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Pros
"Technical support has been very helpful when we have issues."

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"The ease of failover and test environments has proven invaluable.""We use to use VMware replication appliances to attempt to replicate our VMs to remote locations and servers, but Zerto's one-to-many replication options with deduplication have made the process much simpler without having to constantly worry about the versions of each driver.""The most valuable feature of Zerto is its overall flexibility, where it can be used for standard DR or you can also use it for server migrations, data center consolidations, etc.""We are in the process of switching over our production data center and Zerto has been a true time-saver that has cost us zero downtime.""The fact that we are able to test the failover of live systems during regular hours is invaluable to our organization.""It is incredibly granular and I really appreciate that.""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 real-time application or browser. The Zerto Analytics tool helps predict future storage needs by tracking trends in space, journal size, and I/O rate. These are reportable statistics making quantifiable tracking easy and accurate. Having a web interface simplifies access by other system administrators.""There are two things that are keeping us with the solution: 1. It does a very good job of keeping the data in sync at all times. 2. In the event of a failover or in the event of a contingency, we are able to retrieve the data very quickly without any issues."

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Cons
"The UI, the User Interface, needs to be improved. It's not as clean or modern as it could be."

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"I would like to see better notifications when the sync is off for an extended length of time.""The number one thing we have found we would like changed so far is the cost per VM. It would be great to get that pricing reduced.""I wouldn't mind seeing Zerto sold at a cheaper price point, although the cost is comparable to VMware SRM.""The setup process is time-consuming.""The GUI could be streamlined a bit more to enhance the administrative tasks.""It would also be nice if they could find a way to make it where one VM does not impact the entire journal history of the VPG.""Certain areas were designed and work fine for VMware but are under development for Hyper-V. Eventually, all features will work for both platforms.""When we are trying to upgrade any virtual machines, we have to stop the virtual machines that have been replicated in Zerto and then upgrade or update to the virtual machines onsite. Instead of having to do it manually, there should be some way of automating that particular function."

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"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.""I would suggest getting a dedicated, well-informed rep.""If it were easier to license, and to scale it out a little bit more economically, that'd be a godsend. At the end of the day, my druthers would be to have all 200 of our servers protected by this platform. But for a company our size, that stretches our IT budget and it just doesn't make economic sense.""It's very equitable, otherwise you wouldn't do it. It's something that we utilize for the licenses per core as far as what we're backing up. Therefore, it's very cost-efficient as far as the licensing goes. For the amount of stuff that we're backing up and what we're utilizing it for, the licensing is not very expensive at all.""There is a one-time cost for maintenance and support. We have a three-year contract that we will have to renew when those three years come up. There is also licensing on top of that for whatever product you are using it for."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Technical support has been very helpful when we have issues.
Top Answer: We use the solution for free. The price couldn't be any lower for us. We have no complaints in that regard.
Top Answer: The usability of the solution could be much better. It's something the solution could improve upon. The UI, the User Interface, needs to be improved. It's not as clean or modern as it could be. Some… 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 file restoration is very helpful. They've improved it over the years to make it a lot more user-friendly and easy to do, which I appreciate. So, we use that quite a bit. The failover process is… more »
Top Answer: Its licensing is yearly. You can do multi-year contracts, which is what we did. You pay per VM, and you replicate a license per VM. So, we bought about 20 licenses. We paid somewhere between $5,000… more »
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Zerto Virtual Replication
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Overview

Unified, scalable platform for application-consistent data protection and clone management. This software simplifies backup, restore, and clone lifecycle management with application-integrated workflows.

Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, empowers 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 eliminates the risks and complexity of modernization and cloud adoption across private, public, and hybrid deployments. The simple, software-only platform uses continuous data protection at scale to converge disaster recovery, backup, and data mobility. Zerto is trusted by over 9,500 customers globally and is powering offerings for Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, AWS, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and more than 350 managed service providers.

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Sample Customers
All for One Steeb AG, Accenture
United Airlines, HCA, XPO Logistics, TaxSlayer, McKesson, Insight Global, Spirit Airlines, Tencate, Aaron’s, Grey’s County, Epiq. JLL, KIND Snacks, Kingston Technologies
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Pharma/Biotech Company17%
Computer Software Company17%
Healthcare Company17%
Integrator8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Manufacturing Company21%
Comms Service Provider13%
Government7%
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Financial Services Firm14%
Healthcare Company10%
Insurance Company9%
Manufacturing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider14%
Outsourcing Company5%
Healthcare Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise48%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise97%
REVIEWERS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise47%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise51%
Large Enterprise39%
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NetApp SnapCenter is ranked 43rd in Backup and Recovery Software with 1 review while Zerto is ranked 2nd in Backup and Recovery Software with 53 reviews. NetApp SnapCenter is rated 8.0, while Zerto is rated 9.2. The top reviewer of NetApp SnapCenter writes "Free to use with good stability and very good technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zerto writes "Gives us business continuity capabilities during hurricane season and in case of ransomware". NetApp SnapCenter is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Cohesity DataProtect, Commvault, Rubrik and Veritas Backup Exec, whereas Zerto is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, VMware SRM, Rubrik, Commvault and Azure Site Recovery.

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