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Veeam and Microsoft Partner to Enhance Backup Solutions and Integrate AI Technology

Veeam and Microsoft strengthen their partnership to offer advanced data protection for Microsoft 365 and Azure users.


Veeam and have announced an extension of their partnership, focusing on advancing backup-as-a-service offerings and incorporating artificial intelligence capabilities into their solutions. The collaboration aims to address challenges, including threats and disaster recovery, by leveraging the strengths of both organizations. This partnership seeks to provide robust data protection and recovery services primarily for and Azure customers, integrating the latest advancements in AI and cloud technology.

Innovative Integration with Copilot AI

A key component of this enhanced partnership is the integration of Microsoft's Copilot generative artificial intelligence tools with Veeam's backup and recovery solutions. This integration is expected to facilitate automated data analysis, thereby improving the efficiency and reliability of data protection services. Anand Eswaran, CEO of Veeam, emphasized the potential of this collaboration to deliver groundbreaking innovation by marrying the capabilities of Microsoft's with Veeam's established data protection solutions. Justin Althoff, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Microsoft, also highlighted the combined efforts to bolster data protection for users across Microsoft's cloud services.

Expanded Services and Support

The partnership announces several joint initiatives, including enhanced support for Microsoft 365 backup storage APIs and new backup and recovery capabilities developed specifically for . Additionally, Veeam's Kasten data protection platform is recommended for customers migrating to Microsoft's Azure Kubernetes Service, offering an added layer of protection during the transition. Both companies have committed to marketing these solutions to Azure and Microsoft 365 users, ensuring customers have access to the latest in data protection and recovery technology. The launch of the Veeam Data Cloud, a backup-as-a-service solution hosted on Microsoft Azure, underscores the ambitions of this partnership to provide comprehensive data protections for cloud customers.

Veeam, known for its wide array of data protection solutions, serves over 450,000 customers globally. This expanded collaboration with Microsoft underscores both companies' commitment to advancing cloud data protection technologies and making them accessible to a broad audience.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.