Modern businesses need agile IT Infrastructure

09-Jan-2018 09:00:00 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, Cloud, Cloud provider, vDC, VMware, ExperienceAvailability, always-on

  Customers have embraced the digital world There’s no denying the fact that the digital revolution has had an immense impact on society and business. Digital disruption, as this phenomenon has been labelled, has unsettled the foundational fundamentals of doing business in every industry and in every market. Customers today are digitally empowered and businesses need to embrace this opportunity...

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Understanding high availability benefits with Zettagrid

21-Dec-2017 12:49:45 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, Cloud, vDC, VMware, Availability Zone, cloud computing, ExperienceAvailability, always-on

Why do organisations need high availability? Availability of critical online systems and services is key to the longevity and success of the modern organisation. Your customers expect your IT infrastructure to be available when they need to interact or transact with you. Your staff, who are another significant stakeholder in your organisation, also require a stable and accessible platform to...

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How much down time and data loss can your company really afford

01-Dec-2017 07:30:00 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, Australia, Cloud, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Disaster Recovery, Backup, Cloud Connect Replication, cloud computing, veeam backup, ExperienceAvailability

Systems failure and the resultant systems unavailability or down time is a risk all business need to defend against. With so many systems online, businesses need to take the necessary precautions to ensure their systems are available as customers are interacting and transacting with you from all over the world 24 hours a day, every day. A recent article published by NetworkWorld, details the...

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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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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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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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How businesses benefit from VMware vCloud platform

10-Oct-2017 14:49:49 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, Cloud, vCloud, VMware, vForum 2017, cloud computing, bigdata

With Zettagrid Virtual Data Centre, you get more control over your cloud. Our efficient management environment is built on VMware’s vCloud platform, which enables you to tailor a secure solution based on your needs. VMware vCloud Suite is a unified offering which consists of vSphere Hypervisor and VMware vRealize Suite. VMware’s vRealize Suite is hybrid cloud management solution which gives you...

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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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