Nakivo Backup and Replication v10 released with support for vSphere 7

Nakivo Backup and Replication released last week version 10. I personally use Nakivo Backup and Replication in my lab environment because it can be installed on my NAS device. This saves me hardware resources of the backup VM (appliance or Windows/Linux) and the deployment is super fast. In version 10 of Nakivo Backup … [Read more...]

Startup intro: SaaS-based backup solution Clumio

Advertise here with BSA Last week I saw an update from one of the Clumio founders on twitter. It reminded me that I had promised to take a look at their product. This week I had a meeting set up with Clumio and we went over their product and how to configure it briefly. Clumio is a SaaS based backup solution that was … [Read more...]

[VEEAM] v10 licensing – what you need to know

The long-awaited Veeam Availability Suite v10 is here and we’re extremely excited. We’re also honored and grateful that you’ve joined us for this ride. Many of you have also witnessed our journey to licensing portability along the way, and v10 is really the culmination of those benefits from both a product and a … [Read more...]

Zerto IT Resilience Platform (vRetreat event Amsterdam)

Zerto evolved from Hypervisor Based Replication in 2011, to Continues Journal Based Protection.in 2018. Zerto is rebranding to Zerto IT Resilience Platform this year. The Zerto IT Resilience Platform is expected to be included in Zerto 7.0 and will be GA Q1 ‘19. The product can be divided in 2 parts. Orchestration … [Read more...]

Zerto IT Resilience Platform (vRetreat event Amsterdam)

Zerto evolved from Hypervisor Based Replication in 2011, to Continues Journal Based Protection.in 2018. Zerto is rebranding to Zerto IT Resilience Platform this year. The Zerto IT Resilience Platform is expected to be included in Zerto 7.0 and will be GA Q1 ‘19. The product can be divided in 2 parts. Orchestration … [Read more...]

Veeam Backup & Replication V7 is here

Also read: VMworld 2013 San Francisco – Recap Around VMworld 2013 a lot of vendors take the opportunity to launch a new version of their products. Veeam launched version 7 of their backup & replication flagship: Version 7 of Veeam Backup & Replication is available since mid-august. Veeam Backup & … [Read more...]

Backup the ESXi configuration and update the status in vCenter

I create a simple PowerCLI script that backups all the ESXi hosts configurations that are connected in a vCenter server and displays the backup status in vCenter. To display the backup status in vCenter I created a global custom attribute called “Last ESXi Backup”. After the ESXi PowerCLI backup script runs the  … [Read more...]

Commvault announced Simpana 10 – vCD support included!

Commvault just announced Simpana 10. This version of Simpana now support VMware vCloud as a possible backup source. On top of this, Commvault announced the following new features regarding VMware virtualization for the product: Highly Scalable Fault-Tolerant Backups Using Proxy Teaming -You can now use proxy teaming … [Read more...]

PHD Virtual What’s new in 6.1

A couple of months back I did a post on PHD Virtual Backup 6.0 (take a look here). Last week PHD announced their Virtual Backup 6.1 suite. In this post I want to show you the new and improved features in version 6.1: Rollback Recovery for Immediate Data Access With the latest PHD Virtual Backup [...] … [Read more...]

PHD Virtual Backup 6.1

PHD Virtual has released a new version of their award-winning data protection software PHD Virtual Backup 6.1. This version adds some major new functionality and enhancements, which include: Instant Recovery for Full/Incremental Backup Mode Rollback Recovery Reporting Enhancements Job Copy Instant Recovery for … [Read more...]