Microsoft Announces General Availability of Recovery Services Vault – Azure Backup Support for ARM VMs
Today, we are excited about announcing general availability of Recovery Services vault, an Azure Resource Manager resource to manage your backup and disaster recovery needs natively in the cloud. Recovery Services vault is a unified vault in the new Azure portal, a replacement for Backup vault and Site Recovery vault. This announcement comes with an exciting set of features including Azure Backup support for ARM VM backup aka v2 VM backup general availability, support for Cloud Solution Provider subscriptions, public preview of Premium Storage VMs and ability to backup on-premises Windows Servers, SCDPM and Azure Backup Server to a Recovery Services vault in the new Azure portal.
Azure Backup’s cloud-first backup strategy provides:
- Application consistent backup for Windows Azure VMs and File-system consistent backup for Linux Azure VMs without the need to shutdown VM.
- Bottomless Recovery Services vault to eliminate storage management complexity for backup.
- Efficient and reliable backups to the cloud and in the cloud.
- No backup infrastructure maintenance.
Read the entire article here, General availability of Recovery Services vault – Azure Backup support for ARM VMs
via the fine folks at Microsoft.