Using the Azure Backup Direct Agent to Backup System State

Using the Azure Backup Direct Agent to Backup System State

Recently, Microsoft released the next version of the Microsoft Azure Backup Server (also known by the acronym of MABS). With this new version of MABS, we now get enhancements like: Being able to protect applications such as SQL 2016, SharePoint 2016,…

Azure Backup Now Has Reports

Azure Backup Now Has Reports

Recently, the Azure Backup team released a set of PowerBI reports for Azure Backup. I had the privilege of being a part of the cognitive study while these reports were in development. Now, they are starting to become available for everyone.…

Backup is NOT Disaster Recovery, Why You Need Both to be Fully Covered!

Backup is NOT Disaster Recovery, Why You Need Both to be Fully Covered!

A few years ago I had the privilege to attend Azure Site Recovery Boot Camp training at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley in Mountain View, CA. The experience was amazing, and I enjoyed it. In fact, we received a first-hand preview of the…

Upgrading MABS v1 to MABS v2

Upgrading MABS v1 to MABS v2

With the recent release of the Microsoft Azure Backup Server v2, we now have the ability to protect applications such as SQL 2016, SharePoint 2016, Exchange 2016, and Windows Server 2016. But we also get other benefits like: Faster disk…

Azure – The Complete BCDR Story

Azure – The Complete BCDR Story

I am going to tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was an organization. And this organization was interested in the cloud. And so, they migrated their datacenter to the cloud, but unfortunately, they believed that, since the…

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