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Zerto in Azure Migrate Hub

March 2, 2021

Zerto offers the simplest, least disruptive method for migrating Virtual Machines to Microsoft Azure. Moving operation-critical data can be a monumental undertaking—the resources, downtime, and risk of data loss mean significant costs when using inadequate solutions. Additionally, inadequate migration can cause a halt in productivity in business, harming your revenue. Whether you’re moving a single […]

Architecting Applications for Kubernetes

March 1, 2021

Container-based applications are designed with different assumptions about the underlying infrastructure. In this post, we will dive into architecting applications for Kubernetes-environments. Portability Makes the Most of All Clouds The design approach for container-based applications is vastly different than architecting virtual-machine-based applications. In the latter, the goal is to prevent failure, not accommodate it. Container-based […]

Smartbank Saves Big, Shows Compliance, and Gains Recovery Confidence with Zerto

February 25, 2021

Guest Blog Post by Daniel Hereford, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer at SmartBank SmartBank is a full-service commercial bank which opened its first office in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in January 2007. Exceeding $3 billion in assets, SmartBank has grown organically and through multiple acquisitions, including Progressive Savings Bank (2020), Foothills Bank (2018), Southern Community […]

Go from Snapshots to Streaming with Continuous Data Protection

February 1, 2021

You can’t tell a fast-paced, constantly changing story with a series of still pictures—you’ll definitely miss something important. You need a streaming video story that shows every moment and captures all the details. Your data is the fast paced, constantly changing fuel for your business. You can’t afford to miss a detail or fail to […]

Zerto Platform Named a January 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions

January 29, 2021

The Zerto team is excited to announce that we have been recognized as a January 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. Our team at Zerto takes great pride in this distinction, as customer feedback continues to shape our products and services. In its announcement, Gartner explains, “The Gartner […]

With Great Data Comes Great Responsibility for Protection and Privacy

January 21, 2021

So much so, there’s a day dedicated to it With Data Protection Day—also called Data Privacy Day in some regions—celebrated on January 28th, it serves as a critical reminder of the importance of making sure the data you share or that is in your possession is safe and secure. Think about it. Data is growing […]

Cyber-Resilience: Carpe Data and Fight Back Against Ransomware

January 20, 2021

A Ticking Time Bomb You’ve read the statistics and seen the costly results. Ransomware attacks are rising 300% year over year. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), out of 500 organizations, 84% were victims of malicious attacks in 2019. Of those, 89% of the attacks were successful with 93% experiencing data corruption or loss. […]

2021: A Year of Digital Transformation, Data Management, Recoverware, and Containers

January 18, 2021

Given everything that has unfolded this past year, predicting what’s next carries a lot of uncertainty. It’s clear that the pandemic and its impact on our workplaces accelerated the adoption of technologies and digital transformation in ways we couldn’t have predicted a year ago. However, we can’t stop looking ahead. With that in mind, members […]

Achieve Cost-effective Backups and Long-term Retention with Zerto 8.5 and AWS S3

January 4, 2021

With the AWS re:Invent virtual event rounding off 2020 and focused on helping customers innovate, I thought it would be timely to talk about how Zerto and AWS together deliver cutting-edge capabilities for backup and long-term retention (LTR). When Zerto 7.0 was released with long-term retention, it was only the beginning of the journey to […]

Deploying Zerto with Terraform

December 22, 2020

– Read the original blog post on –  I realized its been almost two years since I’ve blogged about anything automation related. Time flies but that’s far too long to not talk about some exciting news around things I’ve been working on with colleagues. Over the last year or so I’ve moved into a […]