2022 Press Releases

January 26, 2022

Veeam Sets a New High in 2021, 27% Growth

Veeam® Software, the market leader in backup, recovery, and data management solutions that deliver Modern Data Protection, announced another quarter of double-digit growth, with an annual recurring revenue (ARR) increase of 27% year-over-year (YoY), making 2021 the company's most successful year ever. Veeam ended 2021 as the #2 data protection vendor worldwide, ranked as a Leader in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Solutions for the fifth consecutive year, saw its Microsoft Office 365 business grow faster than expected with 73% YoY growth, and achieved over 36% YoY growth of Veeam Availability Suite™.
“IDC expects the total Data Protection as a Service (DPaaS) market to reach $18.4 billion in spending by 2025,” said Anand Eswaran, CEO at Veeam. “Given the current global landscape and the fact that businesses now have more data than ever to protect — from ransomware and cyberattacks, compliance and new regulations, and the complexities of remote working environments — I believe that the market opportunity is even larger than what is being predicted. Veeam is outpacing the overall market maturation, growing at a much more rapid rate, and is firmly at the epicenter of the data ecosystem. This is a testament to our employees and company culture, the pace of development and innovation, and our collaboration with partners to deliver solutions that exceed customer expectations and build trust.” 
2021 Highlights

  • Anand Eswaran was appointed as Veeam’s new CEO and a member of the company’s board of directors. William (Bill) H. Largent stepped down as CEO to focus on his role as chairman of the board of directors. Eswaran joined Veeam from a successful tenure at RingCentral, where he was president and Chief Operating Officer (COO), overseeing exponential growth and customer expansion. 

  • Veeam cloud-native data protection reported more than 420% growth YoY. New releases of Veeam Backup for AWS v4, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure v3 and Veeam Backup for Google Cloud v2 are now integrated directly into Veeam Backup & Replication™ v11a with 100% functionality for Veeam Universal License (VUL) license holders.

  • Data storage in the cloud is driving massive growth. Veeam moved more than 500PB (0.5 EX) of data to public cloud storage in 2021, which accounts for 135% growth YoY. Veeam’s single platform for Modern Data Protection — simple, flexible, reliable and powerful — continues to be the industry standard and provides the highest level of value to customers.

  • More than 450,000 users have downloaded Veeam Backup & Replication v11 since its launch in Q1’21. V11, the most powerful data protection solution for cloud, virtual, physical, NAS, and enterprise applications, now allows businesses to speed cloud adoption of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, and Google by ensuring data is securely secured, protected, and managed from a single console.

Supporting Quotes
"Due to the amazing growth trajectory of Veeam, the company provided laser focus on further enhancing our internal cybersecurity capabilities, with an emphasis on our cyber resiliency and enriching the security-first mindset that our customers have come to expect from us. Our ISO-certified Information Security Management System (ISMS) was enriched with a user-centric security engagement model, proactive threat intelligence and further engagement with the external information security community.” — Gil Vega, CISO, Veeam 
“Customer demand for solutions that provide protection and backup of data regardless of where its hosted, whether core, cloud or edge has been increasing as application deployments also increase. During 2021, Veeam sought to respond to this demand by enhancing its Microsoft Office 365 backup, Veeam Backup & Replication v11 and v11a products. The company was able to increase its share of the data replication and protection software market in 1H 2021, taking the top market share position in EMEA and LATAM and number two globally, according to our 1H21storage software tracker. Veeam is also looking to expand its data protection in SaaS applications with its upcoming support for SalesForce.com data.” — Phil Goodwin, Research Vice President, IDC
“Before we began our digital transformation, we chose Veeam to support new business demands related to hybrid-cloud computing, privacy and security. Veeam is very important to us, and we appreciate that it’s always evolving.” — Fernando Rostock, IT Executive Manager, Yamaha Brazil
“At Clough Group, we like that Veeam is very agile, and we can choose any endpoint or environment we want. Even if we decide to switch cloud providers like Azure, AWS or Google, we can restore our backups to any environment, whether virtual or physical. Without being restricted to a specific product or environment, our disaster recovery plan is now more robust.” — Hussain Munir, Security Manager, Clough Group
“Our goal was to consolidate data protection into one unified environment to protect the integrity of our government, and we achieved that goal with Veeam. It’s a good feeling knowing Veeam is our last line of defense in a disaster situation because it’s not a matter of whether a disaster will occur; it’s a matter of when.” — Mac Avancena, Chief Information Technology Officer, Kern County
“Ransomware is a constant battle, but Veeam gives us confidence we can protect data, so faculty and staff have uninterrupted access to the resources they need.” — Matthew Storey, Systems Technical Coordinator, Lancaster University
“Thanks to Veeam, we can now respond to a major event such as a ransomware attack by restoring data fast, which provides a huge boost to our service continuity. High availability is one of the biggest promises that we make to our customers — and with Veeam, we can deliver.” — Jose Acuña, IT Operations Manager, Telefónica Uruguay