Dell EMC and Veeam

Improved Availability for modern storage

Veeam® and Dell EMC combine to provide advanced integration with Dell EMC Unity and VNX/VNXe primary storage snapshots and enhanced support for Data Domain Boost. This increases data Availability, enhances secondary operation performance and opens new storage solution capabilities.

Improved Availability with Dell EMC primary storage

Veeam’s integration with Dell EMC storage adds intelligence to Dell EMC storage snapshots. By leveraging IT investments in modern storage and providing additional enterprise-ready enhancements, Veeam and Dell EMC help organizations meet today’s service-level objectives enabling recovery of any IT service and related applications and data within seconds and minutes with the following features:

  • Dell EMC Unity, VNX and VNXe hybrid storage array integration: Advanced integration with Dell EMC primary storage helps lower RPOs and RTOs with Veeam Backup from Storage Snapshots and Veeam Explorer™ for Storage Snapshots
  • Dell EMC Data Domain Boost support: Enhanced support for Data Domain Boost allows source-side deduplication and data in-flight encryption over the WAN for faster, more secure backups to off-site Data Domain appliances
  • On-Demand Sandbox™ for Storage Snapshots: Dell EMC storage snapshots create complete isolated copies of your VMware vSphere production environment in just a few clicks, for fast and easy testing and troubleshooting using Unity, VNX and VNXe storage snapshots

Veeam and Dell EMC combine to:

  • Minimize impact on production VMs
  • Rapidly create backups from Unity, VNX, VNX2 or VNXe storage snapshots up to 20x faster than competitive offerings
  • Easily recover individual items in two minutes or less, without staging or intermediate steps
  • Reduce deployment risks and issues by leveraging your backup data in a production-like test environment

More information on Veeam Availability Suite™
Overview of Veeam Availability Suite integration with Dell EMC storage

Veeam integration with Dell EMC storage
Veeam integration with Dell EMC storage

Faster backup with Dell EMC Data Domain Boost and Veeam

Veeam’s enhanced integration with Dell EMC Data Domain Boost delivers Availability with faster backups, source side deduplication and data in-flight encryption. Veeam and Dell EMC Data Domain Boost help maximize the benefits of your deduplication solution by reducing resource utilization on the array, improving available bandwidth and increasing backup performance up to 15x. Plus, the security of your backups will increase with data in-flight encryption over the WAN to off-site Data Domain appliances.

Dell EMC Data Domain Boost with Veeam provides benefits such as:

  • Up to 50% faster backup performance with advanced source-side deduplication
  • 10x faster synthetic full backup file creation and transformation for even shorter backup windows
  • Fibre Channel (FC) connectivity support, enabling LAN-free backup to Data Domain
  • Increased security by encrypting data in-flight over the WAN to off-site Data Domain appliances
Configuration guide for Veeam and Dell EMC Data Domain Boost
Veeam Data Domain Boost support introduction and overview
Veeam with EMC Data Domain Boost
Veeam with Dell EMC Data Domain Boost

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