Veeam Backup & Replication Review

At the time we bought it, it was the only virtual backup product like this on the market.


What is most valuable?

Flawless virtual machine backup.

How has it helped my organization?

Ability to have disaster recovery site capabilities integrated into our backup solution as well as a backup product that scales along with our needs.

What needs improvement?

None that I can think of.

For how long have I used the solution?

5 years. We just upgraded to version 8.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

Only one minor Microsoft related configuration issue that easily resolved.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues with scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Very good. Every support call as been handled quickly and completely.

Technical Support:

Just as good.

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

Symantec Backup Exec. Was not an effective solution for virtual machine backups.

How was the initial setup?

Very simple. More or less just click continue when prompted and then some fairly simple steps to setup the initial backup jobs.

What about the implementation team?

In-house.

What was our ROI?

The ability to instantly recover a virtual machine as compared to several hours with previous methods.

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

I don't have the initial cost, but ongoing maintenance is very affordable.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Wasn't anything on the market at the time that really could compare to this.

What other advice do I have?

Get a free download and try it!

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