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Veeam Backup & Replication v7

Feature Standard Enterprise Enterprise Plus Notes
Veeam Backup & Replication
MSRP per CPU socket for
North America
750 USD 1,250 USD 1,999 USD includes 1st year Maintenance and Support
(20% or more value)

image-based backups
Create image-based VM backups for VMware and Hyper-V.
Multiple backup options Backup directly from SAN, over LAN1,
or from hypervisor I/O stack.
Synthetic full backup Eliminate the need for periodic full backups by creating “forever incremental” backups that save time and storage.
VeeamZIP™ Streamline ad-hoc backups of live VMs.
SureBackup®2 Automatically test and verify every backup. Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions offer automated recovery verification, including support for application test scripts and bulk VM testing.
Backup from Storage
Take advantage of hardware-based storage snapshots to improve RPOs without impacting running VMs or production environment.
VM recovery Recover an entire VM on the original host or on a different host.
Instant VM Recovery™ Quickly restore service to users by starting a VM directly from a backup file on regular backup storage.
VM file recovery Recover individual VM files.
Veeam Explorer™ for Storage
Restore individual VMs, guest files and Exchange items from HP StoreVirtual, and StoreServ snapshots.
Veeam Explorer for
Microsoft Exchange
limited Get instant visibility into Microsoft Exchange 2010 and 2013 backups for easy e-discovery and item recovery of individual Exchange items (emails, notes, contacts, objects, etc.). All editions support restore via save, send and export. Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions also support restore to original mailbox.
Veeam Explorer for
Microsoft SharePoint
limited Get instant visibility into SharePoint backups with advanced search and browse capabilities for quick recovery of individual SharePoint items.
All editions support restore via save, send and export. Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions also support restore to original location.
Instant File-Level Recovery limited Easily recover files from 17 commonly used file systems, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, Solaris, BSD and Novell.
1-Click Restore3 Browse and search for files in backups and restore guest files and VMs with a single click.
Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions allow browsing for Windows guest files on disk and in archived backups; Standard Edition allows recovery of files in backups only on disk.
U-AIR® (Universal Application-Item
Recover individual objects for ANY virtualized application.
Image-based replication Replicate VMs on site for high availability or off site for disaster recovery.
Assisted failover and failback Replica rollback and assisted failover and failback.
SureReplica1-2 Automatically test and verify every replica.
Storing Backups
Backup Copy jobs Archive VM backups to your storage location of choice automatically; includes validation and remediation to ensure copies are available and reliable.
Built-in WAN acceleration is only available in Enterprise Plus Edition.
Flexible retention Specify independent retention settings for keeping multiple full backups via GFS (grandfather/father/son) policies using Backup Copy jobs.
Native tape support limited Expand storage and restore options to include standalone tapes, tape libraries and virtual tape libraries.
All editions support copying Windows, Linux and VM backup files to tape. Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions add tight integration with backup jobs and support full tracking of VMs and restore points on tape.
Built-in WAN Acceleration Get backups offsite 50x faster and save bandwidth with agentless Backup Copy jobs and built-in WAN acceleration.
Support for VMware and Hyper-V Support for VMware vSphere 3.5–5.5 and Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012 with Hyper-V and 2012 R2; view both hypervisors from a single console.
Centralized management3 Federate multiple backup servers from multiple locations in a single pane of glass without having to log into the company network.
vCloud Director support limited Backup vApp and VM metadata and attributes and restore vApps and VMs directly to vCD; also restore fast-provisioned VMs.
All editions provide integrated visibility of vCloud Director (vCD) infrastructure, backup via VeeamZIP (including backup of vApp and VM meta data and attributes) and direct restore to vCD. Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions also support scheduled incremental backup jobs of vCD VMs.
vSphere Web Client plug-in Monitor backups, easily identify unprotected VMs and simplify capacity planning - all directly from vSphere.
Task automation limited limited Standard and Enterprise editions support PowerShell.
Enterprise Plus edition also supports RESTful API.
Self-service recovery3 Delegate secure guest file and VM recovery to help desk personnel and business unit owners.
Built-in deduplication and compression Decrease backup storage requirements and traffic with builtin deduplication; multiple compression options let you to balance storage consumption with performance and backup proxy load.
Changed block tracking Minimize backup time and allow for more frequent backup and replication.
vPower® Patented technology that runs a VM directly from a compressed and deduplicated backup file, on regular backup storage.
vPower technology enables Virtual Lab for backups.
Near-CDP Near-continuous data protection (near-CDP) for any virtualized application, at a fraction of the cost of traditional CDP.
Advanced VSS integration and application awareness Veeam-built VSS writer and advanced application-aware processing (such as transaction log truncation) ensures transactionally consistent backups.
vStorage APIs for Data Protection (VADP)1 Protect VMware VMs with a highly efficient and “future-proof” solution that uses VADP.
Web UI3 limited Get a web-based, consolidated view of your distributed deployment, including federation of multiple backup servers, centralized reporting and consolidated alerting.
Enterprise and Enterprise Plus Editions also allow cloning and editing of jobs and 1-Click Restore.
Other capabilities
File Manager Integrates file management (Veeam FastSCP™) into the operator console.
Quick Migration1 Migrate VMware VMs between hosts and/or datastores using VMware vMotion, Storage vMotion and/or Veeam-provided migration technology.
VM Copy1 Create a complete copy of a VMware VM on any storage.
On-Demand Sandbox™2 Create isolated environments for testing, training and troubleshooting.
Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions include the ability to run one or more VMs from backup in an isolated environment, providing a working copy of the production environment for troubleshooting, testing, training, etc. Standard Edition does not include this capability.
Advanced monitoring, reporting and capacity planning for backup and virtual infrastructure Requires Veeam Backup Essentials(TM) or Veeam Backup Management Suite™

1 Currently available for VMware only
2 Part of Virtual Lab
3 Available through Enterprise Manager
4 Some file systems supported for VMware only

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