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December 28, 2018
HireRight likes the simplicity of the Veeam Availability Suite and its use in complying with GDPR. Testing has proven the backup software meets HireRight's needs.
November 05, 2018
Peter McKay, formerly president and co-CEO of Veeam, said a lot of factors went into his departure from the company, and he plans to become a CEO again soon.
October 04, 2018
Version 10.10 of Data Protector marks a new chapter in the backup and recovery product's long history, which goes back to years under Hewlett-Packard.
February 28, 2018
Nakivo updates its software for quick and automated recovery. While the vendor has a focus on virtual data protection, it has expanded to include cloud support.
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Get to know VMware vSphere's Admission Control tool and use it to reserve the resources necessary for VM failover with cluster resource calculations and slot policy. Continue Reading
Use heartbeats, VM monitoring and application monitoring to fully examine the causes of VM unresponsiveness. Adjust sensitivity levels to focus on the level of detail you need. Continue Reading
Combine Distributed Resource Scheduler and vSphere High Availability to design balanced failover clusters. Pay attention to affinity rules, which can further support availability. Continue Reading
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IBM's Spectrum Protect Plus focuses on virtual data protection. Judges praised its VMware backup, instant recovery and potential for being part of overall data management strategy. Continue Reading
Disk-based backup provides newer features that can speed and ease recovery. IT should take advantage of instant recovery and virtual lab capabilities. Continue Reading
GDPR looms large over many data protection processes, and virtual backup is no different. Overall management is important as well, as data volume continues to grow. Continue Reading
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The architecture and operation of a virtual environment is different than a traditional backup environment and demands specific techniques. Learn top tips for backing up vSphere. Continue Reading
A group of malware was discovered targeting public SSH servers. However, it avoided certain IP addresses. Discover how this is possible and how the malware works with Nick Lewis. Continue Reading
A virtual backup is not effective if it's not secure. Encryption, agentless backup and testing can all help. Explore the details of how to secure your backups. Continue Reading
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Creating backups in virtual environments has its own challenges. Avoid some of the typical errors involving snapshots, quiescing and scheduling, and generate solid VM backups. Continue Reading
Admins can effectively virtualize large servers with storage tiering and disk allocation, but they must be wary of potential IOPS and redundancy issues. Continue Reading
Before admins design a recovery plan, they must plan out which VM workloads need a disaster recovery environment and which need backups. Weigh these factors before making the call. Continue Reading