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Veeam Announces Support for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V

Beta Versions of New Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE 6.5 Demonstrated at Microsoft Cloud-OS Launch Events Worldwide

BAAR, Switzerland, Oct. 2, 2012Veeam Software, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualization management solutions for Windows Server Hyper-V and VMware vSphere, today announced its support for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V. Beta versions of Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5 and Veeam ONE 6.5 are being demonstrated at a series of Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft Cloud-OS launch events worldwide. General availability is scheduled for Q4 of this year. Those who want to be notified immediately upon GA can register at http://go.veeam.com/veeam-backup-replication-6-5-now-supports-windows-server-2012.

“Windows Server 2012 includes arguably the most significant release of Hyper-V to date,” said Rick Hoffman, Veeam Vice President of Worldwide Channels and Alliances. “We anticipate that organizations that have been on the virtualization ‘sidelines’ will see this as their cue to move forward. Virtualization-specific backup and monitoring will be key to their success, and Veeam is ready with proven solutions for Hyper-V that are powerful, easy to use and affordable.

“As the 2012 Microsoft Management and Virtualization Partner of the Year, we are proud to fully support Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V,” Hoffman continued. “The beta of Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5 is available now, with full support that includes protection and recovery of Hyper-V virtual machines, as well as VMware and Hyper-V virtual machines running Windows Server 2012 operating system.”

“Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V is a key platform for the Cloud OS. It is designed for the evolving data center and serves organizations currently deploying virtualization, as well as those transitioning from virtualized to shared public or private cloud environments,” said Edwin Yuen, director, product marketing, Server and Tools Business, Microsoft. “Veeam helps customers recover virtualized applications and data on Windows Server Hyper-V. We are very glad to have Veeam’s full support as we launch Windows Server 2012.”

Veeam is sponsoring more than 60 launch events globally, including a Platinum sponsorship in North America.

Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5 provides fast, flexible and reliable recovery of virtualized applications and data on Windows Server Hyper-V and includes the following:

  • Full support for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
  • Unified backup and replication in a single solution
  • Changed Block Tracking (CBT) for lightning fast incremental backup
  • Instant VM Recovery for very fast restore
  • vPower, Veeam’s unique technology with four patents pending

Learn more at http://www.veeam.com/microsoft-hyper-v-server-backup-recovery-replication.html. Veeam Backup Free Edition includes VeeamZIP, and offers a completely free solution for Windows Server Hyper-V backup. It allows Windows Server Hyper-V users to create an ad hoc backup of a live VM for operational, portability or archival purposes. Free Edition also comes with a full range of restore options, including Instant File-Level Recovery (IFLR) and instant item-level recovery via Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange. Download the free product at http://www.veeam.com/free-microsoft-hyper-v-server-backup.html.

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About Veeam Software Veeam Software develops innovative solutions for VMware backup, Hyper-V backup, and virtualization management. Veeam Backup & Replication is the #1 VM Backup solution. Veeam ONE is a single solution for real-time monitoring, resource optimization and management reporting for VMware and Windows Server Hyper-V. The Veeam Management Pack (MP) and Smart Plug-in (SPI) extend enterprise monitoring to VMware through Microsoft System Center and HP Operations Manager. Veeam also provides free virtualization tools. Learn more by visiting www.veeam.com.