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Support for Microsoft 365 - Backup Exec enables you to backup and restore Microsoft 365 data. The following workloads are supported:
- Exchange Online
Backup Exec Simple-Subscription Licensing - BE Simple consolidates all licenses into a single edition that includes all features and adds the new Microsoft 365 feature. The following licenses are introduced:
- Backup Exec Simple Core Pack
- Backup Exec Simple Add On
The subscription metering is instance-based. One instance is a virtual machine or physical machine or 10 Microsoft 365 users. Easily calculate your licensing needs here: Try the calculator
64-bit SQL Express Database - Backup Exec now uses a 64-bit SQL Express 2017 instance to host its database providing increased performance and optimization.
Support for new cloud storage regions - Backup Exec users benefit from cloud storage choices enabling greater flexibility and economy in the following regions:
- Google: Santiago
- Amazon: Jakarta
Generic S3 cloud provider support with Backup Exec cloud deduplication – Backup Exec now supports cloud deduplication for the generic S3 cloud providers.
S3-compatible cloud storage with V4 authentication - Backup Exec now supports configuring of S3-compatible cloud storage with V4 authentication in Backup Exec.