EMC VPLEX with GeoSynchrony 5.1 is a unique virtual storage technology that enables information in the public, private, or hybrid cloud to be shared, accessed, and moved within, across, and between data centers, federating various storage systems into a single resource. Customers can achieve transparent workload mobility and availability, both locally and over distance, through VPLEX's simultaneous access to storage systems at geographically separate sites.
VPLEX is a hardware and software platform that resides in the SAN, between hosts and storage, and extends data over distance.
The VPLEX family includes three models:
|Product||Mobility||Availability||Collaboration Between Sites||Number of Engines||Number of Systems|
|VPLEX Local||Within a data center||Yes||N/A||Single, Dual, Quad||1|
|VPLEX Metro||Synchronous||Yes||Yes||Single, Dual, Quad||2|
|VPLEX Geo||Asynchronous||Yes||Yes||Single, Dual, Quad||2|