Multiple Availability Zones. What does this mean for your business?

28-Feb-2018 15:16:58 / by Nicki Pereira posted in vDC, VMware, Zettagrid, cloud computing, digitalworkspace, ExperienceAvailability, vCloud Director

Risk is inherent in any undertaking and the risk of IT failure in business is a threat organisations need to take seriously. There are dire consequences for not having some form of risk mitigation in place for IT failures.  Data Protection + High Availability = Business Survival   IT failures are unpredictable and could originate from anywhere There are many potential failures which could affect...

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What is VMware vCloud Director? And why is it relevant to you?

07-Feb-2018 08:54:13 / by Nicki Pereira posted in vCloud, vDC, VMware, digitalworkspace, ExperienceAvailability, vCloud Director

VMware vCloud Director is an offering from VMware which enables cloud providers to provision Software Defined Data Centre services which are ready for consumption in a matter of minutes. A Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) is the final destination of a cloud migration journey. This journey of evolution starts with virtualising hardware followed by storage and finally networking and security....

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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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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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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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5 cloud migration mistakes you need to avoid

05-Oct-2017 15:16:29 / by Liz Bingham posted in Cloud, vDC, VMware, Availability Zone, bigdata

Migrating to the cloud, like all other strategic projects, should be a methodically planned exercise. As with all technology undertakings, proper due diligence, planning, testing and re-testing should take place before the actual migration starts. A good migration strategy should always contain: A full analysis of the undertaking with a detailed project plan with all the necessary project...

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What Is the Difference Between a Virtual Private Server (VPS) and a Virtual Data Centre (VDC)?

29-Sep-2017 10:30:00 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, Cloud provider, vDC, VMware, Availability Zone, cloud hosting, cloud computing

Not sure if your business needs to use a virtual private server (VPS) or a virtual data centre (VDC)? While the two are related, they are not the same thing. Both a VPS and VDC are invaluable tools for businesses of all sizes, from small organisations looking for an affordable and secure server to suit their unique needs, to growing and enterprise-level organisations that require maximum...

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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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