Backup Exec™ 21

Simple, Secure, Unified. Just BE

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Fast, cost-effective, unified backup and recovery.



  • Protection against Ransomware with a secure console
  • Integration with Azure Site Recovery for Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS)
  • Seamlessly scale Backup Exec to the cloud
  • Broadest range of certified integrated cloud connectors, including AWS S3, Microsoft® Azure, Google Cloud  Platform Storage
  • Simplified licensing options for financial ease


The benefits of choosing Backup Exec:

  • Ransomware Resilience. Don’t pay the ransom by protecting your backups and backup server from external attacks
  • Protect all your data, not just some of it. Veritas protects more petabytes of data than Veeam and our other top 3 competitors combined
  • Backup for the modern business. Modernized data protection enables you to keep pace and respond to the growing demands of digital transformation.
  • The faster, the better.  It’s one thing to backup your data, it’s another thing to restore it quickly. Backup Exec is 80% faster than competitors
  • GDPR enhancements. Save money and stay in compliance under General Data Protection Regulation


"Businesses that want total control over their data backup and recovery plans will find Backup Exec 20 the perfect choice."

– ITPro


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For guidance, help and support, the Backup Exec Administrator's Guide, Backup Exec Quick Installation Guide and other useful Backup Exec documentation is available for download from the Veritas Support Site. You can also refer to the Backup Exec forum ( for peer-to-peer discussions and to find additional resources and technical content.

Veritas Technical Support is not available with this trial software.

Note: If you are using a Backup Exec appliance, do not attempt to upgrade Backup Exec using the typical software upgrade process.