Mike Mosely is a cloud engineer at iland and has worked at the company for over 3 years. He holds a number of VMware certifications including VCP5 as well as the Veeam VMCE certification. Mike works closely with customers to build cloud solutions that fit their requirements.

Partial Failovers and the Hidden Challenges

In the world of DRaaS, partial failovers have become a very popular topic of discussion. Essentially, customers want to know that if needed, they will be able to failover a subset of their production environment. While partial failovers can be possible, there are several challenges that need to be considered ahead of time. First, let’s…

Comparing iland to Hyperscale Disaster Recovery Providers

Considerations When Comparing iland to Hyperscale Disaster Recovery Providers

When planning your disaster recovery (DR) solution there are many considerations and challenges to take into account when comparing cloud providers. Every provider has their own solutions, strengths and weaknesses. Listed below are some of the top items to consider when setting up a DR solution along with how providers stack up against iland.  …

Domain Controller

Domain Controller Failover Troubleshooting

After running a failover, it is common to find that your domain controller (DC) is not operating properly. Because these servers control the overall domain and DNS functionality, this can cause the rest of your protected services or applications to fail. You may not even be able to log in to your other servers, as…

Veeam cloud backup

Veeam Cloud Connect Backup: Storage Management

In my blog, Veeam Cloud Connect Backup: Storage Optimization, I covered methods for estimating the sizing requirements for your Veeam Cloud Connect backup storage repository. The next step is to optimize ongoing management of your storage to ensure an uninterrupted backup process. Let’s take a look at the key considerations for Veeam Cloud Connect storage management. Managing Your Veeam…

Cloud Networking

DRaaS with Veeam – The Veeam NEA and Failing Over

The Veeam Network Extension Appliance (NEA) is the default template deployed by Veeam on both source and target data centers. When used with a failover plan, this appliance will handle the outbound and inbound communication for the servers you failed over. During a partial failover, the source and target NEA’s create a peer-to-peer connection. This…