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Veeam Backup + Microsoft + Tech Data = Better Together

December 27, 2016   |   Thomas Mayhew

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International Data Corporation (IDC) research indicates that 69.7% of x86 systems were virtualized in 2014 and projected to hit 71.1% by 2018. This speaks volumes to the importance of having a solution that is optimized specifically for virtual machines. Furthermore, IDC research has found that application downtime costs exceed $100,000 per hour on average, and for others can be substantially higher.

  In this IDC report, in which 1,244 Veeam customers were analyzed and surveyed, they found that IT managers place a premium on the following areas during the decision-making process related to virtual machine management and application availability:

  • Simpler operations
  • The ability to meet or exceed organizational service – level agreements for application availability
  • Close alignment between virtual infrastructure capabilities and data protection product capabilities

  Through Tech Data, we can provide peace of mind to IT managers, and executives alike, when it comes to addressing these big concerns. Tech Data’s cloud marketplace, powered by our StreamOne platform, allows for simplified operations and ease of doing business across multiple vendor products. For example, customers can buy, manage, and provision their Microsoft licenses all in one pane of glass. With the recent release of the Veeam Availability Suite 9.5, and the ability to leverage Azure for cloud storage, Tech Data is the perfect aggregator for those looking to leverage multi-vendor solutions with ease. We provide an exclusive competitive advantage to our partners with the latest enhancements to our StreamOne portal that include an Azure Analytics tab within the portal, allowing for you to:

  • View estimated and actual usage of Microsoft Azure
  • Setup usage based products at a customer level
  • View credits details based on usage
  • Get notifications when you have used up 75% of the budget set

  Leveraging Tech Data for your cloud solutions, whether it be Veeam Backup, Microsoft CSP or SPLA, or even unified communication solutions, will give you access to a multitude of enablement tools to help you and your organization scale. You can visit www.techdatacloud.com to see the tools, trainings, and services available to your organization—all designed to grow your cloud practice.

 

  If you are a service provider, managed service provider (MSP), or a VAR looking to make a transition to the Cloud, let Tech Data and Veeam help you deliver the best backup, replication, and disaster recovery solution for virtual machines.

 

  To learn more about opportunities around Veeam and Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) , click here. To contact our Veeam specialists, call us at (800) 237-8931 ext. 87663 or email tdcloud@techata.com