What do you like best?
It can backup online both Windows and Linux infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) VMs (and physical). In addition, it supports Windows Server and System Center management tools.
What do you dislike?
You need to have IT-level knowledge for all but the simplest disaster recover scenarios. Furthermore, a. System Center Virtual Machine Manager is required for multi-VM configurations.
Recommendations to others considering the product
Azure Site Recovery is a platform that helps you manage all your applications and data. Through its Ease of Use it offers an open and flexible infrastructure for users and enables them to employ Azure in order to operate all of their applications. In my opinion, it is a one of the most highly sophisticated cloud products, currently available in the market, that provides an ease-to-use set of back-up , disaster recovering (DR), and reporting features. And all these in a very good price.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
It is a very good choice if you want to protect a plethora of important workloads on both VMware and Hyper-V. The price is also good offering a competitive storage, as well as a failover capability. Finally, it offers good integration with System Center, which makes Azure Site Recovery very user-friendly for Windows operations.