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Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV


Full functionality for 30 days

Business continuity and data management for the hybrid cloud

Veeam® is committed to delivering the best availability for applications and workloads running on Nutanix AHV. This commitment empowers you to modernize your data center with Nutanix hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) while keeping a peace of mind; you will be able to protect and preserve business continuity in a moment's notice when an issue does arise. Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV accomplishes this by delivering agility and simplicity through a centralized, manageable and deployable Nutanix AHV Proxy combined with the Veeam Backup & Replication™ platform services plugin.

Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV is a Veeam Backup & Replication capability and licensed under the Veeam Universal License (VUL). No additional license is required for the deployed Nutanix AHV Proxy. 

Hyperconverged backup done right

Repository-agnostic backups

Define a Veeam Backup & Replication repository for Nutanix AHV backups, eliminating backup infrastructure complexity by including Veeam's Scale-out Backup Repository™ with Veeam Ready Nutanix objects, dedupe appliances, ReFS and Linux XFS.

Flexible recovery

Remove doubts in restore capability and portability with Veeam's unified VBK backup file format. Directly restore to the cloud and other hypervisors, get enhanced file-level recovery and have the ability to recover Nutanix AHV workloads instantly to VMware.

Centralized proxy management

From your Veeam backup console, with a few simple clicks, deploy, upgrade and manage single or multiple Nutanix AHV proxies to fit your environment needs.

Monitoring and reporting for Nutanix AHV

Veeam ONE™ includes data protection monitoring, reporting and alerting for Nutanix AHV to help you make informed decisions about protecting Nutanix workloads.

Availability, simplicity and scale

Intuitive interface

  • Powerful, web-based Proxy UI with a familiar Nutanix Prism look and feel
  • Dashboard access for complete visibility of the AHV protection environment
  • Manage and orchestrate backup and recovery tasks from Proxy web UI
  • Unite all your workload backup management in a single Veeam backup console


  • Perform frequent and fast agentless backups sourced from Nutanix Files or native snapshots
  • 3-2-1 backup retention with Nutanix Objects, Capacity Tier and tape support
  • Nutanix Guest Tools integration to achieve application-aware backups
  • Backup policies easy protect AHV VM groups with simple exclusion options


  • Fast application item-level recovery for Exchange, SharePoint, and Active Directory
  • Native Linux file-level recovery appliance for quick and efficient restores 
  • Explorer-based advanced SQL and Oracle database recovery
  • Snapshot, disk and VM restore mobility to the to the cloud and more

Your key to Nutanix AHV backups and so much more!

Veeam Universal License (VUL) is a flexible and portable solution for protecting different types of workloads on-premises, Hyper-Converged, and in the Cloud. VUL makes protecting physical and virtual workloads, and restoring those backups to cloud environments, easier than ever and avoids additional fees that other vendors may charge.


What is the Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV?
The AHV proxy is a centrally deployable, purpose-built proxy appliance that’s designed to achieve better Nutanix API integration. Take advantage of Acropolis Changed Block Tracking (CBT), which delivers agentless application-consistent backups with flexible granular recovery and native interaction with Nutanix guest tools. 
How is Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV licensed today?
Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV is a free downloadable package. The proxy appliance itself requires no additional licensing. The Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV will leverage Veeam’s portable subscription model with VUL. Each protected AHV workload will consume one VUL.
Can Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV be used as a standalone product or does it require other Veeam products?
Yes, this solution is typically used in conjunction with Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE for the best results. It can also be deployed in a standalone manner or used to manage snapshot restores and orchestration in the event that Veeam Backup & Replication is not available.

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