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#Veeam Software made a few announcements recently with the largest being a new product, the Veeam Availability Platform for the Hybrid Cloud. Along with they new platform, Veeam is announcing primary storage integration with the IBM #Storwize family and #IBM SVC platform (to be including in Veeam Availability Suite v10). And Veeam unveiled new capabilities to support #Microsoft365.
The digital landscape has been in a state of flux over the last few years. Take the cloud for instance. At one time it wasn’t trusted, it soon moved to trusted status and a potential competitive advantage, now most companies have adopted a cloud-first strategy as a tool of survival. According to IDC, most organizations worldwide will shift to predominantly cloud-based IT environment by 2019. Not only will there be a shift in environments, companies need to be always on and always available, meaning that they need new availability tools to address these needs.

Veeam is attempting to address the new availability challenges that will be presented by this shift. Its new Veeam Availability Platform for the Hybrid Cloud will, according to the company, provide businesses and enterprises of all sizes with the capabilities to ensure Availability for virtual, physical, and cloud-based workloads in the Hybrid Cloud. Veeam plans on doing this through three capabilities: Enterprise Continuity using recovery SLOs of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data and DR orchestration. Providing availability for workloads across any cloud or location, to maximize IT investments and increase flexibility. And proactive monitoring, reporting, testing and documentation to ensure business and regulatory requirements are met.

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