How It Works
Our failover product provides virtual standby servers and workstations for Disaster Recovery. These systems, which are replicas of those in the customer environment, are configured in VLANs to provide the same connections to database servers and email servers as exist in the customer’s primary environment.
In the event of a disaster, we switch on your servers and workstations as Virtual Machines in our data center and provide secure remote access to all users. Your operations can continue from anywhere you can connect to the internet.
Your comprehensive failover solution plan you can count on.
- Online Datavault creates a complete backup of each server in our data center infrastructure. An initial backup is done at the customer site by downloading a small Java client application. Depending on the amount of data on the machine to be protected and the available bandwidth, the backup will be transmitted to our data center over the internet or saved to a removable local storage device which is then sent by courier. In either event, all subsequent backups are done over the internet.
- Each server workload is then converted to a Virtual Machine and connected to a VLAN matching the customer’s environment. This connection will be made via a direct connection to your MPLS network if available or it will be connected through an internet VPN. A dedicated virtual firewall/VPN appliance is included as part of the customer network.
- In the event of a loss or disaster, the virtual servers in Online Datavault’s data center are powered on, a local restore is undertaken, and then the users and users access their applications and data through their dedicated MPLS connection (if available) or a secure Virtual Private Network (VPN).