Compare Veritas System Recovery vs. Zerto

Veritas System Recovery is ranked 16th in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software with 2 reviews while Zerto is ranked 3rd in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software with 17 reviews. Veritas System Recovery is rated 8.0, while Zerto is rated 9.4. The top reviewer of Veritas System Recovery writes "Backups databases and applications and integrates nicely with other solutions". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zerto writes "A solution that is intuitive and easy, has good support, and gives us peace of mind". Veritas System Recovery is most compared with Veritas Backup Exec, Veritas NetBackup and Acronis Backup, whereas Zerto is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, VMware SRM and Rubrik. See our Veritas System Recovery vs. Zerto report.
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It has a user-friendly interface.You can back up the whole image.

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It is incredibly granular and I really appreciate that.The fact that we are able to test the failover of live systems during regular hours is invaluable to our organization.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 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 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 ease of failover and test environments has proven invaluable.I really like how you can test the failover as often as you need.The ability to perform DR testing to ensure data integrity is critical.

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The pricing could be cheaper.It needs an easier interface.The reliability is sometimes lacking.

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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.The GUI could be streamlined a bit more to enhance the administrative tasks.The setup process is time-consuming.I wouldn't mind seeing Zerto sold at a cheaper price point, although the cost is comparable to VMware SRM.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 would like to see better notifications when the sync is off for an extended length of time.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.Increased granularity in how long to keep the journal would be nice.

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I would suggest getting a dedicated, well-informed rep.Zerto is not cheap but is an invaluable asset.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.The cost per VM is a bit high.The cost is not dirt cheap but also is not terrible.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.You are getting what you pay for, as this is a solution that requires minimal management after it is configured.While we find the twenty-five VM license somewhat inflexible, the actual setup costs are minimal as the product is so easy to install.

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Also Known As
Veritas System Recovery 18, System Recovery 18, System RecoveryZerto Virtual Replication
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Overview

Veritas System Recovery 18 delivers superior backup and disaster recovery for servers, desktops, and laptops with a single unified solution that enables businesses to recover from downtime or disasters in minutes. With patented Restore Anyware technology, IT administrators can rapidly restore exactly what they need, when and where they need it - including entire physical and virtual machines to bare metal or dissimilar hardware as well as files, folders, and granular application objects. Unlike other technologies, Veritas System Recovery also provides cross-platform Physical to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V), and Virtual to-Physical (V2P) recoveries, making it the perfect complement to physical and virtual environments.

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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Sample Customers
Mother's Nutritional Center, Occidental Technical GroupTencate, Spirit Airlines, Woodforest National Bank, UW Health
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Insurance Company13%
Healthcare Company13%
University10%
Non Profit6%
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Software R&D Company38%
Comms Service Provider9%
Manufacturing Company6%
Media Company5%
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Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise41%
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Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise43%
Large Enterprise43%
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