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Industry views on data protection with Veeam

ComputerWorld Group
Barry Coombs recently interviewed George Kenny, Veeam SE about what Veeam are currently working towards in their new release in particular Backup for Office 365, Physical and cloud workloads and Continuous Data Protection (CDP). This video is from the fine folks at ComputerWorld Group.

VMware Stretched Cluster

We wanted to share Vladan SEGET‘s article about VMware stretched Clusters. You can find Vladan‘s article and all comments here and please scroll down for some more information. How To Configure VMware High Availability (HA) Cluster. Stretched Cluster is something different as stretched cluster adds an another dimension to the traditional HA cluster – a […]

5 things to keep in mind before backing up your VMware Virtual Machines

The architecture of a virtual machine differs vastly from traditional on-premises environments, and requires different data backup techniques and pre-backup operations. This post will explain some of the things administrators have to keep in mind before backing up their VMware virtual machines. 1. Back up VMware virtual machines at the virtualization layer. When backing up traditional physical servers, it is customary to install a backup agent […]

Microsoft: Plan Backup and Disaster Recovery for Azure IaaS Disks

We have recently posted an article explaining the Backup and DR for Azure Disks. We encourage Azure IaaS users to refer to this document for planning the right Backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) methodology for their disks. Following are a few considerations. Durability of Azure Disks We are excited to report that Azure has consistently […]

NAKIVO Heads for VMworld 2017 US

Every member of the virtualization community is eagerly waiting for this year’s VMworld 2017 US, which will be held in the City of Las Vegas, Nevada. This top event is a perfect networking platform, a place to discover and compare a diversity of innovative virtualization and cloud products driving the IT industry forward, and a […]

Best Practices for Active Directory Backup and Recovery

It’s easy to make Active Directory (AD) administrators uncomfortable. Just ask them about their disaster recovery plan. When faced with this question, most AD administrators will only tell you about their object recovery plan. Only a few are better prepared and have a recovery plan for their domain controllers as well. One major reason administrators don’t have a disaster recovery plan at the top of their priority list is because of how stable […]

Dell EMC Named a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions

Dell EMC has been placed in the Leaders’ Quadrant of the 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. Dell EMC believes our position as a Leader in Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions validates our innovative data protection solutions. We feel that this year, the introduction of the Integrated Data Protection Appliance, […]

VMware alarms management made simple with Veeam ONE

Monitoring data center performance is an essential part of every IT administrator’s job that shouldn’t be overlooked. There are many avenues you can go down when looking at a tool to help monitor performance, but with Veeam, you can do this with Veeam ONE. Veeam ONE has many capabilities, but one of the most important […]

Microsoft: Stretched Hyper-V Cluster on Azure using Express Route

Traditionally, in an on-premises environment we setup stretch clusters across regions to protect against region failure. Microsoft came up with Azure Site Recovery to give users the the capability to move their workloads into Azure during a site or workload down situation. In this article, we are going to talk about an alternate approach to […]

Storage on AWS – #AWS Summit Tel Aviv 2017 Video

Amazon Web Services
AWS offers a complete range of cloud storage services to support both application and archival compliance requirements. Select from object, file, and block storage services. holding the information used by applications. Big data analytics, data warehouses, Internet of Things, databases, and backup and archive applications all rely on some form of data storage architecture. We […]

Using AWS Disaster Recovery to Close Your DR Datacenter

Maintaining physical Disaster Recovery (DR) datacenters grows more cost-prohibitive each year. By moving your DR data center to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, you enable faster disaster recovery and greater resiliency without the cost of a second physical datacenter. In this article, we’ll discuss how to use AWS to manage disaster recovery in the […]

Microsoft: Azure Recovery Services Vault Management – performing a vault swap

In this blog post I will address some of the questions we’re receiving from customers regarding Azure Backup and Recovery Services vaults. We will focus on one of the most common Azure Backup / Recovery Services Vault management scenarios, which is a ‘vault swap’ for a Data Protection Manager (DPM) server or Azure Backup Server […]

VMware vCenter Server and Platform Services 6.5 Architecture Video

In this video we have a deep dive discussion on the vSphere Sign Sign-On domain components and what role they play. We also cover terminology, decommission, and backup of these components. This video is from the fine folks at VMware.

File inclusions and exclusions in Veeam Backup & Replication

A few years ago, the file exclusion engine was introduced to Veeam Backup & Replication. This was primarily meant to handle situations such as a large set file data that you didn’t need in an image-based backup. One example I had users liked was a SQL Server (especially before Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server) […]

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