eGroup + Zerto + Azure = IT Resilience

In last Friday’s post, I discussed the concept that “Things that have never happened before, happen every day” and the need for a posture of resilience to remain operationally ready for anything. Storage industry veteran Paul Zeiter, currently president at Zerto, said recently that “One of the big challenges facing companies today is the need to change the way they think about coping with change. Traditional approaches to managing change…

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Availability = Survival

As IT veterans, I’m certain we all have stories like the one I shared previously – many of those without the happy ending. It reminds me of the prime concepts of a (fascinating) survival book I read several years ago by Laurence Gonzales called “Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why,” where the key themes of accident investigation are: Things that have never happened before, happen every day (for example, the…

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The Case for Preparedness

By: Mike Carter Are you prepared? Are you sure? In the early minutes of Saturday morning, April 2011, a water main broke underneath the street in Columbia, SC. A $30B lending provider, located just feet away from the break, with over 1,200 servers (95% of them virtualized) located in their basement Data Center, experienced a massive subterranean flood that destroyed the entire electrical subsystem beneath the building, effectively rendering…

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Advanced Disaster Recovery Made Simple – Zerto 5.0

Zerto is an industry leader in disaster protection and disaster recovery for virtual computing environments. With the recent version of Zerto 5.0 released, businesses can take advantage of advanced disaster recovery technology while also introducing simplicity and confidence in their ability to completely avoid or recover from disasters. Here are a couple examples of how recent eGroup customers have utilized Zerto to achieve their goals. Virtual machine (VMware and Hyper-V) replication…

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