VMware SRM Room for Improvement

Mohammad Anwar Zahoor
Senior Manager IT - Infrastructure at a construction company with 10,001+ employees
In my view, if VMware comes up with an appliance-based solution like vCenter Server (which was also Windows-based), it will be much easier for deployment. It will also save Windows Server Operating System licensing costs, which for most of the organization recur annually. View full review »
Cnslt2390
Solutions Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
I would like to see better integration with other storage solutions. I would hope to see that within the next two or three years. View full review »
reviewer832053
User at a healthcare company with 5,001-10,000 employees
* SRM may hit some OS issues related to IP changes, but they are usually OS related, especially in the 2008 realm. SRM runs a batch file on the OS through tools that will change the IP stack. If something fails with that, or it hits duplicates or hidden devices, it can cause issues. * Veeam had some weird issues redoing the Server 2008 VM IPs and this requires a MS hotfix. Apparently, that is an MS issue. Though, SRM does not require any hotfixes. * One thing which is lacking from the SRM is reporting. View full review »
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MikeWilson
Senior Systems Administrator with 1,001-5,000 employees
Flexibility to choose different PITs would be nice. Also, ability to give VMs different priority per Recovery Plan would be useful. View full review »
Prabhu S
Project Manager at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
DR drill report is good but needs to be improved, and the replication monitoring feature is not available. View full review »
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