NetApp plus Veeam

NetApp and Veeam have just announced a joint business special offer for EMEA leveraging key aspects of each other’s portfolio. I’ve been a keen supporter of Veeam technology ever since they made people sit up and take note after winning the VMware 2010 Best in Show award, and I’m pleased to see it’s still turning heads today.

Determined not to just follow the masses and their back up applications; Veeam approach the important aspect of data protection with a refreshing outlook, delivering the aptly named Veeam Availability Suite. Providing a recovery time and point objective (RTPO) of less than 15mins for all applications and data that should satisfy any business that requires 24 by 7 operations.

5 key Capabilities of the Veeam Availability Suite

And with the inclusion in their 9.5 release Veeam have added agents for Windows and Linux, an Availability Console, an Availability Orchestrator, as well as the vast number of enhancements made to the Explorers this is a product that just keeps getting better.

The E2812 from NetApp is a SAN controller with a long heritage – Acquired from LSI in March 2011 the Engenio product line running the SANtricity operating system has over 1 million units sold; and this latest release in the family by NetApp, was announced in Sept 2016 and started shipping shortly after. Supporting a new version, SANtricity v11.30, this 2U array provides connectivity to the LUNS hosted on 12 internal NL-SAS via FC, iSCSI, SAS and can grow to 180 drives or 1800TB. With over 6 nines of availability and Data Assurance support (T10 PI) the E2800 series is designed for the small to medium sized businesses seeking new ways to manage data growth over a range of mixed traditional workloads and third platform.

NetApp E2800

The combination of Veeam and the NetApp E-Series gives you an easy to use availability solution with the perfect staging area for backups. With a simple, fast and scalable storage architecture and a modern disaster recovery solution for your vSphere and Hyper-V environments this partnership will help you confidently meet today’s always on enterprise service level objectives.

With more information expected on the joint promotion of this already popular pairing of products due out over the coming days (including T&Cs); this is a special offer that is going to attract a lot of attention between now and the summer months, so please speak to your channel/ account manager for more information on how to purchase Veeam Availability Suite or Veeam Backup & Replication Enterprise or Enterprise Plus editions, together with NetApp E-Series, and get up to 10% off Veeam.

(For more information on the benefits of using Veeam and NetApp E-series please see: https://www.veeam.com/blog/tips-and-tricks-on-leveraging-netapp-e-series-arrays-in-veeam-availability-suite-designs.html )

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