How VMware Cloud Director Supports Your Data Protection Needs

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Self-Service Backup and Restore

No cloud is complete without self-service. VMware Cloud Director's extensibility framework allows users to access backup and restore services without console hopping and providing an integrated experience to drive data protection strategies

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Coverage for all infrastructure

Provide your tenants protection for vApps, Virtual Machines and containers with the best choice of Dell and 3rd party Backup and Restore enterprise grade solutions

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Extensible 3rd party backup services

Using the VMware Cloud Director interface, tenants can consume backup solutions from Dell, Cohesity, Rubrik and Veeam. Tenants get backup and restore services without accessing or learning another user interface.

Key Capabilities of Data Protection services

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Simplified Management

Unified management built on familiar tools with a modern HTML-5 interface and integration with VMware Cloud Director for a common VMware look-and-feel. Intuitive and native in-context Data Protection as a Service from Dell and 3rd party providers deliver simple tiered protection for different workload criticality, resulting in increased consumption and stability of customer cloud solutions.

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Integrated Control

As a core part of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform, VMware Cloud Director delivers an extensibility framework allowing additional 3rd-party vendor solutions. All plug-in services are controlled and exposed to tenants though VMware Cloud Director. With integrated controls and service access, tenants don't need to launch into alternative User Interfaces or to re-authenticate.

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Cost-Effective Operations

Reduce your operational burden to run many user interfaces, support different authentication points, and permit access to separate interfaces. VMware Cloud Director is designed to support additional plugins without the need for further development. Support for Backup and Restore services for workloads and container environments is key from a user experience within VMware Cloud Director.


Why Data Protection for VMware Cloud Director?

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Protect Workloads

Protect workloads based on the value of the data and service levels required. Ensure you are aligning a data protection strategy to your cloud estate.

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Enterprise Ready

Dell and 3rd party backup solutions seamlessly work in your cloud to deliver the protection services your customers need in an easy-to-use integrated interface.

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Complete Coverage

No matter what the workload, container or application, VMware Cloud Director Data Protection partners deliver consistent-state backup and restore services to deal with cloud scale and diverse estates.

Data Protection Resources


Data Protection Overview

Cohesity Data Protection for VMware Cloud Director

Veeam Backup and Restore for VMware Cloud Director

Rubrik Cloud Data Management (CDM) for VMware Cloud Director

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