VMware SRM Review

Implementation is not difficult as long as you know the business requirements


What is most valuable?

Disaster recovery of a failed site.

How has it helped my organization?

None, I implement this product for customers.

What needs improvement?

Storage integration.

For how long have I used the solution?

5 years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

The integration (SRA’s) with storage and it’s versions.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

None encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

None encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

9 out of 10.

Technical Support:

9 out of 10.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Just a regular backup product. But this wasn't a disaster recovery solution.

How was the initial setup?

A SRM implementation is not difficult. Getting the business requirements is more of a challenge.

What about the implementation team?

I was the implementor.

What was our ROI?

For most customers about 2 years.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I don’t know as it depends on the customer.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Nope, I was asked to implement this solution.

What other advice do I have?

Know your business requirements.

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: VMWare Partner
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