Veeam’s Microsoft Azure Backup: Cost-effective, secure and enterprise-ready

Microsoft Azure provides a reliable cloud computing platform for you to build, test and deploy applications without the financial burdens and time commitments of maintaining your own infrastructure. However, as referenced by the Microsoft Shared Responsibility model, it’s still your data and it’s still your responsibility to protect it.


First Technology, in strong partnership with Veeam, can provide you with a robust backup solution, namely Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure. This tried-and-tested backup solution delivers enterprise-ready Azure backup and recovery to cost-effectively and securely protect your cloud data and easily overcome ANY data loss in minutes!


With turnkey deployment directly through the Azure Marketplace and a simple, wizard-driven UI, you can start protecting your applications and data with a comprehensive Azure backup solution. And, thanks to Veeam’s portable backup file format and integration with Veeam Backup & Replication, you can seamlessly manage your data across Azure and your private cloud from a single platform.



Azure Backup & Recovery from Veeam


Whether you’re already running workloads in Microsoft Azure or you’re just starting to experiment, you need a simple, flexible and reliable cloud backup solution that can adapt to your strategy, whether it’s cloud‑first or hybrid. NEW Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure delivers everything you need to not only natively protect your Azure VMs automatically but also integrates with Veeam Backup & Replication for seamless hybrid-cloud data management across Azure and your private cloud.



Azure-native


- Rapid deployment: Deploy quickly through the Azure Marketplace to start protecting your IaaS workloads instantly.


- Agentless backup: Utilize native Azure VM snapshots for more frequent Azure backups and faster restores.


- Automated efficiency: Automate Azure VM snapshots, backup and retention policies for more reliable cloud backup.


- Fast and flexible recovery: Resume production operations quickly with flexible full- and file-level restore options.



Cost-effective


- Optimized cloud costs: Optimize protection while controlling cloud costs through built-in backup cost estimation.


- Low-cost retention: Back up Azure VM snapshots to Azure Blob object storage for cost-effective long-term retention.



Secure


- Increased security: Isolate and secure backup data from production with support for cross-subscription and cross-region configurations.


- Layered defence: Protect against cyberattacks and security breaches with multi-factor authentication Cloud mobility.


- Portable backup format: Enable seamless backup, recovery and migration across a multi-cloud environment.


- Two-step portability: Automatically protect workloads recovered or migrated to Azure from on-premises or other clouds.



Cloud mobility


- Portable backup: Enable seamless backup, recovery and migration across a multi‑cloud environment.


- Two-step portability: Automatically protect workloads recovered or migrated to Azure from on‑premises.



About Veeam


Veeam® is the leader in backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management™. Veeam provides a single platform for modernizing backup, accelerating hybrid cloud and securing your data. Our solutions are simple to install and run, flexible enough to fit into any environment and always reliable.



About Microsoft


At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We are dedicated to advancing human and organizational achievement.


If you’re interested in learning more about Veeam’s robust backup solutions, please get in touch with Jolene Strydom on jolenes@firsttechnology.co.za or call us directly on 021 525 7000.

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