12 ways to leverage IT resilience with Zettagrid as part of your digital transformation strategy

29-Nov-2017 15:00:00 / by Liz Bingham posted in Disaster recovery as a service, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto, Data, resilience, ExperienceAvailability

The majority of organisations you deal with today are embarking on or well underway on a digital transformation journey. Organisational processes, structures, and result strategies are being aligned to take advantage of the efficiencies digital technologies deliver and in some cases, mitigate the disruption digital technologies have on the enterprise. Many organisations see disaster recovery as a...

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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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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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The top 5 reasons Zettagrid VDC is in a league of its own

17-Oct-2017 11:36:03 / by Liz Bingham posted in Virtual Data Centre, VMware, Data, Data Centre, virtualisation, security, mobility, digitalworkspace

Zettagrid Virtual Data Centre (VDC) is a unique offering which gives you the ability to manage all your VMware VMs from a single simple portal. Other solutions give you the ability to manage groups of VMs in Virtual Protection Groups (VPGs) but only Zettagrid’s VDC gives you the ability to manage all your VMs from a single portal whether they are in multiple VPGs or standalone. The simple...

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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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Why Is Data Sovereignty So Important?

14-Sep-2017 10:11:00 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, Blog, Cloud, Cross Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, IaaS, Disaster Recovery, Data, Data Centre

You may not have thought much about it, but the data you store in the cloud is as valuable - perhaps more so - as the money you keep in your bank. What if the bank took your money - money you thought was staying in Australia - and put it into a foreign bank? What if the political situation changed in that country, and the government took possession of that money? With data storage, that’s exactly...

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5 Reasons Why Backup Is Not Disaster Recovery

21-Jun-2017 09:00:23 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in Australia, Blog, Cloud, Disaster recovery as a service, Hybrid Cloud, media, News, Zettagrid, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto, Backup, Data

We often hear about "Backup and Disaster Recovery" as if they are one in the same. In a way they are. But let's be clear,  backup is not disaster recovery! You can't have disaster recovery (DR) without backup, and you can have backup without DR, but why? 1. Service Levels Backups typically happen once per day and at night, so your RPO could be 23 hours! When protecting mission-critical...

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What are the Benefits of Virtual Data Centre?

17-May-2017 10:34:03 / by Elizabeth Bingham posted in availability, Cloud, media, network, vCloud, vDC, Virtual Data Centre, VMware, Zettagrid, Data, Data Centre

  Virtual Data Centre (VDC) is a collection of cloud resources that replace the need for your business to own and operate your own data centre. Rather than relying on physical servers to protect your applications, you now have virtual servers, providing you with the flexibility to scale up as your business needs expand. Businesses of all sizes, especially small-to-medium sized businesses (SMEs),...

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