Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 – Available For Download
Veeam has released “Availability Suite 9.5” with lot of new features and improvements and I want to review some of important features and improvements because I know that Veeam is one of favorite backup and monitoring software for all of us.
The below features are available on new version of Veeam Availability Suite:
Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots and Backup from Storage Snapshots for HPE, NetApp, EMC and Nimble
Leverage HPE, NetApp, EMC and Nimble storage array technologies to create ultra-fast backups from storage snapshots for quick, efficient entire VM or item-level recovery
Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure
Optimize resource allocation and minimize costs by restoring or migrating on-premises Windows-and Linux-based VMs, physical servers and endpoints directly into Microsoft Azure.
Full integration with Microsoft 2016 Data Center Technologies
Modernize private cloud platforms and enterprise applications with full support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Hyper-V 2016 — including Resilient Change Tracking (RCT), Nano Server hosts and Storage Spaces Direct — and all 2016 releases of Microsoft enterprise applications.
Advanced ReFS Integration
Greater backup storage performance and capacity efficiencies through fast cloning of Veeam backups and instantaneous transforms for even shorter backup windows.
Scale up backup and replication activities and shorten backup windows while reducing impact on production environments, including accelerated backup performance, faster restores of larger VMs, and more efficient workload management.
Both Veeam ONE and Veeam Backup & Replication supporting Windows 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 but unfortunately, vSphere 6.5 is not supported yet.
You can find more information about enhancements and new features on the below official documents:
Veeam Availability Suite offers three editions with different features and price:
- Enterprise Plus
Take a look on the below official document to find proper edition for your platform:
Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 is available for download on Veeam web site but as may know, you need to register to download and you should have business email for registration.
Trial download offers 30 days without any limitation but after that you need to purchase license.