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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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Veeam Veeam Software, a VMware Technology Alliance Premier partner, helps organizations safeguard their investment in virtual infrastructure by providing innovative systems management software designed to reduce costs, increase productivity and mitigate risk. Veeam is an international company with U.S. headquarters in Columbus, Ohio and European headquarters in London, UK. The company was founded in 2006 by the team previously behind Aelita Software, well known for its award-winning Windows Server management solutions. In 2008, Veeam acquired nworks, adding enterprise management connectors that bridge the gap between VMware virtual infrastructure and enterprise systems management tools from Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft. Veeam is rapidly expanding its presence and its partner network around the world, and will continue to offer innovative and practical solutions to help IT professionals better manage their virtual infrastructure. Today the company focuses on managing VMware servers, but as customer requirements grow, Veeam will support other virtual environments. With its drive for innovation, strong investment in R&D, and extensive product line, Veeam is well positioned for continued success.

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