Effective February 24, 2021, Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform is generally available as part of the new Veeam Backup & Replication v11. Veeam have expanded their partnership with Google Cloud, enabling Veeam to jointly engage customers through the Google Cloud Marketplace.
New features of Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform include:
- Google Cloud-Native: Powerful web user interface (UI), deployable from the Google Cloud Marketplace starts protecting data in minutes; Policy-Based Automation of Google Cloud-native snapshots for fast and frequent recovery points, and rapid full- and file-level recovery options to overcome any cloud data loss.
- Cost Optimization: Industry-first cost calculation to align service-level objectives (SLOs) with budgets while avoiding cloud overspend; back up to Google Cloud object storage for cost-effective long-term retention and compliance.
- Security: Overcome security threats including ransomware as well as insider threats by isolating backup data from production (cross-project/cross-region); layered security to protect against brute force attacks with multi-factor authentication (MFA).
- Hybrid-Ready: Portable data format and integration with Veeam Backup & Replication external repositories enables easy recovery outside of Google Cloud; utilizes flexible Veeam Universal Licensing (VUL) to simplify license management and enable Cloud Mobility.