Veeam Software, a provider of virtual infrastructure management and data protection solutions, announced at the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada, that the new Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 will fully integrate with Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V technologies used in the data center.
“It is our goal to be one of the first Availability solutions to fully support Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 technologies, but also to deliver the most comprehensive support,” says Doug Hazelman, vice president of product strategy at Veeam. “The latest version of Veeam Availability Suite will provide users with the ability to utilize the most current Microsoft technology and benefit from enterprise-grade security and reduced complexities.”
According to the company, the Microsoft integrations will include:
- Windows Server 2016 support for installing Veeam Backup & Replication components as well as support as a guest OS of protected VMs, including network-free communication with a guest via PowerShell Direct.
- Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V support, including integration with Resilient Change Tracking (RCT) for backups and restores, and Hyper-V hosts installed on Nano Server and Storage Spaces Direct (S2D).
- Support for the most current versions of Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Active Directory, and SQL Server for application-aware processing and application item-level recoveries through Veeam Explorers.
Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 is expected to be available later this year, close to general availability of Windows Server 2016. For more information, visit https://go.veeam.com/v9-5.