Veeam has apologised to partners after "human error" led to the exposure of millions of data records. In an email sent to partners, seen by CRN, Veeam said that one of its marketing databases "may have been accessible to unauthorised third parties for a limited time due to human error". The message, attributed to Veeam's co-CEO Peter McKay, also stated: "As soon as we validated the issue, we quickly secured that database. "The exposed database contained non-sensitive marketing records, such as names and email addresses, and in some instances IP addresses. "As soon we validated the incident, we moved quickly to ensure the database was properly secured and to limit any further exposure. As a company, we value honesty and openness, which is why I wanted to personally assure you that steps have been taken to prevent a similar issue from occurring in the future." CRN has contacted Veeam for comment.