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

December 15, 2016

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 […]

Zerto Virtual Replication 5.0 – Upgrading to 5.0

December 14, 2016

With all the recent posts about the exciting and new Zerto Virtual Replication 5.0, I know you’re wondering if the upgrade process is still just as easy as it has always been. The quick answer is, “yes!” Even so, let’s walk through some of the key steps you’ll need to take when upgrading from ZVR […]

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 […]

Zerto Virtual Replication 5.0 – 30-Day Journaling

November 30, 2016

With Zerto Virtual Replication (ZVR) 5.0 the journal retention period has been increased from 14 to a maximum 30-days, which in combination with One-To-Many replication opens some exciting new possibilities. As a quick recap, the journal is a compressed transaction log of all the block-level changes, in a single or group of VMs, enabling you […]

SpiceWorld Heats Up with Hottest Tech Trends

November 14, 2016

About a week ago in Austin, TX I arrived at SpiceWorld 2016 not knowing what to expect.  Though, from this community full of IT pimentos, poblanos and jalapenos, I knew I would walk away with a head full “spicy” content and maybe even a few bottles of hot sauce to boot. I’ve been a part of […]

A Day at ZertoCon Local

November 4, 2016

Guest blog from ZertoCon Local Grand Rapids, MI 2017 Attendee, Travis Having already attended ZertoCON in Boston back in May of this year, I must say I was excited to see a more tailored format at ZertoCON Local, right in my backyard of Grand Rapids, MI. My job demands a lot of time and energy, so […]

Zerto Virtual Replication 5.0 – Introducing the Zerto Mobile App!

November 1, 2016

Continuing our blog series looking at the awesomeness that is ZVR 5.0, we’ve got one more great feature to talk to you about today: the Zerto Mobile App! That’s right boys and girls, Zerto is coming soon to a mobile phone near you. Available for both Android and iOS platforms, you’ll be able to download […]

ZVR 5.0 One-To-Many Use Case No.5 – Protection During Migrations

October 27, 2016

When it comes to changing your DR site, be it to a new datacenter, co-location space, cloud provider or public cloud, maintaining replication for disaster recovery can be challenging. This results in significant windows of unprotected VMs and data introducing risk and complexity. To help explain the problem let’s take a look at some common […]

ZVR 5.0 One-To-Many Use Case No.4 – Protect Interdependent Applications

October 25, 2016

Many organizations rely on applications and databases continuously updating each other in order to facilitate processes across multiple business units and systems. To help explain let’s take a typical scenario of a user who logs into application X, creates a new customer record, generates an order to be processed, invoice to be issued, delivery to […]