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VeeamON 2017 conference is jsut finished (remain the final big party, but the rest of the event is really finished). It was a great event in an interesting location (unusual for the IT conference), at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center at New Orleans (Louisiana) during May, 16-18 2017. During those days there were several announces of new products and new features. I’ve already covered the news related with the v10 of the Availability Suite (that means Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE). But there where also other news…

There are several news at the VeeamON 2017 event: during the first general sessions new products have been announced, but also the new features of Veeam Availability Suite v10 that will drive business continuity and agility to new levels by extending the ‘Always on Cloud’ Availability Platform to manage and protect. With v10, Veeam offers a complete end-to-end Availability and cross-cloud data management platform for enterprise customers by supporting any workloads (virtual, physical or cloud) on any infrastructure in Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Cloud environments (private, public, managed or SaaS).

Veeam has just released the Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 2 patch that will add not only fix and improvements, but also new features. Please confirm you are running version 9.5.0.580, 9.5.0.711, 9.5.0.802 or 9.5.0.823 prior to installing this update. You can check this under Help | About in Veeam Backup & Replication console. After upgrading, your build will be version 9.5.0.1038.

After the public beta period, finally Veeam Agent for Windows 2.0 is now in GA. Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows is built on the extremely successful Veeam Endpoint Backup™ FREE and includes two brand new editions — Workstation and Server — with additional features designed to ensure the Availability of your Windows workloads by providing backup and recovery for physical and cloud-based workloads, as well as endpoint devices that belong to remote users.

The VMCE-A1: Design & Optimization V1 (VMCE-A1) exam is the second requirement to acquire the Veeam Certified Architect (VMCA) designation, after the VMCE-A: Design & Optimization V1 traning. Compared to VMCE exam is more costly, but it’s also another level. The exam must be taken at a Pearson VUE local testing facility with a time extention (30 minutes) for not native english (based on the Country of the testing center). Total time (without time extention) it’s 70 minutes, but it’s not a huge constraint.

Veeam has announced the Veeam Vanguard 2017 list with several renewal and some changes. The Vanguard program represents Veeam brand to the highest level in many of the different technology communities. It’s a program around the community of Veeam experts that truly get our message, understand our products and are our closest peers in IT. For several aspects, like the VMware vExpert or Microsoft MVP program, where the communities contribution is one of the main aspect. In this first round there where 31 individuals. Now (in the third year) there are 40 people chosen for their […]

During our announcement on Aug. 23, one of the announced changes is that new versions of Veeam Endpoint Backup which will be renamed Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows. Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0 was already available, and now Veeam Agent for Windows is in public beta. This next version of Veeam Endpoint Backup will expand on the current free offering by providing a more robust and enhanced business feature set by adding two new paid editions but also with a FREE offering.

Finally Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 1 is now available and will add full VMware vSphere 6.5 support (version 9.5 was already supporting Windows Server 2016 and new Hyper-V version). Be sure to have version 9.5.0.580, 9.5.0.711 or 9.5.0.802 before upgrade. After upgrading, your build will be version 9.5.0.823.

Next VeeamON conference is approaching fast: it will take place at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center at New Orleans (Louisiana) during May, 16-18 2017. After the first edition (in 2014) and the second (in 2015), after one year with only live or local events (like VeeamON Tour), this will be the third big own event from Veeam (and it’s ecosystem). An important milestone for a company that was founded in 2006 and now one of biggest in its field (and still a good example on how the virtualization ecosystem can grow using also the ecosystem itself). […]

Veeam Agent is the new brand name of the Veeam Endpoint (as announced in August event). After some betas (last was in September) the Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0 is in finally in GA! Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple backup and powerful recovery tool designed to ensure the Availability of your customers’ Linux servers anywhere — in the cloud, on physical or virtual servers, or endpoints.

VeeamON is the big event from Veeam (actually only in the US) and VeeamON Tour is usually a smallest (one day) event around the world. But on November 22 there will be also a VeeamON Tour Virtual event: coming right to your desktop, an event on the future of Availability.

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