One of the cornerstones of Veeam is interaction with the virtualization community. As you may have noticed, we’ve branched out into a few new spaces recently. Regarding white papers, we have recently launched a few new ones; written by members of the virtualization community:

image The Essential Guide to Legacy-Free Disaster Recovery by Sean Clark

In this whitepaper, Sean navigates through the journey we have all experienced in one way or another-from traditional server environments to the virtualized data center. What about data protection? Sean explains howdata protection needs to be changed along the way as well.


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VMware and Microsoft VSS: What You Need to Know by Greg Shields

VSS has been in use for a number of years and across a number of different applications. However, not until you read Greg’s whitepaper on VSS will your understanding be complete. Greg explains why VSS is important as well as the risks of not using VSS properly as applied to virtualized environments.


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The Expert Guide to VMware Data Protection by Eric Siebert

Chapters one and two of this e-book are a great resource to identify the key concepts of VMware virtual machine backups, best practices and real world examples of using VMware data protection strategies. More chapters from Eric are on their way, and this series will bring something for everyone.

We need more great content from virtualization experts like you.. If you are interested in writing a whitepaper or other product for Veeam, here are some of the things we are looking for:

  • Virtualization experience: Above all else, we need community content that is based on real-world experience with virtualization.
  • Focus on content: Let the Veeam Teeam make the formatting magic happen in the white paper – you just have to bring the unique content.
  • Timeliness: We need to be able to set a delivery date with you and stick to it.
  • Good ideas for content: Experience is a great source of content, and if you have experiences related to virtual machine data protection and management that can be presented clearly; we’d like to talk to you.

What is involved with writing a whitepaper for Veeam?

First of all, these are sponsored whitepapers in which a negotiated fee is set to create content that the contributor is interested in writing and Veeam is interested in sponsoring. A delivery date, word count and other big picture content objectives are set; and that is it!

If you are interested in contributing content to Veeam, please email Zorian Rotenberg, Veeam’s VP of Special Projects at zorian@veeam.com.

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    • David Page

      Is there a way to make the whitepapers available to registered users so we don’t have to fill out the customer information for each paper we want? I’m a veeam customer and there doesn’t seem to be an area for documentation download after I’ve authenticated to say, the licensing site.

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    • http://www.veeam.com/blog Rick.Vanover

      Hi David, the whitepapers are distributed separately from product downloads and user guides.

      I see your point on the multiple registration process, the good news is that as a current customer you’ll be aligned to the existing account you have.

      If there is a change in the content distribution, I’ll be sure to let everyone know.

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    Rick Vanover
    Author: Rick Vanover
    Rick Vanover (MVP, vExpert, Cisco Champion) is the director of Technical Product Marketing & Evangelism for Veeam Software based in Columbus, Ohio. Rick’s IT experience includes system administration and IT management; with virtualization being the central theme of his career recently.
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    Published: January 27, 2011