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Join us for VeeamON Virtual 2019

Written on October 25, 2019 at 11:05 AM, by

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 […]

Two keynotes and Top 7 sessions of VeeamON are now available online

Written on June 7, 2019 at 8:19 AM, by

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 […]

Veeam Backup for Office 365 now offers support for the Baseline Policy ‘Require MFA for Admins’

Written on April 2, 2019 at 8:16 PM, by

Today’s release of version 3.0.0.422 of Veeam Backup for Office 365 (VBO) offers many new features and benefits, but none as significant as the ability to use multi-factor authentication for the admin account when configuring and reconfiguring VBO. Let me explain why.        Azure AD Privileged access, today Microsoft is working hard to further harden […]

Security Thoughts: Veeam Backup & Replication leaks Azure Password in log

Written on February 26, 2019 at 8:03 AM, by

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 […]

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 […]

Veeam Backup for Office 365 version 2 expands on earlier Cloud Protections

Written on August 6, 2018 at 9:19 AM, by

Back in May 2017, we wrote about Veeam Backup for Office 365 as you organization’s contingency plan for Exchange Online. Last month, Veeam released version 2 of its Backup for Office 365 product with new features and scope for Office 365 contingency planning. Version 2 expands on the functionality of previous versions of Veeam Backup […]

Veeam Availability Suite adds support for the latest technology

Written on July 6, 2018 at 9:09 AM, by

This week, we’ve seen the availability of Veeam Availability Suite Update 3a. This update addresses several minor issues. However, it also add support for the latest and greatest that Veeam Vanguards and Veeam admins work with.   Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 3a Veeam B&R is the cornerstone of Veeam’s Availability Suite. This Monday, […]

Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 3 offers great functionality

Written on March 19, 2018 at 2:34 PM, by

In many organizations, when a vendor releases an update to their product, no one bats an eye. However, when a new version is released, suddenly, everything must change. On one hand we’re seeing massive breaches due to this budgeting, political or time game, because organizations simply don’t install minor security updates. On the other hand, […]

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 2.0.0.700). 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 […]