The Benefit of Dell EqualLogic Synchronous Replication

Posted by Michael Pollak

May 23, 2012 7:00:00 AM

describe the imageDell's EqualLogic arrays are used in many different storage area networks for businesses, especially businesses that have changing storage needs. These arrays are designed to make it easy for your IT staff to deploy them as needed, with scalability in mind.

Synchronous replication is a big benefit to using a Dell EqualLogic SAN. This type of replication for disaster recovery works as part of your data recovery plan in the event of a disaster. All data that is sent to an array with synchronous replication has that data copied simultaneously to secondary DR site. You have an exact copy on both of your SANs, as opposed to waiting for a timed or scheduled backup. This reduces recovery time from days to hours and minutes.

This type of disaster recovery replication has the greatest benefit to any sort of business or process that cannot have data loss at all. While the simultaneous backup does consume bandwidth and processing power, the ability to recover data in the event of a disaster provides disaster risk mitigation strategy your business and its data.

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