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2020 is here, and nothing says the New Year is here for the technology community like a set of IT predictions. Not wanting to miss out on the fun, I’m putting on my prognosticator’s hat and jumping into the fray with a few thoughts on what we can expect this year in terms of SaaS, […]
The well-known 3-2-1 rule for cloud backup and DR requires at least one to copy reside offsite. Complying with this rule typically used to require hiring a service to haul the tape away on a truck to a distant storage facility.  But with the cloud, things have gotten much easier — simply point your backup […]
One of the reasons I enjoy tech so much is that it’s dynamic. There’s no resting on your laurels, regardless of how much success you’ve notched. For those with dreams (or a Veeam dream) of getting and staying ahead, fresh approaches and strategies are required, and change and new opportunities can follow quickly. The latest […]
We touched on compliance, the right to be forgotten and backups in our predictions for 2020. However, we thought it would be a good idea to treat the topic in a bit more detail, especially now that the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has gone into effect as of January 1.   CCPA applies only to companies […]
This article originally appeared on TechTarget. Smaller businesses, like enterprise-class organizations, face the harsh realities of fire, flood and the pestilence of ransomware outbreaks. SMBs must shield themselves from such business disruptors, whether outages stem from natural disasters, human error or the malice of cyberintruders. The path to protection starts with a solid business continuity/disaster recovery (BC/DR) plan. But, […]
This article originally appeared on TechTarget. J2 Global, a cloud services and digital media company, plans to acquire service providers in the Veeam backup and recovery ecosystem in a bid to build a larger customer base and drive operational efficiencies. Dan Timko, chief strategy officer at J2 Global, based in Los Angeles, said discussions between the […]
This article originally appeared on Jim Jones’ blog: koolaid.info. Jim Jones is a senior cloud architect with OffsiteDataSync and a Veeam Vanguard. If you have been around the Veeam world for very long, you know they don’t do small releases; each new version comes with literally hundreds of enhancements and bug fixes. While my last post […]
This article originally appeared on Jim Jones’ blog: koolaid.info. Jim Jones is a senior cloud architect with OffsiteDataSync and a Veeam Vanguard. Veeam Backup and Replication v10‘s release is now imminent after a loooooong wait. In fact, as of yesterday we now have a tentative release date: February 18, 2020. For the past few weeks, I’ve been […]
This article originally appeared on Beta News. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is rapidly replacing applications that were once hosted on-premises. There are compelling reasons for switching to SaaS. Costs are lower, there’s no in-house equipment or software to deal with, and no updates or patches to manage. Organizations are obviously aware of the advantages. Experts at Gartner estimate that […]