Undercover no more: Meet the new Veeam Agent for Mac and the rest of the band

Despite cloud and virtual environments' popularity and rapid containers adoption, physical servers and endpoints' protection remain crucial for a proper backup strategy for many organizations out there. Veeam keeps providing support for those types of systems, ensuring that all Windows, Linux and now Mac workloads can be centrally managed and protected. With the V11 release, we expand this offering even further, so let's dive into new capabilities and discuss how you can leverage them better in your company. Read more
Andrew Zhelezko
Andrew Zhelezko

Global Technologist, Product Strategy

91 recovery scenarios with Veeam Backup & Replication v11

Like many of you out there, I’m a visual person. Whenever it comes down to some technical information, whether it’s a software function description or a company virtual architecture planning proposal, I can catch myself getting lost after a minute (only if I’m not presented with a nice scheme of said material). Given that, I’ve always been helping develop lots of Veeam-related illustrations, icons and presentations throughout my career here. Read more
Andrew Zhelezko
Andrew Zhelezko

Global Technologist, Product Strategy

IaaS Azure Data Protection Using Azure Backup and Veeam

The cloud adoption is inevitable, but there are some new considerations to make on this journey. We’ve been warning our customers to not just blindly copy their existing data protection strategies when switching platforms, and instead, use the opportunity to challenge the status quo and embrace new practices. Today, I wanted to bring my own perspective into Microsoft Azure data protection challenges and talk about Azure Backup, a native IaaS backup offering, as well as show when its capabilities might need to be extended using solutions like Veeam Backup for Azure. Read more
Andrew Zhelezko
Andrew Zhelezko

Global Technologist, Product Strategy

Powerful tips for AWS cost optimization

“If you’re moving to cloud primarily to save money, you would be terribly surprised with the result,” – that’s quite a popular phrase that’s been floating around in my team talks. While we always agree about cloud advantages such as ease of use, flexibility and so on, it requires some rethinking in terms of how you spend money there. In this article, I’m going to share a few tips based on my experience with AWS cost optimization. Read more
Andrew Zhelezko
Andrew Zhelezko

Global Technologist, Product Strategy

3 Critical Strategies for Protecting Remote Workers Data

As many organizations deal with the new rigors of remote-working and the challenge of protecting critical business data on PCs, we wanted to remind you of a few Veeam solutions that can help during stressful times and into the future. In this article, we’ll bring a Veeam perspective on tool configurations as well as provide some advice on business security and successful data protection. Read more
Andrew Zhelezko
Andrew Zhelezko

Global Technologist, Product Strategy

V10: Bring on the Linux love!

It’s not a secret that we’re calling Veeam Availability Suite v10 the biggest release in Veeam’s history. There are lots of goodies we’ve baked into this version and now it’s my turn to unveil features which could be collectively named “Linux enhancements”, allowing you to leverage Linux ecosystem in the ways you wanted but couldn’t before. Without any further ado, let me please divide features by categories and then show them in order. Read more
Andrew Zhelezko
Andrew Zhelezko

Global Technologist, Product Strategy

3 steps to extend your archival options to Microsoft Azure Blob storage

Long-term archival policies remain a consistent part of many enterprise infrastructures today. The need to maintain the 3-2-1 rule, ensure corporate standards, or provide regulatory compliance, keep liability of archival options out of the question. Convenient use of virtual tape libraries (VTL) enables enterprise businesses to extend their tape-based backups to virtual disks, or simply switch to newer operational methods without a long preparation as the staff is familiar with the terms already. While Veeam provides native tape support for backing up to virtual tape libraries, it’s now extending it with an option to leverage StarWind VTL for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage, enabling all users looking for cheap and reliable cloud storage to easily and securely store backups/files there. Read more
Andrew Zhelezko
Andrew Zhelezko

Global Technologist, Product Strategy

How to use PowerShell and PowerShell cmdlets

PowerShell has come a long way from a command line interpreter with support of a few commands, to a fully integrated part of every modern Windows OS. Right now, not only is it a cool thing to, but it is also essential in order to achieve better results in Windows tasks’ management, including virtual machine (VM) backup.

This is a two-part article. In the first part, I’m going to talk about PowerShell in general, when you should consider using it for Hyper-V backup and how to get acquainted with PowerShell basics, PowerShell commands (cmdlets) and syntax.

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Andrew Zhelezko
Andrew Zhelezko

Global Technologist, Product Strategy