Cool tool: Unitrends Free Edition. Backup Up to 1TB Free!

I’m currently testing the new (currently in beta) Unitrends FREE Edition in my home lab to see if this new cool free backup appliance is anything that you should try? Yes, you should. read more about it below: About Unitrends Free Edition Unitrends Free Edition deploys on a server running ESXi 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, Hyper-V … Read more Cool tool: Unitrends Free Edition. Backup Up to 1TB Free!

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 … Read more Veeam Backup & Replication v7– 2 new features

In the test: Unitrends Enterprise Backup

Unitrends asked me review their Enterprise Backup software appliance. As I like to review a lot of different backup software I agreed. I first took a look at the differences per version here and downloaded the software:

The following requirements must be met before deploying on ESX or ESXi:

  • You need to have ESX/ESXi 4.1 update 1 or ESXi 5.0 update 1 (ESX5.1 is not yet supported, but will be released soon)
  • ESX host must be 64‐bit
  • vSphere client or vCenter server administrative interface
  • 2 virtual processors and 4 GB of RAM allocated to the target virtual machine
  • 100 GB of provisioned space must be available on the target hard drive. Use thick provisioning for best performance.

 

Read moreIn the test: Unitrends Enterprise Backup