Veeam Backup & Replication Review

BitLooker makes you exclude deleted file blocks, swap and hibernation files, and user files or folders.

What is most valuable?

BitLooker: It is an advanced technology designed to reduce backup size. It makes you exclude deleted file blocks, swap and hibernation files, and user files or folders.

How has it helped my organization?

Based on my previous experience with different backup products, Veeam is the best one that understands and integrates easily with virtual infrastructure.

What needs improvement?

Add new features on application backup and recovery. And expand the range of applications supported.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used it for about two years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

There was some incompatibility with Windows drivers, but it was fixed by the support team.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support is excellent. I had three cases and they all were solved perfectly. The support team is highly qualified.

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

I worked with Symantec NetBackup/Commvault and EMC NetWorker. Veeam is the best for virtualization backup.

How was the initial setup?

Initial setup was straightforward and the steps were so simple.

What was our ROI?

My ROI is 50%.

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

Pricing/licensing is fair enough. Licensing for this software is per CPU socket.

What other advice do I have?

Consider it if you are running a totally virtualized infrastructure. And try to focus on Veeam as the single reporting tool. It is just very useful and easy.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

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