The Importance of Establishing Application Groups For Your Disaster Recovery Strategy

  • November 27, 2019

The Zerto Virtual Replication Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) software platform offers an array of convenient integrated features, including the functionality of organizing servers into groups. Aside from the obvious benefit of grouping servers for aesthetic purposes, there are significant benefits to doing so properly. In this blog post, we’ll dive deep into the importance of establishing VPGs and how it can greatly impact the efficiency of your data replication. What Is a Virtual Protected Group? A Virtual Protected Group (VPG) is, put simply, a collection of Virtual Machines (VMs). There are a number of reasons why you would want VMs grouped […]

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Disaster Recovery: Top 5 Reasons You Need a Solid DR Strategy

  • October 30, 2019

No matter what industry you’re in or what position you hold within your company, you’ve likely heard terms like Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service, and DRaaS thrown around the office. While you may know the terms, it’s important that you realize how crucial these terms are for any business. So, the question you’re probably asking yourself now is, “why exactly do I need a disaster recovery plan?” The short answer is that there are countless reasons that a business needs a disaster recovery plan. Whether you’re a business owner researching disaster recovery, or a systems administrator looking to convince your management […]

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Ransomware: Don’t Fall Victim to Costly Attacks

  • September 12, 2019

Many organizations have plans for facing disasters both technological and natural, but very few seem to have ransomware recovery plans in place. Ransomware is the most nefarious form of malware, threatening governments and businesses across any given industry to date, and according to CNN, these malicious attacks are on the rise. Why? Because cybercriminals know that vulnerable businesses and organizations won’t hesitate to pay them exceptionally large sums of money to recover their most sensitive, critical data. The Cost of Ransomware Attacks Continue to Grow The news is flooded with stories of businesses and local governments being infected with ransomware […]

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