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NETGEAR and Veeam Slash Cost and Complexity of VMware Backup for Businesses


NETGEAR and Veeam Slash Cost and Complexity of VMware Backup for Businesses

SAN JOSE, Calif. — NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR),a worldwide provider of technologically innovative networking solutions for businesses and homes, today announced that it has launched a worldwide technology partnership with Veeam Software, the market leader in VMware backup and replication software. NETGEAR ReadyNAS® network storage solutions provide a cost-effective and less complex platform for VMware®. The two vendors’ products can be used in tandem to streamline disaster recovery and reduce costs in VMware environments. The partnership further strengthens NETGEAR’s business-class solutions ecosystem while providing channel partners and end users with flexible and affordable storage options.

“Together, NETGEAR and Veeam are giving businesses simple access to the same smart IT tools that the big enterprises are using, but at a fraction of the cost,” said Drew Meyer, director of storage marketing, NETGEAR. “This is also great for our channel partners who can now easily use ReadyNAS and Veeam’s software together to build less complex back-up and recovery solutions for the virtualized and VMware environments they serve.”

NETGEAR ReadyNAS for business systems have been tested with Veeam Backup & Replication™, ensuring interoperability and compatibility in VMware environments. Veeam Backup & Replication combines the power of virtualization and the innovation of Veeam to provide advanced Virtualized-Powered Data Protection™, or vPower™. Veeam’s patent-pending technology enables instant VM recovery, universal application-item recovery, and automated recovery verification.

“Companies invest a large amount of time, resources, and money to virtualize their IT infrastructure, and Veeam lets them leverage those investments to significantly improve backup and recovery,” said Rick Hoffman, VP of Worldwide Channels and Alliances, Veeam. “Veeam vPower, coupled with NETGEAR’s business-class storage technology, give organizations exactly what they need: fast, flexible, and reliable image-based backup and recovery for virtualized environments at an affordable price.”

Veeam Backup & Replication and ReadyNAS systems are available globally via leading value-added resellers.

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About Veeam Software
Veeam Software, a premier-level VMware Technology Alliance Partner and member of the VMware Ready Management program, develops innovative software to manage VMware vSphere 4 and VMware Infrastructure 3. Veeam vPower™ provides advanced Virtualization-Powered Data Protection™ and is the underlying technology in Veeam Backup & Replication™, the #1 solution for VMware backup. Veeam ONE™ provides a single solution for managing the performance, configuration and utilization of VMware environments and includes: Veeam Reporter™ for capacity planning, change management, and reporting and chargeback; Veeam Business View™ for business categorization of the VMware environment; and a choice of monitoring options including the nworks Management Pack™ for Microsoft System Center, the nworks Smart Plug-in™ for HP Operations Manager, and Veeam Monitor™. Learn more about Veeam Software by visiting

About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and Internet service providers. For consumers, we make high performance, dependable and easy home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, we provide networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of Big IT. NETGEAR also supplies all of the top Internet service providers with retail proven, whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in over 27,000 retail locations around the globe, and though more than 36,000 value-added resellers. The company’s headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at and


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