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Veeam Backup Essentials

  • #1 Backup and Recovery solution
    for small businesses
  • Protect virtual, physical and cloud
    in a single console
  • 95% customer satisfaction rate
  • Used by more than 400K customers 

Full functionality for 30 days

Get the essential backup solution

Managing IT for a small company can be overwhelming, especially when you need to do more with less resources and a limited budget.  How much easier could your day-to-to day operations be if you had a data protection solution that you could count on, one that just works?

Veeam® Backup Essentials™ delivers powerful, easy-to-use and affordable backup, recovery, monitoring and reporting for virtual, physical and cloud workloads. This includes backup for VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV, Windows and Linux Servers, NAS, AWS, Azure and more!

Veeam Backup Essentials is Powered by

Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication™ delivers powerful and reliable data protection capabilities for cloud, virtual and physical workloads.

Veeam ONE

Veeam ONE™ provides monitoring and reporting for cloud, virtual and physical-based workloads preventing the occurrence of potential problems.

Data protection made easy

Veeam Backup Essentials “Just Works” and offers FULL platform support and integration with the latest versions of VMware and Microsoft products. It’s a hassle-free solution that saves you valuable time so you can focus on growing your business!

Reliable backup

Back up any workload, achieve shortened backup times and reduce operational costs with the flexibility your business needs.

Fast recovery

Ensure low recovery time objectives (RTOs) with lightning-fast restores for files, VMs, NAS and applications.

Secure replication

Use imaged-based replication and streamlined disaster recovery (DR) for increased speed, security and Availability.


Powerful NAS backup

New capabilities that redefine NAS data protection and make NAS backup faster, stronger and smarter. A more powerful approach to deal with the world of massive file data.

Cloud portability

Migrate or recover any workload to AWS or Microsoft Azure while keeping your backups safe from malicious attacks.


Monitoring, reporting and alerting

24.7.365 intelligent monitoring, with comprehensive reporting and alerting, maximizes success, readiness and predictability.

Powerful functionality at an affordable price

Veeam Universal License (VUL) pricing*
For small Business
Veeam Backup Essentials


per year for 5 licenses

Consider this add-on
NAS Capacity Pack
for Veeam Backup Essentials

$100 USD

per year per TB

*Pricing shown is MSRP. Unless otherwise stated, Veeam Backup Essentials VUL
is sold in bundles of 5 licenses,  with a minimum order of 1 bundle. Each bundle protects 5 workloads. Licenses are portable and can be used across multiple workload types and products. Licenses include Enterprise Plus functionality,
built-in Production 24x7 Support, are licensed and metered per workload.
Veeam offers 3-year annual subscription billing terms and 1-year to 5-year
upfront subscription license terms, offering savings of up to 15% when paid upfront.

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This ebook explains the 5 most common reasons other organizations switched their primary backup solution and why now might be the best time for you to do it.

Learn best practices

Top 10 Best Practices for VMware Backups

The “Top 10 Best Practices for VMware Backups” white paper discusses best practices with Veeam Backup & Replication™ and VMware vSphere.


Veeam Backup Essentials FAQs

What is Veeam Backup Essentials?
Veeam Backup Essentials is a bundle that combines the powerful data protection features of Veeam Backup & Replication and the monitoring capabilities of Veeam ONE. When buying Veeam Backup Essentials, you will be able to backup, recovery, monitor and report virtual, physical and cloud workloads, from one single console. The bundle is priced and packaged for the needs of small businesses with less than 250 employees and environments with up to 6 CPU sockets or 50 workloads. Veeam Backup Essentials also offers 24.7.365 technical support.
How many licenses will I need to buy, as a minimum?
The minimum Veeam Backup Essentials license requirement is 1 bundle of 5 licenses.
How many workload can I protect and monitor with 1 bundle of 5 Veeam Backup Essentials licenses?
With one bundle you can protect and monitor the following scenarios: 5 VMware/Hyper-V VMs, or 5 cloud VMs, or 5 Five physical servers, or 5 Nutanix AHV or 15 workstations or 1.25TB of NAS, or any combination of them.

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