I'm mainly going off of the features that are in Veeam Backup and Restore.
1a. When you say the compression level is optimal, does that mean it is as compressed as absolutely possible? I'm using it for archiving key production systems and want to have the smallest backup size possible.
1b. I admit that differential backups aren't that great. I did forget to mention that it would be nice to have the option to do a full backup once a quarter or something for ease of cataloging a system over time or before a system change takes place.
2. That is fair, I didn't think of that. Thanks for explaining it.
3 & 4. I stand corrected!
I actually had a backup fail yesterday and VEB retried it an hour later and succeeded.
Keep up the great work!