What is the 3-2-1 backup rule?

The 3-2-1 Rule is a rule to live by. Here at Veeam, we have been advocating this rule for many years to help organizations ensure recoverability when it is needed most. In this blog post I’m going to explain the 3-2-1 Rule and show you the way to upgrade it to a more modern and resilient way of thinking! Read more
Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy

Recovery from Ransomware? Let’s look at Pure Storage and Veeam

May was a busy month! I had the opportunity to present at Pure//Accelerate again this year and we just wrapped up VeeamON 2021. By the way, both events now have content up for replay, so it’s the perfect time to catch up! wOne of the common themes that I had for both events was some perspective around ensuring reliable data recovery from a ransomware incident. With the current threat atmosphere today, this is the opportunity to shine for backup software as well as modern storage systems. Read more
Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy

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