Hyper-V Recovery Manager is avaliable

Hyper-v recovery manager in Azure has been in beta for a while now and has just gone to GA.  The cost is per VM protected per month.

Orchestrate protection and recovery of private clouds

Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager can help you protect important services by coordinating the replication and recovery of System Center 2012 private clouds at a secondary location.

Automated protection

System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager clouds can be protected through automating the replication of the virtual machines that compose them at a secondary location. The ongoing asynchronous replication of each VM is provided by Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Replica and is monitored and coordinated by Hyper-V Recovery Manager.

Continuous Health Monitoring

Hyper-V Recovery Manager monitors the state of Virtual Machine Manage clouds continuously and remotely from Windows Azure.

Orchestrated Recovery

Can automate the recovery of your datacenter to a secondary location.

Cost: Is per VM protected per month.

Microsoft Update on the Datacenter and R2 discussions

Microsoft’s Reid Purvis will be in town and be sharing his experiences since the release of the R2 suit only a few months ago.  There will also be lots of demos.

Zero downtime upgrades, HA considerations and the copy clusters feature discussions.

Register here