November 6, 2014

Veeam Availability Suite v8 is GA!

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Today we are very pleased to announce the general availability of the Veeam Availability Suite v8! With this release we define the availability for the modern data center and bridge the availability gap known in many companies.

With focusing on 5 important pillars (High-speed recovery, Data loss avoidance, Verified protection, Leveraged data and Complete visibility) we deliver the next generation of data protection.

December 18, 2014

Free A0 poster for your office! Veeam Backup & Replication v8 for VMware

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It’s been a while since we released the A0 poster: Veeam Backup & Replication v7 for Hyper-V. Since that time, we celebrated at our inaugural VeeamON 2014, released Veeam Availability Suite v8 and started sending out our Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE beta.

Even though we have been very busy, we did not forget about our promise. Many of you have been asking if we would create another poster of Veeam Backup & Replication, just related to VMware. We heard you and today we are happy to announce the new poster is complete! This poster is all about Veeam Backup & Replication v8, and how it works with VMware infrastructure. Compared to the Hyper-V poster, ...

December 17, 2014

What’s new in version 8 – Veeam Backup Free Edition

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The release of version 8 of Veeam Backup & Replication is adding new important features that can be used in the Modern Data Center. Veeam Backup Free Edition will also be adopting some of these new features that can be used in a production environment. Veeam Backup Free Edition will gain NetApp integration, Veeam Explorer for Active Directory, Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server, and Encryption. Here is a rundown for what's new for free.

Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots (For NetApp)

The release of version 8 of Veeam Backup & Replication has added integration with NetApp Storage Snapshots. This feature is included in the free edition and can be used to recover from any snapshots not limited to those ...

December 16, 2014

8 gems in Veeam Availability Suite v8. Part 4: support for vSphere tags

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Veeam Availability Suite v8 has been released and customers and partners are already upgrading their environments and exploring the several new features that have been added to this latest version of the software. There are many enhancements that are not part of the marketing activities, but nonetheless they all contribute to create every time an awesome version of the software.
I’ve created a list of my favorite 8 new technical features, my “gems". In this series of posts, I will show you them and dive a little bit into their technical details. In this fourth episode, we will talk about the support for vSphere tags.

December 15, 2014

Veeam Management Pack wins another award!

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Veeam recently won another award for Veeam Management Pack (MP) for System Center.

On November 20th, Techworld.com announced their winners in different categories and Veeam MP won in the category Virtualization Product of the Year.

More information can be found here: http://awards.techworld.com/

Does it matter?

You can ask yourself: Does winning another award really matter? Well, let’s be honest here, at Veeam we always love it when we win an award, and over the last couple of years, we’ve added quite a few of them to our shelf—but that is not the reason behind the question.

Why would a management / monitoring / reporting solution win in this category? Shouldn’t Veeam MP have been in another category with this solution? Does it ...

December 9, 2014

8 gems in Veeam Availability Suite v8. Part 3: Quick Backup

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Veeam Backup & Replication v8, part of Veeam Availability Suite v8, has been released and customers and partners are already upgrading their environments and exploring the several new features that have been added to this latest version of the software. There are many enhancements that are not part of the marketing activities, but nonetheless they all contribute to create every time an awesome version of the software. I’ve created a list of my favourite 8 new technical features, my “gems". In this series of posts, I will show you them and dive a little bit into their technical details. In this third episode, we will talk about Quick Backup.

December 4, 2014

8 gems in Veeam Availability Suite v8. Part 2: Quick Rollback

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Veeam Backup & Replication v8, part of Veeam Availability Suite v8, has been released and customers and partners are already upgrading their environments and exploring the several new features that have been added to this latest version of the software. There are many enhancements that are not part of the marketing activities, but nonetheless they all contribute to create every time an awesome version of the software. I’ve created a list of my favourite 8 new technical features, my “gems". In this series of posts, I will show you them and dive a little bit into their technical details. In this second episode, we will talk about Quick Rollback.

December 3, 2014

Announcing: R2 of the Veeam Management Pack v7 for System Center is here

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The last couple of weeks we have announced the release of the Veeam Availability Suite v8, which combines the capabilities of Veeam Backup & Replication v8 with Veeam ONE v8. Our development teams just don't stop! Today I am pleased to announce R2 of the Veeam Management Pack v7 for System Center.

What's new

Fast time to value

The Resource Kit is improved and expanded to accelerate and simplify the deployment process. The Resource Kit was already a very popular tool and now it is greatly enhanced.

From now on, the Resource Kit is part of the installation ISO and can be launched from the installer splash screen. The sizing calculators for deployment planning are updated and reflect the new improvements in the ...

December 2, 2014

Veeam Data Center Availability Report – Welcome to the era of the Always-On Business

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We are firmly in the era of the Always-On Business, with users demanding ubiquitous access to data and applications.  Yet, it appears that IT is failing to meet users’ demands. With the cost of lost revenue, productivity, opportunity and data exceeding $2 million per year, enterprises need to take control to avoid burning through millions of dollars.

Examples of the Always-On Business are all around us. In retail, we have just witnessed the end of the Black Friday weekend, where online shopping and extended opening hours mean total spending could reach $51 billion. Missing out on a share ...

November 25, 2014

8 gems in Veeam Availability Suite v8. Part 1: Linux certificate-based authentication

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Veeam Backup & Replication v8, part of Veeam Availability Suite v8, has just been released and customers and partners are already starting to upgrade their environments and explore the several new features that have been added to this latest version of the software. As in any previous release, in addition to the main new features that have been promoted during the launch campaign, there are many enhancement that are not part of the marketing activities, but nonetheless they all contribute to create every time an awesome version of the software.

This time, again, the Veeam development team was able to “squeeze” an insane amount of enhancements and new exciting features in this release. And as always, trying to pick ...

November 18, 2014

Veeam ONE v8 – More than just monitoring – Complete Visibility!

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2 weeks ago we proudly announced the general availability of Veeam® Availability Suite™ v8.

An essential component of the suite designed to complement Veeam Backup & Replication is Veeam ONE™.

Veeam ONE is a powerful monitoring, reporting and capacity planning tool for Veeam Backup & Replication, VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V infrastructures. It is a key component to helping maintain Availability for the Modern Data Center™ by providing complete visibility of your backup and virtual environments.

Complete Visibility

Data protection alone is not enough.  Having the right monitoring tools to maintain complete visibility into your virtual environment and backup and replication infrastructure  is crucial in maintaining an Always-on Business™. Proper visibility into both layers helps provide efficient detection of potential issues ...