Disaster Recovery for the smaller organization – Part 3

In my first post on DR for the smaller organization I touched on the concepts involved as well as on two Backup products that work well – Veeam and Altaro.  My second post highlighted the backup   process on-prem and remotely…

Veeam Backup–Project A–Fourth Update

After installing Veeam Enterprise Plus and enabling the WAN Acceleration feature the size of the backups did start to drop but not enough to overcome the limitations of the single Shaw “pipes” at either end of the installation.  My customer…

Veeam Backup–Project A–Third Update

I’ve had this remote backup in place now for about a month and a half and the results have definitely been “mixed”.  In fact, I have shutdown the remote backup at this point pending moving the customer to a trial…

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…

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…

Lordy, Lordy, I DO love Veeam! An unabashedly “in your face” paean to Veeam.

Well, Dear Reader, I have a confession to make.  I’m in love!  There, I’ve said it.  It’s out in the open.  And the object of my affections is Veeam. I did promise sometime back that I would write on our…

Veeam–Real Life “Save”

I had promised more articles on Veeam but have been slow with the posts.  We’ve been waiting on the arrival of gear in our office to support our own Veeam installation (hard drive shortage sure playing havoc with server supply)…

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…