Recovery time objective, or RTO, is the targeted duration of time and service level within which a business process must be restored after a disaster, or disruption, in order to avoid unacceptable consequences associated with a break in business continuity. RTO therefore refers to the point in time in the future at which your organization will be up and running again after a major service interruption. RTO is an extremely important metric when examining data disaster recovery services.
Webhosting.net uses Veeam as its backup solution for VMware backup, recovery and replication. The service provider uses Veeam Backup & Replication in order to provide fast, flexible, and reliable recovery of its customers virtualized applications and data.
Veeam unifies backup and replication in a single solution and enhances data protection for VMware and Microsoft virtual environments. Virtual environments create unique challenges and need solutions built specifically for virtualization. Leveraging the capabilities and benefits of the virtual environment, Veeam helps organizations modernize their data protection strategy while mitigating daily management risks.
VMware offers a free virtual machine system called “VMware Server”. VMware Server is a referred to as a “hypervisor” or virtual machine monitor (VMM), which is a piece of computer software, firmware or hardware that creates and runs virtual machines. A computer on which a hypervisor is running one or more virtual machines is defined as a “host machine”. Each virtual machine is called a guest machine.