World Backup Day 2021 and we’re still having fun

World Backup Day is something we take rather seriously here at Veeam, and so should you. We’re going to hold a LinkedIn Live Event on March 31 that will highlight an entire career of backup advice into a succinct 30-minute session.

While I’ve got some tricks up my sleeve planned for the broadcast event (including special guest Didier Von Hoye), I want to share some key tips here.

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Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy

V11: Instant Recovery, Re-Invented again with Veeam

The Instant Recovery story at Veeam started in the v5 release in 2010, which seems like such a long time ago! Every release since has had some form of enhancement to the capability. Whether it is performance, scalability or new platforms. New platform support included Hyper-V Instant VM Recovery and allowing Agent backups to recover instantly as a VM. V10 also introduced multiple VM Instant VM Recovery alongside significant performance improvements. But Veeam isn’t going to stop there. Read more
Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy

Looking back on 2020, giving back to you

As I look back on what 2020 has meant for me here at Veeam, this also is an opportunity that I feel is the right time to let the Veeam community know that we are here for our customers, partners and more. There are a few things that Veeam is working on that I want to highlight as we go into 2021. Read more
Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy

Azure Files backup made easy!

It never ceases to amaze me how rapidly Microsoft Azure continues to bring capabilities to market, and the latest example of NFS 4.1 support for Azure Files is no exception. An NFS file share in Azure supplements existing file share capabilities with SMB shares. Having an NFS file share at face value may seem like adding another storage protocol, but it has much more impact than that. Read more
Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy

VeeamON 2020: Free, Fun and Fresh

VeeamON 2020 is this week and just because it is going to be a different experience this year doesn’t mean you can’t get the most out of the virtual event. We have been working hard to bring this event to you for the best experience possible. In this blog post, I’ll give you the rundown you need and show you how you can attend for free. Read more
Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy

World Backup Day is here and more important than ever!

March 31 is generally recognized as World Backup Day as you don’t want to be fooled on April 1 if you don’t have the data you need. This is very important with today’s threats to our data. Ransomware, accidental deletion, malicious administrators and more threats are constantly in play to make bad things happen to good data. Here you will find five practical tips to improve your backup implementation. Read more
Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy

Working from home? How about free backup!

I’m generally a work-in-the-office type of person, however, if you’re working from home, it may be time to assess the need for endpoint backups. I’m convinced it is important, and I’ll explain why in this blog.

The reality is when working arrangements change, data creating and sharing change too. This is rather important when you consider we’re used to working in the office with presumably more direct access to central resources and peers. If this changes, we should think about backing things up.

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Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy

Explorer for Oracle v10: Publish Databases Instantly!

In Veeam Availability Suite v10, it’s easy to miss some of the potentially smaller topics that are in fact a really big deal. If you haven’t read the What’s New document for v10, you should, as I’m sure you’ll find some goodies that you can immediately enjoy. Some of those are the enhancements to enterprise applications. Oracle support with Veeam has taken a big step forward with v10. Now users have the ability to publish databases instantly from a backup to a point-in-time state. Read more
Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy