Backup Exec for Amazon Web Services

Unified data protection for cloud-ready organisations.

Confidently launch your journey to AWS

No matter where you are in your journey to the cloud, you can count on Backup Exec for support.

Write data directly to specific geos using public cloud connectors for Amazon S3 storage services. Accelerate IT agility with both on-premises and hybrid options via support for key hardware gateways. Ensure business resilience with EC2 in-the-cloud and from-the-cloud data protection.

  • Gain visibility across all your virtual, physical and cloud data
  • Use increased data visibility to optimise cloud storage costs while reducing data risks
  • Streamline workload migrations to or from AWS
  • Choose AWS as a disaster recovery target
  • Get unified data protection for on-premises and AWS-based workloads

Modernise data protection and lower storage costs

Use inexpensive cloud storage to eliminate tape reliance

  • Replace cumbersome, expensive tape backup and administration processes with easy to use AWS cloud storage
  • Intelligent deduplication to reduce time, cost and network bandwidth for cloud storage
  • Reduce and convert capital expenses to a more predictable, manageable pay as you go operating expense cost structure

Easily move data to AWS

Ensure data compliance and optimise storage efficiency

  • Balance performance and storage costs by using AWS for tiered data storage
  • Reduce or eliminate expensive on-premises tape infrastructure by using AWS for long-term data archiving
  • Mitigate regulatory risks by intelligently moving the right data to AWS at the right time

Safeguard workloads in AWS

Confidently protect data in both new and legacy workloads

  • Simplify data protection with secure, scalable AWS cloud storage
  • Increase resilience and performance by migrating business-critical applications to AWS
  • Ensure high availability of applications and storage across AWS zones and regions

Get Backup Exec on the AWS Marketplace

Simplify your cloud data protection implementation with easy deployment from the AWS Marketplace

Ready to install, inexpensive and easy to operate solution to protect AWS cloud workloads. Together with Backup Exec’s proven success in on-premises business applications, organisations get a true single management interface for all data: whether virtual, physical or cloud.

  • Incredibly easy to deploy, maintain and operate Backup Exec servers to protect AWS workloads
  • Complement AWS data durability with best-in-class data protection
  • Retain your backup workflows while deploying critical applications in AWS
  • Unify data protection across all locations for lower TCO, optimal management control and risk mitigation
  • Choose from standard licence models available through Veritas resellers
  • Use in-the-cloud data deduplication to optimize storage costs

Seamlessly integrate AWS storage

Extend your data protection strategy with cloud storage

Extend your proven Backup Exec backup and recovery and move archived or infrequently accessed data off-site to cost-effective AWS storage for long-term retention or disaster recovery while keeping local copies on-site for fast recovery of critical systems.

  • Write data directly to cost-effective, geo-specific S3 buckets, so you can track which data resides where
  • Shrink cloud storage requirements and cut network use with intelligent deduplication and built-in compression
  • Maintain global data visibility across your entire environment
  • Orchestrate when and how you move data to the cloud with automated backup templates
  • Be confident of complete data security with data encrypted in transit and at rest

Backup that supports your AWS strategy

Protect your data in AWS the same way as on-premises with Backup Exec.

As organisations shift workloads to AWS, they now have a unique opportunity to extend their trusted data protection solution to ensure cloud-based workloads gain the same level of data protection.

Use the same policies, processes, and interfaces to manage your cloud data. With the latest release of Backup, you can now use the new Backup Exec Amazon Machine Image (AMI) for a preconfigured, customisable cloud deployment of Backup Exec in minutes.

  • Run Backup Exec in the cloud to protect applications running on the AWS EC2 platform
  • De-duplicate backups to local block disk, and use public cloud connectors for S3 access
  • Decrease cloud availability risk by replicating backup data sets to your on-premises infrastructure
  • Optimise costs with support for either hot or cool storage

Smart data lifecycle policies and unlimited back-end storage in an easy-to-use hybrid combination

Our hybrid approach offers you flexibility and control of where to run your critical systems together with massively scalable cloud storage solution and is geared for the digital business.

Backup Exec supports Amazon Web Service (AWS) Storage Gateway VTL & NetApp AltaVault to ensure maximum cloud use and minimum administration overhead for any size organisation or business.

  • Seamless media lifecycle management for all company data
  • Migrate existing physical tapes to durable and scalable AWS storage
  • Unlimited number of virtual tapes
  • Use optimised local storage for critical backup data to ensure ready access for quick restores when needed
  • Provide visibility and control across your hybrid cloud environment

Our holistic approach offers you flexibility and control of where to run your critical systems and is geared for the digital business

Extend a trusted data protection platform to AWS to complement native cloud data durability

By using Backup Exec in the cloud as well as in on-prem and remote offices, you gain a unified, efficient data protection experience. Doing so also results in a much lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and dramatically simplified operation, advantages siloed and disparate point products simply can’t provide.

  • Unify data protection across all locations for lower TCO, optimal management control and risk mitigation
  • Protect cloud, physical and virtual environments with a single platform
  • Complement AWS data durability with industry-leading data protection solution
  • Multi-cloud compatibility

Be confident of complete data security and compliance

Safely extend your infrastructure into the cloud while controlling data access. Match on-premises security levels for cloud-based data and workloads

Implementation of a security strategy for your company’s backups plays a vital role in safeguarding the integrity and availability of your data. Be confident of complete data security with seamless and secure integration with AWS.

  • Integrated 128/256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) industrial-strength encryption
  • Ensure complete data security with data encrypted in transit and at rest
  • Data transfer over Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection between Backup Exec and AWS
  • Choose location of workload and data to ensure compliance with business or regulatory requirements
  • FIPS 140-2 standard compliant