BCDR

Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery

Zerto: Can Failover Live Be Used for a Datacenter Migration, Consolidation, or HW Refresh?

The answer is yes, if you really wanted to... however, there's another feature of Zerto that will allow you to perform a much "cleaner" migration of your VM(s) [...]

Configuring AWS for Zerto Virtual Replication

By now, it’s no secret that the IT Resilience Platform that Zerto has come to be known as offers complete flexibility when it comes to multi-cloud agility.  [...]

Single vCenter, Single ZVM, and Recovering Zerto in a Failure Scenario

As a follow-up to my previous blog entry titled "Zerto Virtual Manger Outage, Replication, and Self-Healing", which covers a ZVM failure scenario in an [...]

Zerto Virtual Manager Outage, Replication, and Self-Healing

I've decided to explore what happens when a ZVM (Zerto Virtual Manager) in either the protected site or the recovery site is down for a period of time, and [...]

Zerto Automation with PowerShell and REST APIs

Zerto is simple to install and simple to use, but it gets better with automation!  While performing tasks within the UI can quickly become second nature, you [...]

Changing a VM’s Recovery VRA When a Host Crashes or Prior to Recovery Site Maintenance

Yesterday, we had one host in our recovery site PSOD, and that caused all kinds of errors in Zerto, primarily related to VPGs.  In our case, this particular [...]

Zerto: Dual NIC ZVM

Something I recently ran into with Zerto (and this can happen for anything else) was the dilemma of being able to protect remote sites that (doesn't happen [...]

Protecting a VM with vSphere Replication

Continuing on from the previous blog about configuring array-based replication with SRM, in this blog post we'll be going through configuring protection of a [...]

VMware SRM 6.1 – Configure Array-Based Replication

Introduction   This how-to will walk through the installation and configuration of array-based replication features for VMware Site Recovery Manager [...]

Product Comparison: VMware SRM & Zerto Virtual Replication

Introduction Obviously, based on my previous blog posts, it's apparent that I've been spending some time in the past few months testing VMware Site Recovery [...]