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"The solution is very stable. Once it's installed, many customers forget they even have it.""It can replicate data from a distant location and it can scan it as well. It has continuous data replication with almost no data loss."

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"The feature of taking snapshots from the replicated volumes has allowed us to use them for DR testing to validate the application consistent point of recovery.""We've found the support to be very good overall."

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"The solution normally supports only specific types and amounts of storage. If it could be increased to support much larger amounts or a wider range, it could fetch a bigger market.""Other hypervisors should be integrated with this system. Other hypervisors should be able to get the benefits of this solution."

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"The main pain point that we experienced is during device creation. For every newly provisioned volume, creating replication relationships between production and DR site, creating snapshots for third copy at DR site, and configuring them in appropriate replication groups and device groups means that there are lot of steps involved and a lot of room for error. There has to be a lot of checks and balances which need to be incorporated to make sure that the solution is set up correctly.""If you are new to the product, the initial setup might be a bit difficult."

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Overview
EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication provides continuous data protection with multiple recovery points to restore applications instantly to a specific point in time. It is used to protect applications with bidirectional synchronous and asynchronous replication and digital video recorder (DVR)-like recovery in physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures.
The Symmetrix Remote Data Facility family of software is the gold standard for remote replication in mission critical environments. Built for the industry-leading high-end VMAX hardware architecture, the SRDF family of solutions is trusted for disaster recovery and business continuity.
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Regis Aged Care, Cap Atlantique, Lewisville Independent School District, EnvisionRxOptions, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Major Boutique Hotel Chain, Riverside Health System, Panduit
Global Security Provider, SSM Health Care, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Shriners, BZWBK, Qatar Islamic Bank, Sudwestrundfunk (SWR)
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Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company9%
Financial Services Firm8%
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Financial Services Firm57%
Comms Service Provider14%
Healthcare Company14%
Computer Software Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm12%
Hospitality Company7%
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Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise44%
Large Enterprise11%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise71%
Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication vs. Symmetrix Remote Data Facility and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
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Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication is ranked 5th in Data Replication with 3 reviews while Symmetrix Remote Data Facility is ranked 6th in Data Replication with 2 reviews. Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication is rated 9.0, while Symmetrix Remote Data Facility is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication writes "Enables the rolling back of volume states to a point in time". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symmetrix Remote Data Facility writes "Stable with great features and excellent support". Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication is most compared with NetApp SnapMirror, Dell EMC AppSync, NetApp Snapshot, IBM Softek TDMF and Hitachi Universal Replicator, whereas Symmetrix Remote Data Facility is most compared with NetApp SnapMirror. See our Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication vs. Symmetrix Remote Data Facility report.

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