Veeam Backup & Replication Is an Easy Choice for Any Business
February 21, 2022

Veeam Backup & Replication Is an Easy Choice for Any Business

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Veeam Backup & Replication

Overall Satisfaction with Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication is used in my organization to backup various workloads including Windows and Linux OSes on virtual and physical hosts that are either on-premises or cloud-based options. The backup software is easy to use but also allows for specific settings per job, allowing for easy to complex solutions for your backup needs. The software is an enterprise-class solution that is readily available for all businesses small to large.
  • Virtualized workloads
  • Endpoints and physical servers running Windows & Linux
  • Cloud-hosted VMs within AWS or Azure
  • In addition to back up, we also replicate some of these workloads
  • In addition to back up, we also snapshot some of these workloads
  • Application-centric recovery using Veeam Explorers (for Exchange, SQL, Sharepoint, etc)
  • Capacity Tier to store data within object storage for longer term retention
  • Automating test restores to validate recoverability
  • Immutable storage to protect against ransomware
  • “Instant” recovery or portability between platforms (physical > virtual > cloud-hosted)
  • Failover or recovery scripts/plans for orchestrated recovery
  • Capacity Tier to store data within object storage for longer term retention
  • Easy to create backup jobs with complicated processing needs
  • Backup jobs can be created which are application-aware, such as MSSQL
  • Restores can be done from VM/instance level all the way down to specific files
  • Migration of backup jobs from one storage option to another would be ideal
  • More specific information when a backup job has grown excessively compared to other backups over time

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Our Veeam Backup & Replication deployment is protecting around ~200 virtual and physical workloads. Our workloads have grown since our initial purchase of the software, and this growth has not caused us any issues, Veeam Backup & Replication works for us. The solution is rock-solid for us and we would be happy to purchase again.
  • Positive: Easy restores, when needed, saves time compared to overly-complicated solutions
  • Positive: Auto testing of backup jobs gives peace of mind, but still test manually
  • Positive: Easily able to have multiple backup storage options, allowing you to diversify where your jobs go based on jobs or storage tiering needs
This organization had tried multiple backup products over the years. The adoption of Veeam Backup & Recovery has been a decision that has not been second-guessed. Prior products had difficulty taking care of transaction logs and other app-specific backup options. These issues have not been present with our Veeam deployment.
Our Veeam Backup & Replication deployment has been configured to allow for multiple jobs to run depending upon our risk acceptance of where and how long our backups are kept on-premise storage versus cloud-based storage. Through our Veeam Backup & Replication deployment, we have been able to easily set up geographically-separated regions where our backups are stored. While we have not had to utilize these redundancies, the ability to utilize them if needed is vital to our organization.
Prior to our migration to M365-based services, we utilized Veeam Backup & Replication for NAS-based backups. Direct integration with our appliances was a great feature, as it allowed for the middle man (me) to be removed from the equation. Since our migration to M365 products, some of our data had to be brought back in-house. These needs were solved with VM-based SMB shares, which we back up with Veeam Backup & Replication as a normal backup job.
Veeam Backup and Replication is well suited for both on-premises and cloud-based workloads. Our deployment covers workloads from within VMware, Azure, and AWS. Built-in capabilities for mounting cloud-based storage are a great feature. For our deployment, we have not had any issues where Veeam Backup and Replication is not the right fit.

Using Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication is easy to learn, easy to configure, and still has features that are as complex as you need them to be for specific jobs.
Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Feel confident using
  • The console is easy to use.
  • Creating backup jobs is a straightforward process.