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Backing up Multiple Hypervisors with Acronis Backup 12.5

Backing up Multiple Hypervisors

Acronis Backup 12.5 protects your entire multi-hypervisor environment from a single touch-friendly web-based console. You will see all your VMs and hosts in the same place, allowing you to schedule your backups, test them, and recover when needed even to a different hypervisor, physical system, or the cloud.

VMware: "To Quiesce or not to Quiesce?"

Back Up Your Virtual Machine the Right Way! Many articles have been written about making virtual machine snapshots, but most of them are too conceptual and high level. This post discusses the practical side of making virtual machine (VM) snapshots on a VMware vSphere® platform for use as backups.

We will answer the questions:

  • What is a quiesced snapshot?
  • Why use it?
  • What problems can be encountered when you quiesce?

Does the Entire Internet Need a Backup?

A company’s data — from the customer database and billing system to less obvious data like application code, custom scripts and social media activity — is critical. But what about the underlying Internet architecture that powers modern businesses?

Danny Hillis, co-founder of consulting firm Applied Minds, makes the case in Wired for a complete Internet backup. The article is part of Wired’s “How to Save the Net” series, in which technology luminaries offer solutions to the biggest challenges facing the Internet.