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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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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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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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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Testing your DR is critical to compliance: 5 ways SecondSite removes the hassle

12-Oct-2017 14:56:26 / by Liz Bingham posted in availability, Cloud, Disaster recovery as a service, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, cloud disaster recovery, bigdata, replication

Regularly testing your disaster recovery service is not only an essential IT risk mitigation function, it’s a critical compliance task. Ticking the compliance box is necessary while you’re also ensuring you can recover your data in the event of an unexpected outage or disaster event. Ensuring your data is recoverable should not be viewed as a compliance inconvenience, but rather as a crucial...

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Focusing on compliance with backup

06-Oct-2017 13:09:14 / by Liz Bingham posted in availability, Cloud, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Backup, bigdata, veeam backup

No matter what industry your business is in there is a level of compliance you need to meet. The growing number of Australian regulations governing the management, processing and secure storage of electronic information means data governance compliance is a legislated obligation for all modern organisations. Compliance gives you a competitive advantage  Data Governance Compliance should not only...

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Zettagrid Awarded 2017 Cloud Partner of the Year APAC Region By Zerto

09-Aug-2017 11:50:41 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in availability, Australia, australian first, business security solution, Cloud, Cloud provider, Disaster recovery as a service, media, News, Zettagrid, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto, zone

   From Left to Right: Lewis Prosper - Zerto Cloud Sales APJ, Nathan Harman - Zetta Group CEO, and Paul Zeiter - Zerto President   Zettagrid today announces it has been awarded 2017 Cloud Partner of the Year for Asia-Pacific region by Zerto. Receiving the award at the Sydney edition of ZertoCON Australia-wide roadshow, the award recognises Zettagrid’s ability to drive exceptional levels of...

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AVAILABILTY REPORT: Why Organisations Still Struggle To Digitally Transform & Innovate

08-Aug-2017 11:04:33 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in availability, Australia, business security solution, Cloud, Cloud provider, Disaster recovery as a service, News, vBlog, vccr, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Veeam Replication, Zettagrid, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, Cloud Connect, Cloud Connect Replication, zone

Veeam® commissioned ESG to survey over 1,000 global IT decision makers to better understand the protection, recovery, and Availability challenges they are facing today. Overall results were surprising – demonstrating a startling amount of unreliable recoverable data present within their organisations. Key findings included: 82% of enterprises are facing a gap between user demand and what IT can...

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Announcing SecondSite™ Interzone - DR replication for our cloud customers

19-Jul-2017 11:57:25 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in availability, Australia, australian first, Blog, business security solution, Cloud, Cloud provider, Cross Cloud, Disaster recovery as a service, media, network, Networking, News, NSX, Virtual Data Centre, VMware, Zettagrid, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto, Data Centre, zone

We’ve launched new features for SecondSite™, our real-time disaster recovery replication solution built on the award-winning Zerto platform. We’ve expanded our innovative DR product to provide more choice when it comes to replication and recovery for our cloud customers, with SecondSite™ Interzone. Going beyond replicating virtualised IT environments from on-premise into Zettagrid cloud,...

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