Veeam Software, innovative provider of VMware data protection, disaster recovery and VMware management solutions for virtual datacentre environments, today announced a new promotion on Veeam Essentials, a bundled VMware management offering designed to complement and extend VMware vSphere Essentials Plus. Between now and Dec. 24, 2010, customers who license Veeam Essentials are entitled to a free upgrade to Veeam Essentials Plus. This new offering will be communicated via joint activities with VMware beginning this week at VMworld Europe. Veeam Essentials Plus includes the “Best of VMworld” award-winning Veeam Backup & Replication.
“Veeam Essentials offers our channel partners an easy-to-sell package of management tools to help their customers get even more value from the VMware platform. With this limited-time offer, those customers can receive Veeam Essentials Plus as a free upgrade – a 42 percent saving that we expect small enterprises to really appreciate,” said Daniel Fried, Veeam Managing Director EMEA. Veeam Essentials Plus includes the Enterprise Edition of Veeam Backup & Replication.
In addition to free tools such as Veeam Business View and Veeam FastSCP, the Veeam Essentials bundle is available to resellers as an ideal companion to VMware vSphere Essentials Plus. It includes six sockets of:
• Veeam Backup & Replication (Enterprise Edition in the case of Essentials Plus)
• Veeam Monitor
• Veeam Reporter
Serge Robe, Senior Manager, Product and Solutions Marketing EMEA at VMware, added: “Veeam Essentials Plus is a compelling solution together with VMware vSphere Essentials Plus, extending the core benefits of affordability and ease of use to include protection and manageability for the small IT virtualised environment.”
Pricing and Availability
The Veeam Essentials bundle is available immediately with pricing beginning at €1,756 for six sockets. Customers who buy before December 24, 2010 will be entitled to a free upgrade to Veeam Essentials Plus, a €3,080 value. More information for resellers, including terms and conditions of the offers, is available at ProPartner.veeam.com/.
About Veeam Software
Veeam Software (veeam.com), an elite-level VMware Technology Alliance Partner, develops innovative software to manage VMware vSphere. Veeam vPower™ provides advanced Virtualization-Powered Data Protection™ and is the underlying technology in Veeam Backup & Replication™, the #1 VMware backup solution. Veeam ONE™ provides a single solution to optimise the performance, configuration and utilisation of VMware environments and includes: Veeam Reporter™ - VMware capacity planning, change management, and reporting and chargeback; Veeam Business View™ - VMware business service management and categorisation; and a choice of VMware monitoring options including the nworks Management Pack™ - VMware management in Microsoft System Center, the nworks Smart Plug-in™ - VMware management in HP Operations Manager, and Veeam Monitor™ - framework-independent VMware monitoring.
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