What is a disaster recovery plan?

Disasters come in all shapes and sizes, from a full site failure, to failure of something like a storage array. There may be a natural disaster where your data center is, or you may even have a malicious actor inside your environment seeking to harm your business.

Whatever the case, you need a plan, and all plans are not created equal. Then, once you have your plan, you need to test it and update it on a regular basis.

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Melissa Palmer

Team Lead/Senior Technologist, Product Strategy

Top 3 things you didn’t know you could do with the VAO v3 API

Veeam Availability Orchestrator v3 was a massive release that brought a great deal of features and functionality to this already awesome product, such as support for NetApp ONTAP Snapshots.

Today, I want to focus on one of the features that sometimes gets overlooked, the VAO v3 API. Since v1, VAO has had a Rest API that has been enhanced further with every release. The new features of VAO v3 have been seamlessly integrated into the Rest API.

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Melissa Palmer

Team Lead/Senior Technologist, Product Strategy

Everything you need to know about buying modern backup

Modern backup seems to be such a hot term at the moment, and everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. It reminds me of those shopping network commercials late at night (well I guess they’re 24 hours a day now ... I’m showing my age!) where the host is screaming about the product and how it will change your life. There is a lot of that going around, so how do you weed out what is good and what is not? Let’s take a look at ways you can approach this exact task. Read more
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Michael Leworthy

Principal, Product Marketing

Veeam Availability Orchestrator v3: Changing the game for DR

This week we are excited to announce general availability for the latest release of NEW Veeam Availability Orchestrator v3 as well as its new pricing option – DR Pack! Read up to learn how Veeam allows for DR planning to become accessible to much more businesses and all their workloads, and at the price point that is unheard of at the DR market. Read more
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Melissa Palmer

Team Lead/Senior Technologist, Product Strategy

What is Disaster Recovery?

If you were looking for a guide on what is business continuity, disaster recovery and other associated terms — you are in the right place. Understanding the disaster recovery can be tricky, but it’s never too late to learn the basics: make yourself comfortable, we are about to start with the nuts and bolts! Read more
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Kseniya Zvereva

Senior Manager, Technical Community Programs

How to orchestrate application recovery from backup

In Veeam Availability Orchestrator v2, we have two types of Orchestration Plans. First, the Failover Plan we all know and love, which quickly brings your replicas online.

With the introduction of Restore Plans, you can now orchestrate restores from backups with ease. This is a game changer as it means orchestrated DR isn’t just for enterprises or the most mission-critical of VMs — it’s for all organizations, all applications and all data. Using the same, simple wizard, building a Restore Plan is quick and easy. Let’s take a walk through that process.

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Melissa Palmer

Team Lead/Senior Technologist, Product Strategy

5 pro tips for recovering applications quickly and reliably

Today’s apps consist of multiple component tiers with dependencies both inside the app and outside (on other applications). While separating these apps into logical operational layers yields many benefits, it also introduces a challenge: complexity.

I wanted to share with you some tips, tricks, best practices and some of the tools that will help you be more successful and efficient when building and executing a DR plan that will recover entire apps quickly and reliably. Read more

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Sam Nicholls

Principal, Product Marketing

Veeam Availability Orchestrator v2 makes DR possible for all organizations

Building on the immediate successes of v1, we're excited to announce the general availability of Veeam Availability Orchestrator v2! By delivering full orchestration and automation support to recovery, testing and documenting for both replicas and backups, true DR can now be extended to all applications and data while significantly lowering costs, democratizing DR for companies of all sizes. Let’s take a look at some of the notable new features and enhancements. Read more
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Sam Nicholls

Principal, Product Marketing

Disaster recovery plan documentation with Veeam Availability Orchestrator

Without a doubt, the automated reporting engine in Veeam Availability Orchestrator and the disaster recovery plan documentation it produces are among its most powerful capabilities. They’re something we’ve had a lot of overwhelmingly positive feedback from customers that benefit from them, and I feel that sharing some more insights into what these documents are capable of will help you understand how you can benefit from them, too. Read more
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Sam Nicholls

Principal, Product Marketing