Category Archives: Veeam Vanguard

Five Truths in Veeam's 2024 Data Protection Trends Report

Veeam launched its 2024 Data Protection Trends report on January 17th. For this report, Veeam had a third party interview 1200 IT leaders and implementers accross 10 countries throughout EMA, APJ and the Americas in 2024 – each leading the data protection strategies for their enterprise organization. The data was then compared to the data […]

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What's New in Veeam Backup and Replication v12.1 for Identity Admins

The Veeam Data Platofrm 23H2 update was released on Tuesday December 5th, 2023. 11 products received updates, including Veeam Backup & Replication v12.1, Veeam ONE v12.1, Veeam Recovery Orchestrator 7, Veeam Agent for Windows 6.1, Veeam Agent for Linux v6.1, Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris v4.1, Veeam Agent for IBM AIX v4.1, Veeam Agent for […]

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Join me for my Tech Talk at VeeamON 2023 in Miami

I'm excited to announce that I will be hosting one of the Tech Talks at VeeamON in Miami this year.   About VeeamON VeeamON is Veeam's yearly community event tailored for Data Recovery experts. Just like other conferences, it offers technical sessions. However VeeamON also features celebrations, LabWarz, a playground and the community hub to […]

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I'm a 2023 Veeam Vanguard

Today, I received an e-mail from Rick Vanover from Veeam congratulating me with being selected for the 2023 Veeam Vanguard Program as part of the Veeam100 family of programs. For me, it means I successfully renewed my previous seven Veeam Vanguard Awards, dating back to 2016. I feel honored. Thank you!      About Veeam Vanguards […]

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What's New in Veeam Backup and Replication v12 for Identity Admins

Yesterday, Veeam released version 12 of its Backup and Replication (VBR) product. This version is a huge milestone for the company as it contains no less than 585 new and improved features, when compared to VBR version 11, released on March 23rd, 2021. In these (almost) two years, Veeam has done a lot of work […]

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Ten recommendations against ransomware incidents from a backup and restore perspective for this year's Holiday Season

It’s no secret that many organizations run on skeleton crews to support their infrastructures during holidays. That’s why attackers treat these days as special. With Christmas next week, we can get all the help we can get. In many attack cycles, restoration of data is usually one of the last steps administrators can take to […]

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Veeam Backup & Replication v11a supports VMware vSphere 8.0

Hot on the heels of VMware Explore Europe, Veeam announced its support for VMware vSphere 8.0.   About VMware vSphere 8.0 vSphere is VMware’s advanced server virtualization solution, consisting of ESXi (the core virtualization product that is installed on host machines – a type 1 hypervisor) and vCenter Server (the solution to manage multiple ESXi hosts […]

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A Critical Vulnerability in Veeam Backup for Google Cloud was automatically addressed (CVE-2022-43549)

Last week, Veeam identified a critical vulnerability in a component of its Backup for Google Cloud solution, that allows attackers to bypass authentication mechanisms and execute arbitrary code. About Veeam Backup for Google Veeam Backup for Google Cloud is a solution offered by Veeam to backup and restore Google Computer Engine instances, their persistent disks, […]

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Explained: Veeam Communities

Like every IT vendor, Veeam has a community that advocates their products and services. Currently, within this Veeam community, there are three roles. I’m a Veeam Vanguard, but there’s also Veeam Legends and Veeam MVPs. All three roles are commonly referred to as the ‘Veeam 100’. So how do you keep them apart?   Veeam […]

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Pictures of VeeamON Tour Netherlands 2022

Last week, Veeam Benelux organized VeeamON Tour on the Island of Maurik in the Netherlands. Maurice Kevenaar, Jeroen Leijsten and I attended as the leaders of the Dutch Veeam User Group. The day started early and bright. While attendees flocked to the venue from 9:30 onward, we were there to setup the Veeam User Group […]

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