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June 4, 2012  8:14 PM

Veeam releases free backup tool for VMware and Hyper-V

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
backup, Microsoft Hyper-V, Veeam, VMware

VMware and Hyper-V admins can now get a free set of tools from Veeam for backing up, copying and transporting virtual machines. Veeam Backup Free Edition has no time...

October 6, 2011  8:54 PM

Backup and storage problems plague virtual infrastructures

Posted by: AlyssaWood
backup, virtualization storage, VMware

New York -- At his Interop keynote this week, Microsoft’s Robert Wahbe said IT shops in 2011 are running 10.7 million virtual servers, compared to 7.8 million physical servers. Sounds great for virtualization, right? Not so fast. Wahbe also said only 20% of physical servers in data centers are...

July 28, 2011  2:08 PM

Virtualization Vendor Profile: Altaro

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
backup, Microsoft Hyper-V

SMB users of Hyper-V will soon get a new backup alternative. Altaro, which previously focused on desktop-level backups, plans to release software in August it says will be simpler and cheaper than other offerings on the market for Microsoft’s hypervisor. The product, Altaro Hyper-V Backup,...

November 8, 2010  5:32 PM

Why we’re still resisting virtual backup best practices

Posted by: AlyssaWood
backup, Veeam

Many enterprises are putting on the brakes when it comes to VM backup and recovery. A recent report says enterprises aren't confident about the ability to back up and recover VMs -- leading many to avoid virtualizing their entire infrastructure. Backup vendor Veeam surveyed 500 organizations...

October 28, 2010  2:27 PM

More on the challenges of physical and virtual backups

Posted by: Colin Steele

Today's feature by our Server Virtualization Advisory Board focuses on the backup management challenges in mixed physical-and-virtual infrastructures. Board member Jack Kaiser...


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