What does our VDC Datasheet mean?

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

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 VMware, Virtual Data Centre, Availability Zone, vCloud Director, it resiliency, mobility

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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Zettagrid - We’re all about automation

27-Mar-2018 08:59:52 / by Simon Dixon posted in vCloud Director, digitalworkspace, cloud computing, Availability Zone, VMware, Virtual Data Centre

An automated IT environment is a mature environment IT sophistication in an organisation progresses through different levels as technology, people and process mature. The end goal of a mature IT operations organisation is managing an environment where platforms are standardised, applications and services are consolidated and rationalised and as many processes are as automated as possible. There...

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Understanding high availability benefits with Zettagrid

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

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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What SMBs should think about when selecting backup and DR in a virtualised landscape

06-Dec-2017 11:30:27 / by Liz Bingham posted in Availability Zone, Business Continuity, Backup, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Veeam Replication, veeam backup, always-on, ExperienceAvailability

There is no question on the positive effect virtualisation has had on IT Infrastructure in the past ten years. With real business benefits such as energy saving, cost effective IT environments and faster server provisioning, virtualisation has emancipated hardware resources and created an environment which allowed for the proliferation of large scale cloud computing services. As server technology...

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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, Data, Virtual Data Centre, bigdata, VMware, vDC, ExperienceAvailability, Availability Zone

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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Should you rethink the way you perform backups? Yes.

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

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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5 cloud migration mistakes you need to avoid

05-Oct-2017 15:16:29 / by Liz Bingham posted in Availability Zone, VMware, Cloud, vDC, bigdata

Migrating to the cloud, like all other strategic projects, should be a methodically planned exercise. As with all technology undertakings, proper due diligence, planning, testing and re-testing should take place before the actual migration starts. A good migration strategy should always contain: A full analysis of the undertaking with a detailed project plan with all the necessary project...

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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 VMware, vDC, cloud hosting, cloud computing, Cloud provider, Availability Zone, Australia

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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How to protect your business in the cloud with disaster recovery

19-Sep-2017 12:57:53 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, disaster recovery plans, Zerto, SecondSite, Interzone, Availability Zone, Cloud

Businesses today rely heavily on their IT systems and there are very few businesses that will not be severely impacted by an incident which results in unplanned IT downtime. IT infrastructure, the applications that run on the infrastructure and the data that is created through the business applications are the essential life force of modern businesses today. Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business...

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