Veeam Backup & Replication Review

It allows us to recover email and items from the Exchange and Active directories, although scheduling backups could be improved.


Valuable Features

Recovering single emails from Exchange and single items from Active Directory.

Room for Improvement

A different kind of scheduling. We would like to do backup twice a day.

Use of Solution

I've used it for one year.

Deployment Issues

Once we had an upgrade issue, but the excellent support from Veeam solved it fast.

Stability Issues

No issues encountered.

Scalability Issues

No issues encountered.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

5/5

Technical Support:

5/5

Previous Solutions

We used MS Data Protection Center, but MS changed the deployment model. DPM became part of a bigger solution which did not fit our needs.

Initial Setup

We are working with two backup servers. It took a little time to figure out how to take a backup of the backup.

Implementation Team

We did it in-house.

Other Solutions Considered

No other options evaluated.

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2 Comments
Chris ChilderhoseReal UserTOP REVIEWERELITE SQUAD

Scheduling twice a day would be a good option. As a workaround you could create a second job which is a copy of the first to get around this until such time a new scheduling engine is created. That is if they go that route.

22 September 15
Sr. Director, Global Internet Marketing with 1,001-5,000 employeesVendor

afaik, you can schedule the job to run it as often as you need. you can read more here http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/80/hyperv/job_schedule.html

22 September 15
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