About Veeam Backup & Replication
Veeam® Backup & Replication™ is a data protection and disaster recovery solution for virtual environments of any size and complexity. Veeam Backup & Replication provides fast, flexible, and reliable recovery of virtualized applications and data. It unifies backup and replication in a single solution, increases the value of backup and reinvents data protection for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments. Veeam Backup & Replication supports your entire virtual infrastructure with industry leading features such as instant file-level recovery and streamlined VM recovery, scalability, 2-in-1 backup & replication, built-in de-duplication, centralized management and many more.
About This Guide
This guide will help you become familiar with Veeam Backup & Replication and evaluate its capabilities. This guide explains the primary features of Veeam Backup & Replication and will help you begin using the product, regardless of your previous experience with the product.
The document is intended for IT professionals who are looking to deploy Veeam Backup & Replication to protect their Hyper-V virtual environment. This guide will be of interest to novices to the product and to Hyper-V administrators, consultants and analysts who have used previous versions of Veeam Backup & Replication and want to evaluate new features.
The guide provides a set of self-guided evaluation exercises that you should follow to familiarize yourself with Veeam Backup & Replication. Each evaluation exercise provides a short feature overview, an evaluation case, an evaluation procedure, and guidelines for validation of the exercise results.
The guide is comprised of four major parts:
- Reference Environment. This section describes requirements to a test lab that you need to provision to successfully perform evaluation tasks.
- Backup Infrastructure Setup. This section describes Veeam Backup & Replication installation and deployment steps that need to be completed before you can start evaluating the product.
- Data Protection and Disaster Recovery. This section describes evaluation cases covering the most typical data protection and disaster recovery tasks that you can perform with Veeam Backup & Replication.
- Distributed Backup Infrastructure Management. This section describes how you can manage a distributed backup infrastructure using Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.
Help and Support
This guide provides a high-level overview of Veeam Backup & Replication primary features and should be regarded as a supplement to existing technical documentation. The complete set of documentation can be found on the Veeam Technical Documentation webpage.
For technical support and assistance, use the following resources: