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VEEAM SOFTWARE LAUNCHES PROPARTNER PROGRAM

Select Resellers, Consultants Offered New Tools to Enhance Virtualization Practices


SAN DIEGO, VMWARE PARTNER EXCHANGE, May 6, 2008  Veeam Software, award-winning provider of systems management tools for VMware ESX Server environments, today introduced a new program designed to support and enhance the virtualization practices of top value-added resellers, systems integrators and consultants. Veeam ProPartner includes a members-only online portal with fast access to NFR license keys, discounts on Veeam software for resale, lead qualification support, direct access to Veeam engineering and support resources, co-marketing support programs, and a partners-only knowledgebase that will grow over time. As a 100% channel-centric organization, Veeam is focused on supporting and driving partners' continued success.

"Virtualization represents great opportunity for those who know the technology and can help IT organizations plan, implement, manage and exploit its promise," said Rick Hoffman, Veeam vice president of channels and alliances. "By joining the Veeam ProPartner program, they can make the most of every virtualization engagement for themselves and for their clients. More than 30,000 IT professionals already know us for our innovative, award-winning products, so Veeam makes a natural add-on to every VMware project."

Benefits of Veeam ProPartner include:

  • Increased margins on every VMware engagement
  • Market-ready offerings to build a virtualization practice. For example, partners can use Veeam Reporter to do regular health checks.
  • Deal registration
  • NFR keys to put Veeam's software in partners' labs
  • Expedited support and access to engineering
  • Access to educational resources, including a partner-only knowledgebase
  • Joint marketing programs and opportunities
  • A direct link to Veeam's world-class development team for ongoing dialogue

"Veeam's innovative products have helped us deliver a professional value-add in our VMware installs," said Andrew Acton, sales manager at Intercept IT, one of the UK's leading solution providers. "Our partnership with Veeam will allow us to exclusively help customers maintain a well-managed VMware platform."

Virtualization resellers, systems integrators and consultants doing business around the world can register for the Veeam ProPartner program online at propartner.veeam.com.

About Veeam Software Veeam Software, a premier-level VMware Technology Alliance Partner and member of the VMware Ready Management program, provides innovative software for managing VMware Infrastructure. Veeam offers an award-winning suite of tools to assist the VMware administrator, including #1 for VMware Backup: Veeam Backup & Replication; Veeam Reporter Enterprise, for VMware Performance, Storage, Capacity reporting and chargeback;  Veeam Configurator, offering Host Profiles today; and Veeam Monitor, for vmware performance monitoring and alerting across multiple Virtual Centers.  With its acquisition of nworks, Veeam's products include the nworks Smart Plug-in and the nworks Management Pack that incorporate VMware data into enterprise management consoles from HP and Microsoft.  Learn more about Veeam Software by visiting www.veeam.com.

Media Contact:

Carrie Reber Veeam Software Carrie.Reber@veeam.com Phone: +1 614 339 8200