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System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager
XenServer. Virtual Machine Manager allows administrators to manage both the virtual hosts
and the virtual machines, or “guests” as they are frequently referred to.
Figure 5-4 System Center Data Protection Manager disk-to-disk architecture.
Virtual machines are an entire operating system running within a partition on a
hypervisor, which emulates the hardware an operating system is required to run on. This allows for
multiple operating systems to run in parallel on the same physical hardware. This type of
virtualization reduces the cost of hardware and provides operational flexibility. It also
creates unique backup and restoration capabilities by isolating the operating system from the