Veeam Executive Blog

Jason Buffington

Jason Buffington,
VP, Solutions Strategy

The data protection landscape

For the next few weeks, two former industry analysts (who are now Veeam execs) discuss the trends that are shaping the data protection industry and IT landscape:

Dave Russell @BackupDave, former VP and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, lead analyst for the Backup MQ

Jason Buffington @JBuff, former Principal Analyst for Data Protection at ESG

This week, we’re talking about the landscape of data protection vendors, without the “quadrants”:

  • Discussing legacy vendors and noisy startups
  • What multi-cloud really should mean from a data protection strategy
  • What does ...

Published: February 13, 2019

Veeam innovation continues

At our Velocity 2019 event last week, we celebrated four Veeam partners who developed some really great solutions that are powered by Veeam technologies. Our most heartfelt congratulations and thanks to each of these Veeam Innovation Award (VIA) recipients. If you haven’t seen them yet, please check out the short videos of each VIA partner and their solutions:


Published: February 4, 2019

VOTE NOW for the “Best of Show” among the Veeam Innovation Awards 2019 partners

Later this month, Veeam will be celebrating the first of two rounds of Veeam Innovation Awards (VIA’s). At Velocity 2019, our annual internal kickoff and partner enablement event, we’ll be celebrating four Veeam partners who have built some truly great offerings:

  • iLand helps their customers be successful with Disaster Recovery through “an A to Z approach” for onboarding customers, assessing their SLA expectations, bandwidth capabilities, and retention/replication policies. With Veeam 9.5 U4, iLand is taking their solution further with vulnerability and compliance assessments, as well as ...

Published: January 15, 2019

Veeam Innovation Awards for 2019

Building on the success of the inaugural Veeam Innovation Awards (VIAs) at VeeamON 2018, where we recognized partners who were developing solutions that were powered by Veeam, we are announcing open submissions for Veeam Innovation Awards 2019.

The top three solutions will be awarded VIAs at Veeam’s Velocity event in January 2019 in Orlando, Florida. These three VIA winners will be notified of their selection on November 15th and Veeam will help the three VIA winners in developing videos and ensuring their ability to join us ...

Published: October 3, 2018

The 2018 Veeam Innovation Awards

In 225 BC, the Greek philosopher and mathematician Archimedes wrote, “Give me a lever and a fulcrum, and I will move the world.” Today at VeeamON, we celebrated a few organizations that aren’t just using Veeam Software as a solution for their own sake, but as the fulcrum and lever by which they are changing the worlds of their customers.

To help enterprises, alliance partners and service providers better utilize Veeam Software components at increasingly larger scale, we have continually invested in the ...

Published: May 17, 2018

Which Green Threads will you follow at VeeamON 2018?

VeeamON is expanding!

As you’ve probably noticed, Veeam continues to grow from “just” the world’s best protection for virtual environments to delivering similar outcomes for physical servers, endpoints, Infrastructure as a Service-hosted (IaaS) servers and Microsoft Office 365. Those capabilities are the foundation for our protection, recovery, enablement and Availability solutions. In addition to that, we’ve acquired more IaaS capabilities through N2WS, released new monitoring solutions and delivered automation and orchestration through Veeam Availability Orchestrator.

We wrote this blog to ...

Published: March 8, 2018

Why I chose Veeam

I love data protection within IT— so much so that I am starting my 30th year focused on DP by leaving the analyst world and going back to the vendor world at Veeam. Here's why:


The state of the data protection industry

After seven blessed years as the Principal Analyst at ESG covering data protection, I've never been more amazed at the amount of innovation occurring to solve the ever-changing challenge of DP. Notice that I didn’t say “never-ending problem”. The greatest challenge here ...

Published: February 6, 2018