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Veeam Backup Essentials 9.5

  • #1 Backup and Recovery for small businesses
  • Single management console
  • Virtual, physical and cloud workloads
  • Monitoring and reporting

Backup essentials for ALL workloads — virtual, physical and cloud

Veeam® Backup Essentials™ delivers powerful, affordable and easy-to-use backup, recovery, monitoring and reporting for VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V and Nutanix AHV, as well as physical and cloud workloads (including AWS and Azure).

This small business backup solution is designed for companies with less than 250 employees and environments no larger than 6 CPU Sockets or 50 Instances. At the same time, Veeam Backup Essentials delivers the enterprise-level functionality of Veeam Availability Suite™ with a savings of up to 60%.


Any Workload



Nutanix AHV




Any App




Active Directory


Any Cloud



Azure Stack


Any platform




Dell EMC

Pure Storage

Everything you need to protect your data


Industry-leading backup & replication

  • 2-in-1: backup and replication™ — Improve off-site backup and recovery with WAN-accelerated replication, replication from backup and 1-click site failover with support for planned failover
  • NEW Veeam Cloud Tier — Achieve unlimited
    capacity for long-term data retention by using native, cost-effective object storage integrations with Amazon S3, Azure Blob Storage and IBM Cloud Object Storage, as well as S3-compatible service providers and on-premises storage solutions
  •  NEW Veeam DataLabs™ — Increase security and compliance (including GDPR) and malware prevention with NEW Staged Restore and NEW Secure Restore

Intelligent recovery


  • Instant VM Recovery® — Recover a failed VM in less than two minutes
  • NEW Veeam Cloud Mobility — Get easy portability and recovery of ANY on-premises or cloud-based workloads to AWS, Azure and Azure Stack with just 2 steps
  • Item-level recovery — Search and restore individual items directly from your backups with Veeam Explorers™ for Microsoft applications and Oracle databases  

Monitoring and analytics


  • 24x7 real-time monitoring, reporting and alerting
  • Resource optimization and configuration tracking
  • Capacity planning, forecasting, and chargeback and billing capabilities

Enterprise-level functionality at half the price

  • Instance Licences
  • Perpetual Licence

$320 USD
per year


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$640 USD
per year


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$960 USD
per year


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Licensed per-Instance
3-year subscription, sold in bundles of 5 Instances, minimum order of 2 bundles
Save 20% vs. 1-year term Includes Production 24x7 Support
An Instance license is Veeam’s next-generation Subscription license. Instance licenses are portable and can be used across multiple workload types and products. Instance licenses include built-in Production 24x7 Support, are licensed and metered per-Instance, and are sold in bundles of 5 Instances, with a minimum purchase of 2 bundles. Veeam offers 3-year annual Subscription billing terms and 1-year to 5-year upfront Subscription license terms, offering savings of up to 25% when paid upfront.

$900 USD


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$1,800 USD


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$2,700 USD


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Licensed per-2 CPU Sockets Includes first year of Basic Support1

A Perpetual license allows you to buy upfront and own the product forever. Perpetual licenses are licensed per-CPU Sockets on hosts with virtual machines (VMs) to be backed up, replicated, monitored or reported on. A license is required for each occupied motherboard socket, as reported by the hypervisor API. The first year of Basic maintenance and support is included, with options to extend Basic maintenance and support for up to four additional years, as well as upgrade to Production maintenance and support.

1 Production 24x7 Support available at request. The additional year of support is billed as a percentage of the current MSRP: Basic = 22% and Production 24x7 = 27%

Read more on Instance licensing here.

Calculate license needs for your environment here.

Powerful, affordable and easy to use

Veeam Backup Essentials is the ultimate small business backup solution that just works, is hassle-free and saves valuable time so you can focus on growing your business.

  • Built-in management for physical servers with Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows and Linux 
  • SureBackup® allows you to verify the recoverability of every backup
  • Veeam Cloud Connect — Easily extend your data center off site with fast, secure cloud backup and replication
  • FULL platform support and integration with the latest versions of VMware and Microsoft
  • Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Active Directory — Instantly recover individual Active Directory objects and entire containers, as well as user accounts and passwords. Also supports expiring links between objects
  • Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server — Get fast transaction-level recovery of SQL databases and restore SQL databases precisely to a desired point in time
  • Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange — Get instant visibility and granular recovery of individual Exchange items, including hard-deleted items you thought were lost forever

Trusted by 343,000 Customers Worldwide

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Veeam Backup Essentials ideal for a small business with limited support staff and budget constraints

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