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Introduction to Veeam Backup Management Suite

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Veeam Backup Management Suite integrates Veeam Backup & Replication with the built-in intelligence and powerful capabilities of Veeam ONE to offer extended monitoring, reporting and capacity planning support for backup.

Veeam Backup & Replication provides fast, flexible and reliable recovery of virtualized applications and data, offering the following features:

2-in-1: backup and replication — unify backup and replication in a single data protection solution.

Built-in deduplication — cut backup storage requirements up to 75% by compressing backup and network traffic and eliminating duplicate blocks of data.

Near-continuous data protection — capture changes and update VM images as often as every few minutes for on-site and off-site replication.

Backup verification and data recovery capabilities — automatically verify every backup, use agentless recovery of VMs, guest files and individual objects for any virtualized application.

Veeam ONE delivers a single, integrated solution for virtual environments with multiple standalone hosts, management servers, and Failover Clusters. Its powerful capabilities are extended to the backup infrastructure to provide advanced monitoring, reporting and capacity planning for Veeam Backup & Replication:

Real-time monitoring — well-informed, unattended 24x7 monitoring of your entire backup and virtual infrastructures, alerting you of backup and performance issues before applications and users are affected, speeding up troubleshooting with alarm dashboards and built-in intelligence for faster resolution; these features are provided by Veeam ONE Monitor component.

Capacity planning — trend analysis, what-if modeling, recommendations for making well-informed decisions to manage the growth of your virtual and backup infrastructures.This functionality, as well as documentation and reporting, is supported by Veeam ONE Reporter component.

Documentation and management reporting — automatically discover and document your infrastructure for you; a wealth of predefined reports can be generated automatically and delivered to dashboards, email, web portals and folders.

Business categorization — offers technical- and business-oriented views of your virtual environment. This functionality is supported by Veeam ONE Business View component.

In this document you will find a set of self-guided evaluation exercises that you should follow to familiarize yourself with Veeam Backup Management Suite and evaluate its capabilities in a lab. Each evaluation exercise provides an evaluation case and step procedure; some also include validation of the results.

For detailed documentation about each component of the solution, you can refer to Veeam Help Center available at

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