights ReservedUnderstand Your Options to Select an Affordable DR Solution22Affordable DR: Reduce Costs & IncreaseSLAs• Tape is not dead– best media for permanent storage• FalconStor CDP optimizes use & cost of tape• Lower backup software license costs• Increase CapEx and tape drive utilization• Scalable solution for data growth– D2D „Insulates‟ Backup time from volume growth• FalconStor CDP: all-inclusive data protection & DRfunctionality• Simple capacity-based pricing – no per-server fee
  23. 23. Copyright © FalconStor Software 2013 · All Rights ReservedContact usCorporate Headquarters2 Huntington QuadrangleMelville, NY 11747USATel: +1 631.777.5188Support: +1 631.777.3332salesinfo@falconstor.comAsia Pacific Headquarters20 Science Park Road#02-04A/5, Teletech ParkSingapore Science Park 2Singapore, 117674Tel: +65-6361-2450salesasia@falconstor.comEuropean Headquarters58 rue Pottier78150 Le ChesnayFranceTel: +33.1.3923.9550salesemea@falconstor.comConfidential for Internal and PartnerThank you.Any Questions.

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