Liz Bingham

Zettagrid Marketing Manager
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5 cloud migration mistakes you need to avoid

05-Oct-2017 15:16:29 / by Liz Bingham posted in Cloud, vDC, VMware, Availability Zone, bigdata

Migrating to the cloud, like all other strategic projects, should be a methodically planned exercise. As with all technology undertakings, proper due diligence, planning, testing and re-testing should take place before the actual migration starts. A good migration strategy should always contain: A full analysis of the undertaking with a detailed project plan with all the necessary project...

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What Is the Difference Between a Virtual Private Server (VPS) and a Virtual Data Centre (VDC)?

29-Sep-2017 10:30:00 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, Cloud provider, vDC, VMware, Availability Zone, cloud hosting, cloud computing

Not sure if your business needs to use a virtual private server (VPS) or a virtual data centre (VDC)? While the two are related, they are not the same thing. Both a VPS and VDC are invaluable tools for businesses of all sizes, from small organisations looking for an affordable and secure server to suit their unique needs, to growing and enterprise-level organisations that require maximum...

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The benefits of a simple virtualised backup for SMBs

28-Sep-2017 10:21:58 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, Cloud provider, Hybrid Cloud, Veeam, Backup, continuity

Business leaders and owners of small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) face a wide range of competing priorities every day. Anything that could potentially prevent normal operations, such as an unexpected outage or system downtime, simply can’t be afforded.   Imagine arriving at your business in the morning only to find that your virtual servers ran updates during the night and corrupted the...

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Why your disaster recovery needs continuous data protection

27-Sep-2017 14:56:09 / by Liz Bingham posted in Disaster recovery as a service, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto, Interzone, virtualisation

Data replication is the process of electronically copying data from one storage location to another. If your business unexpectedly faced an outage and you needed to recover, data replication allows for the effortless resumption of operations after an incident minimal loss or corruption of data. The primary purpose of data replication in a Disaster Recovery Plan is to ensure that business...

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Should Cloud Providers Guarantee Data Ownership?

26-Sep-2017 10:52:21 / by Liz Bingham posted in Virtual Data Centre, VMware, Data Centre, virtualisation

When you pay your cloud service provider to store your data, the assumption is that your content is fully secure. It may be well protected from hackers but what about from the cloud vendors’ interests? Do providers have the right to go in and use your data – or to allow other organisations, such as government agencies, to access your data?  Data should always remain the exclusive property of the...

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Top 10 Features you Need from your Cloud Provider

21-Sep-2017 09:05:00 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, Australia, Blog, Cloud, Cloud provider, Cross Cloud, VMware, Data, Data Centre

Cloud-based services can increase the efficiency of your business operations, improve cash flow and bring many other benefits. There’s no doubt about its capabilities and advantages. However, did you know that cloud service providers differ in their approach to data security and use of technology? These differences may seem minor at first, but they could have an enormous impact on the...

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How to protect your business in the cloud with disaster recovery

19-Sep-2017 12:57:53 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, Cloud, Disaster Recovery, SecondSite, Zerto, disaster recovery plans, Availability Zone, Interzone

Businesses today rely heavily on their IT systems and there are very few businesses that will not be severely impacted by an incident which results in unplanned IT downtime. IT infrastructure, the applications that run on the infrastructure and the data that is created through the business applications are the essential life force of modern businesses today. Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business...

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How SMBs can use backup to move forward with digital innovation

15-Sep-2017 10:09:00 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, Australia, Blog, Veeam, Backup

Digital innovation is a driving force which leaders and owners of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) cannot ignore.   Every day new digital innovations disrupt traditional business models in ways we couldn’t imagine a few years ago. Think of what Amazon has done to book stores, Netflix has done to video stores, Uber has done to the taxi industry and Airbnb has done to the accommodation...

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Why Is Data Sovereignty So Important?

14-Sep-2017 10:11:00 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, Blog, Cloud, Cross Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, IaaS, Disaster Recovery, Data, Data Centre

You may not have thought much about it, but the data you store in the cloud is as valuable - perhaps more so - as the money you keep in your bank. What if the bank took your money - money you thought was staying in Australia - and put it into a foreign bank? What if the political situation changed in that country, and the government took possession of that money? With data storage, that’s exactly...

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Zettagrid Expansion To Indonesia *New Zone in Jakarta*

12-Sep-2017 11:22:13 / by Liz Bingham posted in Blog, Cloud, Cloud provider, Hybrid Cloud, IaaS, Zettagrid

We're thrilled to announce the recent regional expansion of Zettagrid Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud solutions into Indonesia, with the opening of a new zone in Jakarta. This expansion is the first step in Zettagrid’s strategy to deliver cloud services to the whole APAC region. “Our decision to expand the Zettagrid cloud products and services into Indonesia is part of our global...

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