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When IT Disasters Strike: Keep Calm and Communicate – Just ask GitLab

Airlines, take notes from GitLab. This is how you do a disaster. We’ve been saying this for years, disasters are gonna happen. Not a week goes by without news of some airline outage, ransomware taking down a hospital or power failure taking down a major website. This week saw (at least) two. Delta’s outage and GitLab’s […]

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

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 […]

Changing the Data Protection Conversation

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 […]

Introducing CIO Corner: In the Mind of a CIO

In the ever-changing world of corporate information technology and data management, CIOs are tasked with keeping a demanding pace and must be poised to make critical, well-informed decisions to mitigate risks and ensure business continuity for their organizations. No easy feat! Developed as an outlet to evaluate and discuss hot topics in the world of IT […]

ZVR 5.0 U1 Release

On Sunday 8th January Zerto made Zerto Virtual Replication (ZVR) 5.0 U1 generally available. With this update comes support for VMware vSphere 6.5 and VMware VSAN 6.5. This is a key release for customers that are planning on upgrading their VMware environment to the latest vSphere version. This means that within a very quick turnaround […]

Register Now for the Premier BC/DR Conference – ZertoCon 2017!

It’s the time of year for a bit of reflection on the last twelve months….What did I do in 2016? Did I go to the gym twice a week? Did I cut back on my creative use of swear words? Did I up my professional development game? For those of you who checked off “taking a […]

Protecting VMware Solutions in the IBM Cloud: Adding Zerto Red to IBM Bluemix

When IBM and VMware announced their partnership to offer the VMware Cloud Foundation on IBM Cloud (formally known as SoftLayer), adding Zerto’s Virtual Replication (ZVR) was a logical next step. Now that the dust has settled, this partnership is called IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions and Zerto in IBM Bluemix. IBM Cloud and VMware are […]

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 […]

Zerto Virtual Replication 5.0 – Upgrading to 5.0

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

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 […]