Even a minor outage can put you at a competitive disadvantage. Be ready with a business continuity plan that includes cloud backup and disaster recovery for your critical IT systems — without the expense of secondary infrastructure. Take advantage of built-in IBM Cloud geographic resiliency and security, mitigate the risk of downtime and protect sensitive data.

Why IBM Cloud® for disaster recovery

Eliminate application rewriting and refactoring with options to run IBM® Power®, IBM® AIX®, IBM® System i, IBM Z®, SAP, VMware and mission critical environments.

Reduce IT costs with a no-charge network backbone to replicate between more than 60 IBM Cloud data centers.

Adopt best-in-class data protection solutions, such as IBM Spectrum® Protect Plus, Veeam and Zerto, with integrated, automated deployments.

Cloud disaster recovery solutions


IBM® Backup as a Service

A robust range of onsite, offsite and hybrid cloud-based data protection solutions for backup, retention and retrieval.

IBM Resiliency Services®

Business continuity consulting and fully managed resiliency services, including backup, disaster recovery, orchestration and cyber resiliency.

IBM® Resiliency Disaster Recovery as a Service

Cloud-enabled DR solutions to help ensure speed and ease of cloud recovery.


IBM Spectrum® Protect Plus

A modern data protection solution for virtual machines, databases and containers.

Veeam on IBM Cloud®

A backup and recovery solution for your virtualized or non-virtualized workloads.

Zerto on IBM Cloud®

A disaster recovery solution for your critical virtualized environments.


Actifio GO on IBM Cloud®

Copy data management as a service for backup, disaster recovery, migration and database cloning.

IBM Cloud® Backup

Automated backup as a service to securely protect workloads on IBM Cloud.

IBM Cloud® Object Storage

An unstructured data storage service designed for durability, resiliency and security.

Levitar and IBM

  • More than 50% faster recovery times for client environments
  • Deployment times reduced from weeks to hours


Levitar accelerated service delivery and lowered IT costs by migrating its backup and disaster recovery (DR) service to an IBM Cloud environment.

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