What I have read is that now you can specify another vCenter or vCloud Air: What&#039;s New with vSphere Data Protection 5.8 and vSphere Replication 5.8 | VMware vSphere Blog - VMware Blogs---1 person found this helpful
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vSphere Replication as a product requires VC to be installed and is fully operational.
from VR 5.1 and above you can replicate within the same VC or between different VCs.
With VR 5.8 there is an option to protect your workloads within vCloud Air as a target site where everything will be pre-setup for you and no installations are required from the customer.
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