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Veeam wins 2012 ARN Specialist Vendor of the Year

SYDNEY, Australia - 27 September 2012Veeam Software Group, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualisation management solutions for VMware vSphere and Windows Server Hyper-V, has been recognised as the specialist vendor of the year at a glittering awards ceremony to mark the 21st Annual Australian Reseller News IT Industry Awards.

Over the last year, Veeam has been focused on nurturing and developing the channel, expanding its reseller support teams by over 138% globally and increasing its number of partners from 400 to 700 in 2012. In Australia, Veeam has added six staff to its channel support team as well as expanding its account management team to work closely with both end users and partners. On the product front, the company has expanded support across both Microsoft and VMware offerings.

“We are absolutely delighted to win this award. As a 100% channel driven company, it is a real accolade to have been voted specialist vendor of the year by our peers in the channel,” said Don Williams, Regional Sales Director APJ, at Veeam. “We want to acknowledge the dedication and integrity of our partners, as they have been the true enablers for what has been a very successful year for Veeam.”

“The ceremony was a spectacular affair and all winners and finalists should be congratulated on truly raising the bar in terms of professional success in our industry. We are looking forward to the next twelve months now and seeing what we can achieve with our channel community,” concluded Williams.

The annual ARN IT Industry awards have been running for 21 years. This year there were 26 award categories for both partners and vendors.

About Veeam Software Veeam Software develops innovative solutions for VMware backup,Hyper-V backup, and virtualisation management. Veeam Backup & Replication is the #1VM Backup solution. Veeam ONE is a single solution for real-time monitoring, resource optimization and management reporting for VMware and 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 providesfree virtualisation tools. Learn more by visiting www.veeam.com.