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Are You SURE You are Covered Against Disaster

By Harry Smith III, Zerto – Technology Evangelist Are you sure you’re covered against a disaster? I know what you’re thinking….”I hear this all the time, and WE’VE been protected against a disaster for YEARS!” Well, I am glad you have taken steps towards trying to cover all your bases by putting some kind of […]

DR 101: Recovery Time Objective (RTO)

In disaster recovery the term Recovery Time Objective (RTO) can simply be defined as: “The time that it takes to recover data and applications”. This means that in the event of a disaster, such as a system wide virus, a user error deleting production data, or a key hardware failure, the RTO is the time […]

Zerto for Microsoft Hyper-V Part 4: Cross-Hypervisor replication for Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware

By Joshua Stenhouse, Zerto Technical Marketing Manager In the final blog post of this series ( Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) on Zerto 4.0 support for Microsoft Hyper-V series I will cover cross—hypervisor replication for Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere. In order to describe the processes involved with cross-hypervisor replication I am going to […]

Disaster Recovery Haikus for Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air once again as we all recover from this past weekend’s Valentine’s Day. Last year we decided to go Shakespearean and share a sonnet about our love for DR. This year instead of back in time, we thought it would be fun to use some far-east influences. Enjoy these haikus that […]

20 Inch Biceps in 3 Weeks – The Importance of a POC

By Brendan Foye, Zerto Enterprise Account Executive In today’s social media age, solution providers have the ability to get their company messaging to more users than ever, quicker than ever. For many start-ups or even legacy solution providers, social media is now a primary tool used to market their solution. Many claims are made about […]

3 Step Failover Testing for Disaster Recovery

This post was contributed by Joshua Stenhouse, Zerto’s UK Sales Engineer. In my role as a Sales Engineer at Zerto, I often get asked about testing disaster recovery. Testing is one of the most complex aspects of disaster recovery, and so it’s clear why so many companies I speak to test their DR solution once […]

DR 101: Calculating the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Storage Based Replication

By Joshua Stenhouse, Zerto Technical Evangelist When calculating the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of traditional storage based replication, for the protection of virtualized environments, there are many considerations that are often overlooked when comparing this to hypervisor-based replication. In this post I will cover some of the main things to look out for and […]

DR 101: Recovery Point Objective (RPO)

The disaster recovery term Recovery Point Objective (RPO) is a widely used term. However, it’s often difficult to provide a simple definition and explain its important in the recovery process. But here it goes… Recovery Point Objective is the point in time you can recover to in the event of a disaster. So, if you have a […]

DR 101: Synchronous, A-Synchronous and Near-Synchronous Replication Technologies

By Joshua Stenhouse, Zerto Technical Evangelist When evaluating the most suitable disaster recovery technology to protect your virtual infrastructure, one major choice is the type of replication used to move the data. In this post I will explain each of the different types of data replication, and reveal some characteristics of each that you may […]