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NetJapan Ltd has announced the release of vStandby AIP, a new ‘Instant Disaster Recovery’ (IDR) solution for Windows servers. vStandby AIP works by instantly starting-up a standby virtual machine from any ActiveImage Protector image backup file , enabling users to avoid prolonged downtime due to a lengthy traditional restoration process.

NetJapan  says that vStandby AIP was developed specifically to combine the lightning-fast recovery speed of vStandby with ActiveImage Protector’s advanced backup technologies, offering users the best solution for instant disaster recovery.

Main features

Creates virtual standby machines for instant switchover availability

vStandby AIP uses ActiveImage Protector backup image files to create an instantly bootable standby virtual machine, ready for immediate switchover.

Monitors storage folders where backup image files are saved

vStandby AIP can update a standby virtual machine once a new incremental image file is detected or according to a task schedule.

Creates standby virtual machines offsite using replicated backup image files

NetJapan ImageCenter, a free replication and consolidation tool for ActiveImage Protector, replicates backup image files to either local or remote destinations, allowing vStandby AIP to create a standby VM at an offsite location.

Disaster recovery with instant failover to a standby virtual machine

vStandby AIP users can instantly start a standby VM for immediate switchover recovery for guaranteed business continuity. vStandby AIP bypasses lengthy P2V conversion and restoration by creating an instantly bootable standby virtual machine from backup image files, offering a true disaster recovery solution.

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