Zerto Announces General Availability of Zerto Virtual Replication Version 4.0

First Cross-Hypervisor Enterprise-Class Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Software Protects, Replicates, and Migrates Data Between vSphere and Hyper-V, and Cloud Environments including Amazon Web Services

Microsoft Ignite Conference — McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago — May 5, 2015Zerto, setting the standard for protection, recovery and migration of data in cloud and virtualized data centers, today announced the general availability of Zerto Virtual Replication 4.0 (ZVR 4.0). The company’s enterprise-class business continuity/disaster recovery (BC/DR) software is the first to protect, replicate, and migrate data between VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors, as well as across private, hybrid and public cloud environments including Amazon Web Services (AWS). ZVR 4.0 also allows channel partners and cloud service providers to expand their offerings to grow revenues by providing Disaster Recover as a Service (DRaaS) as part of their Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings.

Zerto Virtual Replication 4.0 future proofs the IT strategy for all data centers whether private, public, or a hybrid cloud mix of infrastructure by not being tied to a hypervisor or storage vendor for BC/DR and workload mobility. Moving and protecting workloads across clouds or hypervisors is now simple for IT managers, while still providing robust protection including low recovery times, simplicity of operation and scalability. ZVR 4.0 forms the backbone for Zerto’s Cloud Continuity Initiative, enabling seamless migration of workloads so enterprises can leverage any on premise or cloud environment as demonstrated through the recently completed customer Beta program.

Zerto Virtual Replication 4.0’s new features include:

  • Cross-Hypervisor Replication — Reduces DR and testing/development costs by enabling customers to integrate Microsoft Hyper-V into their VMware-based data centers. Quick migration of workloads to new IT infrastructures improves ROI and easy replication between hypervisors helps avoid vendor lock-in.
  • Replicate from Private Cloud to AWS — Dramatically reduces IT capital costs and variability with a simple recurring expense, while leveraging AWS for production and on-demand resource access.
  • New HTML5 User Interface — One consistent and intuitive user interface simplifies workloads and management from any device. Wizard-driven virtual protection group creation ensures consistency in the BC/DR process.

Supporting Quotes:

Ziv Kedem, CEO and Co-Founder, Zerto

Organizations are increasingly realizing the critical importance of maintaining business continuity in their IT operations, and protecting their infrastructure from failed disaster recovery efforts. They’re discovering they need to maintain flexibility to support varied hypervisors and cloud environments as they move from static homogeneous data centers to multi-site hybrid clouds. By enabling top-tier protection of applications across multiple infrastructures IT departments are better equipped to meet their business requirements, while reducing variable capital costs.”

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Uzah Chinedu, Infrastructure Manager, Leadway Pensure PFA

“With Zerto we are able to recover our Microsoft SQL Server database, File servers and other applications well within our SLA. With the new 4.0 version, which we tested in beta, Zerto remains the only vendor when considering BC/DR software.”

Paul Flatt, Infrastructure & Support Manager, Mitre10  (New Zealand) Ltd.

“Zerto Virtual Replication 4.0 adds some great features to the product. The integration between VMware and Hyper-V is an addition that is sure to please IT specialists who want greater flexibility in choosing their data center infrastructure.”

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About Zerto
Zerto is committed to keeping enterprise and cloud IT running 24/7 by providing innovative, simple, reliable and scalable business continuity software solutions. Through the Zerto Cloud Continuity Platform, organizations can seamlessly move and protect virtualized workloads between public, private and hybrid clouds. The company’s flagship product, Zerto Virtual Replication, has become the standard for protection, recovery and migration of applications in cloud and virtualized data centers, and won numerous awards, including Best of Show at VMworld 2011, Best of VMworld Europe 2014, as well as 2011, 2012 and 2013 Product of the Year Awards for its innovative hypervisor-based replication approach. For more information,  go to www.zerto.com.


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