Welcome to a new decade! As the cold January days embrace me after the warm festivities of Christmas, I feel invigorated to look ahead and set goals for the year to come. Blogging I’ve been blogging here for the past 13 years: In May 2019, I set out to share more of my experiences. My … Continue reading "Goals for 2020"
It’s that time of the year again. While businesses are finishing off 2019 and people start to reminisce of all the good, the bad and the ugly. This year, I’ll join the people who look back at another trip around our sun on our beautiful planet Earth. Let’s look back! January 2019 The year usually … Continue reading "2019 in Review"
Since August 2016, this blog features news on Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. We’ve been implementing this awesome Veeam product at customers ever since version 1.5 and validated the Office 365 contingency plan vision with Veeam repeatedly. This week marks the release of version 4 of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, so let’s … Continue reading "What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 4"
Last week, I had the pleasure of being one of the experts in the VeeamON Virtual Expert Lounge for both the APAC and Americas events. I also attended the Europe event. In this blogpost, I’m sharing some of the questions we received and answered, so we can all benefit. Licensing The following questions were … Continue reading "Asked questions at VeeamON Virtual 2019"
On November 20, 2019, Veeam organizes a virtual worldwide event, where they’ll share their views on availability beyond backup and restore and beyond the confines of your datacenter or the usual Operating Systems. I’ve attended the Veeam Vanguard Summit event in Prague earlier this month, and I recommend this event, because it allows you to … Continue reading "Join us for VeeamON Virtual 2019"
This weekend marks 13 years of me sharing my thoughts, knowledge and experiences on this blog, titled The Things That Are Better Left Unspoken. Thirteen years ago, in June, 2006, I posted the first blog post here. That’s as many years as there are stripes in the US flag. Today, almost 1000 posts, several whitepapers … Continue reading "13 Years Better Left Unspoken"
I missed out on VeeamON this year in Miami, FL… I had other engagements with customers, with NT Konferenca in Slovenia and, as a repeat speaker, Techorama in Belgium in the week of May 20th. I had lots of fun, but I would have really liked to have visited the event and would have loved … Continue reading "Two keynotes and Top 7 sessions of VeeamON are now available online"
In Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 versions prior to Update 4, the password for the Microsoft Azure account used by the Direct Restore to Azure functionality can be found in the log in plain text. Veeam Backup and Replication is used by a lot of organizations worldwide to create and restore backups of systems, applications … Continue reading "Security Thoughts: Veeam Backup & Replication leaks Azure Password in log"
Yesterday, I received an e-mail from Rick Vanover from Veeam congratulating me with being selected for the 2019 Veeam Vanguard Program by the Veeam Vanguard team. For me, it means I successfully renewed my previous three Veeam Vanguard Awards, dating back to 2016. I still remain one of the three Dutch Veeam Vanguards. I feel … Continue reading "I am a 2019 Veeam Vanguard"
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 … Continue reading "Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4 is now available. Here’s how cool it is."