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Zombie-Proof Your Applications and Data

December 11, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Prepare for the worst and hope for the best. When it comes to potential business disasters, a zombie apocalypse is about as bad as it can get. A hurricane may impact your power and building stability, but a zombie outbreak can debilitate your applications, data and infrastructure all at the same time.

So what better way to prepare for potential business disasters than preparing your applications, data and infrastructure to be protected from the worst of the worst: a zombie apocalypse.

Bluelock CTO...

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Failover to the Cloud with Disaster Recovery [Video]

May 16, 2013 by Jon Corwin

Failover to the Cloud

How do you failover to the cloud? Bluelock has partnered with the replication software provider, Zerto for its leading RaaS solution. To demonstrate how their disaster recovery technology takes the pain out of replication and recovery in the cloud, watch the "Disaster Recovery with VMware's vCloud Director" video below.

Bluelock’s RaaS solution leverages Zerto’s replication software to integrate seemlessly with VMware’s vCloud Director. Their complete vCloud 5.1 integration includes...

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Bluelock Launches Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service Solution

May 7, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock’s new Recovery-as-a-Service offerings deliver the benefits of a multi-tenant cloud with the latest recovery technology for a highly reliable, testable recovery solution. These 4-Series Virtual Datacenters enable organizations to recover critical IT resources with increased efficiencies and complete effectiveness when an adverse situation strikes.

“As a global provider, we know disasters can happen anytime, anywhere.  We’re confident in our selection of Bluelock for our cloud-based...
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Defining Cloud-based Recovery: To-Cloud vs. In-Cloud

May 6, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Disaster Recovery (DR) has a lot of acronyms that come with it. Breaking the different kinds of DR into sub-categories and products, even more acronyms and terms come with each of those.  But, for Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS), there are really only two important sub-terms to know before you start exploring your options.  Each is named for the location that the workloads are being replicated from.

To-Cloud RaaS involves replicating to a cloud provider from a physical infrastructure or...

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Vote VMworld Session 5312: Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service featuring eMeter, a Siemens Business

May 3, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Voting for VMworld 2013 sessions run through Monday, May 6th at 5 p.m. PDT.  Below is a highlight of one of Bluelock's recommmended sessions for voting.  Please vote by visiting VMworld.com. Users must register a free account to vote. 

 

Session #5312: Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service featuring eMeter, a Siemens Business

with Bluelock and eMeter, a Siemens Business
 

Summary: 

In this session, Bluelock CTO, Pat O’Day, discusses Bluelock’s holistic approach to cloud-based RaaS and Bryan Bond of eMeter...

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Vote for VMworld Session 5330: Building a Fake Production vSphere Environment

May 1, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Voting for VMworld 2013 sessions run through Monday, May 6th at 5 p.m. PDT.  Below is a highlight of one of Bluelock's recommmended sessions for voting.  Please vote by visiting VMworld.com. Users must register a free account to vote. 

 

Session #5330: Building a Fake Production vSphere Environment

with Bluelock and VMware
 

Summary: 

Testing, development, and learning in vSphere is difficult if you don’t have a good lab environment. Even with a lab, you are still limited to the physical resources...

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Vote for VMworld Session 5189: Reference Architectures for Software Defined Disaster Recovery

May 1, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Voting for VMworld 2013 sessions run through Monday, May 6th at 5 p.m. PDT.  Below is a highlight of one of Bluelock's recommmended sessions for voting.  Please vote by visiting VMWorld.com. Users must register a free account to vote. 

 

Session #5189: Reference Architectures for Software Defined Disaster Recovery 

with Bluelock and Zerto 

Summary: 

It’s not 2011 anymore. Disaster Recovery solutions that seemed robust and innovative just two years ago are becoming obsolete today. Flexible...

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Vote for VMworld Session 5569: Transforming Enterprise IT from a Cost Center to a Profit Center

April 30, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Voting for VMworld 2013 sessions run through Monday, May 6th at 5 p.m. PDT.  Below is a highlight of one of Bluelock's recommmended sessions for voting.  Please vote by visiting VMworld.com. Users must register a free account to vote. 

 

Session #5569: Transforming Enterprise IT from a Cost Cetner to a Profit Center

with Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana and Bluelock
 

Summary: 

Traditionally, enterprise central IT has been considered a ‚Äúcost center‚ÄĚ. But, what if you could transform it into a...

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Vote for VMworld Session 5479: To the Cloud, with PowerCLI

April 30, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Voting for VMworld 2013 sessions run through Monday, May 6th at 5 p.m. PDT.  Below is a highlight of one of Bluelock's recommmended sessions for voting.  Please vote by visiting VMworld.com. Users must register a free account to vote. 

 

Session #5479: To the Cloud, with PowerCLI

with Bluelock and VMware
 

Summary: 

PowerCLI has become one of the most powerful and easy to use tools in a vSphere admin’s arsenal. Since version 5.01 this also includes the ability to manage your workloads in the...

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Why choose Bluelock to redeem your Cloud Credits

March 8, 2013 by Diana Nolting

VMware Cloud CreditsIf you're an organization or business unit looking for another reason to move to cloud, the new VMware Cloud Credits Purchasing Program could be your answer.

VMware Cloud Credits Purchasing Program is an easy way for your company to take on vCloud. Leverage this easy on-ramp to vCloud and watch your workloads and applications thrive.

VMware Cloud Credits work much like a gift card. First, you'll work with a trusted VMware Solution Provider to identify which workloads might be a good fit for...

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