Cloud Backup vs. Traditional backup: 5 Key Differences

28-Nov-2017 08:48:19 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, Australia, Cloud, Cloud provider, Veeam, Backup, resilience, virtualisation, veeam backup, ExperienceAvailability

Your data is your business Data is the lifeblood of modern organisations. The data each individual and organisation creates is unique and needs to be stored safely and securely. To ensure the safety of your data, backups of this data must be done on a regular basis to mitigate the risk of your information being lost when your primary storage platform is damaged or destroyed. A look back at...

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Freedom of Location - Break free from your standard operating locale

27-Nov-2017 13:32:02 / by Liz Bingham posted in Cloud, Cloud provider, IaaS, Virtual Data Centre, VMware, cloud computing, bigdata, digitalworkspace

Freedom is an undeniable human trait which has been burnt into our DNA. One only needs to look at history to see the many battles fought by humans to preserve their freedom or emancipate themselves from the yoke of oppression and control. The cloud has produced business opportunities The proliferation of the cloud has aided in evolving freedom through the creation of many different forms of...

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Do you know what your Availability Gap is?

21-Nov-2017 10:41:49 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, availability, Cloud, Cloud provider, Veeam, business demands, resilience, veeam backup, ExperienceAvailability

Organisations have never been as dependent as they are on technology today.  Business goals are heavily reliant on IT systems being highly efficient, exceptionally agile and exceedingly reliable. What many businesses don’t recognise in their goal setting is that there is a gap in their operational delivery in their business. The unfortunate reality is that an ‘Availability Gap’ exists in most...

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Thinking of moving to a hybrid cloud solution? Here is what you need to be aware of

15-Nov-2017 14:02:01 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, vDC, VMware, resilience, security, ExperienceAvailability

  What is a hybrid cloud? A hybrid cloud solution consists of a cloud computing environment which uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and public cloud services. A true hybrid cloud strategy not only uses multiple cloud deployment models but combines this multi-platform operational strategy with systems orchestration between the various platforms i.e. there is an integration component or...

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How to achieve amazing business resiliency

08-Nov-2017 15:23:40 / by Nicki Pereira posted in disaster recovery solutions, Cloud provider, Disaster recovery as a service, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, Zerto, cloud disaster recovery, resilience, security, mobility, ExperienceAvailability

  Business resilience is a something that everyone knows the importance of, but most organisations fail to see its value until it's too late. However, as the digital landscape continues to evolve, it has become incredibly dangerous and foolhardy at best to maintain this mindset. Migrating everything to the cloud and making it somebody else's problem is not the silver bullet that many believed it...

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Achieving 100% Uptime. Is it possible?

31-Oct-2017 05:06:00 / by Nicki Pereira posted in availability, disaster recovery solutions, Australia, business security solution, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, Zerto, Data, resilience, security, mobility, ExperienceAvailability

Try to imagine a large crowd of customers arriving at your business, only to find a closed sign and the shutters down. As you helplessly watch potential clients walking off into the distance towards your competitors, you could also be faced with the realisation that you are paying for your employees to sit idly at their desks. When entering damage control or making up for the lost time, the costs...

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What is the cost of not being prepared for a disaster?

26-Oct-2017 20:28:20 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, Zerto, cloud disaster recovery, Data, replication, ExperienceAvailability

Unplanned outages have a real business impact Your business is impacted when IT disasters and system outages occur and these impacts have a direct or indirect cost associated with them. A revenue generating system such as an e-commerce website has direct financial consequences when it goes down. Non-revenue generating systems such as your email service may have indirect costs when it fails such...

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Still managing your VMs individually? Manage them all at the same time with a VDC

24-Oct-2017 14:59:05 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, vDC, Virtual Data Centre, VMware, Data, Availability Zone, bigdata, ExperienceAvailability

Managing multiple Virtual Machines (VMs) individually can become a time-consuming and tedious repetitive process. Even if you are responsible for the management of a few virtual machines, repeating the same action multiple times is an inefficient use of your valuable time. With Zettagrid’s Virtual Data Centre (VDC) offering you can manage all your VMware VMs and Virtual Protection Groups (VPGs)...

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Join us at vForum 2017

23-Oct-2017 15:50:28 / by Liz Bingham posted in availability, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Veeam Replication, Virtual Data Centre, VMware, SecondSite, Zerto, Data, vForum 2017, ExperienceAvailability

We’re excited to be a Gold Sponsor at VMware’s vForum 2017, the largest, local security, mobility and cloud IT industry event of its kind in the Southern hemisphere.  This year's Keynote theme is: "Good Technologists Solve Problems. Great Innovators Create Opportunities". The day's opening session will be presented by Sanjay Poonen and Chris Wolf, two of VMware's top thought leaders. What will...

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Should you rethink the way you perform backups? Yes.

19-Oct-2017 11:08:20 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, availability, Cloud, Cloud provider, Veeam, Availability Zone, veeam backup, ExperienceAvailability

Your data can be considered one of the most critical assets of your business. Imagine the impact the loss of some or all of your financial and customer data would have on your business. Hardware and software are commodities which can be replaced in the event of a failure. However, the data that you and your workforce create each day cannot be replaced unless you have a means to restore it from a...

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