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Full Name: Scott Anderson

WAN Bandwidth Requirement

Post by scott.anderson »

Hi, Has anyone got any advice on how to calculate the WAN requirements of Veeam Replication?

I have a customer that is considering using Veeam Backup & Replication but wants to know what kind of link bandwidth will be needed prior to commiting to it.

I appreciate that its hard to predect the compression and de-duplication ratios that a specific set of VM's may achieve but is there any rule of thumb that I can give him?

At the moment All I've got from him is the volume of data on SAN and some SAN I/O stats for a high load period.

Any advice would be appreciated!

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Re: WAN Bandwidth Requirement

Post by Vitaliy S. »

Hello Scott,

Yes, you're right, there are too many variables, but if you want to estimate WAN link bandwidth requirement, please look through these guidelines:

Hope this helps.

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Re: WAN Bandwidth Requirement

Post by mleskela »

Hi Scott, if your thinking about implementing a DR accelerator, check out HyperIP, its a VM and can be downloaded and configured in about an hour.

HyperIP Team at NetEx

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