Guest Column | November 25, 2014

4 Ways To Optimize Data Protection In Virtual Environments

By Tom Fedro, President, Paragon Software Group Corp.

When it comes to virtual machines (VMs), it’s no secret that a more robust backup and disaster recovery (BDR) approach is required — compared to what you might deploy in a traditional physical server environment. From data protection policies that are based on VM replication, to increased levels of performance to support database-driven business applications and higher I/O workloads, there’s a lot to keep in mind.

As you map out a BDR game plan for your clients, first and foremost, it’s critical that your solution of choice integrates seamlessly with VMware APIs (application program interfaces) to minimize the overhead impact on clients. Your backup solution should also be versatile — capable of supporting any of the popular virtualized environments to allow full backup and recovery across any IT landscape.

What else do you need to know? Here are four ways to optimize data protection for virtual machines using image-based backup:

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