Veeam Backup & Replication Review

It needs to be able to backup physical servers, but we are able to drastically reduce our backup and restore times.


What is most valuable?

The file level restore and the instant restore of a whole VM from a snapshot.

How has it helped my organization?

With this product we are able to drastically reduce our backup and restore times. We are able to have a true DR site with Veeams replication jobs.

What needs improvement?

It needs to be able to backup physical servers.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used this solution for 3 years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No deployment issues.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No stability issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues with scalability, it is very easy to deploy an additional proxy server.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

5/5.

Technical Support:

5/5.

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

We previously used Backup exec and when we implemented virtualization, Veeam had a good price point and seemed logical.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was pretty straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

We implemented in-house.

What was our ROI?

We have saved a lot on not having to buy additional licenses.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I believe we initially spent 10k on implementation.

What other advice do I have?

Veeam is definitely a must for virtualized environments.

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