Vote for the top VMware and virtualization blogs

On vSphere-land the yearly voting for the top 50 VMware and virtualization blog(s) is open. 

By voting you can reward the bloggers for their hard work and dedication by letting them know that you appreciate them.

You can vote till March 3 2013, so please take a  minute and vote for your favorite 10 blogs and rank them (if you want to vote for my blog it’s on the left side in the middle). All the blogs are listed on the vLaunchPad page.


If you like my blog or other blogs please take a minute and vote here.

Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Edition released

What it is Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Edition:

Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Edition combines all the functionality of Veeam Backup & Replication together with Veeam Cloud Backup — a new component that offers a convenient and easy way to work with the cloud storage. Veeam Cloud Backup will help you to:
•    Upload Veeam Backup files to the cloud
•    Restore Veeam Backup files from the cloud
•    Restore VM guest OS files directly from Veeam Backup files in the cloud


How it works:

Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Edition you can copy your VMware or Hyper-V VM backups to cloud providers. Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Edition supports over 15 different cloud storage service providers including: Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Windows Azure, Google Cloud Storage, OpenStack, Rackspace, DreamObjects and HP Cloud.  You can also use the File System option to copy data to local disks, SAN and NAS.


With Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Edition, you can rest easy knowing that your backups are safe in the cloud and available 24/7.

Learn more by clicking on the following link.

Free Event: The Software-Defined Data Center Roadshow Benelux

VMware and IBM are organizing an roadshow event in the Benelux about the Software-Defined Data Center. Experts as Mike Laverick, Frank Denneman, Cormac Hogan, Kamau Wanguhu and Ton Hermes are speakers on this free event!

Where and when:

  • 5th March: IBM Forum, Amsterdam
  • 7th March: IBM Forum, Brussels
  • 8th March: Luxemburg


09.00 – 09.30    Registration
09.30 – 09.45    Welcome
09.45 – 10.30    Keynote VMware: Software-Defined Data Center
10.30 – 11.15    Keynote IBM: Converged Systems: beyond NextGen DC’s
11.15 – 11.30    Break and split into parallel sessions
11.30 – 12.15    Parallel track 1 or meet the expert
12.15 – 13.00    Lunch
13.00 – 13.45    Parallel track 2 or meet the expert
14.00 – 14.45    Parallel track 3 or meet the expert
15.00 – 15.45    Parallel track 4 or meet the expert
16.00 – 16.45    Parallel track 5 or meet the expert
16.45 – 17.30    Networking drink


Meet the expert:

During this event you have to possibility plan a private session with one of the IBM and/or VMware experts. The registration page offers the planning features.

Register for the free event:

If you want to know more about the Software-Defined Data Center make sure to attend this free event!

Register for this free event by using the following link.