Why Choose Zerto for Ransomware Resilience - Zerto

Why Choose Zerto for Ransomware Resilience

February 22, 2023

Ransomware attacks have become increasingly common in recent years, targeting organizations of all sizes and industries. The consequences of a ransomware attack can be devastating, with organizations losing access to critical data and systems and even facing financial losses and reputational damage.

Continuous Data Protection and Journal-Based Replication

To combat the ever-growing threat of ransomware, Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, uses a combination of advanced technologies and best practices. Chief among these are continuous data protection (CDP) and journaling technology. CDP enables organizations to continuously capture and store changes to virtualized data in near real-time, allowing for near-instant recovery after data loss or corruption. Even if ransomware manages to encrypt data on a system, the CDP journal can quickly restore the most recent version of data.

Journal-based replication is another core Zerto technology. Journal-based replication creates multiple, consistent copies of data across different storage systems, ensuring that other copies can be used for recovery even if one data copy is lost or corrupted. This method also prevents ransomware from spreading since multiple copies of data provide multiple points of entry where ransomware can be isolated and removed.

Granular Recovery and Seamless Integration

A significant benefit of these technologies is granular recovery. Organizations can recover specific files or folders rather than restore an entire system or data set. This targeted and efficient recovery reduces downtime and minimizes the impact on the organization.

Organizations also benefit from Zerto’s seamless integration with other security and data management systems. Using Zerto’s APIs can provide an easy way for interface with existing infrastructure and technology investments to gain further value though automation. This can improve an organization’s overall security posture and help them respond to and recover from security events rapidly.

Zerto is a powerful tool for organizations looking to reduce the risk and impact of a ransomware attack. By using CDP, journal-based replication, data mobility, and a range of other secure technologies, Zerto helps organizations recover from attacks and protect their critical data and systems with efficiency and speed.

Why Make the Switch to Zerto?

From the features of CDP and journal-based replication to the benefits of granular recovery and seamless integration, there are many reasons to pick Zerto for ransomware resilience. Here are the top five:

Recover everything from files to datacenters.
With Zerto, organizations can recover not only individual files and folders but entire virtual machines, applications, and datacenters as well.

Match the pace of today’s digital business environment.
Zerto offers near real-time replication and data protection through CDP. This is critical in today’s fast-paced business environment, where even the smallest amount of downtime can be costly and disruptive.

Leverage—rather than replace—what you already own.
Zerto integrates seamlessly with existing IT infrastructure through open APIs. Organizations can easily incorporate Zerto into their existing disaster recovery plans with automated processes.

Benefit from a resilience strategy tailored to your needs.
Zerto offers flexible recovery options. Instead of modifying infrastructure to meet the demands of an inflexible solution, organizations can tailor Zerto to meet their unique needs—recovering data to the same location, a different location, or a cloud-based platform.

Simplify your infrastructure and management overhead.
Zerto is easy to use. It’s intuitive and user-friendly. Even organizations with limited IT expertise can use Zerto to successfully recover from ransomware attacks—no additional data centers or personnel required.

Zerto for ransomware resilience provides comprehensive recovery capabilities, uses real-time replication and synchronization, integrates seamlessly with existing IT infrastructure, offers flexible recovery options, and is easy to use. With Zerto, organizations can protect their data from ransomware attacks and recover from those attacks without incident when they do occur.

If you’re interested in learning more about how Zerto can help de-risk your organization from ransomware attacks, contact us.

Andrew Silva
Technical Marketing Manager for Competitive Intelligence

Andrew Silva is a Technical Marketing Manager for Competitive Intelligence. He comes most recently from an agri-tech start-up where I worked on solutions to provide more efficient ways to manage and track cattle across the supply chain. Prior to that, He worked in the channel partner space as a Solutions Architect & Systems Engineer working on Storage, Compute, Virtualization, and BC/DR. Outside of work He is a husband, a dad to a 1 yr old, an avid web3 enthusiast, visionary, NFT inventor, BBQ creator, heavy machinery fanatic, and dabbler of “many things”.