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NEW Veeam Backup Essentials 9.5

Includes Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE

Pricing and packaging

Veeam® Backup Essentials™ delivers Availability for ALL workloads — virtual, physical, cloud — from a single management console providing small businesses the same functionality as Veeam Availability Suite™ with up to 60% off, or more! It is specially packaged and priced for small businesses with environments of up to 6 CPU sockets or 50 virtual machines (VMs), typically found in companies with fewer than 250 employees.

Is your environment larger than 6 sockets or include more than 50 VMs? Click here to view pricing for environments of any size.

VEEAM BACKUP ESSENTIALS Veeam Backup Essentials is specially priced for small businesses and packaged into 2-, 4-, or 6-CPU socket bundles when licensed perpetually. It is also available in one- to five-year subscription licenses on a per-VM basis (in bundles of 5 VMs), for a maximum of 50 VMs.

PERPETUAL LICENSE A perpetual license for Veeam Backup Essentials allows you to buy upfront and own the product forever. The first year of maintenance is included and you only pay on-going maintenance fees in future years. Perpetual licenses are licensed in 2-, 4- or 6-CPU socket bundles on hosts with 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. (packaged in 2-, 4-, or 6-CPU socket bundles) $900 USD
$1,800 USD $2,700 USD
SUBSCRIPTION ANNUAL BILLING LICENSE A subscription license allows you to avoid upfront capital expenditure costs and get started with minimal financial risk. Subscription licenses for Veeam Backup Essentials include built-in Premium 24x7 support and are licensed per VM (in bundles of 5 VM’s up to a maximum of 50 VMs). There are one- to five-year subscription licenses available and you can choose to pay for these licenses on an annual basis and benefit from savings of up to 20% by committing to a longer subscription. 
(licensed per-VM in bundles of 5)
3-year subscription — save 15%
$127.50 USD per year
$255 USD per year
$382.50 USD per year

Please note:
Subscription pricing and licensing require Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3 or newer and/or Veeam ONE 9.5 Update 3 or newer

Contact Sales for additional subscription options

Veeam offers the flexibility your small business needs. You can purchase perpetual licenses of Veeam Backup Essentials in 2-socket bundles (with a maximum of 3 bundles), for up to 6 total CPU sockets. You can also purchase one- to five-year subscription licenses of Veeam Backup Essentials on a per-VM basis in 5 VM bundles, for up to a maximum of 50 VMs.

What is included in Veeam Backup Essentials?

Veeam Backup Essentials delivers the same, award-winning functionality as Veeam Availability Suite, combining backup, recovery and replication of Veeam Backup & Replication with the monitoring, reporting and capacity planning functionality of Veeam ONE™. It delivers #1 Availability for any app, any data on any cloud!

Veeam offers different editions of Veeam Backup Essentials — Standard, Enterprise and Enterprise Plus — and multiple licensing options to deliver the functionality and flexibility your small business needs.


Detailed feature view
  Veeam Backup & Replication features:
  Backup (disk; built-in dedupe and compression)
  Backup Copy jobs (backup from a backup file)
  Backup directly from file-based (NFS) primary storage
  Veeam Cloud Connect Backup (fast and secure cloud backup)Veeam Cloud Connect for Service Providers is licensed separately on a per-VM basis.      
  Veeam Cloud Connect Replication (fully integrated, fast and secure cloud-based DR) Veeam Cloud Connect for Service Providers is licensed separately on a per-VM basis.
  Recovery (entire VMs, virtual disks, file-level)
  Restore to Microsoft AzureENHANCED
  Instant VM Recovery®
  Recovery for Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint and SQL Server
  9.5Recovery from Storage Snapshots (from the world’s leading storage providers — view Veeam’s partners)ENHANCED
  Replication (near-CDP, WAN-optimized, replication from a backup file and planned failover)
  End-to-end encryption (during backup, in-flight and at rest)
  Centralized deployment and management of Veeam Agent for Linux and Veeam Agent for Microsoft WindowsNEW
  SureBackup® and SureReplica (recovery verification)
  On-Demand Sandbox™ (for low-risk application deployment from backups and replicas)ENHANCED
  Recovery for Oracle
  Advanced recovery for Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint and SQL Server
  ROBO Guest Interaction Proxy
  Enhanced encryption (lost password protection)
  Replication (1-Click Failover Orchestration)
  U-AIR® (Universal Application-Item Recovery)
  Scale-out Backup Repository™ (limited to three extents)
  Advanced tape integration (tracking of VMs and restore points on tapes and support for global media pools)
  1-Click file and VM restore
  Built-in WAN Acceleration (for Veeam Cloud Connect)
  Built-in WAN Acceleration (for backups)
  Built-in WAN Acceleration (for replicas)
  Backup from Storage Snapshots for the world’s leading storage providers9.5
  9.5On-Demand Sandbox (for low-risk application deployment) from
storage snapshotsENHANCED
  Self-service recovery (delegation)
  Task automation (RESTful API support) For service providers, RESTful API support is included in all editions – Standard, Enterprise and Enterprise Plus
Veeam ONE features
24x7 real-time monitoring, reporting and alerting for the backup infrastructure, as well as virtual and physical environments
Backup reporting (including a backup configuration assessment)
Infrastructure assessment tools (for backup)
Resource optimization and “what-if” capacity planning
Multi-tenant reporting and monitoring
More than 200 pre-set alarms
Fully-customizable reporting
Health and performance dashboards
Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 reports
Microsoft Hyper-V performance and configuration assessment
Veeam Cloud Connect monitoring and reporting
Backup Compliance ReportingNEW 9.5      
Agent Management ReportingNEW
Chargeback and billing capabilities for virtual and backup
infrastructures 9.5
Advanced deployment scenarios for enterprises 9.5
Support for Microsoft Hyper-V 2016 9.5
Additional backup report pack customizations 9.5

Licensing, renewal

As an added convenience, Veeam provides multiple licensing options. Veeam Backup Essentials can be licensed perpetually in 2-socket bundles with a maximum of 3 bundles (up to 6 total CPU sockets) on hosts where VMs to be backed up and/or replicated reside, or per-VM — in bundles of five VMs — through one- to five-year subscription licenses (up to a maximum of 50 VMs). Target hosts (for replication and migration jobs) do not need to be licensed.

Time to renew? Save up to 10% on your Veeam perpetual license renewal costs by purchasing a multi-year renewal. Connect with a Renewal Representative today to discuss your support renewal options and cost savings.