Category Archives: Disaster Recovery

VMware SRM 6.5 takes top spot in ‘Disaster Recovery’


We are please to announce the addition of VMware’s SRM 6.5 and vSphere Replication 6.5 in the “DR for virtual environments” category. These are the latest releases from VMware and you will find that SRM has (just) taken the top spot in the comparison scores, reflecting the latest enhancements. Head over to our “always online” comparison for all the details or to print an evaluation report – LinkIn addition to the product updates, category consultant

What Backup solution? Vembu BDR Suite added to WhatMatrix Backup comparison.


Today we announce the addition of Vembu to the ‘What Backup‘ comparison, allowing you to explore & compare Vembu’s BDR Suite with other backup solution. For those wondering whether Vembu is a new player in Backup & DR market – they’ve actually been in the business for over 12 years (although operating under a different business model). Vembu aims to provide ‘enterprise-like’ features to smaller & medium businesses at an attractive price point! So what sets Vembu apart… ? Vembu’s

What’s for you … DR or DRaaS? Review the latest updates to the WhatMatrix DR comparison!


Today we’re proud to publish the latest update on the Disaster Recovery for Virtual Environments at! In this latest release you will find two Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solutions next to the updated on-premises DR solutions. As a first step we’ve added DRaaS solutions of both Microsoft and VMware, to be more specific: Azure Site Recovery and vCloud Air Disaster Recovery. For many organizations DRaaS is a first step when adopting cloud solutions, you can

‘Lift and shift’ VMware workloads to the Public Cloud (IBM/ SoftLayer Update)


This is an update to the VMware-related capabilities on Softlayer covered previously on WhatMatrix HERE Disclaimer: Andreas works as global Cloud Architect in IBM Whatever your awareness of “IBM cloud” (maybe “little” e.g. in comparison to AWS, Azure etc), the company has made tangible strives to provide a compelling hybrid cloud strategy for the Enterprise. You might not be convinced by the fact that several analysts recently acknowledged IBM leadership in this area … but have a look at

Zerto Virtual Replication updated to v4.5 – still leading the pack!


### update June 2016 ### VMware has been updated with version 6.1 of vCenter Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication.  Zerto Replication still leads the comparison score, while both products show strong overall technical capabilities and customer interest in the market).### update end ### Zerto recently made available version 4.5 of its disaster recovery solutions for VMware and Hyper-V environments and is leading the DR comparison at WhatMatrix, however VMware’s Site Recovery Manager DR is

10 Most Common Web Security Vulnerabilities


(This is a Technical Affiliate Article, bringing you additional in-depth technical content – enjoy!)For all too many companies, it’s not until after a breach has occurred that web security becomes a priority. During my years working as an IT Security professional, I have seen time and time again how obscure the world of IT Security is to so many of my fellow programmers. An effective approach to IT security must, by definition, be proactive and

Announcing New WhatMatrix Comparison: Disaster Recovery for Virtual Infrastructures


Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) remain to be one of the hottest topic in the IT industry. At the end it’s all about the availability of the IT services that are essential for running the business in any organization. Although we tend to focus on the technological challenges BC/DR brings, business continuity is actually about how to continue the business when a big disaster strikes. This does not only bring technical challenges, but also

New – ‘Print Report’ now available! Export your Comparison Results.


Many of you asked for the capability to print or export a report for the performed comparison. The report should also include details on any improvements that have been applied using our “Stackbuilder“. Good news – you can now create and print reports directly from any of our comparison pages! Use them as deliverable for your consultancy engagement, RFI attachment or research document. And did we mention all of this is free …?  The top section of