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Symantec integrate VCS to VMware's vCenter for DR/HA

“VMware is pleased to see Symantec deliver solutions like VCS for high availability that integrate with and complement the value of VMware virtualization for customers and reinforce the importance of a strong partner ecosystem that helps differentiate VMware virtualization,” said Shekar Ayyar, vice president of infrastructure alliances at VMware. “We look forward to continued collaboration with Symantec to enable support for VCS for VMware users and improve the experience for joint customers through initiatives such as the TSANet-based cooperative support agreement announced today.”


The collaborative support initiative between Symantec and VMware through TSANet delivers highly trained support expertise to solve customers’ high availability needs. Already a global member of TSANet, Symantec has now joined a cooperative support community for virtualization established by VMware earlier this year to promote collaboration to deliver mission-critical support for joint enterprise customers. Coordinated response, information exchange and reduced response times will improve the support experience for mutual customers.


Symantec’s VCS is a complementary solution for VMware environments that protects mission-critical applications from unplanned downtime. By taking an application-centric approach to HA/DR, VCS delivers comprehensive protection from failures regardless of where or how they occur. VCS is fully integrated with VMware vCenter, supplementing key VMware capabilities such as VMware VMotion™ for reducing planned downtime and Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) for active workload management.


Together, VCS and VMware Infrastructure give customers excellent protection from downtime, whether planned or unplanned. VCS is part of the VCS family of HA/DR solutions available for heterogeneous physical and virtual environments, delivering a common HA/DR platform across the modern data center.



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