The 5 new features in Veeam Backup and Replication V8 you should care about

The 5 new features in Veeam Backup and Replication V8 you should care about

On May 20, 2014 Veeam introduced the latest version of their award-winning backup, replication and recovery software. In this post, we cover the 5 key improvements we think you should care about with the release of V8.

After all, we use it too.

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IBM N-Series is end of life. The good news, and the bad news

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Many of our clients have reached out to us to discuss the dissolution of the IBM N-series Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) relationship with NetApp, a partnership that dates back to 2005. Mostly they’re asking us a lot of questions about how these changes affect existing N-series arrays support contracts, the ability to add additional disk capacity in the short term, and ongoing maintenance contract support in the future. We’ve been involved with this partnership from day one, and have shared the following good (and bad news).

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Not All IOPS Solutions Are Created Equal

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While there’s little argument that flash technology is one of the most disruptive technologies to come into the storage world in the last decade, it’s unfortunately not a panacea for everything wrong with clients’ storage infrastructures. That said, there are four appropriate instances where flash storage makes sense.

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