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Category: Core Infrastructure Solutions, Systems Management Partner of the Year

Columbus, Ohio, June 23, 2010 — Veeam Software, innovative provider of data protection, disaster recovery and systems management solutions for VMware virtual datacenter environments, today announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Partner Awards in the Core Infrastructure Solutions, Systems Management Partner of the Year award category. “We are honored to have been selected as a finalist for this prestigious award,” explained Ratmir Timashev, Veeam President and CEO. “Our newest product offering complements Microsoft technologies, enabling unified monitoring and management of a heterogeneous virtual infrastructure, including VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V. Version 5.5 of the Veeam nworks Management Pack (MP) for VMware features a brand-new PRO Pack that provides organizations using Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) with automated problem resolution for their mission-critical VMware deployments.”

Awards will be presented in a number of categories, with winners and finalists chosen from a pool of almost 3,000 entrants worldwide. The Core Infrastructure Solutions, Systems Management Partner of the Year Award honors partners who have infrastructure practices with proven proficiency in implementing solutions within the last year. This award recognizes Veeam Software for its innovative solutions that help customers manage their physical and virtual information technology (IT) environments across data centers, client computers, and devices. Veeam has helped solve its customers’ complex challenges through operational efficiencies and reduced IT labor and hardware costs.

“Congratulations to the 2010 Partner Award finalists for delivering such creative and superior Microsoft solutions and services,” said Allison Watson, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. “It’s incredible to see the level of expertise our partners continue to exhibit as they create and deliver innovative solutions and services to grow their businesses, meet customer needs, and drive down costs.”

Version 5.5 of the Veeam nworks MP and PRO Pack extend VMware management in Microsoft System Center, thus leveraging and protecting investments that enterprises have made in System Center.  The new MP includes enhanced enterprise support for mission-critical VMware deployments, updated certifications, and new and improved advanced metrics. The PRO Pack utilizes the Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO) feature of SCVMM, extending SCVMM’s dynamic management of VMware environments.

About the Microsoft Partner Awards The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.

About Veeam Software Veeam Software, a premier-level VMware Technology Alliance Partner and member of the VMware Ready Management program, provides innovative software for managing VMware vSphere 4 and VMware Infrastructure 3. Veeam offers an award-winning suite of tools to assist the VMware administrator, including #1 for VMware backup: Veeam Backup & Replication; Veeam Reporter, for enterprise reporting, change management and capacity planning for VMware; Veeam Monitor, for VMware performance monitoring and alertingacross multiple vCenters; and Veeam Business View, a free add-on that works with other Veeam products to provide business categorization for the VMware environment. With its acquisition of nworks, Veeam’s products include the nworks Management Pack and the nworks Smart Plug-in, which incorporate VMware data into enterprise management consoles from Microsoft and HP.  Learn more about Veeam Software by visiting www.veeam.com.

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