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Veeam Wins 2012 Microsoft Management and Virtualization Partner of the Year

Also Achieves Microsoft Gold Management and Virtualization Competency


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Baar, Switzerland, June 25, 2012 - Veeam Software, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualization management solutions for VMware vSphere and Windows Server Hyper-V, announced it has won the 2012 Microsoft Management and Virtualization Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“Veeam is pleased to be recognized as the 2012 Microsoft Management and Virtualization Partner of the Year,” said Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO, Veeam Software. “We have been working with Microsoft to help our customers manage and monitor their virtualized environments using System Center for more than five years. With the introduction of System Center 2012, we believe the promise of cloud computing is tangible and the benefits to businesses large and small will be immense.”

The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year. Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide. Veeam was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Management and Virtualization. Veeam solutions include:

  • Veeam Management Pack (MP) for integrated monitoring and management of VMware through Microsoft System Center Operations Manager.
  • Veeam Backup & Replication for advanced backup and recovery of Hyper-V virtual machines.

Veeam has been enrolled in the Microsoft Partner Network since 2005 and recently attained Microsoft Gold Management and Virtualization competency. In addition, Veeam is an active member of the System Center Alliance, participated in the System Center 2012 Technical Adoption Program, and is a Global Microsoft Technology Center Alliance Partner.

The Microsoft Management and Virtualization Partner of the Year Award recognizes a partner delivering management and virtualization solutions (desktop or server) that enabled customers to save costs, increase availability, and improve the agility of their IT infrastructure. The winner dramatically transformed a customers’ IT infrastructure, resulting in lower operational costs, reduced capital expenditures, and improved overall service levels. Veeam uses the Microsoft suite of virtualization and system management products, technologies, and solution accelerators, including:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Opalis or Microsoft System Center Orchestrator

“Microsoft is pleased to distinguish Veeam Software as Microsoft’s Management and Virtualization Partner of the Year,” said Mike Schutz, General Manager, Windows Server and Management at Microsoft. “With Microsoft’s private cloud technology, built on Windows Server 2008 R2 and System Center, Veeam has worked to enable customers to save costs, increase availability, and improve agility.”

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About Veeam Software Veeam® Software develops innovative solutions for VMware backup, Hyper-V backup, and virtualization management. Veeam Backup & Replication™ is the #1 VM Backup solution. Veeam ONE™ is a single solution for real-time monitoring, resource optimization and management reporting for VMware and Hyper-V. The Veeam Management Pack™ (MP) and Smart Plug-in™ (SPI) extend enterprise monitoring to VMware through Microsoft System Center and HP Operations Manager. Veeam also provides free virtualization tools. Learn more by visiting http://www.veeam.com/.

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