V10 licensing – what you need to know

The long-awaited Veeam Availability Suite v10 is here and we’re extremely excited. We’re also honored and grateful that you’ve joined us for this ride. You’ve likely witnessed our journey to licensing portability along the way, and v10 is really the culmination of those benefits from both a product and a licensing perspective. So, what is it that you need to know to make your adoption of version 10 a success? Let’s dive in.
Chris Spencer
Posted by Chris Spencer

Published: February 21, 2020

v10: The next iteration of Veeam Cloud Tier

With the release of Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4 in 2019, we introduced the Veeam Cloud Tier which enabled customers to take advantage of Object Storage. Due to its increasing popularity, infinite scale-out capacity and lower cost for long term retention, Object Storage offers many advantages over traditional block and file-based storage systems. We have witnessed an overwhelming adoption of Object Storage despite the fact that in Update 4, the Cloud Tier was only capable of offloading older data to help to reduce the costs of long-term archival. And now v10 brings more!
Anthony Spiteri
Posted by Anthony Spiteri

Published: February 20, 2020

v10: Seriously Powerful NAS Backup at Scale

The world of NAS has changed over the years, historically being used as a central location to store and share user files and home directory data across the business.

Today, NAS is used much more widely - commonly including applications, large unstructured data sets and virtualization. What has also changed is the scalability that you can now achieve through your production NAS devices by exposing NFS or SMB protocols for these workloads. As such, unstructured data is currently measured in Petabytes and continues to grow exponentially.

Michael Cade
Posted by Michael Cade

Published: February 19, 2020

Useful PSExec Tricks you May Not Know About

Microsoft Sysinternals PSExec is an essential tool for any IT administrator. Able to remotely execute commands, install software, launch applications, and run as the system account, PSExec makes short work of common administrative tasks.

As you will find out in this article, there are many different use cases, of which we barely scratch the surface. With that in mind, let’s jump into some common PSExec commands and scenarios below!

Adam Bertram
Posted by Adam Bertram

Published: February 12, 2020

v10: Reinventing Instant VM Recovery

Instant VM Recovery is a technology that has quickly become a fundamental requirement in the backup industry today. I’m happy to say that Veeam was the first to provide this technology to the market, and it is by far the most iterated and advanced implementation out there. In Veeam Availability Suite v10, Instant VM Recovery has been significantly enhanced; effectively reinventing its use cases for you and your data. In this blog post, I’ll overview a number of the new improvements in v10.
Rick Vanover
Posted by Rick Vanover

Published: February 11, 2020

How to install a GitHub Repository for a PowerShell Module

A great way to improve your PowerShell module-building workflow is to use a Git repository hosted on GitHub. Using a Github repo for your PowerShell module comes with many benefits. These benefits include being able to roll back to previous versions and creating multiple branches to be able to test different changes while maintaining the existing working module among others.

In this article, you will learn how to create a GitHub repository for an existing PowerShell module to make development much more efficient.

Adam Bertram
Posted by Adam Bertram

Published: February 10, 2020

DataCore SANsymphony plug-in now Available!

Since we have implemented the Veeam Universal Storage API, Veeam customers have enjoyed a much more rapid cadence for delivering integrated arrays for Veeam Backup & Replication. This has been really great to experience as partners of all types are interested and enabled with Veeam and our partner programs. I like to say that Veeam has partnerships in our DNA, and the latest plug-in comes now for DataCore SANsymphony.
Rick Vanover
Posted by Rick Vanover

Published: February 4, 2020