System Recovery

Image-based backup and disaster recovery for servers, desktops and laptops.

Disaster recovery for virtual machines, servers, and laptops

Ensuring rapid, reliable disaster recovery across your entire infrastructure can be complicated and costly. With Veritas System Recovery, you can minimize downtime and avoid the impact of disaster by easily recovering in minutes, whether you’re restoring a single file or email to an entire machine—physical or virtual.

  • Reduce complexity with a single solution that protects servers, laptops, and virtual machines
  • Protect data and systems quickly, efficiently, and frequently with image-based backup
  • Minimize the disruption of system failure with fast, flexible, reliable recovery

Leverage a simple solution

Easily protect and recover business-critical assets

  • Use one interface to protect laptops, servers, and virtual machines
  • Run a single backup job to protect a whole machine, including the system, data, and applications
  • Restore granular objects direct from the storage device

Get efficient protection

Protect quickly, frequently, and effectively

  • Minimize storage consumption by protecting only those data blocks that have changed
  • Benefit from rapid performance with image-based backup
  • Realize quick, automated restore, direct to the data source

Enable reliable recovery

Ensure recovery whatever your choice of hardware

  • Get trusted bare metal restore to the same or different hardware
  • Recover individual Exchange emails, SharePoint documents, files, and folders or whole machines
  • Automatically duplicate backup data to the cloud or a second site for additional resiliency

New in Veritas System Recovery 16

Enhanced with support for the latest Microsoft platforms

With Veritas System Recovery, you can confidently recover the latest offerings from Microsoft, including Windows Server 2016 and SQL 2016.

  • Get support for Windows Server 2016, including ReFS and UEFI, with all System Recovery features
  • Add parity support for Microsoft SQL Server 2016
  • Gain full support for Microsoft SharePoint 2016
  • Enjoy support for VMware vSphere 6.0
  • Leverage incremental backup support for Linux

Recover from disaster fast

Get back in production in minutes, not hours or days

Now you can dramatically reduce the time it takes to bring systems back into production. With System Recovery, you can boot direct from a running or cold system and restore the entire system, physical or virtual, Windows or Linux, as fast as your disk storage can read and write.

  • Run hot or cold recovery
  • Experience high performance, limited only by your hardware
  • Get support for Windows Server and laptop operating systems

Ease the transition of physical to virtual

Automatically migrate to VMware and Hyper-V

With Veritas System Recovery, you can easily convert physical machine images to virtual file formats on a schedule or in real time. Plus, you can automatically upload virtual machine images to the virtual infrastructure.

  • Automate the process of converting physical to virtual for disaster recovery or permanent use
  • Use the conversion process for testing prior to deployment
  • Deploy virtual machine images to physical servers

Protect against site outages

Automate protection to another site or cloud storage

Veritas System Recovery stores an offsite copy of recovery points that enables protection against site outages and operates as a background process. You can also duplicate existing or current backup jobs to gain great flexibility.

  • Get duplicate recovery points to up to two additional sites or devices
  • Gain support for Amazon Web Services, USB, NAS/SAN, and FTP storage
  • Reduce the resources needed to complete recovery by leveraging a background process

Leverage cloud storage for disaster recovery

Easily integrate with Amazon Web Services

Don’t be limited by storage constraints when you can integrate Veritas System Recovery with Amazon Web Services. Doing so lets you send the copy of recovery points to S3 storage in addition to local and private storage, enhancing your options for protecting against outages and failure.

  • Encrypt recovery points on creation, before sending them to cloud storage
  • Use cloud storage to supplement secondary storage locations and devices
  • Recover easily via the Internet using your Amazon account, key, and bucket details

Gain flexibility in replacement hardware choice

Make dissimilar hardware restore standard

Want to eliminate the need to replace hardware like-for-like at a system, storage, or component level? With Veritas System Recovery, dissimilar hardware restore runs as an automated process using existing recovery points.

  • Practice bare metal restore to different hardware
  • Seamlessly handle driver and component updates within the restore process
  • Eliminate the need to prepare in advance to move to different hardware

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