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Pros
"One of the features I find most valuable, is the good technical support.""The speed and the ease of the initial setup are both good. It is not complex."

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"It has enabled DR protection for virtual appliances with minimal administrator time.""The ability to fully test your entire environment without actually performing a failover is invaluable.""Implementing this solution has given us sandboxing and the ability to move VMs.""We now have the ability to replicate critical data to a secure, off-site location that can be brought back in seconds if needed.""The ability to have a RPO of seconds has enabled us to restore data to just before an incident has occurred, which certainly saves a lot of time and money.""The ability to perform DR testing to ensure data integrity is critical.""I really like how you can test the failover as often as you need.""The ease of failover and test environments has proven invaluable."

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Cons
"The interface and documentation need to improve.""The product has to be more mature, like to be another six to eight months on the market. A lot of maturity needs to be incorporated."

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"It would be helpful if the reports can be generated periodically, on a schedule.""There needs to be more flexibility in the licensing.""The backup functions are in need of improvement.""The email alerts can be excessive, so better control over frequency or resolution may be a worthwhile improvement.""We have had issues with licensing, where the license we've been given by Zerto support doesn't include VSS replication, which was a pain at the time.""Increased granularity in how long to keep the journal would be nice.""I think Zerto could do better with size planning because it would be nice to analyze a server for a week and give an estimate on sizing the Journal.""I would like to see better notifications when the sync is off for an extended length of time."

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"The solution is very cost-effective and very easy to set-up but does not compromise on features.""While we find the twenty-five VM license somewhat inflexible, the actual setup costs are minimal as the product is so easy to install.""You are getting what you pay for, as this is a solution that requires minimal management after it is configured.""We found that in an event that was massive enough to cause an entire cluster to go offline we would be happy with our core services up and running.""The cost is not dirt cheap but also is not terrible.""The cost per VM is a bit high.""You need to figure out how many critical servers and applications you have in your environment so you will know how many Zerto licenses to buy.""Zerto is not cheap but is an invaluable asset."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The speed and the ease of the initial setup are both good. It is not complex.
Top Answer: VMware has a reputation for quality, so they are a bit expensive. But you get security for the price, and I also believe the licensing fees differ from region to region. They have different policies… more »
Top Answer: One way this solution could be improved is if they could come up with better options to migrate. As for what could be included in the next release, we have shared a couple of points with them. First… more »
Top Answer: Ik fluister:VM Host Oracle en DataGuard hebben we per toeval vervangen door Zerto :-) tijdens de Zerto implementatie en VPG werden de Host Data in write-ack Block-Level gerepliceerd. Qua licentie 1 =… more »
Top Answer: The mobile application is very useful as a real-time monitoring, reporting tool. When asked the status of our machine backup and recovery ability, an easy answer is to display the status on the… more »
Top Answer: Work with your local representative on running a live test to see if the solution fulfills your needs.
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Overview
Dell EMC ProtectPoint technology provides up to 20x faster, more efficient backup and 10x faster recovery while eliminating the backup impact on application servers. By integrating primary storage and industry leading protection storage, ProtectPoint reduces cost and complexity by eliminating traditional backup applications while still providing the benefits of native backups. Overall, ProtectPoint provides the performance of snapshots with the functionality of backups.

Zerto helps customers accelerate IT transformation by eliminating the risk and complexity of modernization and cloud adoption. By replacing multiple legacy solutions with a single IT Resilience Platform, Zerto is changing the way disaster recovery, backup and cloud are managed. At enterprise scale, Zerto’s software platform delivers continuous availability for an always-on customer experience while simplifying workload mobility to protect, recover and move applications freely across hybrid and multi-clouds. Zerto is trusted by over 6,000 customers globally and is powering resiliency offerings for Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, AWS, SunGard AS and more than 350 cloud services providers.

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Computer Software Company63%
Comms Service Provider7%
Healthcare Company7%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
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Healthcare Company14%
Insurance Company12%
University10%
Manufacturing Company8%
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Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider13%
Media Company5%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise46%
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Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise52%
Large Enterprise42%
Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC ProtectPoint vs. Zerto and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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Dell EMC ProtectPoint is ranked 44th in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews while Zerto is ranked 3rd in Backup and Recovery Software with 32 reviews. Dell EMC ProtectPoint is rated 7.6, while Zerto is rated 9.4. The top reviewer of Dell EMC ProtectPoint writes "The programs are excellent and the technical support is very good". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zerto writes "Instead of one mass disaster recovery exercise, we're easily able to perform up to 12 in the year". Dell EMC ProtectPoint is most compared with Dell EMC NetWorker, Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager, Rubrik, Oracle Data Guard and Quest Rapid Recovery, whereas Zerto is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, VMware SRM, Commvault, Rubrik and Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines. See our Dell EMC ProtectPoint vs. Zerto report.

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