Zerto on Hyper-V for VMWare Administrators

By Shannon Snowden, Zerto’s Sr. Technical Marketing Architect

If you are a VMWare admin and you or your boss have been thinking about checking out Hyper-V, but don’t want to deal with incompatible hypervisors, Zerto just made Hyper-V for VMWare administrators easy.

Zerto Virtual Replication is currently in beta to support Hyper-V in the near future, in addition to our award-winning support of VMWare, and will support cross-hypervisor replication between the two. Now you can move VMs between completely dissimilar environments of vSphere and Hyper-V.

If you are starting at the very beginning with Hyper-V, Microsoft has a great deal of assets and online training to make the transition easier. They have online jump-start training for administrators experienced in VMWare and other hypervisors, which can be found at http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/introduction-to-hyper-v-jump-start.

Hyper-V-for-VMware-AdminsOne of the first things to do to make your life easier is learn the differences in the terminology between Microsoft and the equivalent functionality in VMWare. I found working with Hyper-V pretty easy to learn since I already knew what I wanted to do, I just needed to know what Microsoft calls it. Below is a quick reference.

Once your Hyper-V environment is up and running. Just add ZVR!

If you are an existing customer, you can just pair the Hyper-V site along with your current sites. If you are a completely new to Zerto, see this blog post for an explanation of the architecture.

Additionally, this blog post  highlights some things to know about ZVR and Hyper-V, and includes a link to the full Hyper-V FAQs..

We encourage you to join the beta program to see for yourself how ZVR for Hyper-V can help you decide what platform makes the most sense for your business.

Experience Zerto Now

See for yourself how easy Zerto Virtual Replication is to use. Sign up for a free trial and begin replicating in minutes.  

Start My Free Trial

Comments

Leave a Comment

Chat with Zerto Now!

How Can We Help?

I'm Interested in Learning More About Zerto

If you’d like to learn more about Zerto, whether you’re looking for product information, are looking to purchase Zerto, or just have questions about how the software works – We’re here to help!

I'm a Current Zerto Customer with a Support Request

At Zerto, we have a round-the-clock support team and many helpful resources available to you. Head to MyZerto for forums, technical documentation, and a robust knowledge base. If you need support, Click the link below to get started. Begin a Support Request

I am, or Hope to be, a Zerto Partner

Whether you’re looking to become a new Zerto partner, or have questions around your existing partnership or the ZAP Program in general, we’re here to answer your questions! Leave a Message
WordPress Lightbox Plugin