Recently Pure and Veeam jointly announced the release of the Pure Storage plug-in and support for FlashBlade with Veeam Backup & Replication. These integrations provide joint customers with enhanced data protection capabilities that included accelerated backups, rapid data and application recovery, and agile data management. Both Veeam & Pure Storage have been … [Read more...] about Pure Storage Plug-in and Integrations with Veeam
Backup & DR
Storage has been an ever changing and evolving center of innovation propelled in part by the infrastructure changes VMware and cloud computing drove into the data center. This week at VMworld 2014, VMware showcased Virtual SAN (VSAN) and Virtual Volumes (VVols), two areas of storage innovation. VSAN provides the storage element within the new EVO hyper-converged infrastructure … [Read more...] about VMware VVols: next-gen storage goes back to the future
This session was second of the two ‘community’ sessions I presented with Chad. The topic of this session is “Stretched Clusters and VMware SRM – when, why, where”. In many regards the technologies that comprise these offerings can be viewed as the “new protocol battle”. There are a number of technical considerations one needs to make before deciding on a technology or the use … [Read more...] about VMworld 2012: BCO2982 Stretched Clusters and VMware SRM
Last week I introduced you to SnapProtect, our unified business continuance suite that leverages NetApp’s hardware-accelerated data protection capabilities to enhance and simplify business continuance processes.I believe the best way to share all of the goodness we have to offer with SnapProtect is to begin by reviewing the current state of business continuance. With a common … [Read more...] about Backup: Collateral Damage on the Journey to the Cloud
Mike Laverick has released the much-anticipated Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 4.0 book. I’m very confident when I say there isn’t another SRM book that is as comprehensive as this one. I’m assuming everyone knows Mike’s body of work with rtfm-ed.co.uk & SearchVMware.com and those who follow him on Twitter, but for the few whom may not, you need to. Mike has … [Read more...] about Administering VMware Site Recovery Manager 4.0 is Available!