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After few months after the Veeam Backup & Replication v6.1 announce (one year after the v6.0 announce), today Veeam has announced the new release of their products.

Backup & Replication v6.5

New support matrix for recent virtualization products:

  • Support for VMware vSphere 5.1 (one of the first and not the the v6.1 is not compatible)
  • Support for Windows Server 2012 + Win8 (one of the first)
    • Windows Server 2012 + Hyper-V3 (included the free Hyper-V Server)
    • CBT for CSV2, also over SMB3
    • New VHDX support (up to 64TB for a single virtual disk)
    • Support as guest OS incl app-aware processing
    • ReFS incl single file recovery
    • Server 2012 deduplication on Veeam repository
    • Server 2012 for all Veeam roles (server+proxy)

New features (included in all editions, also the free one, aka VeeamZIP!)

  • Veeam Explorer for Exchange
    • Actually was only in beta, as a standalone tool. But will be integrated in the new release!
    • Tool to handle Exchange 2010 granular restore using a “file browser” approach (note that U-AIR/Exchange still works for Exchange 2007)
    • Mail could be export in different way, included .PST file, but also by restore them to original location (in this case Veeam B&R Enterprise is required)
    • Supports backups & SAN Snapshots (it works not only on Veeam Backup but on any offline .edb!)
    • Existing mailbox datastores auto detected & mounted
    • Features list

Veeam ONE v6.5

New support matrix for recent virtualization products:
  • Support for vSphere 5.1
  • Support for Server 2012 and Hyper-V3

Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication:

  • Real time monitoring
  • Predefined alerts (proxy status, repository connection,…)
  • Extended reporting

Capacity Planning functions:

  • Trends and Forecasting
  • Recommendations
  • I/O metrics
  • Capacity limit warnings
  • Repository trends

Note that there is also the Veeam ONE free edition!

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Andrea MauroAbout Andrea Mauro (1631 Posts)

Virtualization & Cloud Architect. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMNT Moderator and VMware vExpert (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013). Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA.


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