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Veeam Reports Major Growth in Enterprise Market with Jack Henry & Associates Latest to Enlist Modern Data Protection for 4,000 Virtual Machines

Company Reports 300 Percent Quarter-Over-Quarter Enterprise Customer Acquisition Growth; Unveils Backup & Replication v7 at VMworld, Purpose-Built with Enterprise-level Features

VMworld 2013, Booth #1629 – San Francisco, CA:  August 28, 2013

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Veeam Software, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualization management solutions for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, today announced accelerated company success in the enterprise market, proving more enterprises are choosing Modern Data Protection as they continue to adopt virtualization at record speed. Veeam reports 220 percent year-over-year growth in the number of enterprise deals [1] closed in Q2 2013 compared to Q2 2012. Veeam is also reporting the strongest quarter in company history for enterprise customer acquisitions with 300 percent growth for the second quarter of 2013 compared to Q1 13.

New Veeam enterprise customers include Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY), Vestas Wind Systems A/S, BNP Paribas, Swiss Re, TrendMicro, Norwegian Cruise Line, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, REHAU AG & Co., Ferretti Group and the School District of Palm Beach County – all choosing Veeam, which now protects over 4 million virtual machines worldwide.

"Veeam products performed exceptionally well during a recent key data center migration, providing solid performance in replicating, backing up, and restoring our environments," said Michael Brittenham, Director of Corporate Systems at Jack Henry & Associates, a S&P 400 company that supports more than 11,300 financial institutions with core processing and complementary solutions. "The fact that we can manage our large enterprise deployment of Veeam from a central console was also a deciding factor for us in choosing Veeam as our standard modern data protection solution for more than 4,000 virtual machines."

Vestas Wind Systems A/S is the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of wind turbines, which use wind energy to generate electricity. Headquartered in Århus, Denmark, Vestas has 19,000 employees and a technology infrastructure that includes two datacenters. "Veeam´s Backup & Replication product is easy to use, powerful and flexible in every modern vSphere enterprise environment” said Alan Madsen, Technical Lead, Hardware & Framework / Group Finance & Operations at Vestas Wind Systems. ”Every time we take a backup or do a restore, we are surprised with the product’s performance and ingenuity."

“Our accelerated momentum and market share in the enterprise space is a result of major enterprise wins, strengthened relationships with prominent partners like Softchoice, record company growth overall, and numerous product and industry awards,” said Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO of Veeam. “With 88 percent of the Fortune 500 as Veeam customers and the year-over-year growth of the virtual machines Veeam protects at 74 percent, Modern Data Protection is fueling the enterprise adoption of a new breed of backup for critical applications.”

“When it comes to backup, enterprises need data protection that removes barriers to off-site backup, reduces backup windows, and increases recovery options,” said Eric Sheppard, Research Director, Storage Software for IDC. “Veeam's ability to deliver these enterprise-level features, combined with the high levels of virtualization usage within large organizations, are important contributors to their recent growth within the data protection and recovery software market.”

Veeam’s momentum in the enterprise continues with the recent availability of Veeam Backup & Replication v7, purpose-built with new enterprise–level features to support the growing demand. The solution includes two disruptive innovations, Built-in WAN Acceleration and Backup from Storage Snapshots, to address challenges many large organizations face including exploding data volumes, shrinking backup windows, and more stringent recovery point and recovery time objectives (RPOs and RTOs). Veeam Backup & Replication v7 also introduces 7 additional market-leading features and more than 75 other new features/enhancements, including Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint, VMware vCloud Director Integration, Self-Service Recovery of VMs and Guest Files, and Native Tape Support.

Attendees at VMworld 2013 are invited to visit booth 1629 for the first public reveal of Veeam Backup & Replication v7. For additional information on Veeam, visit http://www.veeam.com.

Additional Customer Quotes and Info

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the nation’s first cancer research, treatment and education center, is a growing organization that needed an enterprise-level backup and recovery solution for its more than 450 VMware vSphere virtual machines. “The backup tools we tried using were industry leaders but were definitely not enterprise solutions,” said Nick Vega, Network System Specialist for Roswell. “Veeam Backup & Replication gives us a level of comfort and security we never had with other backup tools. Veeam has our back every time. It’s a rock-solid, stable solution, and when it comes to backup and recovery, those are crucial attributes, especially when you’re trying to restore something during an HIPAA audit or for a critical business need.”

The School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC), the eleventh largest school district in the United States with 185 schools and more than 200,000 students and staff, needed a solution with enterprise-grade functionality, the ability to integrate with their virtual environment, and ease of use. Saving time and money was also essential to SDPBC. “We’re on a tight budget, so all of the advantages related to Veeam’s functionality and costs are very important to us,” said Henry Martin, Manager, Department of IT Infrastructure and Security at SDPBC. ”Veeam Backup & Replication is a cost-efficient and dependable solution for our school district. It’s intuitive, easy-to-use and requires no extensive training.”

The Ferretti Group is one of the leading world players in the design, construction and sale of motor yachts, Based in Forlì, Italy, many of its 2,000 employees work remotely and internationally. “After testing several virtualization-specific backup products, we chose Veeam Backup & Replication. According to our experience, it has been the most powerful, scalable, cost-effective and straightforward solution we’ve found on the market,” said Guido Angelo Ingenito, IT Infrastructure & Security Manager, Ferretti Group. “Achieving the full benefits of virtualization is easy, as long as you have Veeam Backup & Replication.” The IT team supports four data centers, three in Italy and one in Miami, Florida, and completes daily backup and replication of about four terabytes of data every day. “Veeam has ensured the complete recoverability of our data centers, making it a key component of our business continuity and disaster recovery plan.”

About Veeam Software

Veeam is Modern Data Protection - providing powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions that are Built for Virtualization and the cloud. Veeam Backup & Replication delivers VMware backup, Hyper-V backup, recovery and replication. This #1 VM Backup solution helps organizations meet RPOs and RTOs, save time, eliminate risks and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs. Veeam Backup Management Suite combines Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE into a single integrated solution to protect virtualization investments, increase administrator productivity and help mitigate daily management risks. Veeam Management Pack (MP) extends enterprise monitoring to VMware through Microsoft System Center. Veeam also provides free tools for the virtualization community.

Founded in 2006, Veeam is privately owned and has been profitable since 2009. Veeam currently has over 19,000 ProPartners and 73,000 customers worldwide. Veeam’s global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland and the company has offices throughout the world.

[1] Deals over $100,000 Veeam revenue. Actual customer spending may be higher as Veeam sells directly through the Veeam ProPartner channel program.