What’s new in version 8 – Veeam Backup Free Edition
The release of version 8 of Veeam Backup & Replication is adding new important features that can be used in the Modern Data Center. Veeam Backup Free Edition will also be adopting some of these new features that can be used in a production environment. Veeam Backup Free Edition will gain NetApp integration, Veeam Explorer for Active Directory, Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server, and Encryption. Here is a rundown for what’s new for free.
Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots (For NetApp)
The release of version 8 of Veeam Backup & Replication has added integration with NetApp Storage Snapshots. This feature is included in the free edition and can be used to recover from any snapshots not limited to those created by Veeam but also from SnapMirror and SnapVault! Storage snapshot technology allows you to copy the state of a storage volume at a point in time, then with the Veeam Explorer you can instantly recover to offer the best RPOs. Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots has a variety of restore options including instant restore of an entire VM, restoring VM guest files, restoring Microsoft Exchange objects from a virtualized Exchange Server, and restoring from Microsoft SharePoint, SQL Server and Active Directory items. Indeed this feature is included for free check it out below!
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