Disaster Recovery - The struggle is real!

29-Jun-2017 09:55:23 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in News

"Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster." - Elon Musk It's important to understand that protection, recovery and availability are no longer a luxury, they're a requirement. The data and insights below show that a startling amount of organisations are under-protected and cannot recover in the event that disaster strikes their business. It's not...

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5 Reasons Why Backup Is Not Disaster Recovery

21-Jun-2017 09:00:23 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in Australia, Blog, Cloud, Disaster recovery as a service, Hybrid Cloud, media, News, Zettagrid, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto, Backup, Data

We often hear about "Backup and Disaster Recovery" as if they are one in the same. In a way they are. But let's be clear,  backup is not disaster recovery! You can't have disaster recovery (DR) without backup, and you can have backup without DR, but why? 1. Service Levels Backups typically happen once per day and at night, so your RPO could be 23 hours! When protecting mission-critical...

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WhitePaper: Comparing Disaster Recovery Concepts

14-Jun-2017 16:33:34 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in Australia, Blog, Cloud, Cloud provider, News, Zettagrid, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto

“Everything not saved will be lost” – Nintendo ‘Quit Screen’ message Downtime for businesses is a real threat. In order to support corporate needs, IT managers are responsible for making sure information and applications are always available. The Comparing Disaster Recover Concepts whitepaper compares traditional disaster recovery sites and approaches to data synchronisation with SecondSite™. The...

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Survive Disasters With Zettagrid and Veeam

01-Jun-2017 09:20:01 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in Blog, Cloud, Disaster recovery as a service, vccr, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Veeam Replication, Zettagrid, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, Cloud Connect Replication

"The only thing harder than planning for an emergency is explaining why you didn't" - Unknown In the Information Age, where your business is expected to be up and running 24/7, you need a robust and effective disaster recovery plan. 2016 statistics show that the average workers lose 38 hours every year due to slow internet connectivity and downtime, that’s a full week every year that each...

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VeeamON 2017 - What we learned and loved!

25-May-2017 16:13:40 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in Blog, News, vBlog, vccr, vCloud, Veeam, VeeamOn, Cloud Connect Replication, Vanguard, vExpert

Luke Brown, Zettagrid's Technical Specialist, and Evangelist had the pleasure of heading over to New Orleans for VeeamON 2017. As a Veeam Vanguard and vExpert he had some insight into the new products and technologies Veeam are working on. Take a read to find out what he thought of VeeamON 2017! Veeam Vanguard's at VeeamON 2017   VeeamON 2017 in New Orleans has come to a close and I’m back...

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What are the Benefits of Virtual Data Centre?

17-May-2017 10:34:03 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in availability, Cloud, media, network, vCloud, vDC, Virtual Data Centre, VMware, Zettagrid, Data, Data Centre

  Virtual Data Centre (VDC) is a collection of cloud resources that replace the need for your business to own and operate your own data centre. Rather than relying on physical servers to protect your applications, you now have virtual servers, providing you with the flexibility to scale up as your business needs expand. Businesses of all sizes, especially small-to-medium sized businesses (SMEs),...

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Why Real-Time Disaster Recovery Needs to Be a Critical Part of Your eCommerce Business Processes

11-May-2017 13:29:45 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in Blog, Cloud, Disaster recovery as a service, News, Zettagrid, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto

“Make ‘business continuity’ ‘business as usual’ and embed it into your management routines as decisions are made, instead of an afterthought, check off the box exercise later.” - Bobbie Garrett Business continuity management, or disaster recovery management, needs to be a vital part of a successful eCommerce business model. Furthermore, it is important for e-retailers to bear in mind that...

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LIMITED TIME OFFER: Get $1,000 in FREE Veeam cloud services

04-May-2017 10:41:31 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in availability, Cloud, Disaster recovery as a service, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Veeam Replication, Zettagrid, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, Backup, Cloud Connect, Cloud Connect Replication

  Now is the time to extend Availability to the cloud, to ensure your business remains Always-On™! Veeam® and Zettagrid are providing a cost-effective way for you to trial backup and disaster recovery in the cloud. As a valued Veeam customer, you can NOW activate Cloud Backup and DRaaS in minutes, through an unprecedented special offer, for a limited time, get up to $1,000 in FREE cloud services....

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ActivePort Joins Zettagrid Partner Program

02-May-2017 10:52:02 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in availability, Blog, Cloud, media, News, Zettagrid, Cloud Connect, zone

  Following the launch of ActivePort in February, we are pleased to announce that they have joined Zettagrid as a Premier Partner. As a result of this appointment, the full suite of Zettagrid’s Cloud Services shall be just a tile-click away on the ActivePort Client Dashboard. “This partnership is a result of many years of working together already”, said ActivePort’s Managing Director, Grant...

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Perth Office Relocation

30-Mar-2017 10:06:45 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in News

It’s with great excitement to let you know that on Friday, March 31st, 2017, our Perth Office is relocating to a more comfortable and modern space. New location: Level 1, 140 William Street Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Our Sydney Office (Level 36, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney, NSW 2000), phone numbers and email addresses all remain the same. We’d also like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and...

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