VeeamON 2024 Recap

This week, I participate at VeeamON 2024 in Fort Laurdedale (Florida) as Veeam Partner & Veeam Vanguard. By the way is at full capacity this year! Over 50% of the breakout sessions are technical this time, which is the best distribution ever! So be sure those of you attending will not regret it…

VeeamON 2024

And… on Tuesday, Rick Vanover introduced Veeam Backup & Replication for Linux, is coming with the next version of VBR (v13). This feature requests right now at VeeamON 2024 main stage, by th way, it will be exciting for the end users. This feaure Great set of technical demo’s from the general session, really good work of Veeam Team! Read all the latest updates from Veeam Software below…

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Monaco Cloud Object Storage as Backup Target

Hello, I do expect the on-prem object storage adoption to go through the roof with backup solutions support for backing up directly to object storage (S3 disruption in ISV Backup Environments). The ratio between the on-prem and cloud looks to be about 50/50. Thanks to S3 endpoint names often carrying a hint on the object storage device behind it, it is clear that Dell EMC ECS remains the king of large-scale on-prem object storage deployments. Data showed that object storage was almost exclusively used by enterprise customers, these days there is also a long tail of smaller deployments on vendors like Monaco Cloud (Object Storage base on Dell ECS nodes). Here’s a blog post about Monaco Cloud Object Storage as backup target with Veeam B&R v12.1.

Monaco Cloud Object Storage

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Veeam Vanguard 2024 – 9th time in a row!

Hi, last weekend, I received a great news from Nikola Pejkova. I have been selected for the Veeam Vanguard program for the 9th year! Honored and proud to be selected as a Veeam Vanguard 2024 then congratulations to all the returning and new Vanguards! 🙂

What is “Veeam Vanguard” program?

Veeam Vanguard 2024

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v12.1 release – Veeam Data Platform

Yesterday, Veeam Software released their newest update for the Veeam Data Platform ’23H2′. 11 products have received updates. There’s a major focus on security with this release, like the Inline Malware Scan, YARA rules, ‘four-eyes authentication’, Incident API and much more. The Best Practice Analyzer has been renamed to Security & Compliance Analyzer, and now contains much more detailed checks and can be scheduled. And the new Threat Center Dashboard gives you a central view on your data protection security status, while it’s a Veeam ONE feature, the dashboard is also visible in Backup & Replication and the Recovery Orchestrator. The release version of Veeam Backup & Replication 12.1 is available for download at Veeam website starting from December 5, 2023.

Veeam Availability Suite 12.1

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VMware Explore 2023 General Session Recap

VMware Explore 2023 General Session Recap – Looking forward to an exciting week full of knowledge acquisition and networking, the event has begun with the General Session at VMware Explore in Barcelona. Basically, the keynote provides some very good techie announcements, but it needs to also apply more of a business perspective of how these deliver business value. If you’re in Barcelona for the big event and still have some space to fill in your schedule, be sure to meet Monaco Digital’s teams and talk about Cloud, Edge, Data Protection, and Security.

VMware Explore

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