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NETGEAR and Veeam Slash Cost And Complexity Of VMware Backup For Businesses

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 14. NETGEAR, Inc., a worldwide provider of technologically innovative networking solutions for businesses and homes, today announced that it has launched a worldwide technology partnership with Veeam Software, the market leader in VMware backup and replication software. NETGEAR ReadyNAS network storage solutions provide a cost-effective and less complex platform for VMware. The two vendors' products can be used in tandem to streamline disaster recovery and reduce costs in VMware environments. The partnership further strengthens NETGEAR's business-class solutions ecosystem while providing channel partners and end users with flexible and affordable storage options.

"Together, NETGEAR and Veeam are giving businesses simple access to the same smart IT tools that the big enterprises are using, but at a fraction of the cost," said Drew Meyer, director of storage marketing, NETGEAR. "This is also great for our channel partners who can now easily use ReadyNAS and Veeam's software together to build less complex back-up and recovery solutions for the virtualized and VMware environments they serve."

NETGEAR ReadyNAS for business systems have been tested with Veeam Backup & Replication(TM), ensuring interoperability and compatibility in VMware environments. Veeam Backup & Replication combines the power of virtualization and the innovation of Veeam to provide advanced Virtualized-Powered Data Protection(TM), or vPower(TM). Veeam's patent-pending technology enables instant VM recovery, universal application-item recovery, and automated recovery verification.

"Companies invest a large amount of time, resources, and money to virtualize their IT infrastructure, and Veeam lets them leverage those investments to significantly improve backup and recovery," said Rick Hoffman, VP of Worldwide Channels and Alliances, Veeam. "Veeam vPower, coupled with NETGEAR's business-class storage technology, give organizations exactly what they need: fast, flexible, and reliable image-based backup and recovery for virtualized environments at an affordable price." Veeam Backup & Replication and ReadyNAS systems are available globally via leading value-added resellers.