Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication Overview

Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication is the #5 ranked solution in our list of top Data Replication tools. It is most often compared to NetApp SnapMirror: Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication vs NetApp SnapMirror

What is Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication?
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.

Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication is also known as RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication.

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RahmiAtıcı
Bussiness Development Manager with 201-500 employees
Real User
It has improved RTO and RPO

What is our primary use case?

Disaster recovery for more than 50 VMs and a few MS SQL DBs: MS SQL cluster, web app, NLB, etc.

How has it helped my organization?

I worked as an IT manager and IT consultant. I have had many experiences with EMC and RecoverPoint.  It has improved RTO and RPO. 

What is most valuable?

Bookmark, Test and SRM integration. It is amazing because it is very easy to test with many alternative bookmarks.

What needs improvement?

I am now working for another vendor. I am following as an individual and waiting for block replication with VirtualBox. 

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.
ITCS user
Solutions Architect with 51-200 employees
Vendor
RecoverPoint combines vSphere Replication with RecoverPoint for storage arrays
The history of RecoverPoint is an interesting one – first off it was available via a host-based (i.e. Windows) or Fabric-based (i.e. Brocade) splitter and used dedicated physical appliances. Things got really interesting when EMC built the splitter technology into their arrays (VNX, VMAX and VPLEX) as it became much simpler and more cost effective to deploy. The next phase of its evolution was to create a virtual appliance that can be deployed more cost effectively that the physical appliances – initially these were even free, but now there is a nominal charge for them. The next logical progression of the technology is to go back to the beginning and build new host splitters, but for hypervisors rather than operating systems. The great news is that VMware has just introduced a…
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it_user158700
Sr. Solutions Architect with 51-200 employees
Vendor
A bit complex in certain IT environments, but in most situations it's a plug and play solution.

What other advice do I have?

Look for new available features when product is integrated with EMC VPLEX to provide Metropoint Protection using a Three Datacenter Layout.
it_user152811
Senior System Engineer at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Vendor
Our site disaster recovery plan was simplified by scripting the failover procedure.

What other advice do I have?

My advice is very positive. There is a good plug-in VMWare vCenter for SRM, stretched Windows clusters, local replication feature, granular level in Point In Time Copies.
it_user152817
Senior Systems Engineer at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
Real User
Deployments with VNX & VPLEX are pretty simple. The problem came into play when we began using RecoverPoint with VMAX.

What other advice do I have?

Make 100% sure it meets your needs & integrates properly. Otherwise you could end up paying additional licensing fees to make it work & you could also be put in a situation where the deployment is overly complicated due to the infrastructure you're using it in.