Multiple Veeam product versions will be going end of life in January 2022. To ensure that your Veeam products are fully supported, it is important to know exactly which versions of the products are installed in your IT environment.
What is Veeam?
Veeam is a software publisher that has multiple products for backup, recovery and data management. It is best known for its backup functionality providing a critical last resort in cases of data loss or cybersecurity incidents and ransomware. With its toolset, Veeam provides data protection for virtual, physical and multi-cloud infrastructures.
Veeam's lifecycle has 3 stages. The initial stage where the product is fully supported and will be updated if issues or vulnerabilities are detected.
The second stage "End of Fix" in which no further updates, patches or hotfixes will be released. Exception are possible and made on a case-by-case basis. Veeam also mentions: "If Veeam determines that an issue you are facing is fixed in a generally available version, you will be required to update to it."
Lastly, "End of Support" in which the product is not supported at all anymore. To get support, you will need to have an active maintenance contract and perform an upgrade to a newer version.
At the end of January, the following products have a version going end of life:
- Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
- Veeam ONE 9.5
- Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 3.0
- Veeam Agent for Linux 3.0
Run Our Audit Report
Our experts created a Veeam End of life Audit Report that checks if the assets running Veeam software in your network are on a supported version. It's color-coded to give you an easy and quick overview of which assets are running supported versions, and which ones need to be updated. Additionally, it also indicated how many days are remaining before a version is no longer supported. The audit report covers the following products:
- Veeam Backup & Replication
- Veeam ONE
- Veeam agent for Windows
- Veeam backup for Microsoft Office 365