Need a Strategy for Backup and Data Growth? Read This First

Need a Strategy for Backup and Data Growth? Read This First Before you make any decisions about backup and replication, there’s one critical thing you need to do. When choosing a backup solution, the first thing you need to do is build a snapshot of your current data usage to gauge where you are now, and what you may need to meet future demand. One of the easiest ways to do that is using Veeam Backup and Replication Version 7. It’s what our own IT team chose, and we recommend it to all our SMB clients. [Read more…]

3 Reasons Softchoice Implemented Veeam Backup and Replication

3 Reasons Softchoice Implemented Veeam Backup and Replication

In our recent blog post on Veeam V7 Backup and Replication we discussed 12 disruptive innovations offered by Veeam Backup Version 7. Recently, we implemented this solution ourselves. Read on to find out how and why.

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vSphere Data Protection (VDP) 101 [VMware]

vSphere Data Protection

The new VMware vSphere Data Protection solution, or VDP, is a VMware vSphere backup and recovery application. VDP is new vSphere 5.1 and is completely free with all editions of vSphere 5.1, starting with vSphere Essentials Plus. VDP replaces VMware’s previous backup and recovery solution – VMware Data Recovery (or VDR). Thankfully, VDP has so much more to offer us than VDR ever did.

Why Do You Need A Virtualization Backup Solution?
Before we discuss VDP in detail, let’s take a step back and ask: Why do you need a virtualization backup solution in the first place?

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