Customers dig Site Recovery Manager – simple, easy, integrated Disaster Recovery for VMware (and more on SRM very, very soon).
Customer dig VMware View Composer – a simple elegant way to reduce storage costs associated with VDI deployments.
One thing that sucks is that they don’t work out of the box together. After an SRM failover, the relationships between the base replicas and the linked clones are broken.
VMware and EMC collaborated on a project recently with a customer, and that project included documenting the detail on why this occurs, and also the workaround.
If you’re interested – read on!