Veeam Tackles Ransomware, Cloud, and Kubernetes Challenges


Veeam Software, the leader in backup, recovery, and data management solutions that deliver Modern Data Protection, has announced its participation at GITEX GLOBAL 2022. The company will use the event as a platform to share its vision for the future of data protection and deliver live demonstrations of its flagship single platform for Cloud, Virtual, Physical, SaaS, and Kubernetes environments.

Speaking about the company’s presence at this year´s GITEX, Mohamad Rizk, Regional Director,

Mohamad Rizk, Regional Director, Veeam

& CIS at Veeam Software said, “against the backdrop of the pandemic, we have witnessed an acceleration of digital transformation initiatives across regional enterprises. This has brought with it a multitude of challenges and complexities relating to multi-/hybrid-cloud architectures and Kubernetes adoption. The incidence of ransomware is also on the rise. Within the region, 88% of UAE and 84% of Saudi Arabian organizations fell prey to ransomware attacks in 2021. We will use GITEX to showcase the innovations that will help our customers drive business efficiency and agility, protect their data, and ensure that they are well prepared for the next stage of their digital transformation.”

Over the past year, Veeam has unveiled more than 30 product updates. Trade attendees visiting the Veeam stand D-20, Hall 7 at GITEX can expect to learn more about the following innovations among others:

  • Veeam Backup & Replication v12
  • Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v7
  • Veeam Backup for Salesforce
  • Kasten by Veeam K10 v5.0

Veeam will also look to engage and enter into high-level discussions with its ecosystem of channel partners at GITEX. Providing advice to the channel community, Kinda Baydoun, Manager of Channels, Distribution and Alliances – Middle East & CIS at Veeam commented: “The cloud market continues to expand, and we are seeing more and more hyperscalers investing in the Middle East region by building their in-country data centres.”

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