Veeam Backup & Replication Review

We specifically like the file level restore and bandwith optimization. I'd like a friendlier UI.

What is most valuable?

  • Replication
  • Exchange Integration
  • Bandwidth Optimization
  • File Level Restore
  • VM Restore from backup

How has it helped my organization?

  • Drastically reduce administrative effort
  • Friendly User Interface
  • Faster backup recovery
  • Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Decrease amount of backup completion

What needs improvement?

Retention Policy isn't flexible enough to configure complex retention policy.

For how long have I used the solution?

2 years - version 7

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No deployment problems.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No stability problems.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No scability problems.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:


Technical Support:


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


How was the initial setup?

Yes, just follow the Administrative/Quick guide, it's friendly user.

What was our ROI?

Upgrades, reduce administrative effort to do automation, disaster recovery.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

  • Acronis
  • BackupExec

What other advice do I have?

It's a very straight forward software that does not require technical intervention. Can fully integrate with VMware / Hyper-V without any issues. If your are not sure what is going to be the final decision, try It for free and see the results by yourself.

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