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 220.127.116.110, 18.104.22.1681 or 22.214.171.1242 before upgrade. After upgrading, your build will be version 126.96.36.1993.
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.
Veeam Backup & Replication v9.5 and Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 are finally in GA and available for the download! NEW Veeam® Availability Suite™ 9.5 build (188.8.131.521) is NOW AVAILABLE for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V! Veeam Availability Suite includes both Veeam Backup & Replication™ and Veeam ONE™ and is part of the new Veeam Availability Platform for the Hybrid Cloud.
One of the new products announced during the last Veeam event was the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, an interesting solution to protect your data if you are using this kind of public cloud service. The product is not yet available in GA, but you can download and test the beta version by simple registering at this page.
Veeam Agent for Linux Beta2 is now available! Before installing the Beta2, please review the list of known issues and solutions. For more informations on this relese and if you need help deploying the software, please refer to this blog post.
During the last Veeam ON was announced a Veeam Backup for Linux systems (physical or virtual) with the main purpose to protect Linux workload on public cloud. But with the success of the Veeam Endopoint for Windows, this project has become a more general Veeam Backup program for all Linux workload (of course for virtual workload running on vSphere or Hyper-V you can simple use Veeam Backup & Replication).