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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Freedom of Location - Break free from your standard operating locale

27-Nov-2017 13:32:02 / by Liz Bingham posted in Cloud, Cloud provider, IaaS, Virtual Data Centre, VMware, cloud computing, bigdata, digitalworkspace

Freedom is an undeniable human trait which has been burnt into our DNA. One only needs to look at history to see the many battles fought by humans to preserve their freedom or emancipate themselves from the yoke of oppression and control. The cloud has produced business opportunities The proliferation of the cloud has aided in evolving freedom through the creation of many different forms of...

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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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Join us at vForum 2017

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

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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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...

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How businesses benefit from VMware vCloud platform

10-Oct-2017 14:49:49 / by Liz Bingham posted in Australia, Cloud, vCloud, VMware, vForum 2017, cloud computing, bigdata

With Zettagrid Virtual Data Centre, you get more control over your cloud. Our efficient management environment is built on VMware’s vCloud platform, which enables you to tailor a secure solution based on your needs. VMware vCloud Suite is a unified offering which consists of vSphere Hypervisor and VMware vRealize Suite. VMware’s vRealize Suite is hybrid cloud management solution which gives you...

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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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