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Reading Time: 4 minutes Vembu is a player in the backup and data protection world, maybe not (yet) well-know, but for sure not new at all and with a complete suite that covers the physical world, the virtual (VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V) and also some public cloud SaaS solutions. One of their product is the Vembu Backup&DR (BDR) Suite that helps you to backup the virtual and physical machines and aids your business continuity, having VMware, Hyper-V, Physical Windows Servers, Workstations, Linux, and Mac with RTO & RPO<15 minutes and minimal administration effort.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Only a few weeks after the release of NAKIVO v7.5 with vSphere 6.7 support, now NAKIVO has announced the new version 8.0 of Nakivo Backup & Replication. The new version introduces the Site Recovery feature, which can help customers achieve business continuity and 24/7 availability of IT services.

Reading Time: 2 minutes VM Explorer is another backup (and replication) tool with native support for virtualized platforms (vSphere and Hyper-V) with a good success in the SMB segment. Initially was build by a Swiss company (Trilead), acquired later by HP(E) and recently acquired by Microfocus. Lot of changes in the name, but not in the substance and with a good development and release cycles. Now Microfocus has released a new VM Explorer release (v7.1) compatible with the latest version of VMware vSphere 6.7.

Reading Time: 2 minutes NAKIVO is a US corporation dedicated to developing a data protection solution for VMware, Hyper-V, and cloud environments. Founded in 2012, in few years they build an interesting product with several powerful features. After the NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.4 in April, now there is a new release v7.5 with support for VMware vSphere 6.7 and other improvements and new features:

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the last ZertoCON 2018, Zerto has announcement its IT Resilience Platform™ to converge backup, disaster recovery and cloud mobility converged in a single, simple, resilient, scalable platform. The core is the new version Zerto 7 will add new capabilities to its IT Resilience Platform to change the way that backup is done.

Reading Time: 5 minutes NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.3 has been introduced in Nov 2017 with some minor new features. But now NAKIVO has just released the release of NAKIVO Backup & Replication: the new version 7.4 for VMware, Hyper-V, and AWS seems to be a big milestone if we count the improvements and features:

Reading Time: 2 minutes Unitrends has announced the release of a new backup solution, targeted for VMware environments, called VM Backup Essentials (vBE) and designed (and priced) for SMB use cases. The vBE product converges enterprise-grade virtual backup software, ransomware detection, and fully integrated cloud storage options (with WAN acceleration) into a powerful, easy-to-use product that is aggressively priced at $105 per socket per year, with a subscription model, but with a version full options.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Altaro is a fast-growing software company with easy to use and affordable (also for the price) backup solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, specializing in backup for virtualized environments. After a beta period, with several different build, they have now officially released the new version 7.6.4.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Vembu is a player in the backup and data protection world, maybe not (yet) well-know, but for sure not new at all and with a complete suite that covers the physical world, the virtual (VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V) and also some public cloud SaaS solutions. One of their product is the Vembu Backup&DR (BDR) Suite that helps you to backup the virtual and physical machines and aids your business continuity, having VMware, Hyper-V, Physical Windows Servers, Workstations, Linux, and Mac with RTO & RPO<15 minutes and minimal administration effort.

Reading Time: 8 minutes Meltdown and Spectre are critical vulnerabilities existing in several modern CPU: these hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. Meltdown and Spectre can affect personal computers, mobile devices, server and several cloud services. Actually, the only way to minimize those security risks is to patch your operating systems or the hypervisor level (if you are using virtual machines).

Reading Time: 2 minutes Veeam Software has announced, during the last Nutanix .NEXT event, an expanded partnership with Nutanix  in which Veeam becomes the Premier Availability solution provider for Nutanix virtualized environments. What does it mean? First that Nutanix adds Veeam as a Strategic Technology Partner within the Nutanix Elevate Alliance Partner Program. But more important that Veeam will deliver support for Nutanix’s Hypervisor, AHV (maybe later this year, more realist in the next year).

Reading Time: 12 minutes This is the last part of a set of posts realized for StarWind blog and focused on the design and implementation of a ROBO infrastructure. See also the original post. Design a ROBO infrastructure. Part 5: Data protection solutions Business continuity aspects In previous posts we have already discuss about several business continuity aspects in ROBO scenarios. For example, a reasonable availability level could be between 99% and 99,99%, but there are some workloads that may require higher level (or other that are not critical at all). But availability could be achieved by a good infrastructure design and […]

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