Posts by Brandon Lee

Business Continuity Plan Checklist

This checklist helps organizations create an effective and efficient Business Continuity Plan that ensures they can withstand a disaster successfully.

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Tape vs. Disk for VM Backup

A look at advantages and disadvantages as well as use cases of backing up VMs to tape vs. disk

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Hyper-V Backup Guide for VMware Administrators

With Microsoft Hyper-V gaining more market share and coming of age, VMware administrators are finding themselves having to administer Hyper-V alongside vSphere in their environments. There are certain ...

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Choosing the Right Hyper-V Backup Strategy

Microsoft’s Hyper-V hypervisor has gained tremendous traction in enterprise datacenters lately, with many organizations now running their business-critical infrastructure on Hyper-V. With that being ...

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Hyper-V Replication Setup: Walkthrough

When trying to round out your disaster recovery plan, you will no doubt want to have a replicated copy of virtual machines located in a separate environment. Ideally, the environment would be geograph ...

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The Best Way to Back Up Hyper-V Virtual Machines: Ready-to-use Checklist

Microsoft has made tremendous strides getting Hyper-V adopted by enterprise datacenters. Since its early days, Hyper-V has greatly matured into a fully-featured and robust hypervisor that is gaining m ...

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Best Way to Back up VMware Virtual Machines: Comprehensive Checklist

VMware has long been an industry leader in providing enterprise-level virtualization solutions, such as VMware vSphere – a powerful platform with many key features and functionality, which empowers ...

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Increasing VM Backup and Replication Speed with Network Acceleration

Network infrastructure and bandwidth are crucial factors when thinking about data protection and recovery tasks, such as VM backup, replication, backup copy, and recovery in VMware, Hyper-V, and AWS E ...

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VMware vSphere Data Protection

vSphere Data Protection (or VDP for short) is a long-standing product you may have heard about or even used to protect your data in your vSphere environment. It’s no wonder that many organizations w ...

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Using SAN for VM Backup: Recommendations and Benefits

Storage Area Network (or SAN) has long been staple storage in the enterprise datacenter. Especially since virtualization has also become a major component of enterprise datacenters, traditionally, ava ...

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