Veeam announced Veeam Backup™ for Linux on Tuesday October 27 at VeeamON.
Veeam Backup for Linux is a FREE standalone agent that delivers backup and recovery for Linux servers running in the public cloud, or on premises. It is only targeted for those type of Linux servers as on premise virtual Linux machines are already fully supported by Veeam Backup & Replication.
Below is a graphic depicting how you can backup from physical or cloud Linux and the capabilities:
You can backup from a physical Linux server and restore into a cloud Linux server and vice versa as depicted below:
You can also target Veeam Backup & Replication backup repositories for more granular recovery and other capabilities:
You can download the press release for this announcement here. A beta will be available early H1 2016 on a first come, first serve basis. General availability (GA) will be later in H1 2016.