Veeam announces Backup and Replication 7.0
Veeam has announces Version 7 of Backup and Replication. It comes with 2 new major features, 7 market leading feature, 50+ other enhancements and a new Edition.
First, have a look at the new major features:
Beside the new main features this version will also include the following new features:
Support for vCloud Director
Using the vCloud Director API, Veeam will display the vCloud Director infrastructure directly in Veeam Backup & Replication, backup all vApp metadata and attributes, restore vApps and VMs directly to vCloud Director, and support restore of fast-provisioned VMs.
vSphere Web Client Plug-in
Customers can now see information about the status of Backup and Replication in the vSphere Web Client.
Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Sharepoint
As with Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange, it is now possible to do the same thing with Microsoft Sharepoint.
Native Tape Support
The new tape support is a great way to make Veeam backups portable and take them offsite.
Virtual Lab for Hyper-V
Virtual Labs was a VMware only features in previous version. In version 7 the whole feature set (SureBackup, Universal Application Item Restore (U-Air), On-Demand Sandbox) is available for Hyper-V too.
Enhanced 1-click Restore
Since version 6, 1-Click Restore has made it easy for users to recover lost or corrupted files. In version 7, Veeam is extending 1-Click Restore to include self-service recovery of individual VMs!
Virtual Lab for Replicas (VMware only)
Customers can now use the whole feature set (SureBackup, Universal Application Item Restore (U-Air), On-Demand Sandbox) of Virtual Labs for their replicas (SureReplica).
Beside this new features and enhancesments a new Edition is introduced, Enterprise Plus.
Veeam Backup and Replication 7 Editions
|Veeam Backup & Replication||x||x||x|
|Veeam Backup Management Suite||x||x||x|
Features per Edition
|New v7 Features||Standard||Enterprise||Enterprise Plus|
|Backup copy||Direct transfer||Direct transfer||Direct transfer and WAN accelerated|
|Backup from Storage Snapshots||x|
|Archive to tape||Files only||Includes full backup tracking||Includes full backup tracking|
|Support for VMware vCloud Director||Visibility + VeeamZIP backup||Full vCloud Director support||Full vCloud Director support|
|1-Click Restore (guest files and VMs)||x||Includes optional Selfservice|
Virtual Lab for Hyper-V:
Virtual Lab for Replicas:
SureReplica, U-AIR, On-Demand Sandbox
|Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Share Point||No restore to original location||Includes restore to original location||Includes restore to original location|
|vSphere web client plug-in||x||x|
|Full Instant File-Level Recovery for Hyper-V (Windows and Linux, et al)||x||x||x|
|Task automation||PowerShell||PowerShell||PowerShell + RESTful API|
Veeam Backup & Replication v7 will be available in the third quarter of 2013. European pricing (in EUR) will be: Standard Edition: 620€/socket. Enterprise Edition: 1,000€/socket. Enterprise Plus Edition: 1,600€/socket. Veeam Backup Free Edition will continue to be available at no charge at http://www.veeam.com/virtual-machine-backup-solution-free.html.