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Modern Data Protection: What Is It and Why Should You Care

Data is at the center of business. For many organizations, digital adoption drives strategy. Data is essential to meeting customer needs, responding to sudden market shifts and unforeseen events. That’s why data protection should be on your mind. What Is Data Protection? Data protection is the process of safeguarding important information from corruption, compromise, or […]

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

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

February 1, 2017

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

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

January 30, 2017
Est. Reading Time: 3 minutes

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

Changing the Data Protection Conversation

January 23, 2017

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

Introducing CIO Corner: In the Mind of a CIO

January 18, 2017

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

ZVR 5.0 U1 Release

January 9, 2017

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!

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

December 22, 2016

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

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

December 15, 2016
Est. Reading Time: 2 minutes

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 (Updated on February 2023)

DR 101: Synchronous, A-Synchronous and Near-Synchronous Replication Technologies (Updated on February 2023)

December 15, 2016
Est. Reading Time: 6 minutes

When it comes to data storage and management, replication is a common technique used to ensure availability and protection. Data replication involves creating copies of data and storing them in multiple locations so that they can be accessed even if one of the storage locations fails or becomes unavailable. This makes it a primary technology for […]
Zerto Virtual Replication 5.0 – Upgrading to 5.0

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

Protect RDM’s with Odd Number of Blocks

December 9, 2016
Est. Reading Time: 4 minutes

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

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

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 […]

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