Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Zerto Launch BC/DR Automation Integration for HPE Operations Orchestration (HPE OO), and Announce Gold Partnership Status
New Automated Failover Testing Capabilities for HPE OO Increases IT Data Center Time Savings, While Improving Overall Disaster Recovery Testing Compliance
December 1, 2015 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise Discover 2015 Conference, London – Zerto, setting the standard for disaster recovery in virtualized and cloud environments, announces it has achieved the gold partnership status with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE). The first deliverable out of the partnership is the Zerto Automated Failover Testing Pack. This is the first of several packs which will simplify BC/DR automation using HPE Operations Orchestration (HPE OO) as the master orchestrator. The new automation failover testing capabilities for HPE OO increases IT data center time savings, while improving overall disaster recovery testing compliance. While Zerto Automated Failover Testing Pack automatically runs failover tests in full virtual machine environments, other automated processes eliminate the need to cross check multi-department failover success thereby increasing efficiency and productivity for IT teams.
Traditionally, multiple departments and numerous resources needed to be coordinated to complete disaster recovery testing. But as IT changes to be more Hybrid and adopts new style of IT management, it requires more and more automation, comes the need to continuously test and guarantee uptime. With Zerto Automated Failover Testing Pack, users now simply schedule the failover test in HPE OO. The test runs autonomously and sends a report showing it was a successful test. Failover tests can now run nightly versus annually, providing unprecedented compliance coverage for customers operating in highly regulated industries such as financial services and healthcare. The failover integration is built on Zerto Virtual Replication, the award-winning technology transforming business continuity and disaster recovery in virtualized environments, allowing greater flexibility, control and cost savings when managing mission-critical applications.
Zerto will exhibit this and other capabilities in booth number 44, and host in-booth contests and giveaways.
Mauro Giles, Director Global Technology Alliances, HPE Software
“HPE’s customer base has a diverse range of business and service requirements, but the one consistent need is ensuring their operations achieve the highest levels of uptime. When we realized the benefits Zerto could bring to our customer base we fast-tracked their Gold Partner status as their broad capabilities within and beyond BC/DR strategically augments HPE Operations Orchestration’s capabilities. We look forward to fully integrating more capabilities over time as we work to ensure our customers are fully ready for any IT challenge, and achieve better ROI for their IT investments using our combined leading enterprise class software offerings.”
Gil Levonai, Chief Marketing Officer, Zerto
“With the recent acceptance as an HPE Alliance Network Gold Partner, we’ve yet again demonstrated Zerto’s enterprise-class capabilities as we redefine the new standard in business continuity and disaster recovery software. Our joint development in the new failover capabilities for the HPE Operations Orchestration platform is a testament to our commitment to solving complex IT challenges that break down the barriers to productivity, while improving business and operational performance in ways C-level technologists never thought imaginable. We look forward to expanding our relationship as we tackle new challenges and present new opportunities for the HPE OO user base.”
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.
About Hewlett Packard Enterprise
HPE is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. Our offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. HPE software helps IT organizations make sure that every dollar invested in IT, every resource allocated, and every application or service delivers positive business outcomes. Our IT Performance Suite make up the industry’s most comprehensive suite of IT management software for automating key processes across critical IT functions, including strategy, applications, and operations. HPE Software leads the Enterprise Software – IT Mgmt, Info Management, and Security markets by partnering with industry leaders to provide complete solutions which extend and enhance our software portfolio. As the focus of IT shifts from systems management to business results, leading companies are investing in HPE Software to lower costs, improve delivery time and reduce risk for their most strategic business initiatives.
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