NetApp® and Silver Peak make offsite replication easier, more affordable, and more responsive. By using Silver Peak’s industry leading optimization software with NetApp® SnapMirror® and SnapVault®, companies of all sizes can meet their Recovery Point Objectives (RPO), lower ongoing disaster recovery (DR) costs, and gain greater flexibility in data center design and implementation.
NetApp is highly efficient when doing offsite replication, transferring only changed blocks for up to 70% bandwidth savings. Silver Peak replication acceleration software complements SnapMirror and SnapVault by further optimizing available bandwidth, and by overcoming common network challenges that hamper replication performance, such as distance and congestion. The result: customers can replicate up to 20X faster over existing WAN infrastructure and lower ongoing disaster recovery costs by 50% or more. Best of all – it takes less than 20 minutes to get going!
- Solves network bandwidth, distance and quality challenges to ensure maximum replication throughput.
- Proven integration. Customer and lab tested for seamless interoperability.
- Industry leading scalability. Easily replicate several TB per hour.
- Deployed in minutes. No networking expertise required with storage redirection deployment.
- Meet Recovery Point Objectives (RPO). Replicate more data in less time to remote offsite locations.
- Replicate over longer distances. Eliminate distance limitations between source/target devices.
- Improve business continuity. Maintain redundant data centers for hot failover.
- Lower disaster recovery costs. Eliminate costly dedicated networks for replication; avoid bandwidth upgrades.
Deploying Silver Peak and NetApp SnapMirror in under 5 minutes
This document describes the configuration of NetApp 7-mode SnapMirror for use with Silver Peak Velocity Replication Acceleration, VRX. When Silver Peak VRX software is deployed with the NetApp SnapMirror, a static route is used to direct replication traffic to the VRX software for acceleration.
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