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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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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Freedom of Location - Break free from your standard operating locale

27-Nov-2017 13:32:02 / by Liz Bingham posted in Cloud, Cloud provider, IaaS, Virtual Data Centre, VMware, cloud computing, bigdata, digitalworkspace

Freedom is an undeniable human trait which has been burnt into our DNA. One only needs to look at history to see the many battles fought by humans to preserve their freedom or emancipate themselves from the yoke of oppression and control. The cloud has produced business opportunities The proliferation of the cloud has aided in evolving freedom through the creation of many different forms 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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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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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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