Commvault Enhances Disaster Recovery with Sub-minute Recovery Automation

Date : 03-Dec-2020
Location: Singapore


Commvault, a recognized global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments.

Key Takeaways:

Commvault Disaster Recovery now supports recovery automation with continuous replication for VMware workloads. 


  • Commvault Disaster Recovery offers easy-to-use, scalable replication and disaster recovery automation through a single extensible platform with an intuitive user interface.
  • Automated failover and failback provide verifiable recoverability, along with comprehensive reporting for both monitoring and compliance.
  • It also enables robust continuous data replication with fully automated DR capabilities, capable of both sub-minute Recovery Point Objectives (RPOs), along with near-zero Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs).  
  • Orchestration for Microsoft Azure and AWS within zones or across regions, along with simple cross-cloud migration support.

Commvault Disaster Recovery Command Center
Commvault Disaster Recovery Command Center


  • Steven Hannah, Backup Recovery/Storage Solutions Architect, Meridian IT,said,it is a solution of near-real-time disaster recovery right at the customer’s fingertips.
  • Christophe Bertrand, Senior Analyst, ESG,said,disaster is imminent and automated DR for enterprise multi-cloud ensures seamless operations recovery.
  • Rahul Pawar, Vice President, Product Management, Commvault,said,business continuity, in the event of ransomware attacks or site disasters, are top of mind for all businesses.


I.) Commvault Disaster Recovery can be retrofitted to support other use cases such as cloud migration, seamless integration with storage replication, ransomware protection, smart app validation in sandbox, instant mounts for DevOps with data masking.

II.) On 19-Nov-2020, the company announced New Metallic BaaS for Containers.

Metallic offers a single solution to quickly and easily protect customers’ modern, hybrid cloud workloads with the simplicity of BaaS.

The supported workloads are :

Virtual Machines:

Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, Native Azure Virtual Machines, Azure VMware Solution (AVS), and VMware Cloud (VMC) on AWS


Any CNCF-Certified Kubernetes distribution with validated support for Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes, Azure Red Hat OpenShift, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), and VMware Tanzu.

III.) Disaster Recovery is for the Business, Not Just IT.

Editor's comments:

An automated disaster recovery solution that covers in-house assets and scales across the cloud via a single platform.