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Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4 is now available. Here’s how cool it is.

Written on January 28, 2019 at 9:28 AM, by

Veeam has made its Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4 available, after it was released to manufacturers (RTM) on December 28th, 2018. This update addresses several minor issues. However, it also add support for the latest and greatest that Veeam Vanguards and Veeam admins work with… and that’s cool!   Veeam Backup & Replication Veeam Backup […]

I’m featuring on Paramount Defenses’ list of Notable Names in the AD and AD Security Space

Written on October 9, 2018 at 7:38 AM, by

Last week I received a message from Sanjay Tandon from Paramount Defenses. In his message, he notified me of my name being added to the list of notable names in the Active Directory (AD) / AD security space: Hi Sander, Sanjay here.   I just stopped by to say that I really appreciate all the […]

Pictures of VMware VMworld US 2018

Written on September 4, 2018 at 6:02 PM, by

Last week, I delivered three sessions at VMware’s VMworld US 2018 event in Las Vegas. As I was scheduled to present a full-day workshop on Sunday August 26th, I decided to fly in on Friday, so I’d have the entire Saturday to cope with the jetlag that accompanies crossing 9 time zones. My inbound flight […]

I am a 2018 Veeam Vanguard

Written on March 6, 2018 at 5:02 PM, by

This morning, I received an e-mail from Rick Vanover from Veeam congratulating me with being selected for the 2018 Veeam Vanguard Program by the Veeam Vanguard team. For me, it means I successfully renewed my previous 2 Veeam Vanguard Awards, dating back to 2016. I still remain one of the three Dutch Veeam Vanguards, together […]

I’m co-presenting at the KNVI Congress

Written on November 2, 2017 at 9:29 AM, by

The Dutch Professional Association of Information and IT Professionals (KNVI) organizes its yearly congress next week. I’m honored to be invited to co-present two sessions, together with my buddy Raymond Comvalius.   About KNVI The Dutch Professional Association of Information and IT Professionals (KNVI) is an independent platform for sharing professional knowledge and expanding the […]

The Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows Free is amazing. Let me tell you why.

Written on August 16, 2017 at 2:50 PM, by

Veeam released its free Agent for Microsoft Windows (version I’ve been using the Beta of the  agent for a couple of months and the more I used it and the more I read on why Veeam introduced this tool, and how it fits into Veeam’s current technology and strategy, the more I want to […]

Your Exchange Online Contingency Plan is here with Veeam Backup for Office 365

Written on May 30, 2017 at 10:59 PM, by

As an organization delivering the full stack of the Secure Productive Enterprise (SPE) to large international customers in highly-regulated verticals, we often get the question on an ‘exit strategy’ or ‘contingency plan’ for cloud services, like Office 365. Being a Microsoft partner and Veeam partner with a Microsoft cloud focus makes us unique and allows […]

We’re hosting a series of free Veeam Days in the Netherlands in Q2 2017

Written on May 4, 2017 at 9:16 AM, by

As part of my initiative to speak in public every week, on average, in 2017, My employer has come up with the idea of hosting a series of events, focusing on Veeam’s solutions portfolio and our recent hybrid deployments, dubbed the SCCT Veeam Days.   About the SCCT Veeam Days Our goal with the Veeam […]

Whitepaper: What’s New in Active Directory Domain Services since Windows Server 2008 R2

Written on April 8, 2017 at 7:25 AM, by

The last couple of months, I have actively worked together with Veeam to profile their excellent Veeam Explorer for Active Directory and to help people get more out of their current investments in on-premises Active Directory Domain Services. One of the projects we’ve worked on is a whitepaper that details what’s new in Active Directory […]

Join me for an Active Directory Backup and Recovery webinar, in cooperation with Veeam

Written on March 16, 2017 at 9:27 PM, by

This year, as a Veeam Vanguard, I’m hosting a series of three Active Directory Domain Services webinars, together with Timothy Dewin and hosted by Veeam. With the basics and most of the virtualization gotcha;s covered, on March 21, it’s time for the topic everyone has been waiting for: Backup and Recovery. It’s the last webinar […]