Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 (Photo: Business Wire)

VMware Press, a publishing alliance between Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, and VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today launched its first title, Administering VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.0, a hands-on guide for experienced VMware professionals.
Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 (Photo: Business Wire)

Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 (Photo: Business Wire)

VMware forum moderator and vExpert Mike Laverick fully explains VMware Site Recovery Manager™ (SRM) 5.0’s failover/failback procedures, walks readers through configuring storage replication with hardware from several leading suppliers, and shows how to efficiently implement fast, automated, centralized disaster recovery. He also draws on his extensive experience to identify common pitfalls and errors, explains why they occur, and shows how to fix them.

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"We are thrilled that Mike's book is the first to publish in the series,” said David Dusthimer, Associate Publisher for VMware Press. “He is a legend in the VMware community and the foremost expert on VMware Site Recovery Manager™. We couldn't have asked for a more knowledgeable author on the topic and look forward to publishing on many more useful topics to the VMware community."

"This book is my third on the subject of VMware Site Recovery Manager™, and I'm thrilled to have the endorsement and patronage of the VMware Press,” said Laverick. “I've been working with SRM since its alpha release, and it’s gratifying to see so many improvements and enhancements. The new book has more storage vendors covered than ever before, which is testament to VMware’s continued commitment to expanding support for SRM."

“Mike Laverick is an exemplary author who worked very closely with the SRM product and R&D team to understand and document how to administer the groundbreaking product innovations in VMware Site Recovery Manager™ 5.0,” said Andrea Eubanks de Jounge, Senior Director of Marketing, VMware. “Readers worldwide can immediately benefit from the knowledge imparted in this book.”

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With books, certification and study guides, video training, and learning tools produced by world-class architects and IT experts, VMware Press helps IT professionals master a diverse range of topics on virtualization and cloud computing, and is the official source of reference materials for completing the VMware certification exams. VMware Press products can be purchased at your favorite local bookstore, computer/electronic store, online bookseller, or at

About Pearson

Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, is home to such respected brands as Addison-Wesley Professional, Cisco Press, Exam Cram, IBM Press, Prentice Hall Professional, Que, Sams Publishing, and VMware Press which have as their online publishing arm, InformIT-The Trusted Technology Learning Source. In addition, Berkeley-based Peachpit, the publishing partner for Adobe Press, Apple Certified, and others, publishes best-selling books for creative design professionals. Pearson is also co-founder, with O'Reilly Media Inc., of Safari Books Online, the premier on-demand technology content library providing thousands of expert reference materials through a single point of contact, including expert technology, creative and design, industry and management resources in video, audio and written formats. Pearson Education is part of Pearson (NYSE: PSO), the international media company. Pearson's other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group.

Keywords: VMware, VMware Press, Site Recover Manager 5.0, networking, VCP, Pearson IT Certification, Pearson, Certification, IT, Virtualization, vSphere, VCAP, VCDX, storage, technology

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