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Veeam Expands International Presence with New Global Headquarters in Switzerland

Top EMEA Partners Recognized at Grand Opening

Baar, Switzerland, April 11, 2012Veeam Software, innovative provider of VMware and Hyper-V VM backup and replication, and virtualization management solutions for virtual datacenter environments, has opened a new office in Baar, Switzerland as the global headquarters for the company. The office expansion joins the regional headquarters for EMEA in Paris, the Americas in Columbus, Ohio and Asia Pacific in Sydney. Veeam celebrated its grand opening event with top reseller partners in Europe, highlighting their accomplishments with the EMEA ProPartner of the Year Awards.

“During the past six years, Veeam has grown exponentially, and as a maturing company we are making more investments in the operational aspects of Veeam by adding new HR, finance, sales operations and executive positions in Switzerland,” said Ratmir Timashev, Veeam President and CEO. “We are excited about our international corporate expansion, and it is a pleasure to share the grand opening with our top reseller partners in Europe. All our partners play a vital role in our continued success.”

Veeam’s EMEA ProPartner of the Year Award winners were selected in the categories of best growth, top performers, and best distributors in 2011. Growth ProPartners of the Year showed the most dramatic increase in Veeam revenue and the most growth in Veeam sales as a percentage of their business. Top Performers of the Year demonstrated the greatest revenue growth in 2011. Distributors of the Year showed the most year-over-year revenue growth and greatest acquisition of new Veeam partners.

“The EMEA ProPartner awards acknowledge great engagement and commitment around Veeam solutions,” said Gilles Pommier, EMEA Channel Director, Veeam Software. “The award criteria include revenue numbers and the quality of execution of partner operations. In 2011, EMEA experience more than 70 percent growth in partners and the customer base grew more than 100 percent.”

Pommier continued: “As a 100% indirect company  we rely and invest in on our Distributors and Channel Partners to demonstrate that Veeam products are the best of breed and can help their customers to answer their needs in Data Protection or management. We are very committed to our partners and in 2012 where we are continuing investment in the field to increase support for our partners and help them to close more deals, make more profits and help increase the customer base by more than 100 percent.”

Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA overall)

  • Growth ProPartner of the Year: Orbid NV (Belgium)
  • Top Performer of the Year: Bechtle (Germany)
  • Distributor of the Year: Ingram Micro Distribution GmbH (Germany)
  • New Distributor of the Year: First Distribution (South Africa)

EMEA – Northern

  • Growth ProPartner of the Year: System Professional Ltd (UK)
  • Top Performer of the Year: Softcat Ltd (UK)
  • Distributor of the Year: Magirus (UK)

EMEA – Central

  • Growth ProPartner of the Year: Friedrich Karl Schroeder GmbH (Germany)
  • Top Performer of the Year: Comparex Deutschland AG (Germany)
  • Distributor of the Year: Tech Data GmbH & Co.OHG / Geschäftsbereich Azlan (Germany)

EMEA – Southern

  • Growth ProPartner of the Year: Serians (France)
  • Top Performer of the Year: Computacenter (France)
  • Distributor of the Year: Aptec Bilgisayar Turkiye (Turkey)

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About Veeam Software Veeam® Software develops innovative solutions for VMware backup, Hyper-V backup, and virtualization management. Veeam Backup & Replication™ is the #1 VM 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 provides free virtualization tools. Learn more by visiting http://www.veeam.com/.

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