Veeam Executive Blog

Dave Russell

Dave Russell,
Vice President, Enterprise Strategy

Veeam again in the Leader quadrant!

Gartner has just published the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup & Recovery Solutions and Veeam was named a Leader for the third time.1

External validation like this is very rewarding as we continue to work on delivering even greater capabilities that embody the Veeam design principles of being simple, flexible, and reliable. At the core of Veeam’s portfolio is the Veeam Availability Platform. Veeam has broad support for on-premises and hybrid cloud workloads. We provide cloud ...

Published: October 18, 2019

Is backup enough for a peace of mind?

Today, two former industry analysts (who are now Veeam execs) discuss the trends that are shaping the data protection industry and IT landscape:

Jason Buffington @JBuff, former Principal Analyst for Data Protection at ESG

Dave Russell @BackupDave, former VP and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, lead analyst for the Backup MQ

This week, we’re talking about why and how to do more with your backed-up data:

  • You should do more with your backed up data than restore it after bad things happen
  • An analysts’ view on Veeam ...

Published: March 20, 2019

An appliance by any other name

Today, two former industry analysts (who are now Veeam execs) discuss the trends that are shaping the data protection industry and IT landscape:

Jason Buffington @JBuff, former Principal Analyst for Data Protection at ESG

Dave Russell @BackupDave, former VP and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, lead analyst for the Backup MQ

This week, we’re talking about an appliance by any other name:

  • Are we really back in 2005?
  • What is driving the renewed interest in “appliances”
  • Contrasting “Day One” appliance outcomes vs. the “Power of Choice”

Published: February 19, 2019

The closing speed of transformation

We all know that software and infrastructure don't typically go away in the data center. You very rarely decommission something and bring in all new gear or stop the application to completely transition over to something else. Everyone's in some sort of hybrid state. Some think that they're transitioning, and many hopefully even have a plan for this.

 

Some of these changes are bigger, take longer, and you almost need to try them and experience them to have success in order to proceed. I've heard people ...

Published: November 29, 2018