Release: Veeam Backup 2.0

The startup Veeam continues to release software at an impressive pace.
Less than five months after the first release, Veeam Backup already hits version 2.0.

The new edition includes some interesting features like:

  • Real-time statistics and reports
  • Support for VMware ESXi (now free of charge)
  • Support for Microsoft Volume Shadow Service (VSS) in Windows guest OSes backup
  • Support for 3rd party tape backup devices


Additionally, Veeam improved the product engine so that the product now completes backups and restores up to 5 times faster than version 1.0.

A demo of the product in Flash is available here (12MB).
The trial is available  here.

The Virtualization Industry Roadmap has been update accordingly.