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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10 reasons why Zettagrid SecondSite is in a league of its own

09-Jan-2018 15:32:37 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, Cloud, Disaster recovery as a service, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto, disaster recovery plans, cloud disaster recovery

Zettagrid SecondSite is most powerful and affordable real-time disaster recovery replication solution in Australia, built on the award-winning Zerto platform. It truly is in a league of its own. Built and operated in Australia by Australians, SecondSite offers secondary recovery sites, data synchronisation and accessibility for your virtual environments. It’s affordable and scalable which makes...

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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 Business Continuity, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Veeam Replication, Backup, Availability Zone, veeam backup, ExperienceAvailability, always-on

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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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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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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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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The benefits of a simple virtualised backup for SMBs

28-Sep-2017 10:21:58 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, Cloud provider, Hybrid Cloud, Veeam, Backup, continuity

Business leaders and owners of small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) face a wide range of competing priorities every day. Anything that could potentially prevent normal operations, such as an unexpected outage or system downtime, simply can’t be afforded.   Imagine arriving at your business in the morning only to find that your virtual servers ran updates during the night and corrupted the...

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Top 10 Features you Need from your Cloud Provider

21-Sep-2017 09:05:00 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, Australia, Blog, Cloud, Cloud provider, Cross Cloud, VMware, Data, Data Centre

Cloud-based services can increase the efficiency of your business operations, improve cash flow and bring many other benefits. There’s no doubt about its capabilities and advantages. However, did you know that cloud service providers differ in their approach to data security and use of technology? These differences may seem minor at first, but they could have an enormous impact on the...

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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, Cloud, Disaster Recovery, SecondSite, Zerto, disaster recovery plans, Availability Zone, Interzone

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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