Disaster recovery solutions help organizations protect their data and systems from unforeseen events that can affect business operations. These tools can reduce the amount of time and effort that goes into restoring IT systems after a disaster occurs and minimize the impact on employees and customers. Disaster recovery solutions come in a variety of forms, including hardware and software-as-a-service (SaaS) tools.
Companies looking for backup and disaster recovery solutions that can support their IT infrastructure and applications should consider cloud-based options. This solution model helps reduce hardware and software costs while providing a quick turnaround for system restoration. It also works well with broader business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
In addition to backup and disaster recovery, some solutions include replication, DRaaS, orchestration and other features. These capabilities can help ensure a faster recovery, which is especially critical when downtime impacts productivity and customers. In addition, many solutions offer test modes that help enterprises ensure that their Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is working properly.
Barracuda offers a comprehensive Backup and Disaster Recovery solution that can be used to back up, restore and recover critical workloads, including VMware, Hyper-V, Microsoft Windows, Linux, SaaS Applications, databases and endpoints. It also includes data management features and provides lightning-fast restores through local storage and secure offsite copies.
The company’s BDRSuite solution supports VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V, and it can be configured to replicate data between physical sites or the public cloud. It can also help users create automated DR workflows with failover, failback, testing without impacting production and more to improve their RTO and RPO.
Zerto stands out from other disaster recovery solutions because of its ability to automate the entire process, regardless of storage and hypervisors. Its cloud-based platform can replicate IT assets and VMs, provide two-site commit/transaction integrity, offer zero downtime during a disaster, and more.
This cloud-based DRaaS provider uses its global network of private and tier-1 public connections to deliver real-time replication. The platform can support up to 2,000 IT servers and applications in its data centers, which are based in the United States, Europe, Japan and Asia. In addition, it has a global disaster recovery site with a guaranteed four-hour RTO for both application and network services.