Veeam Backup and Replication 6.5 – Get Wowed!

I’ve had an incredibly busy month so I’m a little late with my review of Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5 which is now in general availability. If you are already a Veeam Customer then I’m sure you are planning your migration. Not a customer yet? Not a problem because you are just steps away from … Read more

VMware vSphere 5.1 Feature Spotlight: vSphere Data Protection

VMware has added some really great features with their vSphere Data Protection product that ships with the vSphere 5.1 environment. By leveraging the vSphere API – Data Protection (VADP) it allows for reduced load on the vSphere hosts which is great news for resource utilization. So What does vSphere Data Protection Do? The new vSphere … Read more

Linked Mode separation? Veeam to the Rescue

Let’s suppose that we have a configuration where our VMware¬†data-centres are geographically separated and we use more than one vCenter instance running in Linked Mode. I’m using this type of configuration in lab and production environments with great success, except there is one distinct drawback. When two VMware data-centres are running with Linked Mode vCenter … Read more

Welcome Veeam to the DiscoPosse!

Please join me in welcoming Veeam Software ( as a sponsor to the DiscoPosse website. I’ve been working with the Veeam products in my lab as well as using the Veeam Backup Free Edition for production backups and cross-datacenter migrations which has really impressed me with its great features and ease of use. For those … Read more