Release: Veeam Availability Suite v 8

Veeam today announced the release of version 8 of its Availability Suite. It combines the Veeam Backup & Replication version 8 product together with Veeam ONE version 8, where Backup & Replication provides backup, restore and replication capabilities and ONE provides monitoring, reporting and capacity planning for VMware and Hyper-V virtualization platforms.

Version 8 provides the following new and updated functionality:

  • Backup from Storage Snapshots and Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots – now available for NetApp
  • Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Active Directory
  • Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server
  • Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange
  • EMC Data Domain Boost
  • End-to-end encryption
  • Replication enhancements
  • Veeam Cloud Connect
  • Backup I/O Control
  • Self-restore portal for application owners
  • 150+ additional enhancements

More information can be found in the Veeam Backup & Replication, What’s New in v8? and Veeam ONE, What’s New in v8 documents.