Disaster recovery has traditionally been considered a technology safeguard without a clear return on investment
(ROI). But the business benefits of cloud computing are now driving the adoption of disaster recovery (DR) solutions.
Today’s disasters come in many varieties, from naturally occurring events (such as hurricanes, earthquakes and
floods) to man-made threats, like employee sabotage, hacking and data theft.
One in three American companies has declared a natural or man-made disaster during the past five years. With an
average cost to business exceeding $22,800 for each hour of downtime, the impact of a single disaster is an
expensive risk that needs to be averted — and one that can be mitigated through proper oversight and the right
Recovery on IBM
Zerto Virtual Replication — deployed through IBM Bluemix and integrated with
IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions including Cloud Foundation™ and vCenter
Server — installs seamlessly into the VMware vSphere® environment and is
deployed in an automated fashion. Virtual workloads are protected in any IBM
Cloud data center and across any distance, through the Bluemix private
Zerto Virtual Replication can recover cloud applications with minimal data
loss and RPOs measured in seconds and RTOs in minutes. The Zerto Virtual
Protection Group (VPG) is the unit of replication, which is a group of virtual
machines that make up a multi-VM application.
per virtual machine
Requires less staff to administer
and manage BC/DR.
Minimize financial losses by quickly
recovering from disaster events.
Provisioned in any of IBM data
centers around the world, for
Disaster recovery scenarios
IBM Cloud's disaster recovery solutions deliver enterprise-level disaster
recovery and business continuity for public, private and hybrid cloud.
On-premises to IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud to IBM Cloud
Migrate to the Cloud
Cloud provider to IBM Cloud
How cloud supports disaster recovery
Discover how forward-looking companies are using Zerto Virtual Replication to protect their core business on the cloud.