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Backup and Prepare to Step Forward at ZertoCON 2018

March 30, 2018

Once again, World Backup Day is upon us. This time it’s on March 31st, making those who still aren’t backing up data a fool the next day. Yet, according to the organizers of the event, about 30 percent of us are still taking the risk of running our business and personal lives without a solid […]

GDPR is Coming… Are You Ready?

December 20, 2017

What is the GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law that is intended to strengthen and harmonise the data protection rights of individuals within the European Union (EU), but it also addresses the export of any personal data to countries outside the EU. The GDPR is much broader and stricter than […]

Reasons Why It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Disk-to-Disk-to-Tape

May 15, 2017

Over the last five years disk drives have been under pressure. With advancements in flash performance and density as well as tools to make business continuance in the cloud a reality, we are now in a position to say goodbye to D2D2T and hello to F2F2C. The Past: D2D2T – Disk to disk to tape […]

Changing the Data Protection Conversation

January 23, 2017

Two years ago I wrote about the top 5 questions on data protection I was hearing as a Zerto Systems Engineer (SE). Back then the conversations were typically with mid-market enterprises and covered topics of interest to System Administrators and IT Managers. These are the front-line daily warriors who usually had specific questions around interoperability with our one supported platform […]

Protect RDM’s with Odd Number of Blocks

December 9, 2016

Purpose When protecting a VM with RDM LUNs in a Zerto Virtual Replication VPG, an administrator may see that the VPG unexpectedly drops into a “Needs Configuration” status with subtext similar to the following: The RDM {0} for the VM {1} in VPG {2} has an odd number of blocks, which can only be replicated […]

HPE Helion Cloud System 10 – Protected with Zerto

December 2, 2016

Zerto is working with many key technology partners to create complete stacks of solutions intended to make life easier for our collective customers. Disaster recovery and data protection is Zerto’s expertise, and when you combine that with the powerful platforms and technologies our partners have, it brings compelling options to the market that simply didn’t […]

The Value of Being Prepared – Cascadia Rising, Bitcoin and Backups

June 21, 2016

By Keith Taylor, Product Specialist at Zerto From the 7th– 10th June, an absolute behemoth of a preparedness exercise was carried out involving approximately 20,000 people in the Pacific Northwest region of the US.  With personnel from federal, state and local government, multiple branches of the military, plus participants from local communities and the private […]

Letting IT sleep at night – Podcast with John Troyer of TechReckoning

June 6, 2016

During the busy schedule at ZertoCON, we made sure to make some time to spend chatting with John Troyer, formerly of VMware and now at TechReckoning and Geek Whisperers. John is an IT enthusiast who speaks on both tech and career-focused issues at conferences around the world. He built the community around VMware, including the […]

Disaster Recovery or IT Resiliency – Wouldn’t Both Be Best?

March 17, 2016

By Jennifer Gill, Zerto’s Director of Global Product Marketing Disaster recovery is a need in just about every IT budget and it is often the first thing to get cut. What most organizations don’t realize though is that the right disaster recovery solution will also deliver IT resiliency. You need the ability to recover from […]

DR 101: Snapshots, Continuous Data Protection and Point in Time Recovery

July 8, 2016

By Joshua Stenhouse, Zerto Technical Evangelist   Snapshots are often used to replicate Virtual Machines (VMs) from a specific point in time and to maintain multiple recovery points in order to recover from a disaster. Snapshots can be performed at the VM level or at the Storage Area Network (SAN) level. VM level snapshots are […]