New Community Plugin for vCloud Director

Veeam was one of the first to embrace vCloud Director and through the years has continued to support each release as the platform accelerated their release cycles and gained momentum as the default Cloud Data Management platform for VMware-based service provider offerings.

We have listened to the VCSP community so please welcome our new Veeam Community plugin for vCloud Director!

Published: October 10, 2019

v10 Sneak peek: Cloud Tier Copy Mode

At VeeamON 2019, during the Technical Main Stage keynote, I joined members of the Product Strategy Team to do a number of live demos showing current and future products and features. While the first half focused on what had been released in 2019 so far, the second half focused on what is coming. One of those was the highly anticipated Copy Mode feature being added to the Cloud Tier in v10 of Veeam Backup & Replication.

Published: June 18, 2019

Why we chose WireGuard® for Veeam PN v2

In 2017, Veeam PN was released as part of Veeam Recovery to Microsoft Azure. The Veeam PN use case went beyond the extending of Azure networks for workload recoverability and was quickly adopted by IT enthusiasts for use of remote connectivity to home labs and the connectivity of remote networks that could be spread out across cloud and on-premises platforms. Our development roadmap for Veeam PN had been locked in, however, we found that customers wanted more.

Published: May 15, 2019

Centralized managed backup with Veeam Availability Console v3

With the release of Veeam Availability Console v3 we have taken huge strides in delivering to VCSP partners a console that acts as the central place to manage all aspects of their backup offerings. Not only does it build on the previous releases, but also looks to place VAC as a critical component of any Veeam-powered service provider offering.

Published: March 28, 2019

Harness the power of cloud storage for long-term retention with Veeam Cloud Tier

Data growth continues to accelerate at almost exponential speed and with that comes pain points of organizations trying to manage that growth. More data means more robust applications to handle larger data sets, which also means more infrastructure to handle applications and the data itself. While the cost and management of on-premises storage has come down as hardware and disk technologies improve, organizations still face significant overhead when maintaining their own hardware infrastructure.

Published: January 30, 2019

Why our software-driven, hardware agnostic approach makes sense for backups

Having been hands-on in service provider land for the entirety of my career prior to joining Veeam, I understand the pain points that come with offering backup and recovery services. I’ve spent countless hours working on getting the best combination of hardware and software for those services. I also know firsthand the challenges that storage platforms pose for architecture, engineering and operations teams who design, implement and manage these platforms.

Published: October 3, 2018

Bringing Clarity to Veeam’s vSphere client plug-in

With the release of vSphere 6.5, VMware introduced a supported version of the HTML5 vSphere Client that was bundled as part of the vCenter Server Appliance. Built upon VMware’s Clarity UI Framework, the move to the new HTML5 client had begun. The 6.5 release had partial functionality compared to the Flash-based Web Client, however, with the release of vSphere 6.7 in April, the HTML5 vSphere Client was brought up to feature parity and is now the preferred way to configure and manage vSphere environments.

Published: July 10, 2018

Simplifying cloud to cloud connectivity with Veeam PN

In this blog post, I’ll be covering a very real-world solution with Veeam PN where it will be used to easily connect geographically disparate cloud hosting zones, enabling you to achieve High Availability for applications and provide cross cloud application and services access. This is probably the most exciting of the three use cases I will cover in this blog series on Veeam PN, and with multi-cloud adoption in full swing, this is a very timely and useful capability.

Published: June 21, 2018