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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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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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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Zettagrid Expansion To Indonesia *New Zone in Jakarta*

12-Sep-2017 11:22:13 / by Liz Bingham posted in Blog, Cloud, Cloud provider, Hybrid Cloud, IaaS, Zettagrid

We're thrilled to announce the recent regional expansion of Zettagrid Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud solutions into Indonesia, with the opening of a new zone in Jakarta. This expansion is the first step in Zettagrid’s strategy to deliver cloud services to the whole APAC region. “Our decision to expand the Zettagrid cloud products and services into Indonesia is part of our global...

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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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