Nicki Pereira

Nicki Pereira is the Chief Technology Officer of Zettagrid with over 20 years of experience in Australia’s Technology Industry. He works alongside industry experts to develop and deliver cutting-edge cloud hosting advancements, leading the way for innovative business and cloud solutions. Nicki helps lead his team to facilitate and deliver value, growth and creativity, producing on-demand infrastructure to the Australian market. Nicki has contributed widely to the success of Zettagrid and its operational diversity to any other organisation in Australia, offering fully automated Infrastructure-as -a-Service (IaaS) nationally.
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#WFH - How Zettagrid works from home

23-Mar-2020 10:41:44 / by Nicki Pereira posted in Zettagrid, WFH, Working From Home

If you work out of a central office, you probably take the occasional day to work from home. Ordinarily, it's a specific task that requires focus time, and to achieve this you forego some of the conveniences of a fully connected office. Traditionally in a centralised office, you have many tasks that get done by several teams using multiple systems. We take these for granted in the office but what...

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Zettagrid Achieves VMware Principal Partner - Cloud Provider

10-Mar-2020 14:56:45 / by Nicki Pereira posted in VMware, Principal, Cloud Verified

We are pleased to announce that we have achieved the highest certification under the VMware Partner program for cloud services. Zettagrid has been awarded VMware Principal Partner - Cloud Provider which recognises that Zettagrid has the highest achievable level of knowledge, skill and tools necessary to successfully deliver VMware cloud services. It also shows that we have a history of successful...

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Zettagrid wins 2019 Veeam Innovation Award

24-Jan-2019 09:07:31 / by Nicki Pereira posted in Veeam, award

The team has once again done an outstanding job and has been recognised by Veeam with a global innovation award. As an Australian Cloud provider this recognition makes us all extremely proud.       Our journey with Veeam started in 2010 and over the years we have worked on ways to help customers consume its technology seamlessly and easily. All of us at Zettagrid would like to extend our thanks...

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How to back up your VDC simply with Zettagrid

12-Sep-2018 10:30:13 / by Nicki Pereira posted in VMware, veeam backup, vCloud Director

Why we need to backup In a world where all information is stored electronically, it is critical to have duplicate copies of your most important data safely and securely stored in a remote location. The data an entity creates is unique and irreplaceable. If a server should fail, one can replace the hardware and reinstall the operating system and all the relevant applications. However, the data...

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What does our VDC Datasheet mean?

11-Jun-2018 21:46:53 / by Nicki Pereira posted in Virtual Data Centre, Zettagrid, Availability Zone, cloud computing, vCloud Director

Zettagrid’s Virtual Data Centre solution is packed full of features. These extensive features are described in our VDC Datasheet. To help you better understand all the benefits you receive when you sign up for our Virtual Data Centre service, below is a list of the features and what each one offers you. General Service Name - Virtual Data Centre (VDC) This speaks for itself. It is the name of the...

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How do you protect your business with geo-diverse availability zones?

09-May-2018 22:07:15 / by Nicki Pereira posted in Virtual Data Centre, VMware, Availability Zone, mobility, vCloud Director, it resiliency

Downtime can happen at any time: Be prepared IT system downtime can happen at any time and for a variety of reasons ranging from user error to a region-wide natural disaster. Every business operating in today’s online world needs to have preventative measures in place to ensure they can continue to operate while recovering from a downtime incident. The cloud has made enterprise disaster recovery...

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Multiple Availability Zones. What does this mean for your business?

28-Feb-2018 15:16:58 / by Nicki Pereira posted in vDC, VMware, Zettagrid, cloud computing, digitalworkspace, ExperienceAvailability, vCloud Director

Risk is inherent in any undertaking and the risk of IT failure in business is a threat organisations need to take seriously. There are dire consequences for not having some form of risk mitigation in place for IT failures.  Data Protection + High Availability = Business Survival   IT failures are unpredictable and could originate from anywhere There are many potential failures which could affect...

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Moving to Zettagrid Cloud. It’s as easy as 1-2-3

14-Feb-2018 11:16:46 / by Nicki Pereira posted in Virtual Data Centre, VMware, cloud computing, mobility, ExperienceAvailability, vCloud Director

Why Zettagrid Cloud Zettagrid delivers Australia’s most advanced self-service cloud infrastructure platform and helps customers realise the true benefits of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), offering true cloud flexibility. From a commercial standpoint, you don’t get locked into any contracts and from a technical standpoint, Zettagrid gives you the freedom to configure your environment exactly...

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What is VMware vCloud Director? And why is it relevant to you?

07-Feb-2018 08:54:13 / by Nicki Pereira posted in vCloud, vDC, VMware, digitalworkspace, ExperienceAvailability, vCloud Director

VMware vCloud Director is an offering from VMware which enables cloud providers to provision Software Defined Data Centre services which are ready for consumption in a matter of minutes. A Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) is the final destination of a cloud migration journey. This journey of evolution starts with virtualising hardware followed by storage and finally networking and security....

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SecondSite is so much more than just preparation for a disaster

22-Jan-2018 15:03:35 / by Nicki Pereira posted in Business Continuity, availability, disaster recovery services, disaster recovery solutions, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto, business demands, mitigate risk, cloud disaster recovery

System downtime is not only caused by the cataclysmic disasters described in detail during disaster recovery scenario planning engagements. In fact, the majority of system downtime incidents are usually not related to a natural disaster at all. Typically, outages are a result of an internal action and not the external events usually planned for. According to a study by Zerto, a shocking 95% of...

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