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Simplify and Secure Your HR Management with HRIS Cloud

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Simplify and Secure Your HR Management with HRIS Cloud

Adopting work from home model is one of the efforts for enterprises to survive during the pandemic or even for the long term. This situation forces enterprises to utilize digital technology, such as the HRIS cloud platform to optimize business management. By using HRIS cloud solution, you could elevate your HR performance and success in the organization also increases your business efficiency by cutting the operational cost.

In partnership with PT. System Design Center (Xpresso HRIS), join us to get more insight about HRIS Cloud on “Zettagrid e-TechDay: Simplify and Secure Your HR Management with HRIS Cloud”. Meet our guest speaker Hendri Janto as Director and Founder of PT. System Design Center and hear their customer experience from Agus Raya as Manager IT Service Operation RS Pondok Indah and Ricky Salim as Staff Fungsional lV IIIA-F HRIS RS Hermina Group.

 

Event Details

Day: Tuesday, 31 August 2021
Time: 02.00 – 04.00 PM
Link to register: bit.ly/etechdaysdc
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Adopting Hybrid Cloud Approach, Where to Begin?

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Adopting Hybrid Cloud Approach, Where to Begin?

Adopting Hybrid Cloud approach is becoming more and more common in a business sector. According to a survey of IBM Institute For Business Value (IBV), Hybrid Cloud will grow to 47% in three years ahead and the average organization will implement around six hybrid clouds. With such of number, it is not a surprise anymore to see how large this technology could dominant enterprise solutions.

However, adopting Hybrid Cloud approach certainly is not just by snapping-fingers only. A plan and strategy are also needed for a successful deployment. Therefore, before business takes a step further about it, the organization needs to explore more for adopting Hybrid Cloud approach. Then, where to begin?

In Zettagrid e-Techday: Evolving Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure For Your Digital Business that was held on 12 August 2021, Teddi Suryadi as Cloud Consultant Zettagrid Indonesia had explained some strategies that business needs to take on Hybrid Cloud adoption. Curious to know how is it? Here’s the recap:

1. Determine the application that wants to be deployed on Hybrid Cloud

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Basically, any applications can be deployed on Hybrid Cloud. Depends on the organization’s policy and needs. So, if the organization wants its workload management to be deployed on cloud, then the provider will help and provide its cloud solution.

However, it is important to remember that business needs to determine what application that wants to be running on cloud and handled on the local premise. By separating workloads in two locations, the organization could achieve its IT business and cloud operation efficiency.

 2. Begins with the better infrastructure

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After the organization determines what applications that want to be deployed on cloud, next it’s time to look for the right infrastructure such as software, hardware, services, and cloud spaces. But, why does business need these infrastructures for adopting Hybrid Cloud approach?

 These infrastructures enable business to secure consistent operations for business workloads across private and public cloud. Not only that, the right infrastructures will also deliver a complete solution for business Hybrid Cloud. Therefore, it is important for the organization to do this before adopting Hybrid Cloud approach.

3. Look out for the data security

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In looking for Hybrid Cloud Providers, data security and compliance are often to be the main things that need to be concerned about. With the right data security and compliance, the cloud service provider can guarantee how secure your company and business data will be on cloud. 

In Zettagrid, we have data security and compliance such as PCI DSS certified and three-level of access (MyAccount portal access, vCloud Director access, and VM access). Not only that, but Zettagrid is also certified by ISO27001:2013 to secure your company data. Thus, you don’t have to worry more, because your data will be safe with our layered security system.

 

Those are the recap on adopting Hybrid Cloud approach. If you want to know or see the session further, you can watch it on our Youtube Channel here. And if you have any questions related to Hybrid Cloud solution, you can contact us here or at sales@zettagrid.id.

Evolving to Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure For Your Digital Business

evolving hybridEvolving to Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure For Your Digital Business

The race to digitally transform is underway and hybrid cloud solutions are a key enabler bringing digital innovation within reach of companies of all sizes and industries. With its agility and scalability, hybrid cloud offers to accommodate enterprises’ complex and varying workloads. Hybrid cloud approach also can significantly reduce capital expenditure and enable organizations to remain competitive while staying on budget.

How do you adopt a hybrid cloud approach for your business? Find the answer on “Zettagrid e-TechDay: Evolving to Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure For Your Digital Business”. Collaborate with Dell Technologies, meet and learn directly from our expert Teddi Suryadi as Cloud Consultant Zettagrid Indonesia and Andri Junardi Ahmad as Advisory Systems Engineer South East Asia CI/HCI Presales Specialist, Dell Technologies.

Event Details

Day: 12 August 2021
Time: 02.00 – 04.00 PM
Link to register: bit.ly/zgdell1
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Agenda:

  • The Fastest Path to Hybrid Cloud for your Digital Business – Andri Junardi Ahmad as Advisory Systems Engineer South East Asia CI/HCI Presales Specialist, Dell Technologies.
  • Evolving to Hybrid Cloud For Your Digital Business – Teddi Suryadi as Cloud Consultant Zettagrid Indonesia.

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2 Things To Know About Red Hat Enterprise Linux Subscription

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As the digital era begins, IT infrastructure becomes a core business differentiator. Even to support business initiatives, IT organizations must optimize their infrastructure first. Therefore, it is not a surprise anymore to see many enterprises look for IT solutions to transform their business into digital. One of them is by using open source software like Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscription.

As an intelligent operating foundation for modern IT, Red Hat Enterprise Linux delivers optimal benefits for your organization. Its consistency across infrastructure allows business to deploy applications, workloads, and services using the same tools, regardless of location. Furthermore, a Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscription provides access to the resources, tools, and technologies business needs to be successful. That’s why, this open source software is often to be the option whether for hybrid cloud deployment or local premise.

Then, what is the difference between Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscription through Cloud Service Provider (CSP) and Red Hat for Hybrid Cloud Deployment and On-Premise? in Zettagrid e-TechDay vol. 10, Muhammad Yunus as a Presales Engineer Manager at Zettagrid Indonesia and Wisa Prabowo as Solution Architect at Red Hat, have answered this question. Curious to know the recap? Read them below here:

Different Support Team Services

CSP does not only offers IT infrastructure, but service like support team is also available for its customers. Therefore, if your business plan to subscribe to Red Hat Enterprise Linux whether for Hybrid Cloud Deployment or On-Premise through CSP like Zettagrid, the support team services will also be available for it. 

However, the services will be different from the business subscription needs. If the business plan to subscribe the Open Sources for local premise through Zettagrid, its sub-support will be available for it. Then, if the business plan for implementing it on hybrid cloud deployment, the support team services will be available in premium. This means, its support team services will be available according to its SLA.

Same as CSP, Red Hat also provides Support Team as a service for Business’ Red Hat Enterprise Linux Subscription. With the standard service, its support team will be available for a year. So, if the business plan to subscribe to its open source through Red Hat, all services will be handled by Red Hat.

Cost and Flexibility

If your business ever explored CSP, management must have known the pay-per-use concept. Yes, with the pay-per-use, business could manage its cost for the cloud infrastructure. So is the Open Source like Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscription, business could have its pay-per-use if they subscribe it through CSP like Zettagrid Indonesia.

However, if your business plan to subscribe through Red Hat, pay-per-use is not available for it. Red Hat offers a subscription in standard and premium for business, and both are available for a year subscription only. 

Find out more about this session by watching the webinar again on our Youtube account. And if you are interested in our cloud solutions, you can contact us at sales@zettagrid.id or click here.

4 Reasons to Choose Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Hybrid Cloud

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As technology evolves in this modern era, IT managers face some challenging pressures in managing their IT environments. Especially in delivering operational efficiency on aspects such as security, performance, availability, and stability, while balancing available IT resources and skills as well as their costs. Not only that but IT team must also move the organization from a “first-aid” mode to one that focuses on delivering innovations that drive business advantages. So, organizations may need the right foundation and management solutions to face the challenge. One of them is by using Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

By offering a standard Open Sources (OS) to underly workloads, Red Hat Enterprise Linux enables you to easily move them across environments. Furthermore, it also gives the user a consistent, stable foundation across hybrid cloud deployments, along with built-in manageability and integration with the broader Red Hat management and automation portfolio. Hence, it could give IT flexible experience for the organization.

However, what Red Hat Enterprise Linux offers to help business achieve those advantage? Read them below here:

1. Lead Business Systems to Emerging Technologies

As the development of technology running now, the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 can be one the reasons to help tie organization’s systems that lead to emerging technologies. From containers to automation and even Artificial Intelligence (AI), Red Hat Enterprise Linux is created for innovators, developers, and operations engineered.

Its also designed for any enterprise and sets the steps for what they can do now. Thus, enterprise may begin their cloud journey now with the flexible OS like Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

2. A Great Start to Build Cloud Infrastructure

As cloud adoption increased 75% in 2020, it is not a surprise anymore to see the way organizations achieve their IT efficiency and flexibility now. With the automation and reliability, cloud has enabled enterprise to automate its business from day to day. But still, adopting cloud without any proper plan and infrastructure is not suggested for the industry. Therefore, OS like Red Hat Enterprise Linux can be an option to optimize cloud adoption.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux offers the flexibility of open source code and the innovation of open source communities, along with certifications from public cloud and service providers like Zettagrid Indonesia

3. Protect Business from the Vulnerabilities

Plan to build a secure data center? Get started with the best Open Sources first like Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This OS has built-in security features such as Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) and mandatory access controls (MAC) to help users combat intrusions and meet regulatory compliance. As well as being the first Linux container framework support to be a Common Criteria-certified (v7.1), Red Hat Enterprise Linux is also Common Criteria and FIPS 140-2 certified.

Not only that but using Red Hat Enterprise Linux also means that thousands of developers are monitoring millions of lines of code in the Linux kernel. Hence, the user may find flaws and developing fixes before vulnerabilities got attacked.

 4. A Long-Term Life Cycle Support

A Red Hat Enterprise also brings long-term advantages for its user, one of them is to maintain critical applications for 10 years or more with deployment choices of major. Besides that, Red Hat also has supported versions and a commitment to preserve app stability with each minor update. Therefore, those can be the reasons to choose Red Hat Enterprise Linux for business OS.

Then, how about the Red Hat operations, especially for cloud infrastructure?

Find the answer on Zettagrid e-TechDay Vol.10: Confidently Build Your Cloud With Red Hat Enterprise Linux, on Wednesday, 7 July 2021. Meet our expert Muhammad Yunus as Presales Engineer Zettagrid Indonesia and Wisa Prabowo as Solution Architect Red Hat Indonesia, to help you developed the IT system. Register here to join the event.

Confidently Build Your Cloud With Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Then how you could confidently build your cloud especially your infrastructure. Find the answer on Zettagrid e-TechDay Vol.10: Confidently Build Your Cloud With Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Meet our expert Muhammad Yunus as Presales Engineer Zettagrid Indonesia and Wisa Prabowo as Solution Architect Red Hat Indonesia.

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4 Benefits of AI in Cloud Computing

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4 Benefits of AI in Cloud Computing

 In this modern era, digital technology like Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the solutions to boost the development of various industries. With its capability to automate business or even its operations, AI is believed to be the technology that increases company productivity. Therefore, it is not a surprise anymore to see the market of AI in the oil and gas industry predicted to reach US 3,81 Billion Dollars, with a CAGR of 10,96% for 2020-2025.

However, developing AI systems requires large data sets. If the organization only relies on the local premise, AI deployment will result in a big investment and inefficiency considering the On-Premise will need maintenance. That’s why before AI development is going further, organizations need to look for an efficient solution. One of them is by implementing Cloud Computing.

The combination of AI and Cloud Computing results in an extensive network capable of holding massive volumes of data, while continuously learning and improving. Hence, both assist in the automation of routine activities within IT infrastructure and result in IT efficiency.

Not only that but developing AI in Cloud Computing also has benefits for the organization. All of them can be seen below here:

1. Automate the workflow

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Running IT resources and business operations at the same time can be overwhelming for some organizations. Even if it’s also implemented AI, a business can find it difficult to manage its workflow and IT efficiency. But no worries, as long as Cloud Computing can be used for AI, the organization can pass the challenge and achieve maximum productivity.

AI can automate complex and repetitive tasks to boost productivity and perform data analysis without any human intervention. So, when the organization develops AI in Cloud Computing, the IT team can focus on strategic operations while AI performs regular tasks. Hence, the organization can be more efficient, strategic, and insight-driven.

2. Maintain organizations data management

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Besides increasing efficiency and flexibility, developing AI in Cloud Computing would also play a significant role in processing, managing, and structuring data.

By using cloud for AI, organization can boost marketing, customer care, and supply chain data management with more reliable real-time data. AI tools streamline how data is ingested, modified, and managed. For example, organization can deploy AI tools into Zettagrid Indonesia cloud to get real-time personalization, detect cyber threats, and maintenance scenarios.

3. Deeper Insights

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Developing AI in Cloud Computing can identify patterns and trends in vast data sets. It uses historical data and compares it to the most recent data, which provides IT teams with well-informed, data-backed intelligence.

On top of that, using cloud computing for AI tools can also perform data analysis fast so organizations can rapidly and efficiently address customer queries and issues. The observations and valuable advice gained from AI capabilities result in quicker and more accurate results. Therefore, the cloud is efficient for business continuity.

4. Lowering costs

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A big advantage of Cloud Computing is that it eliminates costs related to on-site data centers, such as hardware and maintenance. Those upfront costs can be prohibitive with AI projects, but in the cloud enterprises can instantly access these tools for a monthly fee making research and development-related costs more manageable. Additionally, AI in cloud can gain insights from the data and analyze it without human intervention. That’s why, it is more efficient not only in cost but also in human resources.


Zettagrid Indonesia is a Cloud Service Provider in Indonesia that provides Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) such as VMware Virtual Data Center, VMware Virtual Server, Veeam Backup, and so on. If you have any questions related to our cloud solutions for AI, you can reach us here or through sales@zettagrid.id.

 

Signs That Your Enterprise Cloud Solutions is Over-Engineered

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Signs That Your Enterprise Cloud Solutions is Over-Engineered

As technology developed by the day, many enterprises now implement workload solutions to digitize and fastening their organizations. With agility and automation, technology is now believed to be one of the indicators to boost and efficiently the operations of organizations. No wonder, why Indonesia Government itself has pushed many businesses for digital transformation by using technology, including enterprise cloud solutions.

According to apprenda.com, enterprise cloud solutions is a term that may refer to a cloud service platform such as Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). It provides all of the resources needed to perform the required business functions in an integrated manner, within the framework of the cloud architecture that delivers the solution.

Although there are so many cloud service providers that we can see, does not mean we can decide to implement one without considering it. Many providers offer over-engineered enterprise cloud solutions that complex and inefficient, so it increased costs, risks, or complexities of the system that can result in its failure. That’s why business needs to look for the signs of which enterprise cloud solutions that over-engineered, before deciding to implement one.

No worries, in the article below we have compiled the signs of over-engineered enterprise cloud solutions. Curious to know it further? Read them here:

1. Has no single source of truth for enterprise data

You may think cloud migration will provide the business with the ability to centralize data within a single go-to database (physical or abstract) and store important data such as customer, sales, or inventory. But in fact, there are still many cloud services with no centralized coordination around common database services, which will lead to many different types of databases during the move to cloud.

Therefore, before deciding to move to one of the enterprise cloud solutions, business needs to double-check on its deployment. So, it will prevent business to the complex deployment and increased cost also risk.

2. The cloud costs more than the status quo

Although it’s common to spend more on cloud solutions than on its starting point, business must also factor in its many advantages to the business. a good rule of thumb for an acceptable cost increase would perhaps 10% to 15% more than its starting point. However, many businesses still have end states that are 30% to 50% more costly, with no clear business benefits to justify the extra costs. 

Therefore, business needs to keep a close eye on centralized efficiency and cost optimization in its enterprise cloud solution. Over-engineering happens when business adds too many unnecessary features. These features drive up the costs without a counterbalancing ROI.

3. Has no centralized command and control

The core problem for most enterprises is a lack of centralized planning. When it comes to common services, operations, or security, too many choices and a lack of governance quickly lead to a mess.

For example, a public cloud is added to a multi-cloud deployment because a single development team said they needed a specific database that runs on a specific cloud. The addition happened without examining the cost, ops, and complexity of managing a public cloud that provides one service to one team. Therefore, the coordination between development and migration teams is needed for a fully optimized meta-architecture for an enterprise cloud solution.


If you have any questions related to our cloud solutions, you can contact us here or through sales@zettagrid.id.

 

How to implement Disaster Recovery Plan for SAP?

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How to implement Disaster Recovery Plan for SAP?

 In developing a business, disaster is not a matter of if anymore, but when. Therefore, before disaster strikes the organization, enterprise needs to mitigate the plan to prevent the risks of disaster. Implementing Disaster Recovery can be the solution to solve this problem. With its capability to recover business-critical systems and data, the organization can save its business continuity. That’s why some organizations see Disaster Recovery as a critical solution to their survival, including for SAP.

Disaster Recovery for SAP has always been a discussion since SAP is one of the most mission-critical applications for organization. IDC analyzed the cost to the company, should a critical application fail. They calculated the cost to be between $500.000 to $1 million per hour of downtime. But, no worries, as organizations are ready to effectively combat downtime in SAP with the recovery solution, the business can save cost and minimize the loss.

This article will be discussing how to implement a Disaster Recovery plan for SAP. Read them below here:

1. Planning The Basic Infrastructure 

The first thing to ensure an effective recovery plan for a SAP-based business is to maintain an ecosystem that has uninterrupted power supply. Plan for redundancies from multiple providers and power generators. With an adequate supply of diesel, enterprise can keep the business running for at least 48 hours.

However, redundancies also need to be planned for internet connectivity. A single connection is fraught with risks and at least two separate companies providing connectivity will mitigate the risk of connection downtimes. This also needs to be set up to automatically switch using adequate network hardware.

The next step is business needs to ensure that all the hardware has built-in redundancy. The last thing business would want to experience is to be left with data backups and nowhere to install them. This is very crucial to get you back on your feet without delay, in the event of a disaster. Regular audits to ensure that these systems are functioning as expected is the first and most important aspect of any recovery Plan.

2. Search for the RPO and RTO

RPO and RTO are the two key parameters that form the crux of Disaster Recovery planning for SAP. RTO stands for Recovery Time Objective and RPO stands for Recovery Point Objective. Practical, pre-defined, and pre-approved RPO and RTO are essential to chart your recovery plan.

With these two aspects, business would know how long it would take before they can switch to the SAP recovery site.

3. Disaster Recovery Plans and the Technologies used

Disaster Recovery plan for SAP begins by planning backups of the database that stores all the information managed by the SAP applications. the technologies used for this purpose can be traditional or advanced, such as Network Attached Storage (NAS), VMware SRM for SAP DR, cloud DR, HANA-specific Disaster Recovery, or Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS).

4. Geographical Location of Disaster Recovery site or center

After choosing the method of recovery to be implemented for SAP, the next most important aspect is to choose the ideal center that provides a safe house for your data. The Disaster Recovery center should be in a different seismic zone. A rule of thumb is to have at least 60 km between two data centers. This helps mitigate the risk of seismic activity at these centers.

 

Those are ways to implement a Disaster Recovery plan for SAP. If you have any questions related to our Disaster Recovery solutions, you can contact us here or through sales@zettagrid.id.

Drive Business Innovation With The Cloud

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Many businesses currently rely on the cloud solely to save money or add simple mobility, but these organizations are hardly scratching the surface of the cloud’s true capabilities. Cloud Computing offers countless opportunities to drive business innovation, and it’s time for the business world to take advantage of this.

Zettagrid Indonesia with Dell Technologies invites you to hear what Pajak.io and PT. IndoSterling Aset Manajemen said about how cloud computing could drive its business innovation and their experiences also tips to maximize the usage of cloud computing. Meet Arif Darmawan as ISV and CSP Lead Dell Technologies, Jefriansyah Hertikawan as CTO & Co Founder of Pajak.io, also Supriadi as IT Coordinantor PT. IndoSterling Aset Manajemen on Zettagrid e-CloudTalk vol.06: Drive Business Innovation With The Cloud”:

 

Event Details:
Date: Thursday, 24 June 2021
Time: 02.00 – 04.00 PM
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Event Agenda:

  • Building a Better Cloud Begins with Better Infrastructure – Arif Darmawan, ISV & CSP Lead DELL Technologies Indonesia.
  • Sharing experiences and live talkshow with guest speakers

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