Bluelock has made some major enhancements to its customer portal, Bluelock Portfolio, that provides detailed capacity and cost analysis for its Recovery-as-a-Service solution. Bluelock has been providing Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS), or cloud-based disaster recovery, solutions since early 2013 and found that customers need to be able to tightly manage replication costs and failover site capacity to keep their critical applications fully protected from disruption. In order to enable customers in this way, Bluelock improved its industry-leading customer portal, Bluelock Portfolio. Originally created for cloud infrastructure-as-a-service, Bluelock Portfolio now includes critical visibility and functionality to enable management of virtual machine protection group replication, failover checkpoints and capacity at the cloud DR site.

According to Gartner, "The ability to manage recovery service levels in an automated, repeatable and timely manner is becoming increasingly critical for many organizations. As Web-based applications support more business-critical process activities, managed recovery service levels will become an important foundation for improving business resiliency.

Key Features and Functionality of Bluelock Portfolio for RaaS:

- Planned versus actual VM replication counts and storage consumption

- Visibility of committed, guaranteed capacity at the DR site versus...

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