Yesterday on day 2 of VMworld, I attended a deep dive session on Veeam Backup and Replication 7. With this announcement Veeam has included 2 major innovations, 7 new features, and 75 general enhancements. Veeam was already a top choice in my opinion for backing up your virtual environments. They are completely agentless, entirely virtualization focused, and they provide 26 restore options from a single backup.
Welcome to Clearpath’s coverage of VMworld 2013 in San Francisco. We have a team of engineers in attendance this week, where we’re learning about the latest and greatest releases from VMware as well as bulking up our knowledge of best practices, architecture improvements, and innovations in the industry. We’ll be providing additional detail over the coming weeks as additional information and documentation becomes available, and as our virtualization team works to upgrade the beta versions of these products in the Clearpath labs to the GA versions.
VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, CA - all the hype this year is around VMware's vCloud Director, and with good reason. This new technology will enable vCloud Service Providers to deploy true federated cloud services to organizations looking to augment their environments with cloud-based services.
So the last couple of days have been fairly interesting here at VMworld. As expected, the much anticipated announcement of vCloud Director (formerly Project Redwood or the vCloud Service Director) was made at this morning's general session. From the sessions that we've attended, a couple of things are very clear: