Business continuity is a key consideration for any infrastructure, and this also holds true for a vCloud solution. Business continuity is an umbrella term for all the activities you need to perform to ensure availability of your vCloud solution for consumers. The design, deployment, and operation of a vCloud solution must incorporate specific considerations in order to support the wider business continuity plan for your organization.
In this chapter we will focus on a small subset of the entities encompassed within a business continuity plan, with particular focus on topics where the move from the more traditional vSphere environment to a vCloud environment has introduced new challenges.
In this chapter, you will ...