Veeam Backup & Replication Review

For 10000 + VM environments this product is the best. Customer support not as great as Microsoft.

What is most valuable?

Inter site backup replication, object level AD restore and complete VMDK level VM backup and restore.

How has it helped my organization?

It is helpful in BCP in the event of disaster and human errors on VM infrastructure to reduce MTTR and fast recovery.

What needs improvement?

Random CBT errors during backup jobs.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than 3 years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No, those are related to network not related to product.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No stability issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No scalability issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

It's good but comparing to VMware and Microsoft they lack little behind.

Technical Support:

It's good but comparing to VMware and Microsoft they lack little behind.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Net backup and we switched to this considering agent less backup operation by this product that help our operations to run live without performance issues.

How was the initial setup?

It's not complex as all.

What about the implementation team?

An in-house team.

What was our ROI?

It's great when compared to Net backup and Tivoli. Also. it improves our customer offering as backup operations are independent of resources provided to servers.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

YES, Avamar and Tivoli.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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