Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for FlashStack Data Protection with Veeam

Cisco chose Veeam for this CVD because Veeam has deep storage snapshot integration with the storage in the FlashStack, which is the Pure Storage FlashArray//X. The story would not be complete without including backup storage options, so three backup storage options were tested and documented: Cisco UCS S3260 storage server, Cisco UCS C240 All-Flash rack server, and Pure Storage FlashArray//C with Cisco UCS C220 rack server. Read more
Mark Polin
Mark Polin

Solutions Architect, Cisco/Pure

Recovery from Ransomware? Let’s look at Pure Storage and Veeam

May was a busy month! I had the opportunity to present at Pure//Accelerate again this year and we just wrapped up VeeamON 2021. By the way, both events now have content up for replay, so it’s the perfect time to catch up! wOne of the common themes that I had for both events was some perspective around ensuring reliable data recovery from a ransomware incident. With the current threat atmosphere today, this is the opportunity to shine for backup software as well as modern storage systems. Read more
Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy

Extend your business resilience to business critical applications with Veeam, Cisco and Pure Storage

Business-critical applications, like databases, messaging, collaboration and even big data and AI/ML are the foundation for today’s modern enterprises. Now more than ever, these applications have to perform flawlessly, which requires an infrastructure that is built for these applications. The applications need a total eco-system that is able to support their ability to perform, including networking, compute, automation, load balancing and storage to name just a few, all to assure maximum performance and availability. Beyond the physical and virtual infrastructure, you also need to pay attention to the actual data and applications, assuring they are available and recoverable should (when) an issue arise. Together, these can keep the application always available and performing at speeds that enable the business to ... Read more
Andrew Lickly
Andrew Lickly

Senior Manager, Alliance Product Marketing