Anton Gostev wrote a great post on the Spectre and Meltdown attack in his weekly forums digest. By now, most of you have probably already heard of the biggest disaster in the history of IT – Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities which affect all modern CPUs, from those in desktops and servers to ones found in smartphones. Unfortunately, there’s much confusion about the level of threat we’re dealing with here because some of the impacted vendors need reasons to explain the still-missing security patches. But even those who did release a patch, avoid mentioning that it only partially addresses the threat. So, Anton gave a good explanation of these vulnerabilities on the right level! Below is a functional explanation of two major security flaws revealed by cybersecurity researchers last Wednesday (TheRegister).
Avangarde (Monaco Informatique Service) will organize his Summit in Paris – February 8, 2018 – Avangarde Partner Summit : Secure your Information System! ! This first Summit is a great partner enablement initiative for our customers. Avangarde continues to display deep signs of growth as customers begin to understand the importance of Security and Availability as the cornerstone of their Digital Transformation strategy. The company has a powerful portfolio of solutions which ensures a high level of customer retention and satisfaction for our business. Avangarde will host its annual Partner Summit in early February in Paris with a lot of partners including Veeam, Dell EMC, DataCore, Varonis, Stormshield, VadeSecure, Trend, and ERCOM. Registration is for free and each attendee can participate in an amazing experience with a flight indoor skydiving in a safe and fun environment (iFLY)! Preregistration here... 🙂
Veeam released Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 3, which contains some significant improvements: Built-in agent management, Insider protection for Veeam Cloud Connect, Data location tagging, IBM Spectrum Virtualize Integration, Universal Storage Integration API an others…
You can learn more about Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 U3 new features here.
This technical article provides a step by step guide to upgrade Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 2 (version 22.214.171.1240, 126.96.36.1991, 188.8.131.522, 184.108.40.2063, 220.127.116.118 or 18.104.22.1685) to Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 3 build be version 22.214.171.1246 (Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 3 Upgrade). If you need to upgrade your Veeam Backup Server (v8 or v9) you can follow this article.
Last month, Veeam has released a significant update for Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 3 which brings several of the most requested capabilities, especially with Veeam Agent. I was invited by Veeam Software with two mates (Vanguards: @Jorge & @Karl) to share during VeeamON Tour Virtual 2017 (interview) my vision and expertise on how customers can leverage and gain the most out of new Veeam Availability Suite features, Veeam Agents and recently released Veeam Availability Console. You can find my answers below. Enjoy it :).
Many thanks for your visit in 2017, I wish you all the best for the New Year 2018! Hope you have the energy and the element of good fortune we will all need to ensure a successful to the new year and a prosperous future beyond that. I would also like to thank Veeam Software (in particular Alexandra) which is the first supporter that sponsors this blog (our partnership will continue in 2018), and my partner Vembu with which I published some post lasts year. Special thanks to “LeMagIT.fr” magazine, they published one interview in French about Veeam Availability Suite v10, then thanks to Veeam France (in particular Olga) and Monaco Informatique Service – Avangarde, we organized 3 webinars and published one Success Story with Group Veolia! Many events will be coming in 2018… 😉 Finally, thanks to Ksenia we worked together this year for the first time on 2 topics: French webinar about Veeam B&R v9.5 and Windows Server 2016 and recently on VeeamON Tour Virtual 2017 event (as an official Speaker). Two greats experiences, more of 500 people connected during the webinar!
2017 was a great year, the blog traffic is increased by 83% compared to last year (2016):
Since 2014, the blog grew up! Basically, I have some wishes for 2018 but one of them is “always” to run my first marathon! So, I hope everything will be alright and now my life cycle is training, work, warm up, training, hard work etc. 🙂