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Installing Zerto’s Virtual Replication in Minutes – Step 2

February 9, 2017

In the first blog post we covered installing a Zerto Virtual Manager (ZVM), if you missed it check it out here: Installing Zerto’s Virtual Replication in Minutes – Step 1 The second step is to deploy the Virtual Replication Appliances (VRAs) onto each ESXi or Hyper-V host that you are going to replicate VMs from […]

If You’re in IT at a Law Firm, This is What Your Peers are Talking About

January 30, 2017

The CIO at a law firm has a great responsibility to the partners and the business. One of their primary tasks is to ensure that the lawyers have access to the critically important information they need to write briefs, motions, and close out cases — all the while maximizing billable hours. Standing in their way […]

Not Just a Unitasker: Zerto’s Virtual Replication

September 19, 2016

On Alton Brown’s cooking show, he used to abhor a unitasker – a tool used for only one thing. They clutter the cabinets and are useful only in the rare instance that you need to slice an egg or store half an onion. Similarly, a unitasking product in tech is annoying. They clutter your IT […]

DR 101: 7 Elements Every Disaster Recovery Plan Should Have

August 10, 2016

By Keith Taylor, Technology Evangelist at Zerto Your disaster recovery plan consists of more than just how you’re going to recover your systems and applications. All too often, it can be easy to overlook these seemingly less significant preparations as the focus tends to be on ensuring there is a solution, or combination of solutions, […]

The Most Underplayed Healthcare IT Must-Have: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

July 12, 2016

How Two Days of Paper Record-Keeping Was Enough to Drive a Community Hospital to Search for a Better Business Continuity Solution  By Rob Strechay, Vice President of Product, Zerto Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) strategy is often little thought of until a forcing function—be it natural or man-made—puts a renewed focus on this mission-critical […]

Point in Time Recovery: Journal vs Snapshots

July 2, 2016

When evaluating different BC/DR solutions one important feature that users often look for is point in time recovery. The ability to recover to previous points in time is crucial in being able to recover from not only data center-wide issues, such as power loss or hardware failure, but logical failures, such as a database corruption, […]

Are You SURE You are Covered Against Disaster

May 18, 2016

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)

May 12, 2016

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

April 28, 2016

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

February 15, 2016

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 […]