Understanding the importance of data deduplication

Deduplication Storage
September 27, 2015

Understanding the importance of data deduplication Posted by IT-Online on Sep 15, 2015 in Storage Trends, Technology Areas Data deduplication might seem like a new thing but the reality is that the technology has been around for quite some time. Warren Olivier, regional  manager of Veeam South Africa, discusses the roles big data and the always-on business have played to bring it back into the spotlight. “Storage has become a hot topic in recent…

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Veeam Endpoint Backup: Metered connection support

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 26, 2015

Veeam Endpoint Backup: Metered connection support If you’re performing a backup over a network, this option is definitely something you need to pay attention to. Feel free to call it a hidden gem, but this tiny checkbox could save you a fortune. Once enabled, it allows Veeam Endpoint Backup Free to automatically detect and suspend a backup whenever metered connection is used whether it is a scheduled or ad-hoc backup. Why would…

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Veeam Endpoint Backup: Moving your backups to a different location

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 24, 2015

Veeam Endpoint Backup: Moving your backups to a different location Imagine you’ve setup your Veeam Endpoint Backups to use an external USB drive as a repository. After a while you set up a brand new NAS for home needs and decide to use it as a backup target. Reasonable question: can I migrate all existing backup files from one location to another without losing any supported functionality? The answer is…

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Veeam Endpoint Backup: Working with exclusions

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 23, 2015

Veeam Endpoint Backup: Working with exclusions   In the Backup Modes in depth post we explained you the different modes that exist in Veeam Backup & Replication. In this post, we are going to dig a bit deeper on the File Level Backup method and explain the exclusions also. This will be a rather short post, but it is certainly handy to know what your possibilities are. When you go for this…

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Technical Support for Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 22, 2015

Technical Support for Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE as the name implies is a free solution: you can download and install it at no cost. How about support? Usually free product comes without support at all. We like to do more, even for a free product. Here at Veeam we value customer feedback and moreover it’s one of the main motivation factors to keep making best backup solutions….

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Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE: Ad-hoc versus scheduled backup

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 21, 2015

Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE: Ad-hoc versus scheduled backup In todays’ post we are going to explain the difference between ad-hoc backups and scheduled backups. Actually, there are three different types: scheduled backup, the ad-hoc backup, and the ad-hoc standalone full backup, all of them have different characteristics so let’s take a closer look. Scheduled backup A scheduled backup is performed automatically according to the job schedule you specified in configure…

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Veeam Endpoint Backup integration with Veeam Backup & Replication: Additional restore options

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 17, 2015

Veeam Endpoint Backup integration with Veeam Backup & Replication: Additional restore options   In the previous Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE blog post we discussed the integration between Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE and Veeam Backup & Replication. Besides the minimum requirements (Veeam Backup & Replication v8 with update 2) and the configuration, we also looked at addition data protection possibilities such as backup copy jobs and backup to tape jobs. Finally we looked at additional administration tasks…

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Veeam Endpoint Backup administration: Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 16, 2015

Veeam Endpoint Backup administration: Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication Some time ago, we released Veeam Backup & Replication v8 Update 2. Why is this update important for Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE? The answer is pretty simple – starting from Update 2 you can use a Veeam Backup & Replication repository as a backup destination. Besides using a Veeam Backup & Replication repository as a backup destination (target) you receive many more…

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Scheduling backups with Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 15, 2015

Scheduling backups with Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE Scheduling is an important part of your backup strategy. Whether you run your backup at noon or in the middle of the night can be an important decision for you. When is your computer running and available for backup? Do you want to run it after a long day of work or before the day starts? Do you want to run it whenever…

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Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE: Backup targets more explained

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 14, 2015

Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE: Backup targets more explained In this post we will go more in depth about the different scheduling and backup targets that you can use withVeeam Endpoint Backup FREE. In the previous post we talked about the different backup modes and now we continue in our backup wizard. Backup Targets Whenever we take a backup, we need to store it somewhere. Most people will have a specific preference for…

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