Thursday, 14 July 2016 15:19

Veeam to support Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V

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Veeam, a major backup and retrieval vendor, offering “always-on enterprise” has announced its Availability Suite 9.5 will support Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V technology.

“It is our goal to be one of the first availability solutions to fully support Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 technologies, but also to deliver the most comprehensive support,” said Doug Hazelman, vice-president of product strategy at Veeam. “The latest version of Veeam Availability Suite will provide users with the ability to utilise the most current Microsoft technology and benefit from enterprise-grade security and reduced complexities. Veeam, working together with Microsoft, provides the right combination of virtualisation, and fast recovery to deliver availability for the always-on enterprise.”

It is part of more than 100 new features and enhancements. “Thousands of businesses of all sizes rely on Veeam for Hyper-V backup and protection,” said Chris Van Wesep, director, cloud platform marketing, Microsoft. “As such, we are pleased to extend our collaboration with Veeam to provide IT administrators new options for efficient back-up operations, high-speed recovery, and the business continuity they need to keep businesses protected and productive anytime, anywhere.”

Complete integration with Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V technologies in Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 includes:

  • Windows Server 2016 support for installing Veeam backup and replication components as well as support as a guest OS of protected VMs, including network-free communication with a guest via PowerShell Direct.
  • Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V support, including integration with resilient change tracking (RCT) for back-up and restore, and Hyper-V hosts installed on Nano Server and Storage Spaces Direct (S2D).
  • Support for the most current versions of Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Active Directory, and SQL Server for application-aware processing and application item-level recoveries through Veeam Explorers for fast RTOs of less than 15 minutes.

"In our recent surveys we found that the improvement of back-up and disaster recovery was the top storage objective for organisations for 2016," said Henry Baltazar, research director for storage at 451 Research. “Customers have little tolerance for downtime, which makes data and workload resilience a key goal for any organisation. The recent enhancements Veeam has introduced can help Microsoft customers facilitate the rapid recovery and business continuity needed to remain competitive in the always-on era.”


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Ray Shaw ray@im.com.au  has a passion for IT ever since building his first computer in 1980. He is a qualified journalist, hosted a consumer IT based radio program on ABC radio for 10 years, has developed world leading software for the events industry and is smart enough to no longer own a retail computer store!

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