Holiday gift from Veeam: free Veeam Backup & Replication v6 licenses for your lab

Just as last year, Veeam has a Christmas gift for us as nerds…. A free Veeam Backup & Replication v6 license for in our home lab!! Great…


Holiday gift from Veeam: free Veeam Backup & Replication v6 licenses for your lab

Free NFR Licenses for Evaluation and Demonstration Use available to VMware vExperts, VMware Certified Professionals, VMware Certified Instructors VMUG members, Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, and Microsoft Certified Professionals

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Columbus, OH – Dec. 14, 2011

Who: Veeam Software, innovative provider of data protection, disaster recovery and management solutions for virtual datacenter environments,  today announced a holiday gift for VMware vExperts, VMware Certified Professionals,  VMware Certified Instructors, VMUG members, Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, and  Microsoft Certified Professionals.

What: Free software for home labs. In an expansion of last year’s program, any VMware vExpert, VCP, VCI, VMUG member, Microsoft MVP or MCP can receive a free two-CPU socket Not for Resale (NFR) license of Veeam Backup & Replication™ v6 for evaluation and demonstration use.

Where: NFR licenses are available at and
“Veeam Backup & Replication v6 was downloaded more than 15 thousand times in its first week of availability, and with new support for Hyper-V, we are glad to extend our offer of NFR licenses to the Microsoft community as well as the entire VMUG community,” explained Doug Hazelman, Vice President of Product Strategy for Veeam Software.
“Access to free NFR licenses of Veeam Backup & Replication is another great perk of VMUG Membership. Thank you, Veeam, for supporting the VMUG Community,” said Jim Millard, VMUG member in the Midwest. Derek Schauland, Microsoft MVP said, “Veeam for the Microsoft Community?  Awesome! Having a program giving NFR licenses of Veeam software to the Microsoft community will be invaluable to the home lab and test needs of IT pros in pursuit of training, blogging and other activities. I look forward to this program.”

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Marco works for ViaData as a Senior Technical Consultant. He has over 15 years experience as a system engineer and consultant, specialized in virtualization. VMware VCP4, VCP5-DC & VCP5-DT. VMware vExpert 2013, 2014,2015 & 2016. Microsoft MCSE & MCITP Enterprise Administrator. Veeam VMSP, VMTSP & VMCE.