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By Nick Mueller, Zetta.net Because companies depend on their IT infrastructure, they can't wait hours or days for access to files from an offsite backup following a data disaster. This is especially true when the definition of a data disaster can be a pinky finger that accidentally deleted a client document, a server crash, or tornado that takes down a whole data center. So, when you're looking for a backup solution, include live DR as part of the features checklist. Here's how to determine your DR needs: 1. Know Your RPO and RTO As with any major backup decision, the place to start is by determining the RPO and RTO for your business in a Disaster Recovery scenario. The odds are good that you don't need immediate access to most of your files, only a small percentage of them, maybe just email, a transaction database, and a few other records for the past month. First, ide... (more)

Belkin Releases Secure Audio and Microphone Four-Port Switch

Belkin Enterprise, a trusted leader of complete computing solutions for office, IT infrastructure and mobile environments, today announced the release of its Secure Audio and Microphone Four-Port Switch. The Secure Audio and Microphone Switch offers users centralized control over audio ports, and is designed to reduce the possibility of analog cross-talk of audio signals between computers running at different security levels. Belkin's Secure Audio and Microphone Switch is designed for government and other environments requiring the use of secure Voice over Internet Protocol (VoI... (more)

Zetta.net Announces Appliance-Less Online Backup

Zetta.net, a provider of enterprise-grade online backup and disaster recovery solutions, has unveiled the next generation of its flagship cloud service. Zetta DataProtect 3.0 brings enterprise-grade cloud data protection for small and mid-size enterprises in a single managed service that requires no appliances and can be deployed within minutes. It simplifies and automates backups of critical IT assets and enables businesses to access and instantly recover critical files, directories or entire file systems from anywhere via the Web. Advanced security, high redundancy and a high-... (more)

The Zetta Founders’ Story: From Netscape to Cloud Storage

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 look like? 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)

Zetta.net Makes InfoStor Top 6 Vendor List

Zetta.net, a provider of enterprise-grade online backup and disaster recovery solutions, today announced that InfoStor has named it as one of "6 Great Cloud and Online Backup Solutions." InfoStor technology expert Drew Robb selected the companies included in the list based on research and market findings. Zetta DataProtect delivers an enterprise-grade server backup and disaster recovery solution for small and medium size enterprises that integrates key data protection elements, such as offsite backup, archiving and disaster recovery in a single managed cloud service that require... (more)