Veeam + Nutanix: Better Together – Gets Even Better

Carey Stanton,
VP of Global Business & Corporate Development

Published date: July 31, 2018

Partnerships are the foundation of the new IT ecosystems that organizations of all sizes have come to depend on.

Veeam and Nutanix believe this. We began this journey together last year at the Nutanix .NEXT Conference in Washington, D.C., where Veeam announced a new partnership with Veeam and Nutanix.

We have further expanded our partnership, with Veeam becoming a Strategic Technology Partner within the Nutanix Elevate Alliance Partner Program, and Nutanix joining the ranks of Elite Partner within the Veeam Alliance Partner Program. Due in part to our expanded partnership, Veeam is positioned as the Premier Availability solution provider for Nutanix virtualized environments.

Because of this tighter alignment with Nutanix, we are pleased to announce the general availability of a new product, NEW Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV, under Veeam’s Hyper-Availability Platform. The new product bridges a gap in our customer needs by providing exceptional Veeam technology with support for Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV). We anticipate this will be a welcome addition to our portfolio, since over 30% of Nutanix customers have already deployed AHV.

Now AHV users can leverage the same intelligent data management solutions as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere hypervisor users, providing Hyper-Availability of their data in today’s Always-On world.

From a business perspective, this means our joint customers can focus on the core competencies of their business, having confidence that Veeam and Nutanix are working tightly together to expand data protection and Availability and address compliance issues.

So how does it work? Through our partnership with Nutanix, our software developers created a special Veeam backup proxy that sits right in the Nutanix Acropolis Hyperconverged Infrastructure Cluster. Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV provides users with the ability to:

  • Simplify and streamline management through a powerful and intuitive Prism-like interface
  • Minimize data loss with frequent, fast backups across the entire Nutanix infrastructure
  • Maintain business productivity with flexible and agile full-VM and item-level recoveries

An excellent technical explanation is provided by Veeam Technologist Michael Cade in his blog, Hyper-Availability for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud.

There is a lot of great information now available on Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV on Veeam.com, and if you have deployed or are evaluating AHV, be sure to download the fully-functional FREE 30-day trial today!

Organizations need the highest levels of Availability, regardless of the platform in use. Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV is now part of the solution today — and is ready for the demands of tomorrow.

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