Zerto 7 is GA

Zerto 7 Release On Tuesday, April 16th Zerto announced the official release of Zerto 7 for general availability their new Zerto 7.0 IT Resilience Platform. Zerto 7 is designed for an era of application complexity and cloud adoption. Zerto 7.0 replaces periodic backup with continuous data protection combined with powerful journaling technology for both short-term and long-term data retention. This release converges disaster recovery, backup and cloud mobility into a single platform. Zerto 7 solves today’s digital business needs for continuous IT and Business Operations by addressing key customer challenges such as complexity, slow recovery speeds and lengthy backup windows, […]

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Unitrends vBE Introduction

vBE (short for VM Backup Essentials), converges enterprise-grade backup software, ransomware detection, and cloud continuity into a powerful, easy-to-use, all-in-one platform priced 30% less than comparable products. An “All-in-One Solution” vBE provides a disruptive approach to backup – with complete vertical integration (including the cloud), fast time to value and an all-in-one solution provided by a single vendor with industry-leading customer service. vBE includes all the software and features you would find in an enterprise-level data protection and recovery solution. vBE includes operating system, security, backup software, WAN acceleration, replication, cloud integration, and archiving. With an easy to use interface […]

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Zerto Virtual Replication 6.0

This product review is off the back of the vRetreat experience back in February, for details of the vRetreat experience check out my previous post. I personally have been using Zerto for some time, I was introduced to Zerto back in 2013 where we reviewed the product to conduct a very large Datacenter migration, and since 2013 I have installed and used Zerto for several large customer deployments, providing Datacenter and Application replication and resilience. The latest version of Zerto (6.0) was released in February this year, this release is feature rich and has “Evolved Beyond DR” providing an IT […]

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vRetreat 2018

  I was lucky enough to be invited to the vRetreat 2018 event this year, this event is organised by Patrick Redknap and can I say what a very well organized event it was. The location of the event this year was held in little old London Town in no other place than the “The Crypt on the Green” followed by a team adventure in “The Crystal Maze”.     This event is designed to bring together “Bloggers” and “technology evangelists” reviewing vendor presentations on some cool, new technology with some added adventure. Attending the event this year were the following […]

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NSX Host Preperation XXX eam.agent.enable.label not found XXX

Today I ran into the following error message while standing up a test cluster for a McAfee Move solution “XXX eam.agent.enable.label not found XXX”, the error seemed a bit generic but after going back through the basics I realised that I had missed an important part of the preparation. The Host and cluster I was using was provisioned a few weeks back with a different purpose in mind and it was linked to test Domain “Mytest.local”, however I’ve re-purposed the cluster to save time testing the McAfee components to replace vCNS and I overlooked the ESXi Host configuration. The new […]

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VCSA – CA Nimbus Install Guide

As I adopt the the policy of “Migrate to VCSA” by virtuallyghetto  I came across an issue today with Nimbus monitoring and thought I would document and share the process to have a VMware VCSA / PSC Appliance monitored by CA Nimbus Tools. I’m not going to document how to deploy & configure the VCSA in this post as there are lots of blogs already illustrating this process.vcsa nimbus Below are the steps to carry out the configuration changes to a VMware Appliance to allow CA Nimbus monitoring Tools to communicate to the Appliance. vcsa nimbus Deploy the VMware VCSA / PSC […]

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Zerto Virtual Replication: What’s New in 5.0

At VMWORLD Las Vegas, Zerto announced their next release of the software, Zerto Virtual Replication version 5.0, packed full of features including the below : Replicate & Recover Files & VM’s simultaneously both Local & Remote. Replicate from VMware vSphere to AWS. Replicate from VMware vSphere to Azure. Replicate from VMware vSphere to Hyper-V. Storage agnostic. Extended retention on the journaling. New SaaS Zerto mobile app. This really is giving the Hybrid cloud market something to talk about, with the ability to replicate VM’s to Multiple remote sites and multi cloud vendors, with increased journaling up to 30 days (providing 1 month […]

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