The bottleneck is always 99% 98% source
. There are a bunch of ESXi hosts in the cluster, using the default proxy on the Veeam appliance jobs go to two different repositories. On a side note I don't have any access to the Esxs other than what I can see in the VBR console.
Perhaps adding a proxy in a vm on the management network would be safer than virtual appliance mode but still improve performance?
The people that i am dealing with are very allergic to any down time whatsoever
even a few minutes as their monitoring software sends out email alerts.