Insight Partners is the private owner of Veeam Software, a US-based information technology company that develops backup, disaster recovery, and cutting-edge data protection software for physical, virtual, and multi-cloud infrastructures. The corporation’s corporate offices are in Baar, Switzerland, and Columbus, Ohio, in the United States. The term “Veeam” arose from the phonetic pronunciation of the letters “VM,” which stood for virtual machine. In 2008, Veeam Backup & Replication was a product that provided incremental backups of VMware vSphere VMs, image-based replication, and built-in data deduplication and compression. At the time, the company employed ten people. Veeam Backup & Replication launched supporting Microsoft Hyper-V in 2012. The company’s product line now includes Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE, a free backup programs for physical endpoints that integrates with Veeam Backup & Replication. Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system are supported on these PCs. That same year saw the release of Veeam FastSCP for Microsoft Azure, a tool for transferring files between on-premises and Azure VMs. Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, a tool for backing up Office 365 Exchange servers, and Veeam Availability Orchestrator, a multi-hypervisor disaster recovery orchestration tool, were both released in 2016. They both provide documentation, testing, and reporting capabilities.
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The Veeam + VMware partnership goes beyond simple engineering collaboration to support customers in achieving consistent availability and disaster recovery (DR) across VMware software-defined services, such as compute, storage, and cloud services. Regardless of whether you migrate to VMware-based clouds, like VMware Cloud on AWS, expand hybrid operations using a hyperconverged infrastructure powered by vSAN, or simply run modern apps on vSphere, Veeam Availability Suite enables businesses to provide consistent availability and recovery across their VMware infrastructure. Veeam is a potent participant in the VMware ecosystem as the sole VMware Global Strategic Technology Partner with a focus on backup, availability, and Cloud Data Management. Protection needs to be updated just like production. Veeam and VMware have developed the only modern data protection and availability solution to assist businesses of all sizes in reaching their full potential.
Veeam provides an integrated platform for modernised backup, hybrid cloud acceleration, and data security. Veeam has over 400,000 customers worldwide, including 82% of the Fortune 500 and 69% of the Global 2,000. Veeam’s 100% channel ecosystem consists of more than 35K transactional partners globally, including exclusive resellers like HPE, NetApp, Cisco, and Lenovo as well as overseas partners.