1.1 About PlateSpin Forge

PlateSpin Forge is a consolidated recovery hardware appliance that protects physical and virtual workloads (operating systems, middleware, and data) by using embedded virtualization technology. If there is a production server outage or disaster, workloads can be rapidly powered on within the PlateSpin Forge recovery environment and continue to run as normal until the production environment is restored.

PlateSpin Forge enables you to:

With internal, prepackaged storage, Forge has a total storage capacity of 3.5 terabytes, although the capacity is almost unlimited when external storage configurations are used by adding iSCSI or Fibre Channel cards.