Author: Courtenay Troxel, Zetta.net
With wild fires and extreme heat ravaging California, the central states
pounded by damaging thunderstorms and tornados, and hurricane season just on
the horizon, the possibility that your company could be impacted by a natural
disaster should be top of mind.
Even companies that do have disaster recovery (DR) plans in place often don't
do them justice. They neglect to review or update DR strategies to account
for any changes in the business or they overlook the need to periodically
test the plans to see if they hold up during unforeseen downtime.
Taking this reactive approach to DR can have devastating repercussions. Just
consider this alarming set of statistics:
43% of businesses that close as a result of a natural disaster never reopen.
(Source: U.S. Congress)
30% of companies said they "are not at all confident" in their abilit... (more)
Author: Nick Mueller, Zetta.net
2013 was a banner year for cloud backup adoption. It was also a year of
wake-up calls: simple cloud backup doesn't constitute DR, transfer speeds are
vital, and beware cloud as a commodity. Let's look to 2014 for more trends in
cloud backup and DR in the cloud.
1. Cloud backup vendors with slow performance will fail
This trend showed up in the news as well-known cloud backup vendors ceased
production. Symantec Backup Exec Cloud was the biggest casualty of slow
performance, and more cloud hosting products struggled or went down because
they were not... (more)
It was at Netscape, in the early days of the internet, when co-founders Lou
Montulli and Jeff Whitehead first worked together and began to notice how the
amount of their data was constantly growing, but the process for adding
storage and protecting that data wasn't improving over time.
"Zetta is a company that's trying to revolutionize storage," is what Lou says
at the beginning of the video above - but what does a revolution in storage
The three things that make Zetta unique:
1. Recovery Optimized Backup
Data that's backed up to Zetta is ready to be restored at a moment... (more)
Author: Kiri Bowman, Business-Software.com
Kiri Bowman of Business-Software.com speaks with with Vice President of
Products Chris Schin and Chief Marketing Officer Gary Sevounts about how
Zetta.net stands out from other enterprise cloud backup solutions.
Tell me a little bit about Zetta.net. What business or IT challenge does your
Gary: Zetta.net is an enterprise-grade backup and disaster recovery provider.
We have been in business for over five years, and we have over 800 enterprise
customers and managed service providers (MSPs) that use or resell our
product, a... (more)
Belkin, a provider of technology solutions for office, classroom, IT
infrastructure and mobile environments, announced today the introduction of
its newest product for the education market, the Belkin Air Protect Case for
iPads. The Belkin Air Protect Case uses ultra-protective, closed-cell foam
that dissipates and absorbs shock to provide reliable, cart-compatible iPad
protection without unnecessary bulk or weight.
Apple iPads are important, effective learning tools in many modern classrooms
that often represent a significant investment of limited school resources.