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Zerto IT Resilience Platform Powers Cloud Recovery Service from Sungard AS

June 20, 2018

IT resilience is vital in today’s business world, especially with the pressures from digital transformation, increased compliance and ‘always-on’ customer demands. This means that, for companies who provide cloud management and recovery solutions, there’s never been a better time to solidify their offerings and cement themselves as a leading enabler of these requirements.

That’s why Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) has partnered with Zerto to enhance its Cloud Recovery offering. With fast, reliable RTOs and RPOs, Sungard customers can now benefit from consistent and reliable multi-site replication that can be tested and validated at any time. Additional features such as increased scalability to 1,000+ virtual environments, and the ability for customers to use their own Zerto licenses, bring greater freedom for organizations to meet their business SLAs and compliance requirements.

Zerto’s experience in providing enterprise-class disaster recovery software for virtualized and cloud environments is well-proven, with 100% of Disaster Recovery as a Service (DraaS) providers recognized in the most recent Forrester Wave using its technology to underpin their solutions. Adding Sungard as a strategic partner, after providing disaster recovery and mobility capabilities for the company’s internal infrastructure, will make the Zerto IT Resilience Platform available to even more end users.

“As we evaluated various technologies to expand our cloud recovery portfolio, we chose Zerto as the underlying technology for a storage and hypervisor-agnostic solution with aggressive RTO and RPO recovery times for virtualized environments,” said Joseph George, Vice President of Product Management, Global Recovery Services, Sungard AS. “Our positive experience working with Zerto was a key factor in choosing their technology to be part of this service.”

Combining Zerto’s innovative technology with the nearly 40 years of production and recovery IT experience of Sungard AS will provide customers with:

  • Orchestrated and automated 4-hour RTOs with guaranteed Service Level Agreements
  • Heterogeneous and hybrid platform recovery support with seamless connectivity to Sungard AS physical IT recovery assets
  • Fully managed service with 24×7 monitoring
  • Enhanced data protection
  • Flexibility of either Sungard AS or customer-provided Zerto licensing

Providing the best platform to enable IT resilience across organizations is our priority and this can only happen when we partner with market-leading service providers like Sungard. This partnership will enable end users to address a broad range of complex recovery use cases and will help customers achieve automated and orchestrated recovery through continuous data protection. We are excited to continue to evolve Zerto’s integration with Sungard AS-developed technologies to ensure recovery readiness.