Platform Software Upgrades, A Backstory

29-Jan-2019 06:50:00 / by Nicholas Power posted in VMware, Veeam, Zerto, software

Sometimes we get queries from partners and customers about why we are not on the latest versions of vendor software. From the outside I can certainly see how this must frustrate those who want to leverage the newest features that have been released. A good example is vCloud Director 8.x which is still Flash based and has quite a few interesting quirks like plugins not working in new browsers. I...

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Zettagrid wins 2019 Veeam Innovation Award

24-Jan-2019 09:07:31 / by Nicki Pereira posted in Veeam, award

The team has once again done an outstanding job and has been recognised by Veeam with a global innovation award. As an Australian Cloud provider this recognition makes us all extremely proud.       Our journey with Veeam started in 2010 and over the years we have worked on ways to help customers consume its technology seamlessly and easily. All of us at Zettagrid would like to extend our thanks...

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Zettagrid Acquires Silverain Technology

15-Jan-2019 16:09:04 / by Nicholas Power posted in Acquisition,, VMware, Dell, Perth, Veeam

I'm pleased to announce that we have acquired the assets of Silverain Technology. Silverain is a dedicated IaaS provider in Perth, Western Australia with some great customers in the mining, oil and gas industries. For some time we've recognised the great work undertaken by the Silverain team and have been impressed with what they have achieved. When the opportunity arose to acquire the business...

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What SMBs should think about when selecting backup and DR in a virtualised landscape

06-Dec-2017 11:30:27 / by Liz Bingham posted in Availability Zone, Business Continuity, Backup, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Veeam Replication, veeam backup, always-on, ExperienceAvailability

There is no question on the positive effect virtualisation has had on IT Infrastructure in the past ten years. With real business benefits such as energy saving, cost effective IT environments and faster server provisioning, virtualisation has emancipated hardware resources and created an environment which allowed for the proliferation of large scale cloud computing services. As server technology...

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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 Australia, Backup, Business Continuity, Cloud, Cloud Connect Replication, Disaster Recovery, ExperienceAvailability, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, cloud computing, veeam backup

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 Australia, Backup, Business Continuity, Cloud, Cloud provider, veeam backup, virtualisation, resilience, Veeam, 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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Do you know what your Availability Gap is?

21-Nov-2017 10:41:49 / by Liz Bingham posted in Veeam, veeam backup, ExperienceAvailability, availability, resilience, Business Continuity, business demands, Cloud, Cloud provider

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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Join us at vForum 2017

23-Oct-2017 15:50:28 / by Liz Bingham posted in vForum 2017, VMware, ExperienceAvailability, availability, Data, Virtual Data Centre, Zerto, Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Veeam Replication, SecondSite

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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Should you rethink the way you perform backups? Yes.

19-Oct-2017 11:08:20 / by Liz Bingham posted in Veeam, veeam backup, Availability Zone, availability, Business Continuity, ExperienceAvailability, Cloud, Cloud provider

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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Focusing on compliance with backup

06-Oct-2017 13:09:14 / by Liz Bingham posted in Veeam, Veeam Cloud Connect, Backup, veeam backup, Cloud, bigdata, availability

No matter what industry your business is in there is a level of compliance you need to meet. The growing number of Australian regulations governing the management, processing and secure storage of electronic information means data governance compliance is a legislated obligation for all modern organisations. Compliance gives you a competitive advantage  Data Governance Compliance should not only...

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