Life after vSphere 5.5 End of General Support

The end of general support for vSphere 5.5 was on September 19, 2018. There may be a number of questions for those customers that are still sitting on vSphere 5.5, like what version do I upgrade to? And what considerations do I need to make as part of the support upgrade path?

Published: September 25, 2018

Get your data ready for vSphere 5.5 End of General Support

Today is End of General Support for vSphere 5.5! There have been lots of articles and walkthroughs on how to make that upgrade work for you, and how to get to a supported level of vSphere. But we wanted to touch on making sure your data is protected prior, during and after the upgrade events.

Published: September 19, 2018

Veeam and Nutanix AHV in a multi-hypervisor environment

With the recent launch of Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV, the third hypervisor to be supported by Veeam with an agentless approach, the most common question is around existing environments where the end user is required to keep an element of VMware or Hyper-V for existing workloads. This post will highlight how Veeam can be used to protect these multi-hypervisor environments.

Published: September 12, 2018

#1 Hyper-Availability for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

In June 2017 we announced that we would be working on support for the Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) and shortly after in October we were able to show an alpha build of the code and demo what functionality would be arriving. Today we are excited and pleased to announce that our Hyper-Availability story is generally available for the entire Nutanix Enterprise Cloud platform, allowing us to protect all virtualized workloads – VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V and Nutanix AHV – in an application consistent state.

Published: July 26, 2018

Unleash your storage with DataLabs

The ability to back up your data and recover is one thing, but let’s also consider the opportunity to leverage that backup data or even the ability to leverage the investment you made further with your production storage. Enabling other parts of your business to benefit from that data is even more important as we are in a world that is critically reliant on data. And that's where Veeam DataLabs step in.

Published: May 22, 2018

New Snapshot Integration for Pure Storage now available for Veeam Backup & Replication

Today Veeam announces Pure Storage as the next storage vendor to arrive onto this integration framework. With more and more businesses moving toward and adopting all-flash storage solutions that help those businesses to deliver more predictable performance across an ever more demanding business workload, it goes without saying that there is no requirement change for Always-On Availability. In fact, this increases the requirements around RTO and RPO SLAs.

Published: April 10, 2018

Veeam Availability with IBM Spectrum Storage integration for fast, efficient backup and recovery

With the introduction of Veeam Availability Suite 9.3 Update 3, Veeam brings storage integrated backup and recovery to a wide selection of IBM Storage offerings, helping business of all sizes meet ever increasing recovery service level agreements for IT services and their applications and data.

Let’s face it, for today’s Always-On Enterprise, the amount of data — and the rate it is changing — makes the traditional nightly backup strategy most organizations rely on obsolete. Today’s pace of business requires more frequent restore points to choose from. And unless your users are OK with business standing still when things go wrong, you’ve got to restore and recover quickly as well.

Published: January 3, 2018

How to benefit from the new Nimble Secondary Flash array

What if I suggested putting Flash into your backup target? This is exactly what Nimble Storage has done with the recent release of their Secondary Flash array.

Adding a flash tier can offer some great additional advantages to certain Veeam features and functionality when it comes to backup, but mainly recovery.

Published: May 23, 2017