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Veeam announces a Single Platform for Modern Data Protection with the New V11 offering 200+ Enhancements, Eliminating Ransomware and Data Loss

Danny Allan, CTO at Veeam
Danny Allan, CTO at Veeam

Veeam Software announced general availability of NEW Veeam Backup & Replication v11, enabling the most advanced data protection solution for Cloud, Virtual, Physical and Enterprise workloads. With more than 200 new features and enhancements, the single solution for comprehensive data management is powerful and flexible enough to protect each phase of the data life cycle, while handling all the complexities of a multi-cloud environment for AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

“Veeam released V10 with more than 150 new enhancements just 12 months ago, and now has more than 700,000 downloads. Being able to launch the next version — Veeam Backup & Replication v11 — with an additional 200 new and powerful backup, cloud, DR, security and automation enhancements speaks volumes to Veeam’s speed of innovation, as well as our strong commitment to the needs and data reliability demands of our customers and partners,” said Danny Allan, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Product Strategy at Veeam.

“Many of our customers are feeling the burden of a reduction in resources and are turning to us to manage their risk mitigation strategy. The expanded features included in Veeam Service Provider Console version 5 will make it easy for us to deliver a powerful BaaS & DRaaS solution to our customers so they can focus on the IT initiatives that drive their business forward.” said Keith Chua, Executive Director, NTC Integration Pte Ltd.

“The last year has demonstrated the resilience and adaptability of Indians, and as we all had to adjust to working from home, we have continued to innovate our product offerings to reflect the changing needs of hybrid working environments. With a renewed focus on controlling data the new Veeam Backup & Replication V11 now offers enhanced disaster recovery with continuous data protection (CDP), enhanced ransomware protection to better protect data as it lands on primary backup repositories and improved the time to instantly recover workloads and files. Veeam CDP enables businesses to eliminate downtime and minimise data loss by enabling immediate recoveries to a latest state or desired point in time providing per second recovery point objectives (RPOs), while ensuring businesses remain compliant and protected from reputation loss. Our customers and partners’ needs are at the heart of every product launch, and with V11 we have solidified our platform that delivers the most advanced data protection solutions for Cloud, Virtual and Physical workloads.” said Anthony Spiteri, Senior Global Technologist, Veeam

451 Research reports that 69% of enterprises indicate at least 75% of their workforce can now effectively work remotely. With workloads accelerating to multi-cloud ecosystems and workers increasingly operating remotely, data is harder to manage and control than ever before. In response to the new data protection challenges customers faced in 2020 and in anticipation of those to come this year, the new V11 includes reliable security and ransomware protection that fends off increasing risks of cyberthreats now and into the future, delivering unprecedented resiliency for companies of any size.

New Veeam V11 enables businesses to leverage the following features as part of a complete data protection solution:

  • Disaster Recovery with Veeam Continuous Data Protection (CDP): Eliminate downtime and minimize data loss for Tier-1 VMware workloads with built-in CDP and achieve immediate recoveries to a latest state or desired point in time providing the best recovery point objectives (RPOs).
  • Reliable Ransomware Protection: Keep backups safe with immutable, hardened Linux repositories compliant with SEC 17a-4(f), FINRA 4511(c) and CFTC 1.31(c)-(d) regulations, preventing encryption by ransomware, accidental or malicious deletions; based on general-purpose servers, without any hardware lock-in.
  • AWS S3 Glacier and Azure Blob Archive: Reduce the costs of long-term data archival and retention by up to 20 times and replace manual tape management with new native support for Amazon S3 Glacier (including Glacier Deep Archive) and Microsoft Azure Archive Storage through end-to-end backup life cycle management with Veeam Scale-out Backup Repository™ Archive Tier.
  • Google Cloud Storage: New support for Google Cloud Storage for Veeam Scale-out Backup Repository Capacity Tier, providing greater choice of hot cloud object storage targets.
  • Expanded Instant Recovery: Achieve the lowest recovery time objectives (RTOs) with powerful instant recovery for Microsoft SQL, Oracle databases and NAS file shares from the pioneer of Instant VM Recovery®.
  • NEW Veeam Agent for Mac: Delivers end-user data backup for any macOS device, joining existing Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows, Linux, IBM AIX and Oracle Solaris.
  • Veeam-powered BaaS and DRaaS: Leverage the services, solutions and expertise needed to maximize the value of V11 by teaming up with Veeam-powered service providers for a fully managed backup experience.

New Veeam Availability Suite v11 combines the expansive backup and recovery features of Veeam Backup & Replication v11 with the monitoring, reporting and analytics capabilities of Veeam ONE v11, offering businesses complete data protection and visibility enabling customers to achieve unparalleled data availability, visibility and governance across multi-cloud environments. Furthermore, adding Veeam DR Pack, which includes Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator (formerly Veeam Availability Orchestrator), to a new or previous purchase of either Veeam Availability Suite or Veeam Backup & Replication provides site recovery automation and DR testing to ensure business continuity.

New Veeam Backup & Replication v11 will be available for download today and all features are included in Veeam Universal License (VUL) – the portable, flexible, cloud-ready license for all workloads on premises and in the cloud. Universal licensing makes protecting different types of workloads easy across multi-cloud environments as licenses can be transferred between workloads at no additional cost.

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