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Veeam Wins 2013 ARN Specialist Vendor of the Year

Veeam claims accolade for the second consecutive year


SYDNEY, Australia – October 1, 2013 – Veeam Software Group, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualisation management solutions for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, has been recognised as the specialist vendor of the year, for the second consecutive year, at a glittering awards ceremony to mark the seventh Annual Australian Reseller News IT Industry Awards.

Over the last year, Veeam has continued to invest in nurturing and developing its channel strategy, and seen an increase in local partners from 700 to 959 over the last 12 months. Veeam has also grown the Australian team across the company’s customer support, channel, sales, marketing and finance by 75 per cent.

“We are thrilled with our achievement of winning this category for the second year in a row. Our success in Australia and contribution to the virtualisation industry has predominately been driven by the Australian channel,” said Don Williams, Regional Director APAC, Veeam Software. “The dedication and skillset of our partners have continued to enable Year on Year growth for Veeam and we are grateful to have such a great partner community”.

“We would like to congratulate all winners and finalists who were acknowledged during the spectacular ceremony for their professional success in the industry. We are looking forward to continuing our collaboration with the channel community, providing support for every opportunity to drive growth and success in the New Year,” concluded Williams.

The finalists of the specialist vendor of the year category included Ruckus Wireless, Schneider Electric, Check Point Software Technologies and Kaseya. The annual ARN IT Industry awards have been running for seven years. This year there were 25 award categories for both partners and vendors.

About Veeam Software

Veeam® is Modern Data Protection™ - providing powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions that are Built for Virtualization™ and the cloud. Veeam Backup & Replication™ delivers VMware backupHyper-V backup, recovery and replication. This #1 VM Backup™ solution helps organizations meet RPOs and RTOs, save time, eliminate risks and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs. Veeam Backup Management Suite™ combines Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE™ into a single integrated solution to protect virtualization investments, increase administrator productivity and help mitigate daily management risks. Veeam Management Pack™ (MP) extends enterprise monitoring to VMware through Microsoft System Center. Veeam also provides free tools for the virtualization community.

Founded in 2006, Veeam is privately owned and has been profitable since 2009. Veeam currently has over 19,000 ProPartners and 73,000 customers worldwide. Veeam’s global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland and the company has offices throughout the world.