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Enabling Veeam Remote Management

Whether you are a new customer of ours or have been protecting your data with us for a while, there are many reasons to enable Remote Management on your Veeam B&R or Veeam Agent Installations.

The Neglected Art of Data Protection

By Nathan Golden, Cloud Backup Guy Being in business for 20 years, and in the IT industry for 30, it is clear to me the art of data protection is sorely neglected in the majority

What is Veeam?

I’ve Heard Of Veeam, But What Is It? You may have heard of Veeam and have a vague idea of what it does. Veeam is a software company that was founded in 2006 with a

Backup VS Disaster Recovery (DR)

Several years ago your main, and usually only option for disaster recovery was to take backup media and perform a restore onto new hardware. This means copying a large amount of data from backup media

What is Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)?

Until the last few years companies wanting quick fail-over to a remote site faced huge costs, time and complexity.  Consequently, only very large companies with deep pockets could afford to implement offsite disaster recovery. Today, the

Check Your Veeam Cloud Connect Repository Storage Usage

Here are the steps to check your Managecast Veeam Cloud Connect Repository storage usage through the Veeam Backup and Replication console: Open the Veeam console and select the ‘BACKUP INFRASTRUCTURE’ tab on the bottom left. 

Avoid Memory Issues with Veeam and ReFS

There have been reports of issues that users have run into after incorporating ReFS repositories with Veeam Backup and Replication. Here’s how to best avoid running into them: According to reports, users are running into

Do You Need to Backup Office 365 data?

Yes, Here’s Why Many people take backup for granted when using Office 365.  They think Microsoft must surely be thoroughly protecting the data on Office 365 – I don’t have to worry about it! Think

Veeam and AWS Storage

Amazon cloud storage, S3 and Glacier, are top contenders when it comes to storing data offsite and Veeam is a behemoth when it comes to VM backup; you can use the two together but should you?

Migrating and Seeding Veeam Backups to ReFS Storage

In order to see any benefits from Veeams integration with the Windows Server 2016 ReFS filesystem all fulls and incrementals will have to have been created on the new filesystem. This means that just moving data

Veeam 9.5 Issues Seeding Backups

After upgrading to Veeam 9.5 we had a customer needing to seed new backups to our cloud repository. We created a new backup copy job and backed up to a temporary seed repository pointing to

VEEAM 9.5 ReFS Integration

Veeam v9.5 was recently released and with it came a large number of improvements and added features. Namely, the seamless integration of Microsoft Server 2016’s new ReFSv3.1 filesystem. Veeam’s integration with this version of ReFS

Veeam Backups with Long Term Retention

One of the features of Veeam Backup and Replication is the ability to not only perform an incremental backup job to local disk but then schedule a job to copy those increments to another location. These backup

Considering a Low Cost Cloud Backup Solution?

Ouch, Carbonite is not having a good day.  I see some people choose these low cost cloud backup providers without realizing they are not the same as enterprise-class backup providers like Managecast. It would seem

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