Veeam Backup & Replication Review

Gives us the power to protect critical VM's. Make sure you purchase the correct license.


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?

2 years

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

Haven't had any issues.

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?

Customer Service:

Good

Technical Support:

Good

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.

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