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Sanjeev Roy
Real User
Project Manager at renaissance group
Apr 07 2019

What is most valuable?

We evaluated different options and we picked the most significant one, Veeam. The main features about the Veeam Backup &amp… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Veeam Backup & Replication assists us to improve to good infrastructure. * Veeam system makes a server image that is… more»

What needs improvement?

As far as additional features, in the comparative market, a lot of solutions are now from VMware. Cisco has its own… more»

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

Actually, the most important criteria for us when considering a solution is service. When we are taking a decision… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Before using Veeam Backup & Replication, we had not deployed any backup systems in the company.

What other advice do I have?

For the Veeam Backup & Replication software, we care about the system dependency on software-based, not the hardware-based… more»
Ola Zaher
Real User
Infrastructure Section Head at a real estate/law firm with 201-500 employees
Mar 26 2019

What is most valuable?

We migrated our servers from physical to virtual with our B2B platform. We had a big problem when trying to transfer our… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved my organization by 90%. Now we can restore a single box with all of its folder contents. We could install… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like for them to develop the ability to fix the way it does backups. We can't pick a backup for one database. We… more»

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

The pricing is good and affordable.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We had been previously using HP Data Protector. We switched to virtualization. We switched to Veeam because the person who… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would advise someone considering this solution to find a good implementor who can help you during and after the… more»
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Per Martin Haddeland
Real User
Senior Engineer with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 09 2019

How has it helped my organization?

The most important part is that we know we have a backup of the whole virtual server. We can restore the whole server if we want, or just take some specific files. I like this duality… more»

What needs improvement?

The most important improvement would be for it to be updated to support new servers and we actually are in a situation that we are going to connect our Exchange service to a new one… more»

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

The price is great. It's software related, and I know that might be a good thing because it's a cheap solution to buy and we have been looking for a program for backup and they fit… more»

What other advice do I have?

You can actually use the infrastructure you already have so you don't have to buy new hardware to actually start using it. That's the most important part about this solution.
Calvin Engen
Real User
Director of IT at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Apr 23 2019

What is most valuable?

Granular permissions through Veeam Enterprise Manager have allowed for us to pass control down to our support staff… more»

How has it helped my organization?

As our datacenters continue to grow, we had a challenge of reducing backup windows while being able to scale our total… more»

What needs improvement?

Multithreading of health check process: This can take too much time to process on large jobs and/or large VMs. Better to… more»

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

Plan your long-term backup strategy for growth and size the solution appropriately. Veeam has a number of setup options to… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We used PHD Virtual and what is now Unitrends UVB. Backup infrastructure was becoming a significant cost and scaling this… more»

What other advice do I have?

Since everyone's data is different, I would recommend a proof of concept project to understand how your data will be used… more»
Anonymous User
User
Architect Backup/Recovery with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 30 2018

What is most valuable?

Veeam replication gives migration tools/options for VMware, which is nice. I also enjoy the ability to quickly search for… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Veeam does its job well. However, there are more than a dozen commonsense items which should have been built into the… more»

What needs improvement?

The product is missing some commonsense features and tools for an enterprise backup recovery product, but it is reliable… more»

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

Setup cost and licensing of Veeam are nothing to complain about when compared to similar products for enterprise backup… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We switched for multiple reasons. More options and configurations are available with Veeam. It can be a very flexible… more»

What other advice do I have?

You will enjoy Veeam's resiliency. It does not break in the middle of the night if properly designed, and Veeam gives you… more»
Jens Danneschewski
Consultant
Technical Consultant / EUC Specialist at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jun 26 2017

What is most valuable?

The ability of instant VM recovery, which means starting the backup VM and getting it online while the recovery is still… more»

How has it helped my organization?

One of our customers was hit by a ransomware attack shortly after they implemented the multi-tier backup with Veeam. They… more»

What needs improvement?

Room for improvement is actually more in the way of licensing. The really good and useful features are in the Enterprise… more»

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

We are partnered with Veeam, so always get a consulting company for good prices and help with the planning and setup.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We are consulting customers who have special needs in backup situations (among other stuff). Veeam was always the best… more»

What other advice do I have?

Get a consulting company to look at your setup and needs. Have them evaluate more than one backup solution and have them… more»
Barry Dutchak
Real User
Director, Information Technology at a newspaper with 51-200 employees
May 25 2017

What is most valuable?

The greatest benefit of this software is its reliability. The ability to offload backup snapshots to the SAN helps with… more»

How has it helped my organization?

There’s not much a backup software can do to the organization but its features enable us to have an inexpensive data… more»

What needs improvement?

They need to address the confusing recovery dialogue. When you go through the recovery of just a single file within a VM… more»

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

If you have Exchange, Oracle, SQL, or a supported SAN, then I suggest getting at least an Enterprise edition. It’ll pay… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I’ve used traditional backup software that was based on tape and their move to VM backups still used this model. I always… more»

What other advice do I have?

I suggest that you have another set of backups than just a deduping appliance that replicates offsite. This ‘second’… more»
Hernán Paggi
Real User
IT Administrator and Sr. VMware Engineer at a retailer with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

RTO time and speed The product allows us to use data more efficiently, reducing the cost of storage and backup time. It is… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our virtual datacenter is protected with different types of backups, but critical ones are "always protected". We can… more»

What needs improvement?

The updates of this product are very fast and they always improve the solution.

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

The price is a bit high. Licensing type is VMware friendly, so it is easy.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I previously used Symantec Backup Exec. It was slow, incomplete, complex, used agents, and the technical support was… more»

What other advice do I have?

If you have virtualized or physical (lastest update of Veeam), you can trust in this solution. Our recovery time was… more»
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Veeam® Availability Suite™ delivers something fundamentally different — Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ — leveraging IT investments in server virtualization, modern storage and the cloud to help organizations meet today’s service-level objectives, enabling recovery of any IT service and related applications and data within seconds and minutes.

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Also known as
Veeam Backup and Replication, Veeam Availability Suite
Veeam Backup & Replication customers

Vodafone, American Standard Brands, Welch’s, University of Florida, Tata Global Beverages Limited, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group, MacLean-Fogg Company


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