VeeamON has come an gone for another year and it is an exciting time to be in the (hyper) availability industry. There has been a significant shift in the way that backup and recovery is thought about in the IT Industry and Veeam is without question leading the way in this space. We have been the driving force of change for an industry that was once seen as mundane yet necessary. This year we did not announce any new products or features but more importantly laid the ground work for what is to come with our new vision and strategy. To be the leading provider of intelligent data management solution for a world where data is now highly distributed, is growing at exponential rates and where hyper-availability is desired.
What does that exactly mean?
Well for me it is an evolution of our messaging that what presented in August of 2016 where the Veeam Availability platform was first launched. The platform it’s self has evolved over the past eighteen months with the release of Veeam Availability Orchestrator, Veeam Availability Console, Backup for Office 365, both the Windows and Linux agents and more recently the pending releases of our Nutanix AHV backup and support for AIX and Solaris. Put that together with the acquisition of N2WS for AWS availability and you can see that we are serious about fulfilling the promise of the vision laid out during the event.
Apart from delivering three sessions, my highlights revolve around my discussions with customers and partners and getting face to face feedback on how we are doing. This is critical to our function in the Product Strategy team but for me personally it allows me to interact with some of the best innovators in the service provider landscape. On that note, another highlight was the inaugural Veeam Innovation Awards of which I was a voting panel member along with Michael Cade and Jason Buffington. It was great to see four VCSPs win recognition and awesome to have Probax (a local Perth company) included as part of the initial group of winners.
From the Show Floor:
I have copied in a number of media interviews and daily wraps below that go into more detail about the event, it’s announcements and the messaging that we are putting forward as a leader in the space. Enjoy the discussions below and I am already looking forward to VeeamON 2019…I have a feeling it’s going to be massive!
At the end of the first day of #VeeamON 2018, #Veeam's @MichaelCade1 and @anthonyspiteri go over the sessions and partner news & events that happened today#datamanagement pic.twitter.com/e7xxcwOnfk
— Veeam® Software (@Veeam) May 15, 2018
What did #Veeam announce yesterday at #VeeamON 2018? From Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v2 (with a FREE edition!) to GDPR, @vmiss33 & @nielsengelen bring you the news, in this video. To learn more, check out the day 2 recap blog post as well >> https://t.co/ln86ic56lk pic.twitter.com/3Tw2esNFjy
— Veeam® Software (@Veeam) May 16, 2018
We wrapped up #VeeamON 2018 with this summary of yesterday's interesting sessions, closing keynote and #Veeam #Innovation Awards, from @RickVanover & @NielsEngelen. Have a look at the blog too, for more details: https://t.co/8kdl7ulseT pic.twitter.com/hFrMLCQddR
— Veeam® Software (@Veeam) May 17, 2018
Day 1 Keynote Analysis #VeeamOn 2018 w @dvellante and me https://t.co/mP3KZmSeTN
— Stuart Miniman (@stu) May 15, 2018
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