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Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365: Availability vs Recoverability

Veeam Backup & Replication has added a new integration – Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. How can you benefit from Office 365 email backup with the Veeam’s new product? Why is cloud Availability different from cloud recoverability? In this blog, we will discuss all these topics and try to shed some light on the […]

Build Large File Services Repositories on Nutanix’s Largest Capacity Nodes, the NX-6035C-G5

Nutanix continues on its Enterprise Cloud journey at the .NEXT On-Tour event in Bangkok, Thailand. Today, we are proud to announce that we are planning to support Acropolis File Services (AFS) on our storage only nodes, the NX-6035C-G5. Acropolis File Services provides a simple and scalable solution for hosting user and shared department files across […]

Serve Files with Enterprise Cloud Agility, Security, and Availability with Acropolis File Services

We are happy to announce that Acropolis File Services (AFS) is planned to be generally available (GA) in the Asterix software release. We have been working on adding several features to this GA version, building upon the exciting Tech-Preview version of AFS that has been available since AOS 4.6. This simple and easy to manage […]

VMware: Introducing Extensive Lifecycle Integrations for vRealize Automation – From SovLabs

As your company’s business services expands into the application enabled mobile world, the total number of machines, applications and configurations quickly outpace the ability to effectively manage them.  Speed of delivery becomes a major problem as your hybrid cloud starts to take hold.  Your DevOps and IT teams need automated lifecycle management for your applications […]

Zetta Launches Zetta Disaster Recovery Enabling Less-Than-Five Minute Failover from Anywhere

New, Cloud-Based, End-to-End Disaster Recovery Service is a Robust, Yet Affordable, Option for the SME Market Zetta, a leading provider of high-performance business continuity solutions, today announced Zetta Disaster Recovery, a new cloud-first disaster recovery (DR) solution that offers sub-five minute failover with the push of a button. The new solution enables small and mid-sized […]

AppSense – Protecting Against Data Breaches: Managing Software And ‘Whitelisting’ Applications

In response to recent changes in the CIS Critical Security Controls, a new focus has been placed on managing software across networks to prevent malicious data breaches. Here we will highlight the importance of this focus when it comes to controlling applications and whitelisting software. Actively controlling applications CIS Critical Security Controls Version 6.0 says […]

Microsoft: Taking backup of encrypted Azure VMs with ADE (Azure Disk Encryption) using Azure Backup in OMS

We see customers migrating or deploying workloads on Azure have started encrypting their virtual machines using ADE (Azure Disk Encryption) and looking for a backup solution that supports protecting those encrypted VMs in a simple and cost effctive manner. We also heard, loud and clear, that Azure Backup (ABU) is the one which customers prefer […]

Cisco: Protecting against the latest variant of H1N1

This is the third and final installment in our technical analysis of the H1N1 loader. In case you missed it, my colleague Josh Reynolds peeled apart the latest variant of H1N1 and analyzed its obfuscation tactics and techniques in the first blog, and in the second blog provides deep technical analysis of its execution. While […]

Veeam’s Biggest Announcement FAQ

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, we made the biggest announcement in Veeam’s history — a strategic addition to its portfolio of products. To illustrate our expanded vision, we unveiled many new features and products, including the rock star announcement, Veeam Availability Platform for the Hybrid Cloud. For those of you who weren’t able to attend the […]

Microsoft Announces Update 3.0 for StorSimple 8000 series

We are pleased to announce update 3.0 for StorSimple 8000 series. This release has the following new features and improvements (for full list, check the link below to the release notes): This release improves the read and write performance to the cloud. This results in faster backups to the cloud, reading of tiered data from cloud or […]

Citrix: Configuring GSLB for XenMobile

Customers have many requirements. As I usually deal with large customers, a disaster recovery solution is always one of them. With XenMobile 10.x, things have gotten a lot easier: clustering is a piece of cake, and to direct traffic to the right data center we have NetScalers and GSLB (Global Server Load Balancing) at our […]

Advanced ReFS integration coming in Veeam Availability Suite 9.5

In my last post, I outlined a number of new enterprise scalability features: Backup acceleration technologies, full VM restore acceleration technologies and core engine enhancements. Part of the announcement for 9.5 was about the new advanced ReFS integration, which I’ll cover in this post as it is a significant technology for Veeam. Let’s dig in! […]

Efficient Replication using Multicast Protocols

Replication as Data Protection The use of replication as a data protection method is not new. Historically, it was relegated to disaster recovery for tier-1 applications and did not have a role in day-to-day backups. Recently, however, many customers are using replication as their primary mechanism for backup and recovery for all tiers of systems – […]

Enterprise scalability and more coming in Veeam Availability Suite 9.5!

Last month, when we hosted the Next Big Thing virtual event, we unveiled the latest parts of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5: Enhanced enterprise scalability and advanced ReFS integration, and we have received many questions on both topics. In this post, we will dive deeper into the enterprise scalability enhancements — and I will explain the […]