Next version of Veeam Backup & Replicator announced

May 17, 2011

Veeam has announced the upcoming version of their flagship product Backup and Replicator. One major new feature of the product will be support for Microsoft Hyper-V. By adding Hyper-V support this well used product in VMware environments will also be availabe to Microsoft Hyper-V users. Veeam expects multi-hypervisor environments will quickly becoming the norm, not the exception. By extending support to Hyper-V, Veeam is providing:

· 2-in-1 backup and replication for Hyper-V: Veeam’s solution includes replication, which provides near-continuous data protection (near-CDP) and enables the best possible recovery time and recovery point objectives (RTOs and RPOs).

· Changed block tracking for Hyper-V: Veeam’s new hypervisor support includes technology for changed block tracking to enable fast, frequent and efficient backup and replication of all VMs, including those running on Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV).

· Built-in deduplication and compression: Included at no extra charge, these capabilities minimize consumption of network bandwidth and backup storage.

This next version of Veeam backup and replicator will be available to customers in the fourth quarter of 2011.