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: BitLocker support

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 25, 2015

Veeam Endpoint Backup: BitLocker support Today, more and more devices have BitLocker encryption enabled by default. For instance, every Microsoft Surface tablet has an operating system volume protected by BitLocker out of the box. For this very reason, we decided that that Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE should fully support BitLocker encrypted volumes. Protecting data In most cases, you won’t even notice that the volumes are BitLocker is enabled and Veeam Endpoint…

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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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Recovery media in depth – Bare Metal Recovery process

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 20, 2015

Recovery media in depth – Bare Metal Recovery process In previous posts we talked about recovery methods that can be used with Veeam Endpoint Backup. While discussing volume recovery we mentioned a few limitations and how these limitations can be avoided via Veeam Recovery Media. Let’s take a closer look at the Veeam Recovery Media and how to start the Bare Metal Recovery process You need the recovery media To start…

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Recovery possibilities in depth: Volume recovery

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 19, 2015

Recovery possibilities in depth: Volume recovery In our previous post we discussed file-level recoveries. Besides recovering individual files, you also have the ability to recover entire volumes. Note that this only works when you have chosen the Entire PC or the Volume Level Backup methods. When you perform volume-level recovery, Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE restores the entire content of the volume. Again you have three possibilities (actually four but I’ll come back to…

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Recovery possibilities in depth: File level recovery

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 18, 2015

Recovery possibilities in depth: File level recovery It probably has been said ten million times before but it’s worth saying again… Backup always leads to recovery and recovery should be easy. In previous posts we looked at the integration of Veeam Backup & Replication withVeeam Endpoint Backup FREE and already gave you some recovery options that you get with the integration. Today we are going to review the recovery options available for any…

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