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  • StarWind offers free NFR license

    StarWind has a great offer for all IT professionals: Free NFR license for your lab! Get free 12-month NFR** licenses for StarWind V8 for Hyper-V and VMware that you can use for your home or work lab!

    Don’t miss your chance to try the new StarWind V8 release, which delivers high-performance fault-tolerant SAN at a fraction of the cost and complexity associated with traditional SAN-based storage infrastructure and includes three stand-alone products that share a common engine, with efficiency proven by eight generations of software and hundreds of loyal users:

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    StarWind V8 Release Candidate

    StarWind, one of the leaders in storage virtualization software, is getting close to publish it’s V8, software defined storage for Hyper-V and VMWare. The release candidate version of new StarWind SAN V8 is already available!

    Features include:

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    StarWind offers discounts in December!

    Only one month left until the New Year, and StarWind is having a massive Farewell to 2013 Countdown!

    Buy any StarWind iSCSI SAN & NAS edition or StarWind Native SAN for Hyper-V edition by the end of the year and get BIG discounts off list price!

    With the countdown discounts melting down with every passing week, you can SAVE BIG if you ACT NOW!

    Contact StarWind!

    Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Edition

    accountsProtecting your business against catastrophic data loss is vital, and offsite storage is the key. Although tapes are often used for long-term, secure data storage, public storage clouds provide the reliability you need without the cost or complexity associated with tapes.

    Veeam Backup & Replication™ Cloud Edition makes offsite backup to the cloud easy and lets you use Amazon, Azure or any other leading public storage cloud provider.

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    Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Server Monitoring Solutions

    Monitor-Your-Server-StatusServer monitoring offers a multitude of benefits to beleaguered system administrators. We’ll look at the top seven benefits and how they can make your life easier, as well as save you time. Even better, they’ll do all that without putting a strain on your budget.

    Does it sound too good to be true? Well we can assure you it’s not. Read on to discover just how server monitoring can help you.

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    Unitrends Enterprise Backup

    RRCEarlier this year, Unitrends announced a new software-only product called Unitrends Enterprise Backup (UEB) that protects virtual and physical environments both locally and in the cloud.  UEB is available as a virtual appliance integrated with both Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere, and offers all the advantages of their physical backup appliance solutions, but with the flexibility of a software-only deployment. 

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    Altaro first to support Windows Server 2012 with release of Hyper-V Backup v3.5

    altaro_backupAltaro Software, a fast-growing developer of backup solutions for Microsoft Hyper-V, a couple of weeks ago announced the release of Altaro Hyper-V Backup v3.5, becoming the first Hyper-V Backup solution provider to fully support Windows Server 2012, including support for CSV, Volume Shadow Copies of SMB 3.0 and more.

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    Veeam Backup & Replication for VMware and Hyper-V

    veeam_videoVirtualizing servers to reduce cost is the first step. Now you need to ensure virtual machines (VMs) are protected and your disaster recovery strategies are intact. However, without a solution specifically built to leverage the disruptive power of virtualization, IT is forced to use backup tools designed for the physical world. Veeam Backup & Replication provides fast, flexible and reliable recovery of virtualized applications and data for both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V. Unifying backup and replication in a single solution and leveraging virtualization to its fullest, Veeam Backup & Replication enhances data protection and disaster recovery for more than 40,000 customers and protects more than 4 million VMs across the globe.

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    Hyper-V Server 2012 RTM

    hyper-v_server_r2_screenshotAidan Finn just announced Hyper-V Server 2012 RTM! Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 is a hypervisor-based server virtualization product that enables you to consolidate workloads, helping organizations improve server utilization and reduce costs. Hyper-V Server is a dedicated stand-alone product that contains the hypervisor, Windows Server driver model, virtualization capabilities, and supporting components such as failover clustering, but does not contain the robust set of features and roles as the Windows Server operating system.

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    Review of Altaro Backup for Hyper-V

    altaro-hyper-vAltaro provides reliable protection for backing up Hyper-V virtual machines with its line of premier backup software. There are three available editions: a free edition that covers two virtual machines, a standard edition that supports five virtual machines and unlocks several advanced features, and an ultimate edition that protects an unlimited number of virtual machines on a licensed host and adds centralized support for a cluster.

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