2-in-1: backup and replication™
Not only can you back up your VMs, but you can also perform image-based replication either on-site for high availability or offsite for disaster recovery (DR). With Veeam’s near-continuous data protection (near-CDP), if a VM goes down, you can immediately fail over to a standby VM.
There are no agents for you to license, deploy, manage or monitor on hosts or VMs.
Built-in WAN Acceleration
Increase the reliability of your data protection by copying backups offsite to remote storage. With built-in WAN Acceleration, you can get backups offsite 50x faster by utilizing caching, variable block length data fingerprinting and TCP/IP protocol optimizations.
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Backup from Storage Snapshots
Backup from Storage Snapshots gives you the ability to back up VMware VMs from HP and NetApp storage snapshots up to 20x faster and improve your DR protection by creating instant, secondary backups from NetApp snapshots. With Veeam, you can create image-based backups and replicas from storage snapshots as often as necessary, even during business hours with little-to-no impact to your production environment.
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Veeam Cloud Connect
Avoid the risk of catastrophic data loss through hosted backup repositories powered by Veeam Cloud Connect. It’s the easy, efficient way to get backups off site. With Veeam Cloud Connect, you can have fully-hosted offsite backups through an SSL connection and cloud gateway. You maintain complete visibility and control by easily accessing and recovering hosted data directly from your backup console. You can also leverage Built-in WAN Acceleration, Backup Copy jobs, forever incremental backups and more!
Native Tape Support
Easily meet compliance requirements and lengthy archiving policies with Native Tape Support. You can archive individual files or entire VM backups to tape and restore data from tape when needed.
EMC Data Domain Boost
EMC Data Domain Boost provides source-side data deduplication, yielding faster and more efficient backups that enable lower RPOs. Experience up to 50% faster backup performance, short backup windows with 10x faster synthetic full backup file creation and transformation, and Fibre Channel connectivity enabling LAN-free backup to Data Domain.
Secure your backups at the source, in-flight and at rest with end-to-end AES 256-bit encryption, without negative impact on WAN Acceleration and compression. Even if you lose a password, you can still recover data from encrypted backups without compromising security.
And it’s flexible—you can choose when and where to leverage encryption.
With compression and deduplication included at no extra charge, you can manage the large volumes of data generated by image-based backups. You will reduce backup storage consumption and the amount of data sent over the network. Combined with bandwidth throttling and scheduling capabilities, Veeam extends the protection of your VMware environment to an offsite location or into the cloud.
From a web-based console, you can monitor jobs across multiple backup servers, edit jobs on any server and search across all backups—all from a centralized location.
Veeam Backup & Replication provides a distributed architecture to optimize performance in remote office/branch office (ROBO) and large-scale deployments.
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Advanced monitoring, reporting and capacity planning
Upgrade to Veeam Availability Suite™ to combine Veeam Backup & Replication’s #1 VM Backup for VMware with the advanced monitoring, reporting, and capacity planning capabilities provided by Veeam ONE™.
Enhanced 1-Click Restore with self-service recovery*
1-Click Restore in the Enterprise Manager web UI offers the ability to restore entire VMs, and powerful delegation options let you safely put restore tasks in the hands of business users. This results in faster recovery times and decreased burden on IT staff.
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* Requires the Enterprise or Enterprise Plus edition
Instant VM Recovery
Instead of making users wait while you provision storage, Instant VM Recovery™ enables you to restart an entire VM directly from backup, extract the backup, and copy it to production. You can recover a failed VM in as little as 2 minutes!
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Instant File-Level Recovery
Easily recover guest OS folders and files from image-level backups, without having to first extract them from virtual disks. Recover files from Linux and Windows VMs as well as from any of the 17 supported guest file systems.
Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Active Directory
Item-level recovery from Active Directory (AD) is easy with the newest Veeam Explorer™. Veeam Explorer for Active Directory instantly recovers AD objects, entire containers, as well as user accounts and passwords.
Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server
Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server provides fast transaction-level recovery of SQL databases. You can achieve low RTPO by restoring SQL databases to a precise desired point in time with agentless transaction log backup.
ENHANCED! Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange
To improve recovery times, help desk operators can now perform 1-click recovery of Microsoft Exchange items with a new web-based restore portal. Granular Exchange restores are easier than ever and include the recovery of hard-deleted items you thought were lost forever.
Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint
Veeam provides instant visibility into your SharePoint backups with built-in agentless recovery and e-discovery of individual Microsoft SharePoint items and lists. You can easily browse your SharePoint database directly from a compressed and deduplicated image-level backup, use the built-in full text search function to pinpoint the location of specific SharePoint items, and recover and ultimately export items back to the SharePoint server or email them to users.
Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots (NetApp)
Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots for NetApp combines NetApp’s low RPOs with Veeam’s low RTOs to enable you to create application-consistent backups from storage snapshots up to 20x faster than the competition. You can recover items quickly from NetApp Snapshot, SnapMirror and SnapVault, and dramatically improve disaster recovery by creating instant secondary backups from storage snapshots.
Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots (HP)
You can recover guest OS files, application items, and entire VMs from a storage snapshot in two minutes or less and eliminate the need to stage objects by restoring them directly from storage snapshots. With Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots for HP, RTOs are 10x lower compared to manual processes.
U-AIR® (Universal Application-Item Recovery)
With Veeam, it’s easy to recover individual objects from ANY virtualized application without agents, additional backups or software tools.
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Veeam SureBackup® verifies the recoverability of every backup, every time. You can automatically test backups by running VMs from backups in an isolated Virtual Lab.
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Veeam On-Demand Sandbox™ lets you run VMs from a backup in an isolated Virtual Lab for testing or troubleshooting.
VMware Replication Features
New replication enhancements included in version 8
New replication enhancements in v8 help you avoid data loss and improve disaster recovery. Features such as WAN Acceleration improve offsite backup and recovery with up to 50x faster replication and up to 20x reduction in bandwidth consumption. You can also replicate from backup files without causing an impact on production.
Assisted failover and real failback
In the event of a failure, built-in orchestration enables 1-click site failover, as well as planned failover to facilitate data center migration with no data loss. You can choose to either failback to the production VM, a new location, or re-home a VM in the DR site.
SureReplica allows you to easily test every restore point in every VM replica for recoverability by validating data for consistency, checking replica configuration accuracy and testing it for reliability inside an isolated Virtual Lab.
* Currently available for VMware replication only
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Veeam makes vSphere replication over WAN or slow connections easy due to optimized traffic transmission and compressed replica traffic for improved replication performance.