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Reading Time: 4 minutes Zerto has announced the general availability of Zerto 7.0, adding new capabilities to its IT Resilience Platform that revolutionise the way backup is done. Zerto is a well know product for VM replication, but one year ago Zerto become also a backup solution with the introduction of its IT Resilience Platform™ to converge backup, disaster recovery and cloud mobility converged in a single, simple, resilient, scalable platform.

Reading Time: 6 minutes The new VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 2 has been announced some weeks ago, but was not yet available (although lot of people have already wrote about most of its features)… now finally VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 2 is general available (GA) and you can download the bits and really test all its features This is a huge step and called just an update release is too limiting… there are so much difference with the VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 1 (released on October 2018) to make it much more like as a 6.8 version.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nutanix product on HPE servers was announced two years ago where HPE ProLiant servers have been fully tested and certified by Nutanix to run Nutanix Enterprise Cloud software. Was not the same as the Nutanix OEM partnership with Lenovo or the historical Dell and Nutanix Alliance… but still a great opportunity to leave the freedom of choice of the hardware platform.

Reading Time: 3 minutes VeeamON is the big event from Veeam (actually only in the US) focused of course on Veeam products, but that has become an importan event that cover the data protection, the availability, and cloud data management aspects. It will be the fifth big global Veeam’s conference, excluding the local and virtual events… After the first edition in 2014, the second in 2015, the third in 2017 and the fourh in 2018.

Reading Time: 3 minutes VMware vSAN does not need anymore an introduction: is the Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) solution from VMware integrated in the ESXi kernel… and is growing more and more in the last years and more more than 500,000 VMware customers for years. There are different way to implement a vSAN solution and one common approach remain to build yourself using vSAN Ready Nodes or certified hardware components.

Reading Time: 3 minutes VMware vSphere Update Manager (VUM) enables centralized, automated patch and version management for VMware vSphere and offers support for VMware ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and virtual appliances. For ESXi hosts it can manage both the update and the upgrade workflows, but can also be powerful for adding custom VIB package, like for example new drivers. Usually it takes the updated files from the VMware repository, but you can also add custom repositories (or depots).

Reading Time: 2 minutes Veeam has introduced Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in November 2016, and it became a great success because it’s simple, light, fast to deploy and the restore process remain quite the same of Veeam Backup & Replication with the powerful granular restore. Version 2.0 of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 was a huge milestone with the support both for SharePoint and OneDrive (Business). Now there is the new Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v3.0 version.

Reading Time: 3 minutes vOneCloud is an OpenNebula distribution optimized to work on existing VMware vCenter deployments to provide full cloud features. The new version vOneCloud version 3.4 is powered by OpenNebula 5.8 “Edge”, and, as such, includes functionalities present in Edge relevant to vOneCloud:

Reading Time: 2 minutes Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4 has been released just two months ago, that now there is a new Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4a release. Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4a is a cumulative hotfix rollup that addresses issues reported by customers on the original build of Update 4, and adds the following platform support enhancements:

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the new Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4, not only the Veeam Backup&Replication Free edition has been discontinued, but also the Veeam ONE Free edition will be discontinued and replaced with a new Community Edition, like happened with the Veeam Backup & Replication. This means that more functionality will be available within the community edition compared with the previous free version.

Reading Time: 3 minutes A huge news of Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4 was that the Veeam Backup Free Edition has been discontinued. What does it means? No more free “version” for backup VMs? No… simple it means a new (and better) for to backup your VMs for free (but only for small enviroments).

Reading Time: 4 minutes VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) is VMware’s unified SDDC platform for the hybrid cloud and it’s based on VMware’s compute, storage, and network virtualization technologies to deliver a native integrated software stack that can be used on-premises for private cloud deployment or run as a service from the public cloud with consistent and simple operations. The core components of VMware Cloud Foundation are VMware vSphere (for the compute part), vSAN (for the storage part), and NSX DataCenter (in version -v or -T, for the network and security part).

Reading Time: 4 minutes Aparavi has announced major enhancements to its Active Archive℠ platform, delivering improved resource management and operational efficiency, as well as enhanced insight and management of archived data. Aparavi’s Active Archive SaaS solution delivers intelligent multi-cloud data management to organizations grappling with large volumes of unstructured data.

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