What’s New in Zerto Virtual Replication 5.5

Zerto released Zerto Virtual Replication 5.5. Here you can find the most important features and enhancements

 

VMware VSphere

  1. Event VM restored from/to snapshot: Zerto triggers a warning event every time a protected VM is restored to an older snapshot.
  2. vSphere version 6.5 is now supported.
  3. ESX 6.5 Update 1 is now supported.

AWS

  1. 12x faster recovery times (RTO).
  2. New AWS Regions.

Azure

  1. Replication Out of Azure for Failback, Protection and Recovery of Production Workloads.
  2. NICs and Cores Validation:
    • Checks that there are enough available Cores in the subscription.
    • Checks the number of NICs attached to the protected VMs.
  3. Azure Tagging: Unique Zerto tags for better management and easy tracking of costs and consumption.

Hyper-V

  1. Better performance and error handling.
  2. SCVMM 2016 is now supported.

Features

  • Database: when the user selects to use the embedded database, SQL Server Express LocalDB is now installed, instead of SQL Compact Edition.
  • APIs
    • New ZVM APIs:
      • VPG Settings when Creating VPGS from vCD to vCD.
    • New ZCM APIs:
      • Manage ZCCs.
      • Service Profile.
      • Sites.
      • Resources.
      • ZORG permissions.
      • ZORG ZSSP credentials.
      • Supporting APIs.
  • SaaS
    • Zerto Mobile: Tablet Apps and Widgets
    • Zerto Analytics: You can now access information on your environment status using the new Zerto Analytics.
    • SaaS APIs: Zerto now exposes SaaS information through APIs.
  • Infrastructure
    • Checkpoints: Improvements were made to enable more efficient management and use of the checkpoints.
    • ZVM now identifies every time a protected VM is restored to a snapshot, and registers an event accordingly.
  • Upgrade: when upgrading, a new window appears, with the option Auto-Upgrade VRAs enabled by default. With this option enabled, the VRA upgrade will run automatically.
  • Security: to increase security for Cloud Service Providers offering DRaaS, the ZVM communicates with the ZCC using private/public key.

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