Why Kasten Matters to the Data Protection Industry – and to Veeam

This week, Veeam announced its purchase of Kasten. To appreciate the importance of that, you have to look back at how IT data protection cyclically evolves. The Data Protection (and IT) Evolutionary Cycle About every ten years, a few elements of IT history typically repeat themselves: PHASE 1: The production platform of choice for IT fundamentally and … Read more

The Economic Benefits of Cloud Data Management

To understand how to quantify Cloud Data Management, or in the broader sense of “modern data protection,” start with the basics. The economic benefits of “just” BACKUP include: Reducing lost work due to systems’ or storage failures (or cyber-attacks) which would otherwise require employees to recreate what was lost or corrupted Reducing fines and penalties associated with failure to … Read more

Data Protection Trends Report for 2020

Veeam recently published its Data Protection Trends Report for 2020. This report is a little different from what you’d expect from a data protection vendor: It’s an unbiased survey of 1,550 enterprises (greater than 1,000 employees each) from around the world. Veeam contracted with a third-party analyst firm to conduct the blind survey so that Veeam could … Read more

Veeam Innovation Awards for 2020

Each year, Veeam takes nominations for Veeam Innovation Awards (VIA’s) from partners and customers, in order to highlight some of the great solutions in market that are powered by Veeam software components. This year, we received nearly 50 nominations, which were then vetted by a panel of 18 judges, under the following criteria: Innovation and … Read more

Hierarchy of Needs in Data Protection

In support of World Backup Day 2020, here is a relatively short (12m) video on the Hierarchy of Needs in Data Protection.  For those familiar with the original psychology, Maslow’s Pyramid of Needs described that until you’ve met the foundational elements of food, water, shelter (layer one), you couldn’t really feel safe (layer two), have … Read more