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Zerto for the Win!

10
High-value virtual servers are replicated from our primary production data center to our secondary fail-over data center. In effect, this …

Zerto helps you sleep at night!

7
Our company has been using Zerto successfully for a little over 6 years. Zerto is used to backup VMs hosting our own developed secure …

Zerto for DR

8
My organization is currently using Zerto for our offsite DR location. We previously used CloudEndure which was purchased by AWS and lost …
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Zerto FTW!

9
We use Zerto primarily as a DR/Replication engine, to frequently snapshot and replicate VMWare VM's between sites. Zerto is also very …
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Excellent migration tool

9
We mainly use Zerto as migration from our customer's on-premises data center (which could be their own or a competitor's data center), but …
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Senior System Administrator Zerto Guy

10
Its real-time replication and worry-free DR solution is the reason we decided to use and retain this product. This makes our …
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Zerto for fast DR recovery

9
We use Zerto for real-time replication of our production Hyper V virtual environment. It is a crucial part of our disaster recovery …
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What is Zerto?

Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, aims to enable customers to run an always-on business by simplifying the protection, recovery, and mobility of on-premises and cloud applications. Zerto’s cloud data management and protection platform is designed to eliminate the risks and complexity…

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What is Zerto?

Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, aims to enable customers to run an always-on business by simplifying the protection, recovery, and mobility of on-premises and cloud applications. Zerto’s cloud data management and protection platform is designed to eliminate the risks and complexity of modernization and cloud adoption across private, public, and hybrid deployments. The software-only platform uses continuous data protection at scale to converge disaster recovery, backup, and data mobility. Zerto boasts users among over 9,500 customers globally. with offerings for Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, AWS, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and more than 350 managed service providers.

Zerto Features

  • Supported: BC/DR for vSphere & Hyper-V
  • Supported: Hypervisor-based replication
  • Supported: Installable in minutes at any scale
  • Supported: Scalable to 5000 VMs
  • Supported: Software-only
  • Supported: Upgrade in-place in minutes
  • Supported: No hypervisor version lock-in
  • Supported: Management redundancy
  • Supported: Always-on, block-level & no scheduling
  • Supported: Storage agnostic VM-level replication
  • Supported: RPO = seconds with no snapshots
  • Supported: No protected VM performance impact
  • Supported: Rewind to increments in seconds
  • Supported: Multi-VM consistency groupings
  • Supported: One-To-Many simultaneous replication
  • Supported: Cross-hypervisor replication
  • Supported: vMotion & svMotion support
  • Supported: Built-in WAN compression
  • Supported: Bandwidth throtting and QOS
  • Supported: Dynamic & compressed journaling
  • Supported: SQL & Oracle Temp DB optimization
  • Supported: Automatically protect new VMs
  • Supported: Recover sites, apps, VMs & files
  • Supported: Recover to thousands of points in time
  • Supported: RTO = minutes with boot ordering
  • Supported: Cross-hypervisor VM conversion
  • Supported: Automated failover & boot ordering
  • Supported: No snapshots on recovery VM
  • Supported: Failback with reverse protection
  • Supported: Non-disruptive failover testing
  • Supported: Automatic re-IP, re-MAC of VMs
  • Supported: Recovery reports for compliance
  • Supported: REST API with automation examples
  • Supported: DRaaS to over 350 Zerto Cloud Providers
  • Supported: Replicate to and from Azure with RPOs in seconds
  • Supported: Replicate to AWS with RPOs in seconds
  • Supported: Multi-tenancy & traffic isolation
  • Supported: vCloud Director Integration
  • Supported: Self-service portals & role based access
  • Supported: Mobile app and Analytics SaaS monitoring
  • Supported: Multi-site management interface

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Zerto Customer Size Distribution

Consumers0%
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)0%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)30%
Enterprises (more than 500 employees)70%

Zerto Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, SaaS
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, All Virtual Machines your Hypervisor supports
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android
Supported CountriesAsia, Middle East, Europe, North America, Central America and the Carribbean, South America, Australia and Oceania
Supported LanguagesEnglish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, French, Spanish

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Who uses Zerto?

The most common users of Zerto are from Mid-size Companies and the Information Technology & Services industry.

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Score 10 out of 10
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We use Zerto for disaster recovery and site replication between our primary and DR datacenters. We are able to recover our virtual servers in near real-time from a failure or disaster event. Zerto helps us meet audit and regulatory needs in the banking industry for backup/recovery of our datacenters.
  • Site to Site replication
  • Near real-time replication and recovery from point in time
  • Faster RPO & RTOs
  • Easy to use, can restore a virtual machine with a few mouse clicks
  • Easy DR testing
  • Expensive licensing cost
  • Language barrier depending on which support tech you receive.
Zerto is well suited for disaster recovery and virtual machine replication between multiple data centers. DR testing for audit or regulations is much easier with Zerto, great reporting, dashboard etc. It is not well suited for physical server replication for disaster recovery or as a primary backup solution.
Most of the time Zerto support is great, but I have had issues with communication barriers with support techs. The last few times support has taken longer than expected to respond to support tickets.
Jamie Orth | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Zerto is deployed across multiple data centers and allows for VM replication, migration, and recovery. Zerto is managed by our Systems Engineering team within the IT department. Zerto addresses our business continuity need for a low RPO and fast RTO, while being storage agnostic. Zerto has an easy-to-use interface that allows new team members to quickly learn the system and perform recovery options. We successfully perform disaster recovery testing and Zerto plays a large role in that success.
  • VM replication and recovery.
  • VM migration.
  • Cross VM platform migration.
  • Integration with cloud!
  • Moving a VM from one protection group to another could be simplified.
  • I would like to see an executive-style report of recovery and testing for upper management.
  • The ability to deploy Zerto as a virtual appliance, without the need for a windows server.
After using competing products I do feel Zerto is the leader in this space. The setup is easy and you can be up and running in no time. It integrates well with multiple virtual platforms as well as the cloud for hybrid recovery scenarios. The integration of a backup solution might be useful for a small to medium business looking to eliminate multiple products but may fall short as an enterprise solution. Zerto does check off many of the boxes for a full-featured solution and should be a strong consideration for any IT department looking to simplify their Business Continuity Plan.
Support is quick and is able to resolve our issues when we call.
November 09, 2021

Zerto leaves zero doubt

Rodney Carlson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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We use Zerto for [the] replication of our VMs across the whole organization. Replication is made to a DR site 3 hours away with an RTO of 4 to 8 seconds. There is currently 48Tb being replicated. We hold normal copies for 3 days. We use Zerto's long-term retention and hold daily copies for 7 days, weekly copies for 1 month, monthly copies for 12 months, and yearly for 7 years. It fulfills our company [backup] policy for a financial institution.
  • A single web interface is nice
  • Alerting is good for offline machines not being replicated
  • Able to use a mobile application to view status in real time
  • Support is responsive and excellent
  • Works on all hardware
  • Not all tools work with Hyper-V, it is based on VMware
Works really well when test restorations are needed and have to be reported for audits. I wish there was more support/knowledge on dealing with a MS Hyper-V environment. Support personnel do the best they can knowing little about Hyper-V; most know VMWare. Seemed a little expensive, but over time it is well worth the price.
Support is responsive and stays with it until issues are resolved. Wish they had a better knowledge of Hyper-V.
December 04, 2021

Zerto for the Win!

Score 10 out of 10
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High-value virtual servers are replicated from our primary production data center to our secondary fail-over data center. In effect, this represents the core of our disaster recovery and business continuity plans. Other, legacy backup and restore solutions were too slow to restore, and [the] speed of restore is among the most important features for our environment.
  • Speed of recovery
  • Reduction of RPO
  • Ease of use
  • Dependence on virtual protection groups
  • Release of updates to align with VMware releases
  • Product documentation could be improved
For direct failover between data centers, this product excels. Of course, connectivity between data centers is at a premium and the product doesn't fare well with excessive latency. For metro area failover, it's ideal, for a longer, continental distance, the latency would probably be too much. Also, the rate of data change is key: a very high rate of data change is challenging, even with this product.
Very responsive, very capable. Overall, the product is very easy to set up and configure. Problems usually encroach when lower-level components are updated for changed, for instance, vSphere. Support usually can help us work through any issues that pop up from upgrades to other software, but their own updates can lag behind a little.
Score 7 out of 10
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Our company has been using Zerto successfully for a little over 6 years. Zerto is used to backup VMs hosting our own developed secure customer application that is kept in a secure colocation and also to replicate the application programs and data to another DR site located at a diverse location for redundancy.
  • The single web interface provides an immediate view of the environment.
  • Zerto moves the server images from one colocation to another efficiently.
  • Zerto provides an intuitive interface for restoring information.
  • It provides for good alerting for offline VMs not being replicated.
  • Pricing and discounts are an issue for me.
  • Configuration settings should be adjusted to be more global.
  • Online support is their preference, a live body sometimes is very beneficial.
Zerto is very well suited for the consolidation of data centers and/or replicating data between remote sites for disaster recovery. Zerto is also positioned to be another key IT asset in an organization that has minimal resources dedicated to [supporting] backup recovery and continuity of processing of information technology.
We have only had to use support once during an upgrade. The online assistant was a bit frustrating but we got through it okay.
Score 10 out of 10
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We are using Zerto for our Disaster Recovery solution. It is being used across our entire international company. It ensures we'll be ready in case of a disaster.
  • Test disaster recover with failovers.
  • Replicate 1 to 1 from source to target with impressive RPOs.
  • Well, we have been on 8.0U2 for a while now with no need to upgrade at this time. We feel it is performing as advertised. We have over 300 VPGs and our DR Tests are very large in size and Zerto has no problems at all during these tests. I don't have anything to add at this time.
Zerto is perfect for a company that has the disk space available at two different sites. It can create a 1 to 1 copy and keep it synced with impressive RPOs. If you don't have the disk space then it can be difficult because it does require a lot of disk space to make a 1 to 1 copy which is completely understandable.
We have had some small issues with Zerto and the technicians have always helped us immediately. They are very good at training and explaining. I have learned so much that I am able to take care of many if not all of the issues I have experienced going forward.
November 12, 2021

Helps reduce your RPO

Score 9 out of 10
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We utilize Zerto in our organization to replicate our VM workloads to an off-site location. Our typical RPO is usually less than 10 seconds.
  • Replication of VM workloads to an off-site location
  • Facilitating regular testing of our DR strategy
  • Backup and retention could use some improvements.
  • I would like to see support for off-line backup retention.
Zerto works well for Disaster Recovery protection and replication. The backup and retention, while functional could use some improvement.
I have not really needed to use support, but the product is relatively easy to use and set up.
November 12, 2021

Zerto for DR

Score 8 out of 10
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My organization is currently using Zerto for our offsite DR location. We previously used CloudEndure which was purchased by AWS and lost its support expertise. Zerto is used for replicating critical servers to our cloud location for quick recovery.
  • Support is quick to respond.
  • Providing metrics for RTO.
  • Quick Recovery times.
  • The license model is one time price with annual support.
  • Zerto did not have quick recovery times to AWS so I needed to move our DR location from AWS to Azure.
Zerto is great for recovering VM's from onsite to cloud resources. While pointing Zerto to the cloud we can leverage the scalability of the cloud to increase the speed of the recovery by adding additional resources. Zerto also includes training and labs as part of their offering which allows owners to test configs without breaking a production environment.
Zerto support is quick to respond and escalate the case when needed. When I have needed or requested I've escalated issues to subject matter experts quickly.
Score 8 out of 10
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We use Zerto for Disaster Recovery and it has been a wonderful solution. This includes on-prem from a data center on the West Coast to another on the East Coast, it also includes on-prem to Azure, and Azure to Azure replication. We use it across the organization to DR any x86 virtual systems.
  • Virtual x86 DR replication
  • RPO checkpoints
  • Cyber Security recover to previous checkpoints.
  • Individual file restores from replicated systems.
  • Google Cloud Platform Native virtual system replication and protection.
Zerto is well suited for VMware, HyperV, Azure, GCVE, and AWS replication. Zerto is not well suited for GCP Native system protection.
Overall support is very good. We sometimes get pushback when asking Level 1 support to escalate to Level 2. This causes undue frustrations when you need a more knowledgeable support person to get involved. We've had to escalate to account reps a few times for this scenario. Zerto is very responsive and normally handles our requests very quickly.
November 12, 2021

Zerto FTW!

Score 9 out of 10
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We use Zerto primarily as a DR/Replication engine, to frequently snapshot and replicate VMWare VM's between sites. Zerto is also very useful in that it allows easy 'rollback', e.g. if something happens unexpectedly and we don't have an easy/current/fresh snapshot to roll back to, and/or on occasion, if we're not certain where/when a bust occurred, we can spin up several instances/iterations of past machine states for analysis.
  • Site to Site Replication.
  • Recovery of VM's from recent timepoints.
  • Modification of replicated VM's to different sites.
  • IP, and/or other site specific, post replication/recovery modifications.
  • The GUI could potentially benefit from a standalone option, vs VCenter Plugin.
  • The VRA's which are placed on Hosts are pretty 'black box' ... visibility into their activity/behavior could prove useful.
Site-to-site replication is extremely useful, and once failed over to a different site, reversing the protection and replication back to the original site is extremely easy, intuitive, and useful. It's not so much a traditional backup system, e.g. not something that would compete w/ Commvault et.al for traditional file/folder backup/recovery, and/or comparison of past file/folder sets to target certain changes/versions/etc.
I've not had to ask much of Zerto Support, which is rare compared to many other products, but recall interactions being prompt, professional, and solution-oriented!
Score 8 out of 10
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Zerto is used by our institution in order to synchronize servers across our sites for Disaster Recovery in near real-time. Primarily used by the Information Technology department the solution benefits the organization as a whole. This enables us to quickly failover and recover at an alternate site in the event we lose a primary data center.
  • Intuitive User Interface
  • Flawless Failover
  • Simple Deployment
  • Great Support
  • One to many replication is missing or lacking.
  • Enhance post failover scripting capabilities.
Zerto is great for DR solutions where you need to quickly recover entire sites or, with the ability to define VPG's, specific applications across multiple virtual machines to another location or data center. It can also easily assist with migration efforts between sites and even has some limited utility for short-term backup.
Support is responsive and generally very knowledgeable. We've rarely had an issue that drags on significantly or been unable to adequately resolve.
November 23, 2021

Excellent migration tool

Score 9 out of 10
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We mainly use Zerto as migration from our customer's on-premises data center (which could be their own or a competitor's data center), but in fewer cases as a DRaaS solution for our customers.
  • VM migrations with near-zero downtime
  • Easy to deploy, use, and maintain
  • Very fast and robust tool
  • Zerto is too pricey compared to other solutions
  • Zerto should also include P2V solutions in their platform
  • ZVMs could ship as OVF/OVA appliances instead of installing them on top of Windows Server
I've been working with Zerto mainly in new customer migrations from their site to our data centers. For me, this is a much superior tool compared to vSphere Replication/SRM/Carbonite for the purpose it serves because of its low learning curve, fast deployment and configuration, and amazingly-built compression technology. Whenever we're on a tight project schedule, Zerto is our #1 choice. Even though I find it amazing as a DR/backup tool (for instance, having 5-second checkpoints for a virtual machine guarantees any recovery in case of a disaster), it becomes too pricey unless you have a very specific need for such a small RPO.
We barely need to reach out for Zerto support because the platform itself is rock-solid, but whenever we need help we get comprehensive and attentive specialists to talk to.
Score 10 out of 10
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Its real-time replication and worry-free DR solution is the reason we decided to use and retain this product. This makes our annual/quarterly DR tests a breeze and gives peace of mind for any true DR event. I recommend Zerto to any friends/colleagues that could utilize it at their companies.
  • Real-Time Replication
  • DR Testing
  • Recovery Reporting
  • Automation
  • File Restore Capability - specifically the ability to restore Windows compressed/encrypted files or folders
  • Increase storage compression/de-dupe
[Zerto is the] best real-time replication and DR product on the market. Personally, I would not use it for backup or LTR in a scenario such as ours, since we use VSAN and that storage is very expensive compared to traditional SAN. If you want to make life easier with annual/quarter DR tests then you should 100% purchase Zerto.
The staff is knowledgeable, local, and personable. I hope that with the HP buyout the support stays based in Boston, MA, or at least in the continental U.S. I've had nothing but great experiences with all Zerto support staff. Live log upload is also a bonus as you can upload logs directly to the SR, versus having to send via FTP/email.
Score 9 out of 10
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We use Zerto for real-time replication of our production Hyper V virtual environment. It is a crucial part of our disaster recovery protection.
  • Realtime replication
  • Fast recovery
  • Platform to platform conversation of virtual machines
  • Easy file level recovery
  • The GUI could be a little more intuitive.
  • [I would appreciate] being able to call local scripts on virtual machines.
  • [I would like] better/more customizable reporting.
If you need to keep your RPO and RTO down to seconds/minutes then Zerto is an amazing solution for this. It also allows for long-term retention and file-level recovery as well. It also has an amazing feature where it allows for Hyper V to VMware conversation in a fail-over scenario.
Zerto needs better tier 1 support that actually listens to the problem. [To me] it seems that after years of using Zerto I have more knowledge than the tier 1 reps. It gets irritating when I need help quickly and have to go through hoops to get to tier 2, which is where the real help comes in.
Score 10 out of 10
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Zerto is being used to provide failover protection for our critical production servers. There have been some instances where we had to use it in the event of power outages at our main office. The affected servers were only unavailable for a short number of minutes, and most of that was waiting for them to update their DNS registrations. Zerto actually had the servers back up in seconds. We've also used it to migrate servers. At first, we were replicating the servers to a co-location, which was a secured data center where we had rented rack space. A few years ago, we decided to move our production servers to the colo and have the replicated instances at our main office (we only have the two locations) as the colo was a more stable environment. Zerto has built-in functionality for such migrations that makes the replicated instance the primary instance and then flips the protection. This made it quick and easy to do these migrations with very little downtime, even a server that was around 6TB in size (these locations were connected by only a 100 Mb private line at the time).
  • Failover recovery
  • Server migrations
  • Restoring individual files from the replicated copy
  • Make it easier to find and restore individual files (although this might have been improved already, we're not on the most recent version)
It is well suited for companies our size, I can't really speak for other companies' situations. Licensing is simple, licensed by protected servers.
When we've needed it, support has been outstanding, especially when compared to support experiences with a number of other products. That's a big thing for us as we're a small company with limited IT personnel that does a lot with technology (more servers than people!).
Score 10 out of 10
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Shortly after starting at my company the CTO called a meeting with all of IT and told us that the company had not passed DR testing in 3 years and that if we didn't pass this year, a finding would be posted with the SEC and stay there for years. IT had little understanding of a couple of our applications at the time, and this had caused recovery testing failures. After looking at the market we decided to try Zerto. This almost magically allowed us to pass ALL of our Critical systems that year, and we have not had a single failure in 6 years now. The CTO later told me that he didn't believe Zerto would do what was promised and that had it not, it would have been a resume-generating event for me. I can't say enough how amazing and easy to implement Zerto is compared to the other DR solutions I've attempted to use [throughout] my 22 years in IT. You will be shocked and appalled when you see how easy this makes your DR testing and system migrations!
  • DR testing and recovery
  • System datacenter migration
  • Backup recoveries
  • Our greatest difficulty is that while Zerto allows you to assign new static IPs for failover and testing uniquely, it does not support updated DNS entries, this is useful in testing as the Names servers in a test environment are not usually available.
Do you have a system at a branch office you wish was in the data center, but shutting it down to move it would take too long? Use Zerto, downtime can be cut down to about 10 minutes since it seeds the system at the target. Have an application that you can't afford to lose? Zerto can replicate it in near real-time, we had a system we hadn't backed up yet, and I buggered it, luckily I had put it in Zerto, Failed it over to the target datacenter using a snapshot from before I did the stupid thing and it came back up happy as can be! Want to move resources to or from the cloud? Check out Zerto.
It isn't always easy to remember how to do all the things in Zerto. Support cases are easily opened right from the management page and they are always quick to help with even the dumbest questions.
Score 10 out of 10
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Zerto has provided us with an RPO that no other product could provide. We use it for backup and DR for our most critical systems that require next to zero data loss. Zerto provides great built-in tools to test recovery without disrupting protection and every year we use it to test DR recovery.
  • Next to zero data loss between protected server and recovery site.
  • Testing recovery.
  • Works great with cloud solutions.
  • Maybe more detail on what it's doing during the progress bar.
  • Better clarification on testing or recovering only one server in a VGP.
In situations where backups or recovery requires next to zero data loss. While zero is almost impossible, Zerto provides the closest to zero I have been able to find.
Sorry but no support is a 10, however, their support has always been very good and responsive.
Score 9 out of 10
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Zerto is currently performing our DR processes across the corporation. Over 100 VM servers are being protected including multiple user file servers. The average RPO is less than 10 seconds across all machines running between California and datacenters located in the Midwest. The platform is so easy to use that the number of staff with the knowledge to run the DR process greatly increased.
  • Near real-time replication.
  • Ease of use.
  • Metrics
  • Pricing
  • Cloud configurations
Zerto is well suited for virtualized environments that require short RPO windows. It has some challenges with high transaction volume SQL servers, however, we have not experienced issues with any other types of servers.
We have not had to use support much but the couple of times we have reached out they responded quickly.
Score 9 out of 10
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Zerto allows us to replicate our VM's to a secondary data center also gave us a tool to replicate VMs that had previously been using NFS storage and were migrated to Fiber Channel storage.
  • Replication of VMs.
  • Ease of failover.
  • Integrates easily into environment.
  • Calling outside scripts that are written in different code languages.
  • Supporting dual roles in clusters.
Great fit for replicating fiber channel VMs to a secondary data center. Bad fit for replicating clusters that have dual roles on multiple nodes.
Support has been responsive but not always able to provide a flexable solution.
Score 8 out of 10
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Zerto is being used in my department as a disaster recovery tool. It allows us to easily recover data center assets in public cloud providers for our year disaster recovery test. It addresses business continuity for our business.
  • AWS Virtual Machine Recovery.
  • Point in Time Recovery to the Minute.
  • Recovery time for large SQL servers.
  • Recovery at more cloud providers, OCI, GCP etc.
Zerto is well suited for virtual machine recovery, it's less appropriate for really large database server recovery. It also works well for migrations to cloud providers. It's less appropriate for nightly backup/recovery purposes.
Zerto support has been very attentive. We've had several support requests that have been met with knowledgeable engineers in a timely manner. We've requested assistance with everything from automation and APIs to roadmaps and product functionality.
December 09, 2021

Zerto delivers the goods

Score 9 out of 10
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Zerto is one of our primary tools for Disaster Recovery. We tier all of our virtual servers via priority, all of which are prioritized accordingly in Zerto for our backup frequency needs in the event we need to invoke our DR site. The fast connections and replication allow for a large amount of replicated data.
  • Very good support staff - we never have an issue getting a problem resolved
  • On the easier side of configuration and maintenance
  • Very good Management Interface, maybe one of the best
  • Can be expensive to scale
  • Licensing could be better for smaller organizations
  • Ability to customize more in the dashboard would be nice
[Zerto is a] great tool for backups and aligns well with our DR backup site strategy. It is easy to scale by adding servers, has nice integration with Hyper-V, as well as a nice security feature to scan files for possible ransomware indicators. However, it can be cost-prohibitive for smaller organizations.
Great interface, very easy to use and maintain. Awesome customer support and features.
Score 8 out of 10
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We are using Zerto for disaster recovery across the entire organization. With it, we are able to minimize downtime by making sure that we are able to bring up downed systems in a timely manner. It helps us to manage the virtual machines in a way that maximizes uptime and limits downtime.
  • Monitor multiple devices
  • Manage VM snapshots
  • Migrate VM in a timely manner
  • Ease of use
  • Documentation
Zerto would be very helpful in an environment where you would need to bring up Virtual Machines in a disaster recovery environment in a quick and timely manner.
We have not had any reason to contact support at this time.
November 13, 2021

Zerto

Score 8 out of 10
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We use Zerto to failover our VMware environment from one data center to another. It's being used for the VMs that need to be part of our disaster recovery plan. One of the problems [in my opinion] is the size of the journaling.
  • Failover of VMs from one data center to another
  • Easy of use once setup
  • Don't have to commit the failover until the process is ready.
  • Would be nice if there was some way to reduce the size of the journal
Cost is a high. Where in other environments that use VMware maybe using vCenter and the storage platform to do the failover instead of Zerto. But Zerto works very well.
In the past when we ran into bugs, Zerto engineering was able to come up with a solution very quickly.
November 12, 2021

Zerto, it just works!

Score 9 out of 10
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We use Zerto to replicate our On-prem VMware datacenter to Azure for DR purposes. We have also used it plenty to consolidate our data centers as well as migrate VMs from disjoined organizations during acquisitions.
  • Migrate from disjoined datacenters
  • Replicate to Azure
  • Help in crypto recovery
  • Improved backup component. Would love to use Zerto for overall backup product but not quite there yet.
  • Automatic minimum recommendations for Azure. Pain in the butt trying to find the right VM size to fit an onprem VM into Azure.
  • Provide more guidance on proper setup.
Good for cross-hypervisor replication. Nice to know what our VMs are not trapped in VMware and can be easily migrated to Azure, Hyper-V, AWS etc.
With remote log collection capabilities, the few times I had to open a ticket, the next time I hear from support is usually with a solution. Night and day compared to some other support experiences.
November 12, 2021

Zerto...one of the best!

Score 10 out of 10
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Zerto is hands down one of the best solutions for DR in our organization. We use Zerto to easily replicate between multiple sites including a cloud data center. This allows us multiple redundant paths with our data while achieving great RPO/RTO in our organization.
  • Multi-site data redundancy.
  • Easy of use.
  • Cloud data backup.
  • Can be expensive.
Zerto is best suited for any organization large or small trying to protect its data with multi-site redundancy.
Zerto support is one of the best. Quick, easy to work with!