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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Update on Veeam Backup and Replication V7 New Features–May 21 2013


Yesterday, Veeam has announces two disruptive features, that we’ve kept in a secret: Built-in WAN Acceleration and Backup from Storage Snapshots.

New feature 1:- Built-in WAN Acceleration

It is 1st backup software vendor to offer built in WAN acceleration for image based backup from Veeam primary backup storage to Secondary backup storage (offsite).


New feature 2:- Backup from Storage Snapshots

By leverage on storage capabilities, Veeam able to reduce backup and replica as often as every 5 minute time. Backup and replica can perform during production hour without any impact to running virtual machine.

Supported storage:-

  • HP StoreVirtual + VSA
  • HO StoreServ (3PAR)
  • Others – coming soon

This feature is available for VMware hypervisor.

New feature 3:- Enhanced 1 Click Restore

Today 1-Click Restore enables fast restores of lost or corrupt data With enhanced v7, it provides ability to self service recovery of VMs and guest files without IT Administrator. Just use a browser and you will be able to recover individual VM and flexible delegation settings for self service recovery


New feature 4:- Virtual Lab for Replica

In today version, this feature only available to Vmware. So sad and unfair. But with the outcoming v7, Veeam going to include support for Hyper-V backup.

Virtual Lab enables

  • SureBackup – added for replica. Reduce the risk and make your DR resources work without idle or waiting for a major disaster to strike.
  • U-AIR – restore application without agents
  • On-Demand Sandbox – allow to setup an isolated environment for testing, patches, troubleshooting, etc

Learn more by check out Veeam Youtube video and blog.

Previous new features:-

  • VCloud Director
  • vSphere Web Client
  • Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Sharepoint
  • Virtual Lab for Hyper-V
  • Native Tape Support