Backup & Replication v10 – What’s In It For Service Providers

For more than ten years Veeam has supported our service provider partners by delivering industry-leading, innovative features that allows them to build service offerings underpinned by Veeam products and technologies. This extends to the Veeam Platform as a whole. Many of the features and enhancements that we have released over that time have been leveraged […] Read More

vSphere 7 Announcement – Project Pacific is Finally Here!

It didn’t seem that long ago that at VMworld 2019 in San Francisco where VMware announced Project Pacific. At the time I wrote about how I thought that it was a stroke of Kubernetes genius. After going through all the subsequent pre release and NDA materials and having played a little bit with the Project […] Read More

COVID-19 – Impact, Working from Home Tips and some Thoughts on the Mass Hysteria

The world has lost its proverbial you know what! We are living through a historic event, triggered by the fear of the unknown. That unknown is the COVID-19 coronavirus. It’s caused mass hysteria all around the world the likes of which recent generations haven’t really experienced. Societies general reaction to this has been concerning… and […] Read More

Never Deploy Backup Proxies Manually Again With Infrastructure as Code!

My recent obsession with automation and Infrastructure as Code in general has resulted in a lot of efficiencies in my day to day work life. Where I used to deploy Windows Templates manually through vSphere, I now use Terraform to handle repeatable deployments of lab server instances. I use Ansible and Chocolatey to install and […] Read More

Quick Post – Executing PowerShell through Guest Customizations with Terraform

Bootstrapping Windows during automated deployments is one of the more frustrating aspects of working with templates that are being deployed by Infrastructure as Code toolsets. When I say bootstrapping, i’m talking about executing post deployment actions on templates such as configuring WinRM or setting Windows Firewall settings to allow for future operations after deployment. VMware […] Read More

VCSPs Please Note: v10 RTM to GA Patch Available

In early Feburary we released the RTM Build of Backup & Replication v10 to our Cloud and Service Provider partners. This was to ensure that any keen early adopters who have Cloud Connect services with VCSP providers are able to backup and replicate without issue when GA dropped on the 18th of Feburary. I know […] Read More

vExpert 2020 – Nine Years Worth of Value…A Collection of Thoughts

Today, VMware announced the vExpert class of 2020 and as per usual this generated lots of social media buzz as well as the now customary backlashes that have to do with non selections and exclusions. For me, it’s my 9th year in the program and while things are very different for me compared to when […] Read More

VeeamON 2020 – Recognizing Partner and Customer Innovation

True innovation is solving a real problem…and though for the most, it’s startups and tech giants that are seen to be the innovators, their customers and partners also have the ability to innovate. Innovation drives competitive advantages and allows companies to differentiate themselves compared to others. In my previous roles I was lucky to be […] Read More

#v10 Launch Event and Recap Links

Yesterday we officially launched v10 of Veeam Backup and Replication along with Veeam ONE and updated Veeam Agents for Windows and Linux. We had a live launch event streamed which attracted 8000 viewers at one stage! That alone tells you how anticipated v10 was! The launch event can be viewed on-demand below. If you missed […] Read More

Veeam Backup & Replication 10 – Top New Features

Today Veeam made Generally Available Veeam Backup & Replication 10 (Build 10.0.0.4416) and with it comes over 150+ anticipated new features and enhancements. v10 has been a long time coming, but this release is worth the wait. This is a very significant release for us as we transition into Act II of our journey and […] Read More

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