VeeamON 2017 was a remarkable success, and the next one is only going to be better! Renowned speakers, industry experts, our great partners and famous sessions — these made VeeamON 2017 THE Availability event of the year.
VeeamON 2018 is happening at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, from May 14 – 16, so mark your calendar because you don’t want to miss our biggest event!
Downtime is not an option for modern organizations that must fulfill their customers’ needs and expectations. Different types of incidents can occur and impact your business revenue or even existence. Whether it’s a ransomware attack, a power outage, flood or simply human mistakes, these events are unpredictable, and the best thing you can do is to BE PREPARED.
Preparedness means that you should have a solid business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) plan. One that has been tested and that can be put in motion smoothly.
We are living in times when it’s hard to imagine our lives without technology. Our center of command is sitting in our pockets, and we are just a few taps away from booking a flight, checking our bank account or reading the news about our favorite football team. Our fast pace of life demands uninterrupted access to each application on any type of device from everywhere. Therefore, organizations need not only speed and versatility, they also need what we call Availability.
Having a clear picture of what VM snapshots and backups can do for you is critical when your data is at stake. To dispel any doubts, snapshots are NOT backups. They are two different processes designed to address different needs. Today, I’m going to explain the discrepancy between VM snapshots and backups and provide you with a few scenarios where each of them best fits.
While it is true that many Veeam products will use a snapshot as part of a backup — a snapshot by itself is not a backup. This logic applies to VMware VM snapshots, Hyper-V checkpoints and storage snapshots as well.
VeeamON 2017 was the birthplace for many important products and features that will shape Veeam’s strategy for delivering a seamless digital life experience to businesses across the world.
There are many new things coming to Veeam Availability Suite and Veeam Availability Platform, all of them designed to help organizations stay Always-On in multi-cloud environments. As always, Veeam innovated and delivers a complete range of functionalities to fit every data Availability need across virtual, physical or cloud environments.
Veeam and Conversational Geeks collaborated to publish Conversational Ransomware Defense and Survival, an e-book that illustrates the fundamentals for ransomware preparation, protection and recovery. As the title suggests, the book is written in a conversational tone, so it’s easy to read and it addresses both the unlucky ones who have already struggled with ransomware and those who are willing to learn more about this cybersecurity threat.
In the observance of World Availability Day, I wish all of you stay out of downtime and have your data always there for you and your customers. Yes, we know that tomorrow is World Backup Day, but we consider that backups are insufficient for modern organizations. They need more than that, they need unconditional access to their applications and data, anywhere at any time.
Sometimes, circumstances can vary and you need to adjust your company’s investments based on its resources. Being on a budget and reducing investments can weaken key areas of your organization, but the integrity of your data shouldn’t be affected. At Veeam, we have many FREE solutions ready to sharpen the reliability of your data. Today, I will showcase some of our free tools and explain how you can actually reach a high level of protection at no cost, for both your organization and your personal use.