Zerto 7.5

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After the GA of Zerto 7.0 in April 2019, now Zerto has announced the availability of Zerto 7.5, delivering deeper integrations with partners, new security and cloud capabilities and advanced analytics, helping customers navigate their cloud journey and alleviate security risks.

New features include expanded functionality with Microsoft Azure, including support for Azure Managed Disks, scale-sets and Azure VMware Solution (AVS); integrations with HPE StoreOnce Catalyst; certification and support for VMware vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering (VAIO); and advanced analytics for reporting, planning and customisation of disaster recovery and long-term data retention.

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DDN is a company that, in more  than 20 years (was founded in 1998), has designed, developed, deployed and optimized systems, software and solutions which enable enterprises, service providers, universities and government agencies to generate more value and accelerate time to insight from their data and information, on premise and in the cloud. It’s one the the leader in the HPC market (2/3 of the top 500 supercomputers run on DDN), the largest private storage company in world, with double digit growth, still profitable and self funded.

During the last years DDN has enlarge its focus on AI and multicloud data management (and the new logo enfatize this shift).

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If you have tried to apply the VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 3 patch on a DellEMC PowerEdge server, you may have some kind of performance issues.

The vCenter become very slow and some basic operations, including vMotion are very very slow (also more than 100 times!).

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This is an article that I wrote as a contribuitor for the Aruba blog. Read the full article Why Small and Midsize Businesses Need Modern Switches with Strong Security.

The network is an important ingredient in any IT security plan, because cyberattacks commonly arrive from the network and attacks also use the network to propagate the damage. Network security is a huge priority for large companies, but it’s equally important for small and midsize businesses (SMBs).

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Spectra Logic introduced a new product: StorCycle™ is a new storage management software solution designed for data-driven organisations that need a modern storage lifecycle management workflow.

StorCycle allows organisations to create a new Perpetual Tier of storage, reducing the overall cost of storing data by up to 70 percent, while giving users full access to their data.

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On my Windows 10 machine, recently I’ve got a strange issue with VMware Workstation (version 15.1, but I think could affect also other versions): sometimes was not possible power-on the virtual machines with strange error messages.

The first error message was: “Cannot find a valid peer process to connect to”.

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The Dell Compellent storage is an interesting solution and, before the EMC acquisition, was the main storage product in Dell portfolio.

Veeam Backup and Replication offers different type of primary storage integration to improve and offload the backup process using storage snapshots (and limiting VMware snapshots only for the time needed to take a storage snapshot).

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Commvault has signed an agreement to acquire Hedvig, for total consideration of $225 million, which includes the purchase price and ongoing employee retention.

Commvault was formed in 1988 as a development group within Bell Labs, and later designated as a strategic business unit of AT&T Network Systems. In 1996, it was incorporated as an independent company. 

Their main product is focused on backup and data protection (and not only).

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Interesting European IT events in this month:

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Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry-standard that establishes specifications for cables and connectors and protocols for connection, communication, also and power supply between computers, peripheral devices and other computers.

How USB is supported in VMware vSphere?

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