VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager is a disaster recovery offering that provides automated orchestration and nondisruptive testing of centralized recovery plans to simplify disaster recovery management for all virtualized applications.

By deploying Site Recovery Manager on NetApp ONTAP systems, you can dramatically lower the cost and complexity of disaster recovery. With high-performance, easy-to-manage, and scalable storage appliances and robust software offerings, NetApp offers flexible storage and data management solutions to support vSphere environments.

The best practices and recommendations that are provided in this guide are not a one-size-fits-all solution. This document contains a collection of best practices and recommendations that provide guidelines to plan, deploy, and manage SRM DR plans. Consult with a local NetApp VMware expert when you plan and deploy VMware vCenter Site Recovery environments onto NetApp storage. NetApp VMware experts can quickly identify the needs and demands of any vSphere environment and can adjust the storage solution accordingly.