Dell DR4000: a quick test

I recently had the opportunity to test briefly, for only one day, this Dell deduplication appliance. I’ve not been able to do extensive testing or performance ones, only a quick assessment of the management interface and derive some impressions on its use. DR4000 is a first for Dell, and its deduplication technology comes from the Ocarina […]

Dell DR4000: un veloce test

Ho avuto recentemente la possibilità di testare brevemente, per una sola giornata, questa appliance di deduplica disco di Dell. Non ho potuto quindi effettuare test estesi o prestazionali, ma una minima valutazione dell’interfaccia di gestione e ricavarne alcune impressioni sul suo utilizzo. Frutto dell’acquisizione di Ocarina Networks operata qualche tempo fa, e di cui la […]


Disclaimer: I do not have any information about the innovations that will be introduced in the next version of Veeam Backup & Replication, this post is entirely the result of my assumptions.   No, this time I am not going to talk about a new feature in Veeam; the name “VeeaMover” was born during the […]


Premessa: non possiedo la minima informazione circa le novità che Veeam introdurrà nelle prossime versioni di Veeam Backup & Replication, questo post è completamente frutto di mie supposizioni.   No, questa volta non vi sto per parlare di una nuova funzione di Veeam; il nome “VeeaMover” è nato durante l’ultimo Veeam User Group tenutosi lo […]

It’s time for “Storage Aware” backups?

Lately, many design projects I had had data protection as their main topic: VMware backups, remote backups, long-time retention, replicas, Disaster Recovery and so on. While I was reading customer’s requirements for his “data protection”, the most frequent has been always two: higher backup speed than his current solution, often based on “classic” backup software […]