Our Navisite® DRaaS solution provides disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) technology that enables the replication of virtual machines between Navisite’s® NaviCloud® Director (NCD) infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) environments, as well as from a client’s dedicated on-premise or virtual IT environments. The DRaaS solution enables a high degree of flexibility and customizability to meet each company’s unique IT needs.


Many businesses are eager to migrate workloads from one geographic location to another for either load balancing or disaster recovery purposes. The use of virtualization makes this process much easier because virtual machine images are simple files that can be transported securely using well-established processes. DRaaS maximizes the types of virtual environments between which data can be replicated, including:

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Cloud-to-Cloud


Replication will occur from one NaviCloud® node to another node. The client has full control over configuring and managing this as part of Navisite’s® AppCentre portal.

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Client-to-Cloud


Replication will occur from an appropriately configured client environment to Navisite’s® NaviCloud® node in the target geography.


The customizability baked into the NaviCloud® Director replication solution is consistent with Navisite’s® commitment to develop cloud-based products and services that recognize each company’s IT infrastructure is unique and requires customized, yet scalable solutions. Customizable protocols and operational parameters established during the design phase include:

  • Ability to restore replicated environments
  • Ability to test replicated environments without affecting production
  • Replication intervals
  • Transfer speed testing
  • Specificity of nodes

The NaviCloud® Director replication solution uses Zerto technology, which delivers enterprise-class business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) solutions for virtualized infrastructure and cloud environments. Zerto’s software, Zerto Virtual Replication, is the industry’s first hypervisor-based replication solution for tier-one applications. Zerto Virtual Replication replaces traditional array-based BCDR that was not built to deal with virtual environments.