Project Arkham, Part 2 - Yes, virtualisation is still amazing

12-Feb-2019 15:35:40 / by Nicholas Power posted in VMware, Data Centre, Dell, Juniper, migration, vMotion

Read Project Arkham, Data centres are like Tribbles for Part 1 of this blog series. There were two major areas to our DC consolidation project which needed to be tackled separately. Firstly, our core business of Zettagrid cloud runs 24x7 and secondly the underlying network with about 2500 last mile services (Fibre, NBN, 4G etc) which connect into Zettagrid could not be interrupted. Starting with...

View Article


Project Arkham, Part 1 - Data centres are like Tribbles

04-Feb-2019 13:44:57 / by Nicholas Power posted in VMware, Data Centre, vCloud Director, data center, rack, consolidate, power, NextDC, Vocus, Equinix, project

Data centres can be a little like tribbles. You start with one, then expand to two, then five, then ten. You expand into new data centres for good reasons but soon they can become overwhelming. Project Arkham is our 2018/2019 Data Centre consolidation project. There are a few outstanding network related items, however, it is now essentially completed. This gives me an opportunity to reflect on...

View Article


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...

View Article


Should Cloud Providers Guarantee Data Ownership?

26-Sep-2017 10:52:21 / by Liz Bingham posted in Virtual Data Centre, VMware, Data Centre, virtualisation

When you pay your cloud service provider to store your data, the assumption is that your content is fully secure. It may be well protected from hackers but what about from the cloud vendors’ interests? Do providers have the right to go in and use your data – or to allow other organisations, such as government agencies, to access your data?  Data should always remain the exclusive property of the...

View Article


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...

View Article


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...

View Article


SecondSite Wins BCI Australasia Continuity and Resilience Provider 2017

06-Sep-2017 11:13:37 / by Liz Bingham posted in Business Continuity, disaster recovery services, disaster recovery solutions, Australia, Blog, Cloud, Cloud provider, Disaster recovery as a service, IaaS, Zettagrid, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, SecondSite, Zerto, disaster recovery plans, Backup, Data Centre

Zettagrid is pleased to announce that our comprehensive Disaster Recovery product SecondSite has been awarded Continuity and Resilience Provider (Service or Product) at the 2017 Business Continuity Institute Awards Australasia. Receiving the award at the Sydney ceremony was a great honour, and is a testament to SecondSite, bringing innovation to the disaster recovery space in Australasia. “In a...

View Article


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,...

View Article


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),...

View Article


1