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Cisco HyperFlex 4.0 with Veeam Availability Suite Lab v1

March 2020

The Data Center Practice is pleased to announce that Cisco HyperFlex 4.0 with Veeam Availability Suite Lab v1 is available on dCloud to ALL users in US East, US West, APJ and EMEA dCloud locations.

Cisco HyperFlex™ is part of a complete data center strategy that uses hyperconvergence architecture models to solve basic business challenges of data optimization, operational efficiency, and adaptability. Because it is built on the Cisco UCS® platform, it allows unified network management using skillsets that are already present in the organization. It is scalable, adaptable, and completely hyperconverged – providing the three layers of Network, Compute & Storage intelligently integrated into a single solution for faster application deployment.

In Cisco HyperFlex systems, the data platform spans three or more Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series nodes to create a highly available cluster. Each node includes a Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform controller that implements the distributed file system using internal flash-based SSD drives and high-capacity HDDs to store data. The controllers communicate with each other over 10 Gigabit Ethernet to present a single pool of storage that spans the nodes in the cluster. Nodes access data through a data layer using file, block, object, and API plug-ins. As nodes are added, the cluster scales linearly to deliver computing, storage capacity, and I/O performance.

Veeam Availability Suite provides full data protection for applications and data running on the Cisco HyperFlex cluster. With this solution, users can not only perform backup/restore, replication, and archiving with Veeam, but also restore VMs, files, and application items quickly and easily. Highlighting the native snapshot integration between Veeam and HyperFlex, users can demonstrate data protection tasks often performed by storage administrators.


  • Scenario 1. Install Veeam Backup & Replication
  • Scenario 2. Add Cisco HyperFlex Storage to Veeam Backup & Replication
  • Scenario 3. Perform a Backup
  • Scenario 4. Perform a Restore
  • Scenario 5. VM Replication


View the demo Cisco HyperFlex 4.0 with Veeam Availability Suite Lab v1

Visit the Cisco dCloud Help page for more information and training materials

To view all available Cisco dCloud demos, visit dcloud.cisco.com 

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