(Azure) Tip of the Day: Instantly restore your Azure Virtual Machines using Azure Backup

Today’s tip… We are delighted to share the release of Azure Backup Instant Restore capability for Azure Virtual Machines (VMs). Instant Restore helps Azure Backup customers quickly recover VMs from the snapshots stored along with the disks.   In addition, users get complete flexibility in configuring the retention range of snapshots at the backup policy…


(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Get improved backup and restore performance with Azure Backup Instant Restore capability

Today’s tip… Azure Backup for virtual machines is getting an upgrade. The new instant restore feature helps you quickly restore virtual machines from the disk snapshots that are stored with the disks. This reduces the wait time for snapshots to copy to the vault before you can trigger a restore. The new model for Instant…


(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Simplified restore experience for Azure Virtual Machines

Today’s tip… Azure Backup now offers an improved restore experience for Azure Virtual Machines by leveraging the power of ARM templates and Azure Managed Disks. The new restore experience directly creates managed disk(s) and virtual machine (VM) templates. This eliminates the manual process of executing scripts or PowerShell commands to convert and configure the .VHD…


(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Backup now supports storage accounts secured with Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks

Today’s tip… We are happy to announce the Azure IaaS VM backup support for network restricted storage accounts. With storage firewalls and Virtual Networks, you can allow traffic only from selected virtual networks and subnets. With this you can create a secure network boundary for your unmanaged disks in storage accounts. You can also grant…


Tip of the Day: Introducing Microsoft Azure Backup Server v2

Today’s tip… Microsoft Azure Backup Server now comes with several improvements. The backups are now faster, consumes lesser space, protects shielded Hyper-V VMs and protects VMware VMs too ! These features were being awaited by many customers since they were first announced in System Center DPM 2016. You can read all about its improvements and…