Free Business continuity using free Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 Replica.
The software required to enable business continuity can be obtained free from Microsoft. Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 can be downloaded from the Microsoft website free of charge, you can register here to download the software.
So what’s the difference between Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery?
Business Continuity for any business should include the planning and procedures to keep business critical systems running during the event of a disaster.
Disaster Recovery alone (without Business Continuity Plans) could mean that in the event of a disaster the system is down for a period of time and users cannot access business critical applications.
Considering the above, any sane person would conclude that you cannot implement one without the other and that Disaster Recovery is a key player when implementing your Business Continuity Plans.
In this short video you can see how easy it is to achieve both Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery without the need for expensive hardware and complex software configurations. Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 Replica allows a business to maintain high availability business system applications in the event of a disaster.
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