White Paper:

VMware Data Protection
Best Practices


Reduce downtime and improve ransomware resilience of your VMware environment

Virtualization solutions like VMware vSphere have brought tremendous value to both businesses and customers, improving stability and availability while reducing administration costs. Still, virtual environments are not immune to failure. In a world where data is the main asset of the digital economy, improving your infrastructure resilience to data loss is a top priority.

Preserving business continuity takes careful consideration and planning. Fortunately, creating a robust virtual infrastructure is quite straightforward. This white paper covers the best practices of VMware data protection that are easy to implement and offer numerous improvements for organizations. Learn how to minimize downtime and strengthen resilience against ransomware with these insights from leading experts in the field.

VMware data protection best practices

This white paper covers

  • Data protection essentials
    • Availability
    • RTO and RPO
    • Incident response planning
  • VMware data protection best practices
    • Snapshots vs backups
    • The 3-2-1 rule
    • Host-level backups
    • Incremental backups
    • Application-aware backups
    • Data retention policy
    • Automated protection
    • Ransomware resilience
    • Backup verification
    • Full and granular recovery
    • VMware replication
  • Data protection with NAKIVO Backup & Replication


NAKIVO is a US-based corporation dedicated to delivering the ultimate backup, ransomware protection and disaster recovery solution for virtual, physical, cloud and SaaS environments. As one of the fastest-growing backup and ransomware recovery software vendors in the industry, NAKIVO boasts 22 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, 5-star online community reviews, 98% customer satisfaction with support and a network of over 6,000 partners worldwide. Over 19,000 customers in 158 countries trust NAKIVO with protecting their data, including major companies like Coca-Cola, Honda, Siemens and Cisco.

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