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Veeam Data Platform Essentials
#1 Backup and Recovery for Small Business

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Powerful. Easy-to-use. Affordable.

Veeam® Veeam Data Platform Essentials (formerly Veeam Backup Essentials™) delivers powerful, easy-to-use and affordable backup, recovery and monitoring for up to 50 workloads. With our simple and portable licensing model — Veeam Universal License (VUL) — it's more affordable than ever. You have the freedom to choose what to protect and when, all while your business grows.

One platform and one unified license to protect and manage ALL your apps and data, from a single UI:

Virtual VMware | Hyper-V | Nutanix AHV
Physical Windows | Linux | IBM AIX | Oracle Solaris | Mac | NAS
Cloud AWS | Azure | Google | IBM
Applications Microsoft | Databases | Kubernetes

Veeam Data Platform Essentials Is Powered By

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Backup & Recovery

Powerful and reliable backup with recovery and replication for cloud, virtual and physical workloads.

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Monitoring & Analytics

Deep, intelligent monitoring, reporting and automation for your infrastructure and backups.

Protected workloads

Key capabilities: #1 Backup and Recovery for Small Business

Your small business needs a data protection strategy that “just works”, right? Veeam provides powerful capabilities that eliminate data loss, are easy to deploy and increase ROI.

Reliable Backup

Backup any workload and store them anywhere on‑premises or in the cloud with built-in replication at no additional cost.

Fast Recovery

Tons of recovery options give you the ability to quickly recover just about anything — big or small — to any location.

Ransomware Protection

Ransomware-proof backups to easily isolate your data and protect it against cyberthreats at no extra cost.

Powerful File Protection

Protect all your files — from application items to NAS — and instantly recover whatever you need whenever you need it.

Cloud Data Portability

Migrate or recover any workload to AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud while keeping your backups safe from malicious attacks.

Storage Flexibility

Create fast backups and replicas from snapshots by using hardware from almost any storage solution, without lock-in.

Protect Your Workloads With Confidence

Veeam Data Platform Essentials is available in one- to five-year annual subscription bundles. The longer the annual subscription, the larger the discount. You can use your subscription to protect virtual machines (VMs), physical servers, NAS, cloud instances and more!

This product is licensed per-workload as a Veeam Universal License (VUL), which means it is portable and can be used to protect different workload types as your environment grows or changes. Veeam Data Platform Essentials is sold in five-license bundles for a maximum of 50 workloads (i.e., 10 bundles), specially priced at a discount for small businesses. It is billed upfront and includes 24.7.365 production support.


1-to-5 year plans

$7.13 USD per month

$85.60 USD per year, per license*

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Veeam Offers Powerful Add-ons To Boost Your Data Protection Capabilities

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NAS Capacity Pack

NAS Capacity Pack for Veeam Data Platform Essentials is designed to protect your NAS data. It is sold in 1 TB increments, up to 50 TB.

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Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

Control, manage and protect your Microsoft 365 data.



Veeam Data Platform Essentials is a bundle that combines the powerful data protection features of Veeam Data Platform Foundation with the monitoring capabilities of Veeam ONE. When buying Veeam Data Platform Essentials you will be able to backup, recover, monitor and report virtual, physical and cloud workloads from a single console. This bundle is priced and packaged for the needs of small businesses with less than 250 employees and 50 workloads. Veeam Data Platform Essentials also offers 24.7.365 technical support.

The minimum Veeam Data Platform Essentials license requirement is one bundle of five licenses.

With one bundle you can protect and monitor the following scenarios:

  • Five VMware/Hyper-V/AHV VMs
  • Five AWS/Azure/Google Cloud VMs
  • Five physical servers
  • 15 workstations
  • 2.5TB of NAS
  • Any combination of the above

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From offering expert advice to solving complex problems, we've got you covered. Get in touch with a Veeam Products & Solutions Specialist today to learn more!