Backup and Disaster Recovery to automate your cloud infrastructure

Backup & Disaster Recovery

When your multi-account cloud backup procedure is complicated and unreliable, choose simple script-free peace of mind.

With GorillaStack’s backup and disaster recovery, you can manage backups and plan for disaster recovery in a few clicks.

Plan For Disaster Recovery

Backup Retention

Simple Backup Retention Controls

Manage creation and deletion of backups to optimize disaster recovery preparation against retention costs

Backup Bunkering

Cross-account / Cross-region Bunkering

Move backups and store them in other accounts and regions for best practice disaster recovery preperation.

Backup Process

Easy To Understand Backup Processes

Centralize your backup lifecycle policies for multiple accounts and regions in one easily managed solution.

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Key Features To Automate Backup & Disaster Recovery

Backup Dry Run

Dry Run Execution

Build confidence before terminating resources

Backup Snapshots

Tag Interpolation

Supporting tagging best practices

Backup Multitenancy

Support For Multitenancy

Flexibility with User Groups and Multiple Teams

Backup Permissions

Role Based Access Control

Full privilege control for every user

Backup Tags

Flexible Resource Targeting

Using existing tags to manage resources as cattle instead of pets

Backup SAML

SAML Federation

Federate and Assert user permissions with SAML

Backup Lifecycle

Software Development Lifecycle Integrations

Supporting the way your team works

GorillaStack on Slack Integration

Chat Integrations

Event notifications via Slack

Affordable Pricing

Try 14 days trial for free. Script-free. No credit card required.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

About Backup & Disaster Recovery

1What functionality is available in GorillaStack Backup & Disaster Recovery?

With GorillaStack Backup & Disaster Recovery you can:
<li><a href="">Automate EC2 Backups</a></li>
<li><a href="">Automate VSS Snapshots</a></li>
<li><a href="">Automatically Create AMIs</a></li>
<li>Automatically Delete AMIs</li>
<li><a href="">Bunker EBS Snapshots</a></li>
<li><a href="">Bunker RDS Snapshots</a></li>
<li>Clean Up Orphaned Snapshots</li>
<li>Create RDS Snapshots</li>
<li>Delete Detached Volumes</li>
<li><a href="">Schedule EBS Snapshots</a></li>

2What services do you back up?

With GorillaStack you can manage backup lifecycles for EBS and RDS.

3Whats the difference between Backup and Backup + Bunkering?

Our backups product allows you to create (and delete) backups whereas you can leverage our bunkering to store those backups in other accounts and/or regions for best practice security and peace of mind.


1Are you available on AWS Marketplace?

Yes, you can pay for us via the AWS marketplace, GorillaStack will appear as an item on your bill every month.

2Do you offer discounts?

We do! If you want to pay a year up front, we'll give you 2 months for free, you can get in contact at any time. Also, call us if you're a not-for-profit, we'll assess these on a case-by-case basis.

Getting Started

1How do I link my cloud accounts to GorillaStack?

AWS Accounts are linked to GorillaStack by deploying a CloudFormation template. When deployed this CloudFormation template:

  1. Creates an IAM role for cross-account access. GorillaStack assumes this role when collecting data and executing actions and the role's IAM permissions control GorillaStack's level of privilege
  2. Creates a Lambda Function which has the sole responsibility of posting back to GorillaStack on successful or unsuccessful stack creation.

Azure subscriptions are linked by running a script in the Azure cloud shell.

2What if I don't link all my organization’s accounts to GorillaStack?

The GorillaStack bill is only calculated based on the infrastructure that is linked to GorillaStack. If you don’t connect any AWS accounts we won’t charge you for coverage.

3What permissions do I need to give to GorillaStack?

An AWS Account is linked to GorillaStack by deploying a CloudFormation template.

This CloudFormation template creates a role for cross-account access, containing IAM permissions which control what GorillaStack can do within a linked account.

Within GorillaStack you can enable and disable Rule Triggers and Actions to only allow what you want to use. When you make changes to enabled Rule Triggers and Actions we generate a unique CloudFormation template, containing only the IAM permissions you need.

To leverage all Triggers and Actions in GorillaStack Cost Optimization, a linked account needs to allow the following IAM permissions:

autoscaling:DescribeAutoScalingGroups autoscaling:UpdateAutoScalingGroup dynamodb:DescribeTable dynamodb:ListTables dynamodb:ListTagsOfResource dynamodb:UpdateTable ec2:DeleteSnapshot ec2:DeleteVolume ec2:DescribeAddresses ec2:DescribeInstances ec2:DescribeSnapshots ec2:DescribeTags ec2:DescribeVolumes ec2:RebootInstances ec2:ReleaseAddress ec2:StartInstances ec2:StopInstances ecs:DescribeServices ecs:ListClusters ecs:ListServices ecs:UpdateService rds:DescribeDBInstances rds:DescribeDBSnapshots rds:ListTagsForResource rds:StartDBInstance rds:StopDBInstance sns:ConfirmSubscription sns:ListTopics sns:Subscribe sns:Unsubscribe

4Can I customize GorillaStack's permissions in my linked cloud accounts?


We provide the option of customizing the template using the GorillaStack interface to restrict the available permissions to just the Rules Engine Actions and Triggers that you need (no CloudFormation knowledge needed!). This can be done on first-time Account Setup, or by updating the setup for already linked accounts.

More questions? We can help.

Speak to us to find the right solution for your DevOps team. 

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