Followup on ESXi 5 SLOW boot when using software iSCSI

I’ve just spent 3 hours troubleshooting an ESXi 5 host that had the problem with VERY slow boot when using software iSCSI connections to the SAN.  VMware has released a patch that supposedly fixed the problem.  Well, I’m here to…

Veeam Backup & Replication 6 – first impressions

As promised, here’s the first in a series of posts on Veeam Backup & Replication 6. We recently installed Veeam Backup & Replication 6 at one of our customers.  Most of our VMware customer base use VMware Essentials licensing so…

Starting down the VEEAM path … stay tuned!

We have a number of customers that have virtualized environments (ESX/ESXi) that are starting to hit issues with backups using “traditional” backup tools.  We also have the same issues in our own virtual environment.  To solve some of these issues…