“The network guy, the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day.”…An Introduction to NRE Labs

While attending a training class last week, I mused aloud, "Who wants to manage firewalls all day?"  Though I wasn't necessarily wanting or expecting an answer, I heard one of the instructors say, "The network guy...the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day."  I wanted to object, I really did but the instructor was … Continue reading “The network guy, the network guy wants to manage firewalls all day.”…An Introduction to NRE Labs

AWS Customer Questions – How do I Restore a VPC to Another Region?

Hello everyone!  My name is David and I haven't posted in like 6 weeks.  Helping a customer recover from ransomware can be a consuming and exhausting task.  Additionally, I was fortunate to be selected as a delegate for Cloud Field Day 5 in Silicon Valley a couple weeks ago and it too can be a … Continue reading AWS Customer Questions – How do I Restore a VPC to Another Region?

Ransomware Strikes! What Is Your Initial Response?

I have read about ransomware attacks, how destructive they could be, how some organizations recovered by paying the ransom and others by restoring from backups. I've also read that some organizations were unable to recover from a ransomware attack and had to close their doors.  But these were always stories "out there" and happening to … Continue reading Ransomware Strikes! What Is Your Initial Response?

Veeam/N2WS – Using External Repositories to Restore to Azure

Overview In my last two posts, we've looked at setting up an N2WS S3 Repository, creating and then restoring files from an External Repository, and then creating backup copy jobs to copy the data in S3 to an on-prem backup repository.  In this post, we'll use the external repository to restore an Amazon EC2 instance … Continue reading Veeam/N2WS – Using External Repositories to Restore to Azure

Deploying FlexApp Packages To/From AWS S3 using ProfileUnity 6.8

As you may very well know, one of the new features of ProfileUnity 6.8, is the ability to save and host FlexApp application packages on object-based cloud storage including AWS S3, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure.  Perhaps this points to a measure of shortsightedness on my part, but this is the feature I was most … Continue reading Deploying FlexApp Packages To/From AWS S3 using ProfileUnity 6.8