Veeam Backup and Replication is comprehensive data protection and disaster recovery solution which is capable of creating image-level backups of virtual, and physical servers, cloud machines, and restoration as well. The technology used in the product optimizes data transfer and resource consumption, which helps to minimize storage costs and the recovery time in case of a disaster. Veeam Backup and Replication provides a centralized console for administering backup, restore, and replication operations in all supported platforms (virtual, physical, and cloud environments). In addition, here are some related articles: How to migrate Veeam MsSQL Database to a new MsSQL Server, Cloud Protection Manager: How to recover backup via N2WS Veeam CPM.
A major update to Veeam’s data protection software Backup & Replication includes around 200 new features, including a highly expected feature that improves recovery times for mission critical workloads. In any case, Veeam Backup and Replication v11 is now available for download, a list of key new features can be found at this link.
Veeam Backup and Replication help reduce data loss and help organizations restore data access thereby minimizing any form of ransomware attacks. Meanwhile, here is a guide on how to install and configure Veeam Backup and Replication 11 Community Edition with its default SQL Server Express Edition, and how to set up Windows server backup and create backup jobs.
Some major new updates?
Reliable ransomware protection: Ensure data security using native, malware-safe storage. Safeguard backups from encryption and deletion attempts effectively.
Continuous Data Protection: Cut downtime, reduce data loss for VMware workloads. Utilize Continuous Data Protection (CDP) for swift recoveries to latest or selected points. Continuous data protection brings Veeam’s recovery point goals down to seconds. Previously, Veeam had Near-CDP, which offered recovery point targets measured in minutes.
Lowest-cost archive storage: Achieve data retention goals while reducing cost. Automate backup data cycle across Veeam backups—cloud, virtual, and physical. Slash costs with AWS, Azure, and GCP archive storage.
New services, natively protected: Expand native backup and recovery to Amazon EFS file systems and Azure SQL Databases. Policy-based automation eases management and eliminates scripts, while fast and flexible recoveries keep you on 24/7.
If you wish to read more, here are some interesting guides: Advantage of using a 3rd party software for Backup (N2WS by Veeam) over AMI, how to recover backup via N2WS Veeam CPM, and how to implement N2WS Veeam Cloud Protection Manager (CPM 2.3.0d), Wbadmin: How to stop Windows backup job via the Windows Server Backup utility, and how to create a HyperV checkpoint.
Other features include
One platform, unlimited options: Streamline backup and recovery for AWS, Azure, and GCP via a unified, simple console. Directly restore ANY Veeam backup to AWS, Azure, and GCP for unlimited cloud mobility.
Increased cloud security: Safeguard encrypted backup data from ransomware and other cyber threats. Enhance security via Amazon KMS, Azure Key Vault integration. Strengthen control through RBAC for access management.
Reliable Red Hat Virtualization backup – Now in public beta: Veeam Backup & Replication v11a now supports integrated RHV backup (version 4.4.7+). Efficiently backup RHV VMs using native change block tracking, ensuring disaster readiness.
Kubernetes READY: Kasten K10 now sends Kubernetes cluster backups using VMware-persistent volumes to Veeam Backup & Replication. Manage backup copies within existing infrastructure.
Veeam-powered BaaS & DRaaS: Maximize V11 benefits by working with service providers. Safeguard data at home, in the cloud, and beyond with expert solutions.
Expanded Instant Recovery: Swiftly restore data center workloads. Achieve seamless recovery for Microsoft SQL, Oracle, and NAS backups, building on Instant VM Recovery’s innovation.
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