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EMC's RecoverPoint is a data replication and protection option.https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/rt/iN/F9UIOAW8NP9T.pngStorage agnostic and highly reliable solutionWe have been using Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines (hosted on VMWare) for Disaster Recovery. It helped us having secondary site consistent and recover systems with VM level granularity. This software solution is highly reliable and keeps our "Tier 1" application highly available with minimal usage of resources and gives us an edge because of its point-in-time recovery (that may cause due to any factors like malfunction, data corruptions, disaster).,Automatically discover and register VMware ESXi hosts for replication. Auto-registers shared datastores , pre-defined failover Network Configuration. EMC RecoverPoint saved a lot of time and helped our team to minimize our disaster recovery window.,Until now I don't have any but in this technological era there are bugs in every software but are fixed in next patches or new releases.,10,We perform DR test in every six months and recoverpoint (vRPA) simplified our DR strategy. The solution saved lot of time and helped our team to minimize the DR window. It provides a reliable and repeatable automated DR workflow that increases data protection and recovery operational efficiencies. Silent test recovery and replicate VMs without impacting production site and bring down our RPO/RTOs to meet business needs is one of the key benefit.,Hitachi Universal Replicator and VMware Site Recovery Manager,SolarWinds Network Device Monitor, EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS, New Relic,Yes,Price Product Features Product Usability Product Reputation Vendor Reputation Existing Relationship with the Vendor,10EMC Recoverpoint - PhysicalRecoverpoint is used in conjuction with VMWare SRM in the protection of production SAP instances necessary for the business to function. It addresses the need to replicate data from one location to another for disaster recovery. The utility it provides can be viewed as a DVR, to roll back data that has been protected from the production site and to test that data, before approving it and sending it back to production or back to DR.,EMC recoverpoint does it's core functions of DVR like replication extremely well. It integrates perfectly with VMware vsphere and SRM and is relatively simple to configure. EMC recoverpoint handles failover and failback very well, either manually or through the SRM interface. EMC recoverpoint physical is relatively easy to run once installed and configured!!,The Journal space that recoverpoint needs may need to be adjusted and so a lot of space is needed at both sites, production or DR, to accommodate for longer periods of DVR like recording. Failover testing may run out of capacity for long periods of time. Recoverpoint requires clustering of nodes that can only be done by EMC support. Recoverpoint requires that splitter devices exist for all protected arrays. VNX, VMAX, and XIO all have various degrees of integration of the splitter hardware and lose features, with VNX being the strongest in featureset.,6,Recoverpoint allowed the Business to have DR capabilities across a multitude of EMC arrays. It allowed the centralization of VM's to be protected across environments both locally as well as remotely. Recoverpoint can bring RTO down to minutes and can keep RPOs down to quickly restorable levels as well.,Zerto Virtual Replication,Veeam Backup & Replication, Zerto Virtual Replication, EMC RecoverPointRecover PointWe use RecoverPoint with vmware SRM for all departments to replicate tier 1 application servers. The business problem it addresses for our company is lowering the recovery point objective (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO) from 13 hours to 4 hours.,Block based replication for sql is better than taking just the snaps of the servers since it won't be able to clear the memory of a sql server. With the compression option lower recovery point objective (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO) is possible versus using other vendor software/hardware. Integrations for automation for vmware.,EMC RecoverPoint isn't easier to install and or set up. You will need to know how to zone, understand SAN and networking. It's hard to understand how many disks to use based on the RTO and RPO for the replication set. Will still need professional service and training to really understand how to use the software.,10,Using EMC RecoverPoint we have 4 hours of roll back just in case a snap is corrupt or have avamar backup issues. Integration with vmware SRM is a big plus for automation of a data recovery plan.,,Data Domain, EMC VNX,,,DR repliation Lower RPO and RTO Block based replication,Disk space was an unexpected issue we didn't expect. We had to order more disk trays to be able to replicate all of our servers based on a formula for how much we want to replicate.,We can use a local replication copy for dev work.,10,No,Price Product Features Product Usability Product Reputation Vendor Reputation Third-party Reviews,I would not change my evaluation for selecting RecoverPoint. I would have done the same process.,Yes,10,No,We had an issue where I had compression on and one of the sql databases was growing fast. Users were reporting slowness so I had to call support to find out the issue and they resolved it fast.
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We have been using Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines (hosted on VMWare) for Disaster Recovery. It helped us having secondary site consistent and recover systems with VM level granularity. This software solution is highly reliable and keeps our "Tier 1" application highly available with minimal usage of resources and gives us an edge because of its point-in-time recovery (that may cause due to any factors like malfunction, data corruptions, disaster).
  • Automatically discover and register VMware ESXi hosts for replication.
  • Auto-registers shared datastores , pre-defined failover Network Configuration. EMC RecoverPoint saved a lot of time and helped our team to minimize our disaster recovery window.
  • Until now I don't have any but in this technological era there are bugs in every software but are fixed in next patches or new releases.
In this competitive market please prefer to adopt reliable and enterprise solution for your mission critical systems/applications as they are your assets. We are VMware shop and recoverpoint well suited our requirement.
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September 29, 2017

EMC Recoverpoint - Physical

Score 6 out of 10
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Recoverpoint is used in conjuction with VMWare SRM in the protection of production SAP instances necessary for the business to function. It addresses the need to replicate data from one location to another for disaster recovery. The utility it provides can be viewed as a DVR, to roll back data that has been protected from the production site and to test that data, before approving it and sending it back to production or back to DR.
  • EMC RecoverPoint does it's core functions of DVR like replication extremely well. It integrates perfectly with VMware vsphere and SRM and is relatively simple to configure.
  • EMC RecoverPoint handles failover and failback very well, either manually or through the SRM interface.
  • EMC RecoverPoint physical is relatively easy to run once installed and configured!!
  • The Journal space that recoverpoint needs may need to be adjusted and so a lot of space is needed at both sites, production or DR, to accommodate for longer periods of DVR like recording. Failover testing may run out of capacity for long periods of time.
  • Recoverpoint requires clustering of nodes that can only be done by EMC support.
  • Recoverpoint requires that splitter devices exist for all protected arrays. VNX, VMAX, and XIO all have various degrees of integration of the splitter hardware and lose features, with VNX being the strongest in featureset.
Recoverpoint is perfect for shops with EMC Arrays that need to replicate from array to array at decent speeds. It is also perfect for environments that have VMware SRM and need failover/failback functionality of VMs in near realtime.
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September 02, 2016

Recover Point

Score 10 out of 10
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We use RecoverPoint with vmware SRM for all departments to replicate tier 1 application servers. The business problem it addresses for our company is lowering the recovery point objective (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO) from 13 hours to 4 hours.
  • Block based replication for sql is better than taking just the snaps of the servers since it won't be able to clear the memory of a sql server.
  • With the compression option lower recovery point objective (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO) is possible versus using other vendor software/hardware.
  • Integrations for automation for vmware.
  • EMC RecoverPoint isn't easier to install and or set up. You will need to know how to zone, understand SAN and networking.
  • It's hard to understand how many disks to use based on the RTO and RPO for the replication set.
  • Will still need professional service and training to really understand how to use the software.
It is well suited if your whole environment is virtualized to integration with vmware SRM for automation. It isn't suited if you are not using a fibre channel switch network and could get expensive if you have a lot of storage to replicate.
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