Backup

Rubrik Hands On: Initial Setup and Configuration

Why Veeam’s software-driven, hardware agnostic approach makes sense for backups   Late last year I attended a bloggers briefing for the launch of Rubrik Converged Data Management where the secondary storage startup announced version 2.0 of their hardware plus software backup platform. This week Rubrik will be presenting at Tech Field Day 10 and have […] Read More

Veeam 9 Released – What’s in it for Service Providers…and their Customers

Last week Veeam released v9 of their Backup & Replication platform and I went through an listed out the top new general features of the v9 release. In that post I purposely left the features that relate to Veeam Cloud Service Providers as a dedicated post is fitting for the improvements and enhancements added around Cloud […] Read More

#VeeamOn 2015: Wrap Up and Highlights

Last week Veeam held their second VeeamOn Conference in Las Vegas at the Aria Resort and Casino. Before the event kicked off last Sunday I wrote a post on my expectations and session recommendations…glad to report that the week was a success and Veeam certainly know how to organize and execute an event. Before going […] Read More

#VeeamON 2015: Announced: Veeam Endpoint Backup Free…for LINUX!

Today during the VeeamOn Keynote, one of the big announcements was that Veeam would be releasing a new Endpoint Backup product that extends support to Linux based physical (or Virtual) machines. This follows up from last years announcement of the Windows version which has been downloaded approximately 200,000 times since release proving that there is a […] Read More

#VeeamOn 2015: Expectations and Top Session Recommendations

This year I am honoured to be attending VeeamOn in Las Vegas thanks to the Veeam Vanguard Program. I’m looking forward to the event for a number of reasons (not withstanding I’ve never been to Vegas) and I am going to be interested in how it compares to the other major IT conferences I have […] Read More

Released: Veeam Backup and Replication 8 Updated 3 – Cloud Connect Updates

Last week Veeam released Update 3 for Backup & Replication 8 taking the build number to 8.0.0.2084 and with the update, Veeam have released a couple new features and enhancements including: Support for Windows 10 as guest virtual machines (VMs), including application-aware processing. Support for vSphere 6.0 Update 1 Improved performance of certain user interface operations, such […] Read More

Altaro VMBackup – The Maltese Connection

Those that know me know that I am a very proud Australian of Maltese decent…so when I was emailed a while back to see if I would review the beta for Altaro’s new version of their Hyper-V Backup solution I was drawn by the surnames of the Altaro founders. After a quick Google I discovered […] Read More

Rubrik – Converged Data Management 2.0 Announcement

Rubrik is a company a lot of IT Professionals have been keeping an eye since release of their v1.0 Appliance back in May. Their industry DNA is extremely impressive and with an equally impressive technical team they are set to shake up the B&R industry. I was thoroughly impressed with the Virtualization Field Day presentation […] Read More

Online Storage Wars – What’s in it for Service Providers?

Last weekend I signed up for an account at MEGA. This is @KimDotCom‘s new venture attempting to send a big F-U to the regulatory forces that are accusing him of copyright infringement and extradition to the US (for more info, head to the Wikipedia page) …off the bat you get a free 50GB account to basically so whatever you […] Read More

The Backup Delusion – Part 2

It’s been a while since my first post on this topic, but there has certainly been a lot of thought and effort put into this subject since then. At first I envisaged this to be a two part post, but I think I’m going to break this up over a couple more posts, that focus on a […] Read More

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