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Veeam Backup Essentials for VMware and Hyper-V
Designed for small business

Veeam Backup Essentials™ is Veeam® Backup & Replication™ especially packaged and priced for small businesses (approx. fewer than 250 employees), with a savings of 33% or more. It provides exactly the same functionality as Veeam Backup & Replication and is available in the same licensing editions: Standard, Enterprise and Enterprise Plus, depending on the functionality. It is only available for virtual environments with 2, 4 or 6 CPU sockets.

Protecting your data is important; when your budget is small and your time is limited, a powerful and easy-to-use backup solution is more important than ever!

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Reliable data protection


Powerful backup, recovery and replication

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Easy to install and works right out of the box

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For environments with 2, 4 or 6 CPU sockets

Modern Data Protection – Built for Virtualization

Virtual environments bring unique challenges and need solutions built specifically for virtualization. Leveraging the capabilities and benefits of the virtual environment, Veeam Backup & Replication modernizes your data protection strategy with image-level backups and capabilities that let you backup as often as you like and recover as quickly as you need to.

Veeam Backup & Replication helps you protect your investment in virtualization while saving you time and reducing risk.

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Powerful, easy-to-use and affordable

You want to do it right, right from the start. A set-and-forget backup solution relieves you of the burden of complex administration tasks and active monitoring of your backups. With Veeam Backup & Replication, you’ll never have to worry about backup windows, failed backups or complicated recovery operations again.

Veeam Backup & Replication protects your most valuable asset – your data – in a complete solution that offers advanced capabilities:

The other backup products we evaluated just didn’t measure up to Veeam Backup & Replication. They were slow, expensive, and didn’t have all the capabilities that Veeam offers.

Tonis Leissoo, IT Solution Architect, Playtech Estonia

Fast, reliable backup Fast, flexible recovery Fast, efficient replication
Built-in deduplication and compression Instant VM Recovery – in less than 2 minutes Multiple restore points
Automatic verification of recoverability Easy 1-Click restore WAN optimization and bandwidth throttling
Backup storage on disk, tape, or cloud Granular item-level recovery – in minutes not hours Assisted failover and failback
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Bringing enterprise capabilities to small businesses

Veeam Backup & Replication provides the core capabilities you’d expect in a data protection solution on the market today – the ability to backup live VMs, deduplication and compression and instant VM recovery, to name just a few. But Veeam Backup & Replication also goes above and beyond the “expected” with an agentless solution that offers automated verification of backups and replicas, granular item-level recovery, built-in WAN acceleration for getting backups offsite fast and reliably, and much more.

Save 33 % or more*

Veeam Backup Essentials provides 33% savings or more purchasing Backup & Replication stand alone, and available for all editions of Veeam Backup & Replication.

Veeam Backup Essentials is available for VMware and Hyper-V environments with 2, 4 or 6 CPU sockets (maximum 6 CPU sockets per customer). You have the flexibility to buy just what you need to protect and manage your virtual infrastructure.

*Discount based on MSRP over purchase of Veeam Backup & Replication. To find out your exact savings, contact your local Veeam representatives

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And there’s more…

Veeam Backup Essentials also offers advanced monitoring, reporting and capacity planning for your backup infrastructure. With Infrastructure Assessment tools, you can plan for backup repository capacity requirements while also verifying your VMs are configured for successful backups. Additional features include prebuilt alerts and 24x7 real-time monitoring that ensures you’re the first to know when backup issues occur, and advanced reporting for easily identifying unprotected VMs, tracking backup and verification status, auditing operator restore activity, performing chargeback and more.

Recorded Webinar: Defining Availability for the Modern Data Center

In this webinar you will learn how Veeam:

  • Enables your Always-On Business
  • Delivers new high-speed recovery and data loss avoidance features
  • Improves real Veeam customer RPO’s and RTO’s

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Got Hyper-V? Buy Veeam Backup Essentials for Hyper-V online!

Veeam Backup Essentials for Hyper-V is the only product that is sold through Online shop.
Only for Hyper-V customers with 2, 4 or 6 CPU sockets. Choose the edition and buy now.

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#1 VM Backup - We can back it up!

With more than 101,000 customers worldwide, 94% of the Fortune 500 companies and 5.5 million VMs protected, Veeam Backup & Replication is helping organizations make the most of their investments in virtualization.

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You won’t find anything better than Veeam Backup Essentials. It’s the best solution on the market.

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IT Specialist
Møbeltransport Danmark

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Veeam wins over 50 of the industry’s biggest awards

Veeam’s innovation has been recognized in the market year after year. We’ve won more VMworld awards than any other vendor, and Veeam is the only 2-time winner of the VMworld award for Best New Technology. In addition to these virtualization industry awards, Veeam was recently recognized by InfoWorld as a “Technology of the Year” for 2013 and was named “Best of TechEd 2013” by Windows IT Pro.

Veeam was also positioned as a “Visionary” in the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery Software.

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