Use Snapshots to backup SMB File Shares on your NetApp ONTAP system

With Veeam Backup & Replication version 10, it’s possible to back up NAS shares with the SMB (CIFS) and NFS protocol. One of the challenges with backing up large file shares is doing so in a consistent state. This blog post shows how to create a consistent backup of an SMB share hosted on a NetApp FAS storage by using Microsoft VSS snapshots. Read more
Hannes Kasparick
Hannes Kasparick

Senior Analyst, Product Management

David Bewernick
David Bewernick

3 need to know features of Veeam Service Provider Console v6

Version 6 of Veeam Service Provider Console has been out for little over a month now and contains highly anticipated features and enhancements that our Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partners have been asking for. In this technical blog, I’ll answer the most common questions brought up to me as a VCSP-dedicated engineer regarding the new features of this latest release. Read more
Tim Hudson
Tim Hudson

Solutions Architect, VCSP Engineering Team

3 key features of Veeam Backup for AWS v4

Veeam Backup for AWS is a cloud-native backup solution that delivers enterprise-grade backup consistency to the AWS public cloud. Packed full of features and capabilities, Veeam Backup for AWS is a component of the Veeam-centralized data management suite, leveraging Amazon S3 object storage and other AWS services to integrate and provide a seamless data protection experience. With Veeam Backup for AWS v4, we have included three key features that deliver on that promise of providing enterprise data protection. Read more
David Hill
David Hill

Technologist, Product Strategy

NEW Azure backup and recovery for Azure SQL and more!

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure is a cloud-native backup solution that delivers enterprise-grade backup consistency to the Microsoft Azure public cloud. Packed full of features and capabilities, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure is a component of the Veeam-centralized data management suite. V3 contains many new features and key enhancements and here's a quick overview. Read more
David Hill
David Hill

Technologist, Product Strategy

Your Guide to Windows Storage Spaces

If you’re operating in a Windows or Windows Server environment, and have critical data to protect, then Windows Storage Spaces can come in handy. Many data centers and server farms implement both HDDs and SSDs for storing important data. Unfortunately, 10% of hard drives fail past the three-year mark. Organizations must recognize this threat — and the numerous other hardware, software and human snafus that may threaten data integrity. Read more
Adam Bertram
Adam Bertram

Guest author

V11: NEW GFS retention is here!

One of the first features added to Veeam Backup & Replication was backup copy jobs, and with backup copy jobs, we added GFS. GFS stands for Grandfather, Farther, Son. It is the term used for archival retention points originally in just backup copy jobs, but now it’s available in traditional backup jobs in more recent versions. These archival points allow customers to save a point-in-time full copies of their data in intervals of weeks, months, quarters and years. Starting in Veeam Backup & Replication v11, there will be some changes to how GFS is handled in backup copy jobs and some new best practice configurations. Read more
Karinne Bessette
Karinne Bessette

Technologist, Product Strategy

V11: Immutable primary backup storage with a hardware-agnostic touch

In Veeam Backup & Replication v10 we introduced the ability to store your Veeam backups in AWS and S3 Compatible Object storage using the Object Lock API. This would mean that you would have a secondary copy of your backup data most likely offsite and in an immutable state, which means it can’t be modified and is protected against insider malicious activity.

Fast forward to the release of Veeam Backup & Replication v11, and we have enabled a way of storing data, agnostic to hardware in your primary location leveraging Linux with the NEW Hardened Linux Repository.

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Michael Cade
Michael Cade

Senior Technologist, Product Strategy

V11: Delivering low RPOs for Tier One applications with Veeam CDP

It is no secret that applications and, by extension the platforms and systems they run on, have become extremely critical to all businesses. The requirement to ensure continuity of Tier One workloads while minimizing any potential data loss has become a high priority for organizations. The potential brand damage to organizations when applications become unavailable, as well as the cost to the business can be significant. Read more
Anthony Spiteri
Anthony Spiteri

Senior Technologist, Product Strategy

Deep dive on Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v5: Now with Microsoft Teams backup

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 5 is here, and we’re excited to announce the addition of integrated Teams backup and restore, so don’t miss out on all the great features added in this version. To understand why this is so important, you must understand what Microsoft Teams is and the journey we took to get here. Read more
Karinne Bessette
Karinne Bessette

Technologist, Product Strategy