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
- Quick recovery: easily recover individual items from NetApp Snapshot, SnapMirror and SnapVault
- Improved protection: improve DR protection by creating instant, secondary backups from NetApp snapshots
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:
You can learn more here.