Trilead Enterprise Backup and Replication for VMware and Hyper-V Announced

Trilead VM Explorer

Trilead is preparing some big changes in it’s product’s range as the product just went out with 5.1 RC version which brings a very interesting features for VMware and Hyper-V users. Features that will be present in new edition of Trilead Entreprise 5.1, but can be already tested with the 5.1 RC version. Those enterprise […]

Veeam Explorer for Active Directory (VEAD) – How-to use

Veeam Explorer for AD

Few days back Veeam announced the public beta availability of new cool utility which allows item-level recovery of AD objects. Veeam Explorer for Active Directory (VEAD) allows exploring the objects by “mounting” directly the ntds.dit – the AD database. No need to create virtual lab first. This Veeam’s utility is especially useful for older versions of […]

Nakivo Backup and Replication 4.0 beta release adds Ms Exchange Objects Recovery

Nakivo Backup - Tenants UI

Nakivo has published beta 4.0 release of their product – Nakivo Backup & Replication v 4.0. I have thoroughly reported on the capabilities in previous releases here. This is the current release which brought Dynamic Licensing, Multi-Tenancy and Self-Service for service providers. Few days back they announced new Beta release of the upcoming version 4.0 which brings […]

Veeam 7.0 R2 Patch 3 release brings performance improvements

Veeam 7 Patch 3

Veeam released third patch already for Veeam 7.0 which brings several enhancements and performance improvements especially useful in large scale environment. Veeam does recommends especially to those bigger customers so they can take advantage of new performance enhancements. Veeam 7.0 R2 Patch 3 release details can be found at this KB1854. One of the improvements […]

Nakivo 3.9 with Dynamic Licensing, Multi-Tenancy and Self-Service

Multi-tenant deployments

New release of Nakivo 3.9 is generally available as of today. They continue the development of features which brings more value to service providers (via Cloud service provider’s program and licensing) and which offers backup as a service (BaaS), replication as a service (RaaS) to their clients. The product is already compatible with latest vSphere 5.5 […]

Rotating removable USB media for backup targets? – Yes says Veeam


Removable media for backup targets in Veeam Backup and Replication aren’t officially supported yet. It’s because to be able to rotate several medias as a destination target for backup and (or) backup copy jobs isn’t just that simple. Not simple because of the format of the backups (full, then incrementals or reverse incrementals), so there […]

Zerto Virtual Replication 3.1 released

Improved Zerto Virtual Replication Appliance

Zerto has released another update to their product – Zerto Virtual Replication 3.1. This new release further improves Zerto’s capability to protect workflows across remote sites and enhances the capability of Zerto’s Cloud Manager (ZCM), which is basically a dashboard allowing to manage multiple data center’s protection from single console. Zerto Virtual Replication 3.1 release brings […]

Nakivo 3.8 Released – vSphere 5.5 compatible

Nakivo Backup Architecture

Nakivo has released new version of their backup product – Nakivo Backup and Replication 3.8. This release brings a compatibility with latest VMware vSphere 5.5.  Also they introduced a new enhancement which enables to check and self-heal a backup repository in case of data corruption, which might happens during network disruptions or power failure. The […]

VMware Horizon View Failover Automation without SRM


Interesting solution for VMware View Failover Automation done by vCenter Orchestrator took my attention. The solution is interesting because it does not use VMware SRM usually used for site failovers, but it uses vCenter Orchestrator workflows only. The VMware Horizon View Failover Automation solution has been built by ByteLife and allows automated failover of virtual desktops between sites. […]

Trilead VM Explorer 5.0 Release – support vSphere 5.5 and Hyper-V 2012 R2

Trilead VM Explorer

Trilead is cost effective backup and replication solution for environments running VMware vSphere up to version 5.5 and Hyper-V 2012 R2 .Readers of ESX Virtualization know quite good this product which is unique by its licensing options in its category. You only need single license per site. No per VM or Per socket licensing here… […]