Veeam v8 : NetApp Snapshot Support

In the upcoming Veeam Backup & Replication v8 release, Veeam announced a new feature : NetApp Snapshot Support. NetApp integration will be included in Veeam Backup & Replication v8, which will be generally available in Q4 of 2014.

Integration of NetApp and Veeam allows you to achieve:

    Fast backups: back up VMware VMs from NetApp storage snapshots up to 20 times faster

Veeam with NetApp

    Quick recovery: easily recover individual items from NetApp Snapshot, SnapMirror and SnapVault

SnapVault witch Veeam v8    

    Improved protection: improve DR protection by creating instant, secondary backups from NetApp snapshots

Secondary Backup NetApp with Veeam v8  

This solution that allows you to respect 3-2-1 rule (3 backups on 2 medias with 1 offsite backup) so 3 copies of your data. Backups are realized directly from one NetApp snapshot.    

NetApp configuration required:

  • Firmware Data ONTAP 8.1 or later,
  • Protocols: NFS, iSCSI and Fiber Channel (FC),
  • NetApp deployment mode: 7-mode and Cluster-mode,
  • Cloning LUN: clone standard and FlexClone.

    You can learn more here.

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