What is most valuable?
- File level recovery
- Point in time backup
How has it helped my organization?
- Veeam Backup has given us the power to protect the critical VM's that are core to our business. For example we protect our VMware vCenter Server, vCenter MS Sql Server.
- Active Directory Domain Controller. This help us recover the Internal management tools like vCenter Server within 30 minutes from Veeam Backup.
For how long have I used the solution?
What was my experience with deployment of the solution?
What do I think about the stability of the solution?
I have never seen any issues with the Veeam Backup product personally
What do I think about the scalability of the solution?
This product is very easy to scale, I never had any issues with it.
How are customer service and technical support?
Good Technical Support
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
VMware VDP it was missing file level restore on version 5.0 which Veeam offers.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?
This is per-CPU, initially we ordered 40 CPU.
Which other solutions did I evaluate?
Before choosing Veeam we have tested two products Unitrends backup, VMware VDP
What other advice do I have?
We have two types of licenses with Veeam, one is for in-house and the other is for the service provider or your customers. Make sure you have a clear understanding of which license you need in your organization.
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Nov 23 2014