Veeam and VMware: Providing Availability for the Always-On Enterprise
Sanjay Poonen, Chief Operating Officer of VMware, discusses why VMware + Veeam are Better Together
Organizations today no longer have tolerance for downtime, IT failures or lack of business continuity. New storage technologies, server/storage/network virtualization and the advent of cloud computing have all resulted in the formation of today’s Modern Data Center. Providing Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ is essential for ensuring that your business is Always-On™ and accessible anywhere, anytime and from any device.
VMware enables organizations to confidently consolidate resources, run business-critical applications and respond faster to business needs. Together, Veeam® and VMware save time and money while reducing risk for your organization. Veeam provides full VMware vSphere 6.5 support including:
VMware Virtual Volumes (VVOLs)
VMFS 6 datastores
Storage Policy-Based Management (SPBM)
Backup and replication of fault-tolerant virtual machines (VMs)
By deploying Veeam and VMware, you’ll run business-critical applications with confidence and respond to your business needs faster.
High storage costs and complexity often inhibit deploying a complete storage and backup solution. Veeam Backup & Replication™ and vSAN help customers deploy a more integrated, highly efficient and cost-effective Availability solution.
VMware vSAN provides a simple, fast and efficient way to provision and manage storage at the server layer. Veeam replicates VMs at the host level, reducing the costs associated with array-based replication. Veeam’s unified console ensures Availability for your entire virtual infrastructure with industry-leading features such as:
Unlimited capacity, lower operating costs and a managed infrastructure are all promises of cloud-based services. But the benefits offered by the cloud must be weighed against performance, governance and security considerations offered by service providers.
Veeam delivers enhanced support for VMware vCloud Director that simplifies management and increases efficiency with tenant self-service for backup and restores to:
Reduce management burden while improving recovery time objectives (RTOs)
Drive down costs and consumption with custom-built policy group templates
Maintain confidentiality and ease-of-use with central control in an intuitive interface
Veeam also enables organizations to easily and confidently copy local backups to the cloud without sacrificing security or flexibility. Together, Veeam and VMware reduce the risk of losing critical business data by keeping backups off site and safe, which enables users to compress, deduplicate and encrypt backups to reduce storage costs and bandwidth usage.