Veeam Backup & Replication v7 Now Available

A couple of days ago my blog sponsor Veeam released Veeam Backup & Replication 7.  Veeam Backup and Replication v7's most significant updates are its built-in WAN Acceleration and Storage Snapshots with HP. The built-in WAN Acceleration was designed specifically by Veeam for Veeam backups and copies data to offsite locations up to 50x faster than a regular file copy. New Features that I think are worth highlighting: Up to 50x Faster Offsite Backup with Built-in WAN … [Read more...]

Veeam Backup & Replication v7– 2 new features

Today Veeam announced 2 more features in flagship Backup & Replication v7.0. The new version now contains 9 new awesome features: Enhanced Backup & Recovery for vCloud Director Using the vCD API, Veeam will display the vCD infrastructure directly in Veeam Backup & Replication™, backup all vApp metadata and attributes, restore vApps and VMs directly to vCD, and support restore of fast-provisioned VMs. vSphere Web Client Monitor backups and backup infrastructure directly … [Read more...]

Newcomer Nakivo Backup & Replication to the Cloud

Nakivo Backup & Replication is in it’s final stages of releasing version 2.0, with the general release due Jan 16, 2013. With this VM-only backup product, Nakivo is looking to make a space in a market where competitors such as Veeam Software, PHD, UniTrends Enterprise Backup and Trilead already have gained a lot of name for themselves. Today I had a good chat with them and I must say it looks impressive. They offer a great deal of features for half the industry price (I think they mean … [Read more...]

Veeam Backup & Replication v6.5 is now available

What’s New in 6.5? E-discovery and item recovery for Exchange Version 6.5 introduces Veeam Explorer™ for Microsoft Exchange, which provides instant visibility into backups of Exchange Server 2010 virtual machines (VMs). Browse, search and selectively restore items (emails, notes, contacts, etc.) directly from Veeam backups, replicas, and HP StoreVirtual VSA and LeftHand snapshots. Restore from SAN snapshots Version 6.5 also introduces Veeam Explorer for SAN Snapshots, which … [Read more...]

in the test: Trilead VM Explorer 4.0

Trilead VM Explorer 4 has been released and I have been asked to do a product review. Since the new version 4.0 the product has Hyper-V support. Top Features Easy to install and use Simple pricing Multi hypervisor support Job Scheduler Full and Incremental Backups Replication Trilead VM Explorer comes in one file (size 14Mb). My installation took only a few seconds (the setup requires .NET 4.0 and was already installed in my case).  The default screen provides you with … [Read more...]