Veaam today releasedannounced version 6.5 of its Management Pack for VMware which can be used within Microsofts monitoring tool: System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). This release is the follow up of version 6.0 which was released in April this year.
New in this version is the ability to monitor the Veaam Backup & Replication backup infrastructure including proxy servers, repository servers, WAN accelerators, backup jobs running on backup servers, and more.
Veeam also introduced a new features which they call re-targeting of data collection, this new feature will redirect data collection to the vSphere hosts in case of a vCenter outage, automatically switching back when the vCenter functionality is restored.
Also a new Configuration tracking and alert correlation report was added, which will show detailed tracking of configuration properties for all vSphere objects, so you’ll know what has changed in the vSphere environment.
This version also supports Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, vCenter Server 4.x and later, and ESX 4.x and later.
Update: Veeam announced the product, it expected to be released soon, but no exact date was given.