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StarWind Announces New StarWind Cloud VTL for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Veeam Designed to Replace Tape-Centric Legacy Data Archival Process


[Middleton, MA and VeeamON, New Orleans, LA, May 17th] StarWind, a leading provider of hyperconverged infrastructure, high performance storage and backup solutions expands partnership with Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, and announces a Veeam-ready Virtual Tape Library solution for backup and replication of Veeam data into Amazon Web Services S3 & Glacier.

StarWind Cloud VTL for AWS and Veeam helps businesses to meet regulatory data archival and retention requirements using cloud storage tier. It provides a high performing, scalable, and cost-efficient tape alternative by using on-premises StarWind Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL) with Amazon S3 and Glacier storage. The new solution helps to eliminate costly tape backup processes without changing the established data archival process.

“We are very excited to partner with Veeam to help our joint customers in upgrading their legacy tape-based data archival process and replace it with a modern public cloud solution.” – said Anton Kolomyeytsev, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, StarWind. “We worked very closely with Veeam team to integrate StarWind Cloud VTL with their industry-leading Veeam Availability Suite™ to deliver fast backup and replication to AWS cloud storage, and help businesses to leverage the benefits of AWS elasticity, scalability, and consumption model without having to rebuild their backup infrastructure policies from scratch.”

Key benefits of StarWind Cloud VTL for AWS and Veeam:
  • Helps meeting the regulatory data retention requirements using reliable and scalable backup storage.
  • Specifically designed for AWS and Veeam for a robust and seamless data protection experience.
  • Reduces data management costs by replacing costly legacy tape process with a scalable and flexible solution using local disks, Amazon S3 and Glacier storage.

“With the new capabilities announced by Starwind today, Veeam customers now have a powerful, cost-effective and easy to implement solution to replace tape with the power and scale of AWS Storage” said Paul Mattes, VP of the Global Cloud Group at Veeam. “By integrating with Veeam Availability Suite, Starwind VTL proves to be a key components of a holistic data protection and availability solution for any enterprise”.

Availability and Price
StarWind Cloud VTL for AWS and Veeam is now available as both software and hardware offerings. The price starts at $3,125 for the Standard Edition . Free 30-days trial of StarWind Cloud VTL for AWS and Veeam is also available.

About Starwind
StarWind has pioneered the storage virtualization and availability market focusing on delivering innovative, yet simple-to-use solutions for building fast, fault-tolerant, and resilient IT infrastructures. StarWind works at the cutting edge of technologies to provide its products with ultimate performance, simplicity and flexibility.

Founded in 2009, StarWind currently has more than 160,000 customers worldwide. StarWind global headquarters are in Middleton, Massachusetts with offices throughout the world. To learn more, visit

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