VMware vSphere Replication 18.104.22.168 | 1.13 Gb VMware vSphere Replication is an extension to VMware vCenter Server that provides hypervisor-based virtual machine replication and recovery. vSphere Replication replaces storage-based replication. It protects virtual machines from partial or complete site failures by replicating the virtual machines from a primary site to a secondary site. vSphere Replication provides several benefits as compared to storage-based replication. Data protection at lower cost per virtual machine.