How to monitor your infrastructure with real-time metrics

09-Mar-2018 08:28:11 / by Simon Dixon posted in vCloud Director, ExperienceAvailability, mobility, virtualisation, VMware, Virtual Data Centre

Proactive IT environment monitoring is essential in an online world where business success is equal to system uptime. Proactive monitoring means improved availability. Organisations need to monitor their IT environments to ensure they are running optimally and identify any issues which could cause a failure down the line. In addition, IT environment health monitoring gives organisations the peace...

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

17-Oct-2017 11:36:03 / by Liz Bingham posted in Data, Virtual Data Centre, Data Centre, VMware, 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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Why your disaster recovery needs continuous data protection

27-Sep-2017 14:56:09 / by Liz Bingham posted in DRaaS, Disaster Recovery, virtualisation, Interzone, Disaster recovery as a service, SecondSite, Zerto

Data replication is the process of electronically copying data from one storage location to another. If your business unexpectedly faced an outage and you needed to recover, data replication allows for the effortless resumption of operations after an incident minimal loss or corruption of data. The primary purpose of data replication in a Disaster Recovery Plan is to ensure that business...

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Should Cloud Providers Guarantee Data Ownership?

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

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...

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