Veeam Backup & Replication v7
Taking Modern Data Protection to the Next Level!
This month VEEAM already reach version 7. 5 years of innovation makes this product an even more stable and robust product. And every time they solve problems by adding more cool features. With Veeam Backup & Replication v7 they announced 2 disruptive innovations that will be available in this version: Built-in WAN Acceleration and Backup from Storage Snapshots.
Getting a copy of your backup offsite can be hard. Tapes are often difficult to manage, bandwidth is expensive and general- purpose WAN accelerators are not workload-optimized. So with Built-in WAN Acceleration they are caching, variable block length data fingerprinting and TCP/IP protocol optimizations result in up to 50 times faster transfers of Veeam backups across the WAN while eliminating the need for additional backup jobs, copy scripts and capabilities like storage-based replication. Best of all, there are no VM- or host-based agents to install and no special network setup required.
Another great feature is Backup from Storage Snapshots. This features is only available for VMware. With exclusive Veeam innovations, including the ability to leverage VMware Changed Block Tracking, you can create backups and replicas from storage snapshots as often as you like and whenever you like, from several times a day to once every 5 minutes, even during business hours. The result is near-CDP that doesn’t impact your production environment or running VMs.
Other need to know features are:
- Enhanced support for VMware vCloud Director
- Virtual Lab for Hyper-V
- VMware vSphere Web Client plug-in
- Self-service recovery of VMs and guest files
- Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint and Exchange (Support for Microsoft Exchange 2013 is included in v7)
- New reporting for backup
- And many more...
And many more includes an extensive of additional 75+ features and enhancements in version 7. More information is available here:
So what does version 7 means? In basics Removes the hurdles to offsite backup, get more out of your virtual infrastructure and restore exactly what you need - in minutes and not hours including Veeam explorer for Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint.