We performed a comparison between IBM Disaster Recovery Manager and VMware SRM based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out what your peers are saying about Veeam Software, Zerto, Rubrik and others in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software.
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VMware SRM (Site Recovery Manager) is a business continuity and disaster recovery solution that is part of the vSphere virtualization suite. It helps you plan, test, and run the recovery of virtual machines between a protected vCenter Server site and a recovery vCenter Server site. VMware SRM aims to minimize data loss and system downtime by letting you automate backups and orchestrate the recovery of entire VMware storage systems. VMware SRM is offered on-premises and on the AWS cloud.
VMware SRM is most commonly used for:
As a disaster recovery tool, VMware SRM:
VMware SRM Key Features
Some of VMware SRM’s key features include:
Good scalability and stability, fast and reliable recovery, automated orchestration workflows, automated recovery of network and security settings, non-disruptive recovery testing, orchestrated cross-vCenter vMotion, stretched storage support, and self-service provisioning.
VMware SRM Benefits
The main benefits of using VMware SRM include:
Reviews from Real Users
Below are reviews from PeerSpot users who are currently using the solution:
PeerSpot user Eslam E., Senior Solution Architect at ICT Misr, explains his experience using the solution and says that "VMware SRM is very effective between two sites with identical twin storage, you can have synchronization between the two sites."
A founder at a comms service provider commented on the solution's efficiency, noting, "If you want to do failover, it works without any problem."
Reviewer Rakesh-P., who is a consultant at Ashtech Infotech (India) Pvt.Ltd., mentions why he finds VMware SRM to be a good product, commenting that “The most valuable feature is disaster recovery testing. The reports are very good.”
Ahmed F., a consultant at Daniyals Inc, says that the solution doesn’t require a lot of resources and that "The UI is very user-friendly and testing is easy."
IBM Disaster Recovery Manager is ranked 32nd in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software while VMware SRM is ranked 7th in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software with 17 reviews. IBM Disaster Recovery Manager is rated 0.0, while VMware SRM is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware SRM writes "Good replication and integration capabilities with a straightforward setup". IBM Disaster Recovery Manager is most compared with , whereas VMware SRM is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Zerto, Dell RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines, VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery and Azure Site Recovery.
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