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.

Published: July 14, 2020

Solving common information security challenges

When people think of Veeam, they often think of our flagship product, Veeam Backup & Replication. The truth of the matter is Veeam Backup & Replication does a lot more than just backup and replication. Veeam also has a number of other products that can help customers solve their most challenging business problems.

Today I want to take a look at some common challenges information security professionals face and how Veeam can help.

Published: April 22, 2020

The Power of Veeam Intelligent Diagnostics

In Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4, we released a feature called Veeam Intelligent Diagnostics. In Veeam Availability Suite v10, we enhanced VID by adding the ability to find potential issues with proxies and backup repositories in addition to Veeam Backup & Replication servers. Let’s take a look at how VID reduces risk in your Veeam environment and keeps it always ready to protect or restore your data.

Published: April 7, 2020

v10: Storage Enhancements

Veeam Availability Suite v10 has brought a great deal of new features and functionality to Veeam customers everywhere. Today I want to take a look at two of my favorite storage-based enhancements in Veeam Backup & Replication v10: Snapshot-only Jobs and NetApp ONTAP SVM processing.

Published: February 25, 2020

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.

Published: November 5, 2019

Setting up vSphere RBAC for self-service backup portal

Wouldn’t it be great to empower VMware vSphere users to take control of their backups and restores with a self-service portal? The good news is you can as of Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4. This feature is great because it eliminates operational overhead and allows users to get exactly what they want when they want it. It is a perfect augmentation for any development team taking advantage of VMware vSphere virtual machines.

Published: June 4, 2019

New era of Intelligent Diagnostics

One of the most interesting new features of Veeam ONE 9.5 U4 is Veeam Intelligent Diagnostics. Think of Veeam Intelligent Diagnostics as the entity watching over your Veeam Backup & Replication environment so you don’t have to. Wouldn’t it be great for potential issues to fix themselves before they cause problems? Veeam Intelligent Diagnostics enables just that.

Published: March 11, 2019

Why it’s so easy to get started with Veeam

When I first started working with Veeam Software before becoming a Veeam Vanguard and joining the Veeam Product Strategy Team, one of the things that was so appealing is that it's so easy to get started with and use.

Before I knew it, I was backing up and restoring virtual machines with ease. Now, I want to take a closer look at what makes Veeam products so approachable.

Published: December 12, 2018

How to enable rapid patch testing with backups and Veeam DataLabs

Unfortunately, bad patches are something everyone has experienced at one point or another. Just take the most recent example of the Microsoft Windows October 2018 Update that impacted both desktop and server versions of Windows. Unfortunately, this update resulted in missing files for impacted systems, and has temporarily been paused as Microsoft investigates.

Because of incidents like this, organizations are often seldom to quickly adopt patches. This is one of the reasons the WannaCry ransomware was so impactful. Unpatched systems introduce risk into environments, as new exploits for old problems are on the rise. In order to patch a system, organizations must first do two things, back up the systems to be patched, and perform patch testing.

Published: October 10, 2018