Real-time replication of data is a vast improvement in scheduled daily backups
What is our primary use case?
We use Zerto for disaster recovery data replication from our headquarters to an offsite data center at another location. It has replaced all of my legacy backup solutions.
Pros and Cons
"The real-time replication of data is the most valuable feature. It is a vast improvement in scheduled daily backups. Real-time data is streamed to the offsite data center, which allows us to restore our mission-critical applications up to 10 seconds from when the last changes were made in our system. If we enter a sales order or enter any kind of information in our ERP application it is replicated within 10 seconds to the offsite location."
"Compared to other products, I would praise the intuitiveness of the product. But I think that can always be improved. The intuitiveness of the graphical user interface, while it is very solid and I don't have issues navigating it. I would say that it can always be improved."
What other advice do I have?
It has not saved us time in data recovery situation due to ransomware just because we thankfully haven't had any issues. I've done some testing and in those types of situations, it would be greatly beneficial. But I have not had any of those situations currently. At this time it has not helped to reduce downtime in any situation. We don't have it replicated in the cloud at this time so it has not saved use money by enabling us to do DR in the cloud, rather than in a physical data center. I would recommend Zerto to anybody considering it. My advice would be to make sure that after implementing…