Tag: Recovery

Top Motivators for Businesses Switching to Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery

In the past, we were concerned with recovering application and data within the confines of the physical data center. Disaster recovery focused on how to rebuild the existing infrastructure of the hardware, software, and applications at a location apart from a compromised operations site. In other words, we needed to have a box to replicate the box.

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Scary DR Stories Part 2: Yes, It Can Get Scarier!

Fall is upon us, the leaves are falling, the days are getting shorter, all of which can only mean one thing………it is time for Zerto’s yearly scary DR stories! So come prepared with flashlights, and warm blankets on November 3, 2015 for Zerto’s scary DR stories webinar, just after Halloween. In the meantime, we would love to hear your stories.

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Scary Disaster Recovery Stories | Zerto

Turn on your lights and lock your doors! It’s time for Tales from the IT Crypt…  We’ve all got a story, an IT disaster story, that spooked us into taking DR seriously. Unplanned outages, deletions, natural disasters… This year Zerto is asking for your most frightening IT story. Zerto will share some good spooky ones on their Master of Disaster: The Scariest Disaster Recovery stories — EVER! Webinar, on October 28th!

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Why We’re On The Verge Of Disaster With The Internet Of Things

There are countless possibilities for the Internet of Things to create amazing technological advances and innovations. However, with everything from cars to thermometers connecting and communicating, there is also plenty of room for things to go wrong. “The Internet of Things is on the verge of, in my view, at least a couple of disasters,” said MIT’s Sanjay Sarma. “And unfortunately we will not learn until they occur. And we will keep implementing junk until disaster strikes.”

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More than DR: The Evolution of Zerto Virtual Replication

When Zerto introduced Zerto Virtual Replication (ZVR) in 2011, it was a completely unique product that quickly captured the More-Than-DR1attention of the IT world. It won Best of Show at VMworld that year and it continues to win multiple awards every year since.

In a matter of months, ZVR went from an unknown technology to the standard that other disaster recovery (DR) products were measured against. It is amazing how quickly customers, partners and cloud service providers embraced Zerto Virtual Replication.

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VMware and the Future of Storage and Availability

From the early days of VMware, it became clear that dealing with storage in efficient and scalable ways were key requirements for the success of virtualization in enterprise environments. Indeed, the storage stack of ESXi, including VMFS, played a key role in the proliferation of virtualization in data centers, where data is stored and managed by high-end disk arrays.

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Quantify System Downtime and Prove the Value of a Good Business Continuity Plan

ROI for an IT purchase is typically a function of the increase in revenue that the purchase generates. Data protection ROI is a different story all together. Backup and restore systems don’t generate revenue. As a result, they are usually overlooked in any ROI purchase justifications. This misses the key benefit of backup and restore systems ─ and the point where a compelling ROI analysis can be made. Downtime. The biggest IT fear, and the reason backup and recovery systems exist.

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Brand new storage features and great improvements with Dell PS Series storage

Exciting times! Wow – there are so many new features in the Dell PS Series storage product line right now! We’re talking: Dell has recently released the latest and greatest version of PS Series Firmware – version 8. What’s new with Dell PS Series Firmware v8? I’m glad you asked! In a Dell PS Series group, snapshots and replicas can be used to protect and recover data. Snapshots and replicas require available disk space to operate successfully: snapshot reserve and replica reserve.

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4 Things You Need to Know about Zerto Virtual Replication 4.0

4 Things You Need to Know about Zerto Virtual Replication 4.0 It’s not every day that you get to announce a milestone release in a product that has been shipping for several years, but that’s what we’re doing with Zerto Virtual Replication 4.0. 

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Siemon MAX In-Line Coupler Panel Speeds Deployment and Disaster Recovery

Siemon is pleased to announce a new MAX In-Line Coupler panel with RJ45 connections on both the front and rear of the panel for faster deployments and quick duplication of active equipment ports in a variety of applications…

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