Archives for August 29, 2013

VMworld 2013 – Day 3 Recap

By Josh Townsend Day 3 at VMworld 2013 did not include a keynote session, so there is not much in the way of new products or announcements to talk about in this update. Our engineers have been busy attending breakout sessions, soaking up knowledge on VMware NSX (network virtualization), storage enhancements in vSphere 5.5 (VSAN, vFlash, Virsto), vCloud Suite best practices for upgrades and operations, and what's new and next in VMware's end user computing vision. We've also spent time interacting with vendors in the Solutions Exchange – some of which have been long standing Clearpath … [Read more...]

Veeam v7’s New Features Explored at VMworld

By Dave Cedrone Yesterday on day 2 of VMworld, I attended a deep dive session on Veeam Backup and Replication 7. With this announcement Veeam has included 2 major innovations, 7 new features, and 75 general enhancements. Veeam was already a top choice in my opinion for backing up your virtual environments. They are completely agentless, entirely virtualization focused, and they provide 26 restore options from a single backup. The two major innovations they added are built-in WAN Acceleration, and the ability to backup from a storage snapshot. The built-in WAN acceleration will help … [Read more...]