PCMAN – Founded in 2006, Veeamis a private IT company that focuses on backup, recovery, and virtualization management for VMware and Hyper-V virtual environments. Their latest goal is to provide availablitiy for modern data center, and deliver RPOs and RTOs of less than 15 minutes for all applications.
Veeam Backup Infrastructure
Veeam provides monitoring and reporting tools to alert the users on issues that have a significant impact on their IT operations. Real-time monitoring, reporting and capacity planning are only a few of the useful features it offers. Veeam Backup & Replication also integrates with:
- Veeam ONE
- Veeam Backup & Replication Add-on for Kaseya VSA
- Veeam Backup & Replication Plug-in for LabTech RMM
- Veeam Management Pack™ for System Center
Other features such as reports on unprotected VMs, control state of proxies and repositories, track free space consumption, and analyze capacity trends stay on top of its standard management framework.
VMware Backup Features
2-in-1 Backup and Replication. Besides backing up your VMs, user can also perform image-based replication on-site for high availability, and offsite for disaster recovery (DR). Its near-continuous data protection (near-CDP), it will immediately fail over to standby VM.
Backup from Storage Snapshots. This feature enables the user to back up VMware VMs from HP and NetApp storage snapshots up to 20x faster. It will also improve the DR protection by creating instant backups from NetApp snapshots.
Veeam Cloud Connect. With this feature, user can have fully-hosted offsite backups through an SSL connection and cloud gateway. It enables the user to maintain complete visibility and control by accessing and recovering hosted data directly from their backup console.
Other features include: agent-free, built-in WAN acceleration, EMC data domain boost, and end-to-end encryption.
VMware Recovery Features
1-Click Restore. This feature resides in the Enterprise Manager Web UI, offers the ability to restore entire VMs, and powerful delegation options to let the user safely put restore tasks back to the business users.
Instant VM Recovery. Users tend to wait while storage provision is being performed. Instant VM Recovery enables the user to restart an entire VM directly from backup, extract the backup, and copy to production.
Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Active Directory. This feature instantly recovers Active Directory (AD) objects, entire containers, and user accounts and passwords.
Other offered features include: Instant file-level recovery, Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server, and Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange