News: Veeam Enters Physical Backup Land

This product [ Endpoint Backup Free] has only been announced. The beta is expected in November and the release in early 2015.

It is not part of or the Veeam Availability Suite.

It can do only simple backup (overwrite or keep originals).

It can do a volume restore or a bare-metal .

The backup can be scheduled, at logon or logoff.

Backup can be trickle-fed during daytime activity and throttled at times of heavy usage.

All this and a little bit more: it is free. That is my favorite price; however, it does come at a real cost. Free products do not have enterprise-level support contracts to back them up (no pun intended). Veeam will do its best to support the product but offers no guaranteed response times or goals.

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NOTE: This column was originally published in Newsletter

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