VeeamThis week Veeam released their latest version of their Backup & Replication software “Veeam Backup & Replication v6“. With their latest release they offer enhanced scalability and performance.

They also add support for Microsoft Hyper-V so you can protect your multi-hypervisor environment with only one product, from a single console.

New features in version 6 are:

  • A new distributed architecture for better scalability. Deployment and Maintenance for remote office and large installations are simplified;
  • Advanced replication by combining both backup and replication in to one solution;
  • Multi-hypervisor support with the new support for Microsoft Hyper-V. The console let’s you manage both VMware and Hyper-V hosts from a single console;
  • 1-Click file restore is an enhancement on the existing “Instant File-Level Recovery” reducing the number of steps needed from 10 to 1.

Besides these new features there are also a lot of improvements made to the product. For full details on the new features and a list of all the improvements take a look at this document.

VMware award

VMware recognized the potential of the new Veeam Backup & Replication software and awarded them with the “Best vmworld 2011 Gold award, new technology” award for the second year in a row.

For those that are re-evaluating their current data protection strategy (and those that are just curious :) ) and want to have a look at Veeam Backup & Replication v6 can do so by getting a trial here. You can also look at the recorded webinar series here.