The much awaited backup product Veeam Backup & Replication v7 is made available to the public on 16/08/2013. Veeam has been releasing the features of this product for the past few months and this product has got 2 Disruptive features, 7 Market-leading features and 75+ additional enhancements.
- Built-in WAN Acceleration – Remove the hurdles to offsite storage with automated, agent-free backup copy jobs and built-in WAN acceleration
- Backup from Storage Snapshots – Make backups and replicas as often as every 5 minutes – even during business hours – with no impact on the production environment and running VMs.
- Enhanced backup and recovery for vCloud Director – Using the vCD API, Veeam will display the vCD infrastructure directly in Veeam Backup & Replication™, backup all vApp metadata and attributes, restore vApps and VMs directly to vCD, and support restore of fast-provisioned VMs.
- Virtual Lab for replicas – SureReplica lets you automatically verify every restore point in every replica, and Virtual Lab for Replicas also delivers fastest agent-free recovery of application objects (U-AIR) and On-Demand Sandboxes for testing, training and troubleshooting.
- vSphere Web Client plug-in – Monitor backups and backup infrastructure directly from vSphere, identify unprotected VMs, and simplify capacity planning.
- Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint – Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint provides instant visibility into SharePoint backups, advanced search capabilities, and quick recovery of individual SharePoint items
- Virtual Lab for Hyper-V – Virtual Lab plus vPower delivers agent-free recovery of individual objects from any virtualized application, automatic verification of every backup, and easy setup of isolated environments for testing, training and troubleshooting.
- Native Tape Support – Native Tape Support provides another option for archiving Veeam backups – disk, cloud and tape. It supports virtual tape libraries (VTLs), tape libraries and standalone drives. And, it’s fully integrated into Veeam Backup & Replication and tracks VMs and restore points across tapes, making restores simple.
- Enhanced 1-Click Restore – Enhancements enable fast and easy VM restores, and new delegation options let administrators safely empower business owners for recovery of their own files and VMs.
Make sure to read Whats New in v7 to know the other enhancements made in this release. The product is available in 3 editions standard, Enterprise and Enterprise Plus license and here is comparison of what you in the different editions
There is a lot of blog post, webinar and vidoes explaining the features of this available here make sure you watch out them.