Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

Network Elites’ Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) provides automated virtual machine and data replication services. Additionally, With near-time restoration through managed administration, testing and support, Network Elites’ DRaaS ensures business continuity in a secure Network Elites cloud data center.

In fact, disaster recovery is an essential to business longevity. Conversely, without a solid DR plan, you put your business and revenue at risk. Also, disasters happen. Each and every day to varying degrees. Therefore, a competent strategy should be in place.

  • International Data Corp. estimates that companies lose an average of around $84,000 for every hour of downtime
  • Also, 43% of companies that experience a major data loss do not reopen (DTI/Price Water house Coopers)
  • Likewise, 80% of companies that do not recover from a data loss within one month are likely to go out of business in the immediate future (Bernstein Crisis Management)
  • 93% of companies that experience a data disaster are out of business within 5 years. (U.S Bureau of Labor) According to Strategic Research, the cost of downtime is estimated at close to $90,000 per hour

1. Network Elites DRaaS significantly reduces costs and increases productivity

  • Firstly, reduce costs and increase productivity with DR operations under the
    management of Network Elites experts.
  • Secondly, eliminate huge expenses associated with a second data center –hardware,
    space, power, and staff.
  • Moreover, budget predictable monthly expenses.

2. Network Elites DRaaS significantly reduces complexity

  • Eliminate the manual coordination of hardware and virtualization activities.
  • Centralize management with all DR processes.
    Also, Deploy a DR solution with no configuration or hardware changes.
  • Most importantly, test and/or customize your DR plan as needed.

3. Network Elites DRaaS improves service levels

  • Restore quickly with aggressive SLOs with recovery point objectives (RPO) as soon as every 5-minutes and recovery time objectives (RTO) in just a few hours.
  • Additionally, Scale applications and services easily to meet changing business and technical requirements.
  • Update your DR policies any time the production environment changes with Network Elites assistance, consequently ensuring continued SLA support.

Network Elites DRaaS offers flexible deployment options

On-Premise to Network Elites Cloud

On-Premise to Network Elites Cloud:

Protect your on-premise environment with replication. Not to mention, automated fail over to Network Elites.

Cloud To Cloud

Cloud to Cloud:

Run your applications in the Network Elites cloud with replication across our geographically diverse data centers. Therefore ensuring a secure environment.

The DRaaS service enables managed replication, testing and fail over of virtual data center environments comprehensive of the customer data and virtual machines. Furthermore, the service includes Net Manage managed services to build, run, maintain and support the virtual data center replication.

Network Elites DRaaS service details

Virtual Machine Replication

Virtual Machine Replication Network Elites’ Zerto-based solution replaces array based replication and offers continuous data replication solution. In addition, it helps to achieve highly frequent Restore Point Objectives (RPO) and highly efficient virtual machine restore times.

Recovery Compute/Storage

Recovery Compute/Storage Dedicated virtual resource pool using Network Elites’ standard IaaS service provides continuous availability for the fastest response times. As a result, the reserved resource pool provides an active vDC with pre-configured networking equipment, NetTend monitoring appliance and a pool of standby compute resources.

Service Monitors

Service Monitors Network Elites offers standard monitoring and reports for each environment available through the Network Elites portal. Additionally, Network Elites offers monitoring for IT operations which may not be directly visible to customers


RunBook The Network Elites RunBook evaluates all the necessary components of the DR plan, including information inside and outside the managed service scope. The RunBook also includes all steps from how to define/declare a disaster to the validation steps for a successful boot up.

Service Audit & Test

Service Audit & Test Network Elites offers periodic audit and testing of the DR solution to ensure service readiness and quality. Also, clients may choose the frequency of the testing; the recommendation is to test on a biannual basis.

Recovery Services

Recovery Services As part of the DRaaS service, Network Elites will assist with site fail over upon declaration of the customer. The service team will initiate the virtual machine fail over operations, and monitor the activity. Moreover, the team will validate the fail over and accessibility of the virtual machines.

Network Elites Service Portals

Network Elites Service Portals Through service portals, customers access unique and secure views of their environment including VM replication services, virtual data center resources, monitoring alerts, logs and reporting, and service tickets.


Network Elites DRaaS service level objectives

Restore Point Objective (RPO)

Restore Point Objective (RPO)

The service will replicate at 5-minutes intervals and will retain 24-hour’s worth of recovery points. Also, the Recovery point retention may be increased, keeping in mind the replication interval may impact the storage requirements.

Restore Time Objective (RTO)

Restore Time Objective (RTO)

Network Elites will provide a 4-hour or less restore time for up to 50 servers. However, additional servers may require additional time. Furthermore, restore time is measured from client declaration of disaster to Network Elites validating the VM is accessible over the Network Elites-provided network components.

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