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Landmark Information Deploys Veeam to Guarantee Uptime of Its Most Valuable Asset: Data

Landmark, which delivers critical environmental and property risk information to UK entities, has deployed Veeam to protect its data, meet customer SLAs and save 500 hours in resource annually

LONDON, England – April 12, 2018: Veeam Software, the Availability for the Always-On Enterprise innovator, today announced that Landmark Information, the property, land and environmental data specialist, has deployed Veeam Backup & Replication to support data centre migration and, going forward, to protect mission-critical applications and data more efficiently and effectively.


Landmark uses data and technology to help customers in the residential and commercial property industries streamline their operations and reduce risk. It provides a wide range of services to public and private sector organisations, architects, surveyors, lenders, planners, environmental consultants, lawyers, estate agents and homebuyers.


Data and technology are the lifeblood of Landmark’s business. These are central to its team of experts responsible for delivering the intelligence and solutions that enable its customers and clients to make informed commercial decisions. This information is critical – especially to Landmark’s ability to serve its customers.


Landmark initially deployed Veeam to assist with a major data centre migration project as Graham Smith, Infrastructure Team Lead at Landmark explains:


“We migrated 1,500 virtual machines between data centres with zero impact on our customers,” Smith said. “If we had used legacy backup for the migration, there would have been potential service outages, increasing the risk of missing contracted Service Level Agreements (SLAs). By using Veeam, we avoided service disruption and the migration went very smoothly.”


With Veeam, Landmark has seen backup and replication speed increase by 25%. And, because of the integration between Veeam and the Data Domain Boost software, Landmark Information can recover from a backup instantly.


“Veeam gives us confidence in the way we provide our products and services, with guaranteed uptime levels,” said Chris Tout, Infrastructure Team Lead, Landmark Information. “It enables us to consistently and reliably provide customers with the data and services they need, when they need it.”


In addition to protecting revenue, Veeam’s ease-of-use has helped save approximately 500 hours per year in employee time, allowing that time to be spent instead on important IT projects. “We don’t have to spend time troubleshooting backup and recovery like we did with legacy backup, and training a new colleague on Veeam takes very little time because the interface is so intuitive,” said Smith.


“Landmark Information is an example of Veeam’s capabilities at their most effective,” said Mark Adams, Regional VP, UK&I, Veeam. “When data is the lifeblood of an organisation – the thing it relies on to serve its customers and ensure revenue – then it must be protected by the most effective means possible. The capabilities in Veeam Backup & Replication are robust enough for Landmark Information Group to have conducted a data centre migration successfully, while also protecting revenue by helping meet SLAs on an ongoing basis.”


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About Veeam Software

Veeam recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise, a business that must operate 24.7.365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility. Veeam Availability Suite, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication, leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center to help organizations save time, mitigate risks, and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs, while always supporting the current and future business goals of Veeam customers.

Founded in 2006, Veeam has 53,000+ ProPartners and 282,000+ customers with the highest customer satisfaction scores in the industry. Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, Veeam has offices in more than 30 countries. To learn more, visit https://www.veeam.com or follow Veeam on Twitter @veeam.


About Landmark Information

Landmark Information uses data and technology to help customers in the residential and commercial property industries streamline their operations and reduce risk. It combines complex property and environmental data into sophisticated risk models and solutions to enable customers to make smarter decisions, and build workflow solutions that allow customers to carry out tasks more efficiently and effectively.

Landmark has long-standing partnerships with customers in the mortgage lending, surveying and conveyancing markets, as well as in land acquisition, property development, estate agency and insurance. The business takes an entrepreneurial approach that fosters constant innovation, growth and talent development across the organisation. Landmark Information is an international business which is headquartered in the UK and is part of Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT).

Visit http://www.landmark.co.uk/ or follow Landmark on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LandmarkUK