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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.
June 01, 2017
Veeam, once focused primarily on virtual machines, widens supports for other platforms as the company's revenue increases and management team transforms.
October 18, 2013
VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.5 offers functionality improvements and competes with products from Veeam, which could drive prices down.
April 19, 2012
New Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 features will streamline virtualization tasks and make things easier on IT pros. Here are the ones you should get excited for.
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Hyper-converged infrastructure should work without issues, but can cause complications in your disaster recovery system. Make sure you implement the proper DR checks. Continue Reading
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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
Agentless data backups offer some major advantages over agent-based backups. The technology should be used wherever possible, and it can be especially beneficial for VM backups. Continue Reading
For improved virtual disaster recovery, it's important to keep an eye on server provisioning. Production machines that are not enabled for DR can cause big headaches later. Continue Reading
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Microsoft introduced Cloud Witness in Windows Server 2016, which adds a new wrinkle to its quorum model for failover clusters, but it might not be a good fit for some enterprises. Continue Reading
Improve the integrity of vRealize Automation backups by minimizing active transactions, backing up appliances and databases simultaneously and testing restoration processes. Continue Reading
During a vRealize Automation backup, you can use snapshots for IaaS components, but you have to create additional notes and copy configuration files to ensure a complete backup. Continue Reading
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The host in a VMware high availability cluster uses a heartbeat network that can incorrectly report host isolation. Reconfigure your settings to prevent this during maintenance. Continue Reading
Common problems with VM backups include low disk space, low memory, interdependencies and so on. Learn how to overcome these issues and more with this expert advice. Continue Reading
When implementing virtual disaster recovery tests, make sure you have the right people and business support lined up, and test the entire application stack. Continue Reading