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With the upcoming version 12 release of Veeam Backup & Replication the platform will start to support object storage as a primary location for backups. This is not a new idea, it feels like we’ve been talking about this forever, but it is a radical shift for the company and frankly one that for reasons many in the Veeam Certified Service Provider community have been dreading. While I believe object storage has its place, even within a VCSP, it should not in general practice be a replacement for Veeam Cloud Connect as VCC-B and VCC-R offer capabilities and enhancements that object storage services all by themselves will never be able to replicate.
What is Veeam Cloud Connect?
It’s appropriate to level set on the technologies at hand first. Veeam Cloud Connect was first announced at VeeamON 2014 and became available through partners shortly thereafter. There are two sides to today’s Cloud Connect Service: Veeam Cloud Connect Backup (VCC-B) and Veeam Cloud Connect Replication (VCC-R).
Veeam Cloud Connect Backup allows for a service provider to provision a slice of cloud storage
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