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Veeam adds Google Cloud support with new backup solution

Veeam Software now supports all three major public cloud providers with the general availability of NEW Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform, delivering a single platform to protect, secure and manage all applications and data: cloud-based, virtual and physical.

Said Danny Allan, CTO and Senior VP of product strategy at Veeam: “As we now expand public cloud support even further with the general availability of Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform, we have simultaneously expanded our partnership with Google Cloud, enabling Veeam to jointly engage customers through the Google Cloud Marketplace.” 

Veeam helps customers address security and data protection responsibilities by delivering Google Cloud backup and recovery to protect and secure applications and data. Feature highlights for Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform include:

Google Cloud-native

Simple web user interface (UI), deployable from the Google Cloud Marketplace. Starts protecting data in minutes; policy-based automation of Google Cloud-native snapshots for fast and frequent recovery points, and rapid full- and file-level recovery options to overcome any cloud data loss.

Cost optimised

Industry-first cost calculation to align service-level objectives (SLOs) with budgets while avoiding cloud overspend. Backups to Google Cloud object storage for cost-effective long-term retention and compliance.

Secure

Overcome security threats including ransomware as well as insider threats by isolating backup data from production (cross-project/cross-region); layered security to protect against brute force attacks with multifactor authentication (MFA).

Hybrid-ready

Portable data format and integration with Veeam Backup & Replication external repositories enables easy recovery outside of Google Cloud; utilises Veeam Universal Licensing (VUL) to simplify license management and enable cloud mobility.

Anthony Spiteri, Senior Global Technologist, Veeam said, “In Asia Pacific, the mass migration of IT systems to the cloud and the exponential growth of hyperscalers like Google Cloud has accelerated the need for solutions to protect, secure and manage all applications and data.

“Veeam is the unequivocal, no-risk choice for any business in this region leveraging hybrid cloud infrastructure because our solutions be quickly deployed and managed at scale, and our No. 1 responsibility is the same as our customers’: to ensure that data is always available and secure.”

“As customers migrate their most business-critical workloads to the cloud, data protection and management are top of mind. With the expanded availability of Veeam’s data backup solutions on Google Cloud, customers can quickly deploy and manage these applications at global scale, while benefiting from Veeam’s capabilities in data protection,” said Manvinder Singh, Director, Partnerships at Google Cloud.

“When it comes to cloud infrastructure deployment, cost and data resilience remain two of the most difficult challenges facing organisations. Veeam’s updates show it is dedicated to helping organisations understand and overcome these challenges,” said Andrew Smith, Research Manager, Cloud Infrastructure Services at IDC.

New Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform is available at the Google Cloud Marketplace and comes in two versions. The free edition allows up to 10 Google Cloud workloads to be backed up, with unlimited restore options and basic support. The bring your own licence (BYOL) edition offers VUL with flexible cloud data management and production 24×7 support.

Veeam’s media and entertainment customers include Austria-based Red Bull Media House, OSN, and the Pinewood Studios Group. Google Cloud is one of the top five-largest public cloud infrastructure providers worldwide*.

*IDC Semi Annual Public Cloud Services Tracker, H1 2020

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