Falko Banaszak

Falko is a Consulting Field Solutions Architect for Modern Data Protection based in Germany working at Pure Storage Inc. In the last 12 years he has built a strong focus on virtualization, BCDR and has a passion for Microsoft 365 & storage systems. He's a Veeam Vanguard, a Veeam Certified Engineer, Veeam Certified Architect and a Veeam User Group founder and leader in Germany.

Note-Taking with VS Code, GitHub and Markdown

Visual Studio Code

Introduction I’m finally doing Note-Taking with VS Code, GitHub, and Markdown! In my search for the best way to take notes, I’ve tried different tools like OneNote, EverNote, and Notion. They all seemed promising at first, but I found they had some problems that made them hard to use (for …

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Reflecting on 4 years as a Veeam Vanguard

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As I sit down reflecting on 4 years as a Veeam Vanguard, I’m filled with a sense of gratitude for what lies ahead in year five. Being a part of the Veeam Vanguard program has been an incredible experience, both personally and professionally, and it has played a significant role …

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Supercharge Excel with ChatGPT

vSphere Tagging Tool HTML5

Introduction and why I Supercharge Excel with ChatGPT When you read “Supercharge Excel with ChatGPT”, you might think of some magic or something very special. In fact, I used ChatGPT lately to “migrate” my Veeam vSphere Tagging Excel Tool to something independent. I’ve had various good feedback on my Excel …

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Veeam vSphere Tagging Excel Tool

Veeam vSphere Tagging Excel

In this blog post I wanted to introduce my personal Veeam vSphere Tagging Excel Tool which I’ve been using over the years within several customer projects to simply onboarding VM’s to backup jobs. Why vSphere Tags? It is certainly known nowadays, that they hold the key to unlocking the full …

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VeeamON 2023

VeeamON 2023 Register

VeeamON 2023 is happening from May 22 to May 25 live in Miami or online! Whether you decide to join us in‑person or online, VeeamON is the ultimate event for those seeking to modernize their data management and protection. At VeeamON users and partners from around the globe gather for …

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Storage Field Day 24

Storage Field Day

As I announced lately I had the honor to join my first ever Tech Field Day back in June and it is happening again as I’m attending Storage Field Day 24 this November ! I really enjoyed the event and I’m already writing on a review of it as I …

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VeeamON 2022 – in person or virtual

VeeamON 2022

By far the best data protection event VeeamON 2022 – in person or virtual is taking place from May the 16-19, in Las Vegas or virtually ! I can’t wait to get out and about to a conference again and will be there live and in person in Las Vegas …

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Veeam Vanguard 2022 Program Nomination and Review

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Veeam Vanguard 2022 Program Nomination On the 28th of February 2022 I found an awesome e-mail from Nikola Pejková in my mailbox, that I have been selected for the Veeam Vanguard Program for 2022! This is my 3rd consecutive year in a row now. I’m feeling very honored to remain …

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