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During the first VeeamON 2015 general session several announces has been done, with some surprise, considering that also new products have been announces. Of course the announce of Veeam Backup & Replication v9 (that potentially may change the name in the future, considering that is not doing anymore ONLY backup & replication), with a fanta-movie during the introduction of the general conference. Lot of features, some already well know, other new. But also two new products: Veeam Managed Backup Portal for Service Providers and Veeam Backup for Linux.

Veeam has just released Veeam Backup & Replication 8.0 Update 3 with several fix (also the one related to vSphere 6.0 update 1) and add new features. Please confirm you are running version,,,,,, or prior to installing this update. You can check this under Help | About in Veeam Backup & Replication console. After upgrading, your build will be version

Veeam Endpoint is a powerful (and free) backup tool for physical system that is very easy to install and configure (for more information see this post). Also if it is quite limited (due to the usability and simplicity approach) it has different backup modes: the entire computer, volume level backup or file level backup:

Veeam FastSCP for Microsoft Azure has been officially released, after a few months beta period,  while still remaining absolutely free. If you are looking for a simple way to transport data into and from Windows VMs running in the public clouds, this tool is the way to go! There are different tools, included upload functions in the web console, but can be nice have a simple “explorer” to copy your data (in both directorions). This tool is designed to simplify those activities.

Veeam Endpoint Backup is a free data protection and disaster recovery solution for physical machines. After the announce of Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE, in October 2014, and the GA product in April 2015, Veeam has released the version 1.1 of the product. The release version of Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE 1.1 is available for download starting from August 4, 2015. More information on the release notes.

Veeam has just announced the Veeam Vanguard program: represents their brand to the highest level in many of the different technology communities. It’s a program around the community of Veeam experts that truly get our message, understand our products and are our closest peers in IT. For several aspects, like the VMware vExpert or Microsoft MVP program, where the communities contribution is one of the main aspect. In this first rounds 31 individuals are chosen for their acumen, engagement and style in their activities on and offline.

As most of you probably can remember, FastSCP was the first (free) product from Veeam, the pilar for the commercial backup product. Now FastSCP for VMware does not exist, because it’s simple part of the freee version of Veeam Backup & Replication (called also VeeamZIP). But now FastSCP reborn again with a new purpose: Veeam FastSCP for Microsoft Azure.

As promised (the ETA was between end of April and the beginning of May), Veeam has released the update 2 of the Veeam Availability Suite solution that add full VMware vSphere 6.0 and Veeam Enpoint Backup support (as a backup target). The patch is available on the Veeam download site. Of course most news are related to vSphere 6.0 full support that include:

Veeam Endpoint Backup is a free data protection and disaster recovery solution for physical machines. After the announce of Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE, in October 2014, there were some beta (initially private, then public) about this new product. Now has been announced the general availability of the product so you can start using it on your clients (and maybe also on some physical servers).

As you probably know, some days ago Veeam has released the RC version of their free tool Veeam Endpoint Backup (announced for the first time on Oct 2014). Veeam Endpoint Backup is a free data protection and disaster recovery solution for physical machines, both client or server, but actually limited to “recent” version of Windows (mainly from NT 6.1 release). Comparered to the beta version, this new version add a lot of new features, including:

Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE) is a technical certification introduced by Veeam to documented proof that an engineer possesses the necessary level of expertise to correctly architect, implement and configure Veeam Software Solutions. If you start from scratch, in order to gain this certification, you basically need to attend a course and pass the related exam (I’ve already described the entire process for the VMCE Certification and also some comments about the VMCE 7 Course). But VMCE needs a recertification on each new major version of Veeam Backup & Replication and recertification rules are pretty simple: […]

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