Veeam‍ Software today announced a five-year expanded strategic partnership with Microsoft to innovate new solutions to protect customers by integrating Veeam’s product family and Microsoft’s Copilot and AI services.

In addition to joint innovation, companies will bring data protection to market for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure with the recently announced Veeam Data Cloud.

Through a multi-year engineering collaboration, Veeam and Microsoft will develop capabilities to keep organizations running in the face of growing cybersecurity attacks, disruptions and natural disasters. Combining Veeam’s market-leading backup and recovery capabilities, combined with Microsoft’s breadth of innovation and scale, will help customers ensure cyber resilience.

“Organizations are driving transformation through cloud computing investments and software-as-a-service adoption,” said Anand Eswaran, CEO of Veeam. “Veeam protects 450,000 more organizations than any other data backup and recovery provider. Veeam’s Microsoft 365 data protection solution provides the fastest data restorations available. Expanding our partnership with Microsoft brings the benefits of Veeam technology (both in data protection and ransomware recovery) to even more customers using Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure. This partnership will also provide incredible joint innovation, including incorporating Microsoft Copilot capabilities into the Veeam product family.”

“As customers continue to migrate to the cloud and embrace generative AI capabilities, protecting their data remains our top priority,” said Judson Althoff, Microsoft’s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. “Together with Veeam, we’re already helping millions of users fully protect their business data in Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure. I am excited to expand our collaboration by combining Microsoft’s Copilot and Azure with Veeam’s data protection solutions to help our customers support, protect and recover their data heritage better and faster than ever.”

Veeam-Microsoft Partnership Highlights: Veeam-Microsoft collaboration is expanding to multiple dimensions, including:

  • Working together to deliver additional AI capabilities to Veeam backup and recovery products, including Microsoft Copilot integration for automated data analysis, cost-effective AI-driven information and easier data visualization.
  •  Integrated support of the latest APIs for Microsoft 365 Backup Storage to enable accelerated backup speeds within Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365.
  • Joint marketing activities to jointly sell Veeam’s protection and recovery capabilities to Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure customers. 
  • Release of new Veeam backup and recovery capabilities for Microsoft Azure. 
  • Accelerate the migration of on-premises customers to Veeam Data Cloud hosted on Azure. 
  • Azure Kubernetes Services customer migration and protection with Kasten by Veeam.

Veeam ransomware protection and recovery capabilities for MicrosoftVeeam customers provides a comprehensive set of capabilities to help customers protect and recover data from Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure:

  • Securely protect critical Microsoft 365 applications and data from cyber threats with immutable, logically isolated, access-controlled backups and fast, secure recovery at all times. 
  • Restore anywhere, with the industry leader in quick recoverability, and make your business run 5 times faster with advanced monitoring and reporting.
  • Unified IaaS, PaaS and SaaS data protection hosted in Microsoft under a single, easy-to-use web console that fits larger companies. 
  • Accelerate value with instant preparation and intuitive, policy-based automation that starts protecting data in minutes and provides over 50 recovery options. 
  • Reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) by storing compressed backup in cost-effective but durable Azure Blob storage to optimize costs.

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