Harold Wong's Blog with Geekie Thoughts and Insights

Virtualization, Cloud (Private, Public and Hybrid), Unified Communications and Thoughts on Sushi

Browse by Tags

Related Posts
  • Blog Post: West Region IT Camps in November and December

    On October 17th, I wrote a blog post about upcoming TechNet Events taking place in the West Region in the November and December time frame ( http://blogs.technet.com/b/haroldwong/archive/2011/10/17/upcoming-west-region-technet-events-in-november-2011.aspx ).  I am now writing a follow up post to...
  • Blog Post: Modern Data Protection for Virtual Environments using Veeam and Windows Azure

    In the last episode of TechNet Radio: Virtualization and Cloud Experts Café , Chris Henley from Veeam was my guest and he had a chance to share about Veeam’s backup solution for Hyper-V. Just recently, Veeam announced a new backup offering that integrates with Windows Azure. I asked Chris...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming IT Camp Events in West Region - Updated 2/15/12

    In the West Region, Chris Avis and I are hosting a set of events in the March and May / June timeframe. In November 2011, we tried out a new format for events which we called IT Camps. This new format included the ability for the attendees to select the topics that would be discussed. We are evolving...
  • Blog Post: IT Camp – Windows Administration in Las Vegas on October 18, 2011 (1:00 PM–5:00PM)

    For all those IT Professionals who administer some aspect of Microsoft servers and desktops and live in Las Vegas, I wanted to let you know that I am holding a last minute event in Las Vegas on October 18, 2011 (that’s 5 days from now).  I do apologize for the short notice, but I am hoping you can...
  • Blog Post: Backup Applications and Strategies for Exchange and File Servers

    Over the years, I’ve had many a discussion on Backup applications as well as strategies for how often to backup.  As a follow up to the series of posts I did regarding upgrading to current Microsoft technologies, I thought I would put forward my thoughts on Backup options as well. I will not be...
  • Blog Post: Evaluation of StorageCraft ShadowProtect Server 4

    On February 21st, I wrote a post about Backup Strategies for File Servers and Exchange ( http://blogs.technet.com/b/haroldwong/archive/2011/02/21/backup-applications-and-strategies-for-exchange-and-file-servers.aspx ) where I promised to evaluate some backup products. I already did a write up for Backup...
  • Blog Post: Evaluation of Backup Exec 2010 R2

    On Monday, February 21st, I posted a blog about Backup Strategies for File Servers and Exchange Servers .  Here’s my first follow on post based on my experience with Backup Exec 2010 R2.  This is not a super detailed “review”, but my first impressions of the product in my test environment....
  • Blog Post: Evaluation of Data Protection Manager 2010

    I finally got a chance to install Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 in my lab environment and test it out. I was quite happy with the interface and ease of use on configuring backups and restores (protection / recovery). The terminology was a bit different, but not totally confusing. This is...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Radio: Virtualization and Cloud Experts Café - Hyper-V Backup solution from Veeam

    Virtualization has become the norm in most IT shops today.  Backup can be a bit more challenging in this world of virtualization.  In the “old” days, an IT Admin would install backup agents on every server and perform backups to a central backup server (or set of servers).  In the virtualization...