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Salesforce Outage: One More Nail in the Coffin of “I can trust my SaaS provider…”

June 1, 2016

By Keith Taylor, Product Specialist at Zerto Rarely does an outage rocket to infamy like the SalesForce #NA14 incident.  But when your service is relied upon by millions of users around the globe, there’s just no way to escape scrutiny when one of your data centers goes down— let alone it being offline for almost […]

Replicating Raw Device Mappings with Zerto

May 28, 2016

By Joshua Stenhouse — Zerto Senior Solutions Engineer I’m often asked if Zerto’s Virtual Replication supports Raw Device Mappings (RDM) in VMWare, and I can usually tell the person asking is expecting me to say no, but the answer is actually a resounding YES! This is always followed by great responses such as “amazing” or […]

Day 3: Zerto’s Virtual Replication “Athena” Update, A Look Ahead

May 26, 2016

By Keith Taylor, Product Specialist at Zerto As the saying goes “All good things must come to an end” and sadly, today was the final day of our inaugural #ZertoCON.  But it hasn’t just been good, it has been GREAT and we’ve all had a fantastic time here in Boston over the last few days. […]

ZertoCON Day 2: The Masters of Disaster Recovery

May 25, 2016

By Keith Taylor, Product Specialist at Zerto My oh my, what a busy day it’s been here in Boston!!!  We got into the full swing of things today starting with a packed room for our Opening Keynote.  Ziv and Oded – the original Masters of Disaster – gave a fantastic welcome to our attendees and […]

ZertoCON: Business Continuity Conference Day 1

May 24, 2016

By Keith Taylor, Product Specialist at Zerto As I sit to write this, it’s 10pm here in Boston and I’m at the hotel bar (always an appropriate ‘thought space’). Today was, quite frankly, an AWESOME start to the beginning of something great! We’re not even in full swing yet here at #ZertoCON, but if you […]

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 […]

It’s all about Change: Data Replication Bandwidth Considerations

May 13, 2016

This post was written by Zerto’s Sr. Marketing Architect, Shannon Snowden. One common question we get from service providers, enterprises, and others relates to how Zerto’s Virtual Replication (ZVR) is about data replication in large environments; how is Zerto able to protect servers with very large storage requirements? Servers with terabytes of data are very […]

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 […]

ZertoCON Preview – We are Getting So Close!!

May 11, 2016

By Jennifer Gill – Director, Global Product Marketing at Zerto ZertoCON, the industry’s premier business continuity conference, is less than 2 weeks away. If you are attending, here is what you can expect, and if you haven’t registered – what are you waiting for!?!? Register today at So, what are we talking about in […]

Building a Scalable Infrastructure

May 6, 2016

Guest Post by Bob Lanning, Sr. Infrastructure Engineer at Premier, Inc. At Premier, we are currently protecting and managing hundreds of VMs and TBs of storage – and the environment is only growing. Automation is becoming more and more important to us to ensure we are able to effectively manage the environment. With Zerto’s Virtual […]