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Veeam Crowned Backup and Recovery Champion as Availability Concerns Boost Ranking

Veeam Takes Top Ranking Out of 19 Suppliers in techconsult Survey of 2,400 Users in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; Customers Point to Veeam as the Leader for Excellent Product Performance, High Solution Quality and Innovation

Kassel/Munich, Germany, March 7, 2017 Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, has been named champion for backup and recovery in techconsult’s user survey PUR 2017 Security Solutions.

The Professional User Rating (PUR) ranks Veeam as the leading provider among 19 vendors with top scores for  excellent product performance and high quality of its solutions, including Veeam Backup Essentials, Veeam Availability Suite 9.5, and Veeam Backup and Replication for physical and virtual IT environments. Veeam is also ranked first for its innovation capability, with users emphasizing the company’s ability to develop innovative products, constantly improve their functionality and integration of third party technology.

“Customer satisfaction is Veeam’s highest priority and we are proud to see the outstanding trust of our users in our products and performance,” said Gerald Hofmann, Vice President of Central EMEA at Veeam. “The high ranking for innovation, far ahead of all other vendors surveyed, proves that our availability solutions clearly meet the needs of user companies of all sizes, and highlight our continued efforts to extend

“Veeam receives the highest marks from users, both as a vendor and for its product offering. More than 85 points [out of 100] for solution quality and performance, clearly stand out from the competition,” said Henrik Groß, Senior Analyst at techconsult. “User companies expecting a vendor to provide innovation, excellent support, and first-rate counsel and training services, will find Veeam to be the right partner.”

About the survey

In 2016, techconsult conducted a total of 2,400 interviews with professional users from small, medium and large-size companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Of these, 514 user companies were interviewed solely on ​​backup and recovery. Users were asked to specifically assess vendors and their solutions with regards to innovation, overall product portfolio, service and support, sales partners, online presence, pricing and licensing, as well as sustainability. The solution ranking included the categories satisfaction with the vendor, performance, functionality, user friendliness, solution benefits, and customer satisfaction. Veeam received top marks from users in all categories with outstanding results in the areas of innovation, overall satisfaction with the vendor as well as product depth and functionality.

Results and Award Ceremony at CeBIT 2017

The techconsult Diamond Awards will be presented at CeBIT 2017, the world’s largest computer show, in Hanover, March 20 to 24. The award ceremony will take place on March 22, 2017 at 5 pm, at the Heise Security Plaza, Hall 6, booth B16. The event will provide detailed insight into user ratings and user expectations of an IT security solution.



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 currently has 45,000 ProPartners and more than 230,000 customers worldwide. Veeam's global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland, and the company has offices throughout the world. To learn more, visit https://www.veeam.com.

Always-On Business, Always-On Enterprise, Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, Veeam Availability Suite, Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam Endpoint Backup are trademarks of Veeam Software.



About techconsult

Research and analyst specialist techconsult has been partnering with both suppliers and consumers of digital technologies and services for 25 years. Surveys based on more than 20.000 interviews with business and IT decision-makers per year, provide insight into the challenges and strategies of user companies and in conjunction with permanent screening of ICT products and services provide form the basis for results-oriented strategy and implementation consulting. To identify issues and define the status-quo, techconsult provides business and IT decision-makers with a number of specific assessment tools on its digital platforms. techconsult GmbH, headquarted in Kassel, Germany, with an additional office in Munich, is being managed by its founder and managing partner Peter Burghardt, and is part of Heise Group.