Veeam Backup–Project A–Second Update

I’ve managed to get a lot farther with the backup process.  All of the issues with the second VM have been fixed and the remote backup of that VM has been successful.  Throughput for it is the same as that…

Thin, bloated or otherwise–what’s the right IT mix?

There is a lot of talk nowadays about “IT bloat”, usually by the guys that are in the forefront of delivering Cloud services.  And they have a point, IT can bloat like mad if you don’t keep things under control. …

Veeam Backup–Project A

As promised, this is the next instalment in my Veeam posts, specifically on Remote Backup (backup to a remote site across the WAN). This has been a learning experience even though I already had one site doing remote backup for…

Office 365 and the “fear” of having data hosted in the US

Many years ago, Scott McNealy, former CEO of Sun Microsystems and a “human quote machine” made the comment, “You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it.”  The comment was made in reference to questions about security and privacy on the…

The best thing that ever happened to iSCSI is 10Gb Ethernet (GbE)!

If you are a “big IT shop” kind of person then you already know what I’m talking about so you can ignore the rest of this post.  If you are a “small shop” IT person or an SMB owner, this…

Veeam–remote backup and replication for SMB’s–two case studies

Before I get rolling on this post let me just say this … I am unapologetic about it, I think Veeam is one of the best applications to come down the pike in a long, long time.  And, no, I’m…