Veeam Backup and Replication


Veeam® Backup & Replication™ is a powerful, easy-to-use and affordable backup and Availability solution. It provides fast, flexible and reliable recovery of virtualized applications and data bringing virtual machine backup and replication together in a single software solution with award-winning support for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments.

From backup to Availability

Veeam outperforms legacy backup to deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, meeting SLAs for recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of < 15 minutes for ALL applications and data.

Legacy Backup vs Availability

Veeam delivers powerful and efficient VM backup, fast and flexible recovery and advanced VM replication functionality including:

  • Recovery of entire VMs, individual files and application items
  • Fast, agent-less item recovery and eDiscovery for Microsoft ExchangeENHANCED, SharePointENHANCED and Active DirectoryENHANCED
  • Transaction-level restore of Oracle databasesNEW and SQL Server databasesENHANCED
  • Lower RPOs and 20x faster backups with backup from EMCNEW, HPE and NetApp storage snapshots
  • Fully-integrated cloud-based disaster recoveryNEW and fast, secure cloud backup with Veeam Cloud Connect through a service provider
  • Automatic recoverability testing of every backup and every replica, every time
  • Built-in WAN acceleration to get backups and replicas off site up to 50x faster than standard file copy
  • Unlimited Scale-out Backup Repository™NEW, Direct Storage AccessENHANCEDand built-in deduplication and compression
  • Disaster recovery with 1-click site failover and failback with little to no business interruption
  • And much, much MORE!

Veeam Beats Legacy Backup

The results are clear – a recent ESG survey* finds those who switch to Veeam increase their Availability and find a reliable solution they can trust.

  • 96% of Veeam recoveries are within RTO SLAs, compared to 78% for other solutions.
  • 83% of Veeam customers are more confident in their current backup compared to previous solutions.
  • 71% of Veeam customers report improved reliability of backups compared to other solutions.
  • 84% of Veeam Virtual Lab users save time by avoiding deployment problems.
  • 71% of customers say their risk awareness has improved using Veeam monitoring and reporting tools compared to other solutions.

*Source: ESG Customer Insights Research, February 2014


Shorten your backup windows

Veeam Backup & Replication provides fast and reliable image-based backup for vSphere and Hyper-V virtual environments — all without the use of agents — giving you the ability to achieve shorter backup windows and reduce backup and storage costs.

  • Create application-consistent image-level VM backups with advanced application-aware processing
  • Lower RPOs and generate ultra-fast backups from EMCNEW, HP and NetApp storage snapshots
  • Get data off site up to 50x faster with built-in WAN acceleration
  • Improve ROBO backup and recovery with ROBO enhancementsNEW for the Enterprise
  • Simplify management of your backup storage with unlimited Scale-out Backup Repository™NEW
  • Enable fast and secure cloud backup with Veeam Cloud Connect as well as end-to-end encryption securing data during backup, in flight and at rest
  • Automatically verify the recoverability of your data with SureBackup®
  • Back up directly from file-based (NFS) primary storage using Veeam’s Direct NFS Access NEW
  • Decrease backup storage requirements and network traffic with built-in deduplication and compression


Restore entire VMs, individual files and everything in between

Veeam Backup & Replication delivers lightning-fast, reliable restore for individual files, entire VMs and application items — ensuring you have confidence in virtually every recovery scenario — giving you the ability to attain low recovery time objectives (RTO) of < 15 minutes.

Restore entire VMs in minutes with Instant VM Recovery™. Run any virtualized application on vSphere or Hyper-V directly from the latest backup, instead of making users wait while you provision storage, extract the backup and copy it to production. After restoration, you can use VMware Storage vMotion, Hyper-V Live Migration or Veeam’s proprietary Quick Migration to move VMs back to production storage.

In addition, you can:

  • Recover individual files effortlessly with Instant File-level Recovery
  • Quickly and easily restore Microsoft Exchange items with Veeam Explorer for Microsoft ExchangeENHANCED
  • Recover Active Directory objects, entire containers, OUs and user accounts with Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Active DirectoryENHANCED
  • Restore entire SharePoint sites and site collections; return deleted items back into production with Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePointENHANCED
  • Fast transaction-level recovery and point-in-time restore of Oracle databases with Veeam Explorer for OracleNEW and SQL Server databases with Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL ServerENHANCED
  • Leverage EMCNEW, HP and NetApp snapshots for recovery of single files or entire VMs from storage snapshots with Veeam Explorer for Storage SnapshotsENHANCED

Streamline data availability and disaster recovery

Deliver advanced, imaged-based VM replication and streamlined disaster recovery — ensuring availability of your mission-critical applications. Veeam gives you the ability to achieve recovery time objectives (RTOs) of < 15 minutes for ALL applications.

  • Image-based VM replication for either onsite for high-availability or offsite for disaster recovery
  • Extend to the cloud with fully integrated, fast and secure cloud-based DR (DRaaS) via Veeam Cloud ConnectNEW
  • Leverage built-in WAN acceleration to get replicas off site up to 50x faster
  • Automatically verify the recoverability of your replica with SureReplica®
  • Simplify replica failover and failback with little to no business interruption
  • Remove the impact on your production environment by using backups as a source for replication