It’s time to take the Physical to Virtual (P2V) plunge with your servers. Here’s a tick-list of things you should make sure to do when virtualizing your business systems and data. If you haven’t already, read our articles on what hardware you need and what to expect to avoid P2V pitfalls. Remember; preparation is half the
So you’ve decided to go virtual with your servers. You’ve weighed up the pros and cons of making a physical to virtual (P2V) server transition, and you’ve decided it is right for your business. The next step is to figure out the hardware you need to use. Even though you’re going virtual, your server still
The change from a physical to a virtual server (P2V) is not one to take lightly. There are a lot of pros and cons to the transition, and whether it will be worth it for your business. A lot of people oversell the boons a virtual server will bring, while not properly considering the underlying
We have previously posted two articles on P2V explaining how it can help, and how to use BackupAssist for P2V. This final article looks at the specific steps you can take to perform a P2V recovery with BackupAssist and Hyper-V.
So, your server has crashed. Don’t worry, you can recover it. You can recover it, right? Knowing how to recover a Windows Server, and more importantly having the software and procedures in place to do so, is crucial for all businesses. Servers can contain mission-critical systems and data, the loss of which has the potential
We recently discussed P2V and touched on the advantages of using P2V as a recovery solution. This article takes a closer look at P2V recovery and how BackupAssist can be used to perform a P2V recovery to a Hyper-V guest.
Physical Windows Servers are busy things – humming power supplies, drives and all sorts of components working together. They give you the data and applications you need, how and when you need them: but maintaining your physical servers and applications can require a lot of work and expense. Life can be a lot easier using