The 18 Best Data Replication Software and Tools to Consider for 2021

The Best Data Replication Software

Solutions Review’s listing of the best data replication software and tools is an annual mashup of products that best represent current market conditions, according to the crowd. Our editors selected the best data replication software based on each solution’s Authority Score; a meta-analysis of real user sentiment through the web’s most trusted business software review sites and our own proprietary five-point inclusion criteria.

The editors at Solutions Review have developed this resource to assist buyers in search of the best data replication software and tools to fit the needs of their organization. Choosing the right vendor and solution can be a complicated process — one that requires in-depth research and often comes down to more than just the solution and its technical capabilities. To make your search a little easier, we’ve profiled the best data replication software providers all in one place. We’ve also included platform and product line names and introductory software tutorials straight from the source so you can see each solution in action.

Note: Companies are listed in alphabetical order.

The Best Data Replication Software

Acronis

Platform: Acronis Cyber Protect

Description: Acronis offers backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sync and share solutions. The company also provides data protection in any environment, including virtual, physical, cloud, and mobile. The company’s Cyber Protect offering natively integrates cybersecurity, data protection, and management to protect endpoints, systems, and data. The product features an advanced AI-based behavioral detection engine, full-image and file-level backup, and metadata collection for security forensics.

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Carbonite

Platform: Carbonite Availability

Description: Carbonite Availability features continuous replication technology that maintains an up-to-date copy of an organization’s operating environment. It does this without taxing the primary system or network bandwidth. The product is designed to be installed on primary systems and the secondary target and creates a replica of the primary system at the secondary location. When a failure occurs, the secondary systems go live and DNS re-routes the users. Depending on the system setup, users may not even realize they are running on the target system.

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Dell EMC

Platform: Dell EMC RecoverPoint

Description: Dell EMC RecoverPoint replication provides continuous data protection to recover any application on any supported storage array. The product is designed to support disaster recovery and testing. Key features include the ability to replicate data over any distance, data distribution and consolidation, and a 3-point MetroPoint topology disaster recovery with VPLEX Metro continuous availability.

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Fivetran

Platform: Fivetran

Description: Fivetran is an automated data integration platform that delivers ready-to-use connectors, transformations, and analytics templates that adapt as schemas and APIs change. The product can sync data from cloud applications, databases, and event logs. Integrations are built for analysts who need data centralized but don’t want to spend time maintaining their own pipelines or ETL systems. Fivetran is easy to deploy, scalable, and offers some of the best security features of any provider in the space.

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Hevo Data

Description: Hevo Data offers a no-code data pipeline for loading data into data warehouses. Data can be loaded from a wide variety of sources like relational databases, NoSQL databases, SaaS applications, files or S3 buckets into any warehouse (Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery, Snowflake) in real-time. Hevo supports more than 100 pre-built integrations, and all of them are native and tout specific source APIs. The solution features a streaming architecture as well. Hevo detects schema changes on incoming data and automatically replicates the same in your destinations.

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HVR

HVR Software

Platform: HVR

Description: HVR is a high-volume real-time data replication solution that solves a variety of data integration use cases, including cloud, data lake, database and file replication, and database migration. The product allows organizations to move data bi-directionally between on-prem solutions and the cloud. Real-time data movement enables the ability to continuously analyze changes in data generated by transactional systems, machines, sensors, mobile devices, and more.

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IBM

Platform: IBM Spectrum Protect

Description: IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services, including predictive analytics and software development. The vendors backup and disaster recovery solution, Spectrum Protect, is a data protection platform that gives enterprises a single point of control and administration for backup and recovery. It enables backups and recovery for virtual, physical, and cloud environments. The tool also offers VM protection with searchable catalog and role-based administration. IBM Spectrum Protect is a suite of software offerings designed to help organizations manage and protect their data by simplifying backup administration. 

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Informatica

Platform: Informatica Data Replication

Related products: Informatica PowerCenter, Informatica PowerExchange, Informatica Intelligent Data Platform, Informatica B2B Data Transformation, Informatica B2B Data Exchange, Informatica Big Data Integration Hub, Informatica Data Services, Informatica Big Data Management, Informatica Big Data Integration Hub, Informatica Big Data Streaming, Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog, Informatica Enterprise Data Preparation, Informatica Edge Data Streaming, Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Description: Informatica’s data integration tools portfolio includes both on-prem and cloud deployments for a number of enterprise use cases. The vendor combines advanced hybrid integration and governance functionality with self-service business access for various analytic functions. Augmented integration is possible via Informatica’s CLAIRE Engine, a metadata-driven AI engine that applies machine learning. Informatica touts strong interoperability between its growing list of data management software products.

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Lyftrondata

Platform: Lyftrondata Replication

Description: Lyftrondata facilitates large-scale replication and sharing of data among different hosts and systems. It offers a user-friendly interface and enables users to load, transfer, and replicate data to almost any platform without the need to be an expert coder. Lyftrondata’s architecture is designed to replicate data and implement incremental changes from multiple sources to Amazon S3, RDS, or Redshift. It continuously syncs it in real-time and securely shares it through advanced encryption with what the vendor calls ‘the industry’s most cost-effective licensing model.’

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NAKIVO

Platform: NAKIVO Backup & Replication

Description: NAKIVO offers a data protection solution for VMware, Hyper-V, cloud, and AWS EC2 environments. The vendor boasts five-star online community reviews, impressive customer support scores, and more than 10,000 global deployments. Over 150 hosting, managed, and cloud services providers use NAKIVOs software to deliver virtual machine Backup as a Service (BaaS) and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) to their customers. The vendor also has over 4,200 channel partners in 140 countries. 

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NetApp

Platform: NetApp SnapMirror

Description: NetApp SnapMirror replicates data at high speeds over LAN or WAN, offering customers high data availability and data replication for business-critical applications. When users replicate data to one or more NetApp storage systems and continually update the secondary data, the data is kept current and remains available without the need for external replication servers. The product also enables you to easily manage replication between storage endpoints from flash disk to the cloud.

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Oracle

Platform: Oracle GoldenGate

Related products: Oracle Data Integration Cloud Service, Oracle Data Integrator, Oracle Big Data SQL, Oracle Service Bus, Oracle Integration Cloud Service (iPaaS)

Description: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure GoldenGate is a managed service that includes a real-time data mesh platform. It uses replication to keep data highly available while also enabling real-time analysis. The product lets you design, execute and monitor data replication and stream data processing solutions without the need to allocate or manage compute environments. Oracle lets you integrate with big data technologies like Hadoop, HBase, and Kafka as well.

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Quest Software

Platform: Quest SharePlex

Description: Quest Software’s SharePlex solution offers database replication for high availability, scalability, and reporting. The tool lets you replicate Oracle data and avoid data loss in flight with built-in monitoring, conflict resolution, data comparison, and synchronization. It replicates data and updates immediately and helps to alleviate I/O resources. Quest also offers excellent support while solving for multiple use cases like migrations, upgrades, offload reporting and more.

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Qlik

Platform: Qlik Replicate

Description: Qlik offers a range of integration capabilities that span four product lines. The flagship product is Qlik Replicate, a tool that replicates, synchronizes, distributes, consolidates, and ingests data across major databases, data warehouses, and Hadoop. The portfolio is buoyed by Qlik Compose for data lake and data warehouse automation and Qlik Catalog for enterprise self-service cataloging. Qlik also offers Integration Platform as a Service functionality through its Blendr.io product, which touts API connectivity, no-code integration and application automation.

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Rubrik

Platform: Rubrik Cloud Data Management

Description: Rubrik primarily provides data protection and data management in hybrid IT environments with its flagship product, Rubrik Cloud Data Management (RCDM). The platform is a scale-out-architecture-based data protection tool with cloud integration, live mount for Oracle Databases, support for Office 365 backup, and support for SAP HANA backup. The vendor also offers Polaris Radar, a solution that provides ransomware detection and remediation. Rubriks solution is recommended to buyers looking to protect highly virtualized on-prem environments and hybrid environments that leverage Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). 

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SAP

Platform: SAP Replication Server

Related products: SAP Data Services, SAP Landscape Transformation Replication Server, SAP Data Hub, SAP HANA, SAP Cloud Integration Platform Suite, SAP Cloud Platform

Description: SAP provides on-prem and cloud integration functionality through two main channels. Traditional capabilities are offered through SAP Data Services, a data management platform that provides capabilities for data integration, quality, and cleansing. Integration Platform as a Service features are available through the SAP Cloud Platform. SAP’s Cloud Platform integrates processes and data between cloud apps, 3rd party applications, and on-prem solutions.

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Veeam

Platform: Veeam Backup & Replication

Description: Veeam Backup & Replication is a data protection and disaster recovery solution for virtual environments of any size. It provides fast, flexible, and reliable recovery of virtualized applications and data. The provider unifies backup and replication in a single solution, increases the value of backup, and reinvents data protection for VMware VSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments. Veeam also offers free promotions for physical server backup and O365 Exchange Online. The solution features a variety of data center functions as well.

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Zerto

Platform: Zerto Platform

Description: Zerto offers an IT Resilience Platform which combines backup, disaster recovery, and cloud mobility into one converged solution. Through an enterprise-scale, the provider’s software platform delivers continuous availability, which minimizes downtime. Additionally, IT Resilience simplifies workload mobility to freely protect, recover, and move applications across hybrid and multi-clouds. Users can replace their legacy solutions through Zerto’s single platform as well. Zerto also powers resiliency offerings for Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, and AWS.

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