Veeam v8 is coming

The new version of Veeam is called “Veeam Availability Suite v8”.


The Veeam Availability Suite v8 has improvements in the following areas:

  • High Speed Recovery
  • Data Loss Avoidance
  • Verified Protection
  • Leverage Data
  • Complete Visibility


Enables low recovery time objectives (RTOs) of <15 minutes; enables rapid recovery of the data customers want, in the form that they want it. Features are:

  • Instant VM Recovery
  • Instant File-Level Recovery
  • NEW v8 Veeam Explorer™ for Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, SQL
  • Server,Active Directory
  • NEW v8 Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots (HP and NetApp)


Avoids data loss by enabling low recovery point objectives (RPOs) of < 15 minutes and facilitating offsite data protection. New features v8 are:

  • 2-in-1: backup and replication
  • Built-in WAN Acceleration
  • Native tape support
  • NEW v8 Backup from Storage Snapshots (HP and NetApp)
  • NEW v8 EMC Data Domain Boost
  • NEW v8 Veeam Cloud Connect
  • NEW v8 End-to-end encryption
  • NEW v8 Replication enhancements


Reliably restores files, applications and virtual servers when needed; ensures business resiliency through automated backup and DR testing.

  • SureBackup
  • SureReplica


Eliminates the risks associated with application deployment; allows you to test changes in a production‐like environment before actually deploying them.

  • Virtual Lab


Provides monitoring and alerting tools so that you can discover and be alerted to issues in your IT environment before they have a significant impact.

  • Complete visibility of the Veeam backup infrastructure
  • vSphere Web Client Plug-in
  • vCloud Director integration
  • Centralized management

The Veeam Availability Suite v8 is scheduled for Q3 2014.

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