Every year around this time companies all over the world report their earnings. Here at Veeam we’re no different, we issue a press release stating how we performed the previous year. 2011 was yet another GREAT year for us in terms of growth, we continue to grow at over 100% per year for the past 5 years. We owe our continued success to our ever growing ProPartner Community as well as to all of our great customers who continue to choose the #1 backup product for virtualization. Below is a letter from our president and CEO, Ratmir Timashev, that he has been sending out as a recap of 2011.
To keep you informed about Veeam Software, the following is an update on our accomplishments in 2011.
Veeam continues to grow at a tremendous rate. 2011 annual revenues grew 124 percent over the previous year, marking the fifth year in a row that Veeam has grown by more than 100 percent. Veeam won more than 16,000 new customers in 2011, which exceeds the number of customers we won in our first four years combined. This brings our total customer count to more than 32,000.
Below you’ll find highlights from 2011, with an emphasis on the fourth quarter.
President & CEO, Veeam Software
Veeam Backup & Replication v6 Now Supports Hyper-V
As part of Veeam’s ongoing effort to enable hypervisor co-existence, on November 30, Veeam released Veeam Backup & Replication v6, which now supports both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V. Additional new features include:
- Enterprise scalability: Enhanced architecture streamlines deployment and maintenance, speeds up backup, replication and restore over WANs.
- Advanced replication: Accelerates replication by 10X, streamlines failover, provides real failback with delta sync.
- 1-Click file restore: Extends existing file-level recovery with delegated, web-based restore directly to the original virtual machine (VM).
Veeam nworks v5.7 Released in December
Veeam nworks Management Pack and Smart Plug-in v5.7 were released on December 19, enhancing enterprise monitoring of VMware through Microsoft System Center and HP Operations Manager. The solutions now include support for VMware vSphere 5.0, enhanced support for the largest VMware vSphere environments, and 25 new out-of-the box reports from Microsoft System Center Operations Manager’s data warehouse.
GameStop and Markel Select Veeam to Manage VMware within Microsoft System Center
Veeam is seeing increasing customer demand to manage their physical and virtual infrastructures from within a single platform. GameStop is the world’s largest multichannel video game retailer, and Markel International is a large, global insurance company. Both are good examples of the kinds of companies that have deployed the Veeam nworks MP to manage their VMware environment inside Microsoft System Center.
Veeam has a very strong partnership with Microsoft, and the nworks MP is playing a key role in Microsoft’s strategy for System Center in 2012.
Here are links to more info on GameStop’s deployment and Markel’s deployment.
Veeam Wins 18 Industry Awards in 2011
For the second year in a row, Veeam Backup & Replication has won the Best of VMworld Gold award for New Technology. Veeam holds the record for the most Best of VMworld awards at a single event (2010) and most awards overall.
Veeam’s solutions also won multiple Windows IT Pro Community Choice Awards and Redmond Readers’ Choice Awards, both of which demonstrate the impact Veeam is having within the Hyper-V community.
For a full list of Veeam’s 2011 awards, please follow this link.