Backup Exec

A cost-effective, integrated backup and recovery solution for virtual, physical and cloud.

Reduce complexity

Virtual, physical, and cloud protection in one package

Solve more problems in less time. Backup Exec helps you exceed business expectations for data recovery, reduce storage costs, secure confidential data, achieve regulatory requirements, and eliminate niche backup tools from your infrastructure. Protect all your data, not just some of it, from a single, easy-to-use console.

  • Realize virtually unbeatable performance and deduplication for VMware and Hyper-V
  • Get flexible cloud connectors for Amazon, Azure, and Google Cloud
  • Ensure physical support with one of the industry’s most comprehensive compatibility lists

Leverage powerful features

Master your organization’s recovery objectives

  • Improve data availability with fast, granular backup and instant restore of virtual machines
  • Get back on your feet again with simple, achievable disaster recovery
  • Optimize your storage TCO by easily scaling to the public cloud

Choose from flexible options

Backup that supports your data recovery strategy, not the other way around

  • Get confident protection with a wide range of certified configurations
  • Choose from agile connectors that write data directly to the public cloud
  • Improve workflow and efficiency with a streamlined user interface

Rely on a trusted solution

Take advantage of over 30 years’ expertise

  • Leverage the latest platforms via OS, app, and hypervisor support within 60 days after release
  • Join 2.2 million customers in 200 countries protecting 65 million terabytes of data
  • Spend less time ‘doing’ backup thanks to simple licensing, management, and upgrades

What’s new in Backup Exec 16 FP2

Cloud, cloud and more cloud

Veritas Backup Exec 16 FP2 protects cloud-ready organizations with enhancements to help manage data in the cloud and to the cloud, reduce complexity and increase IT efficiency. Also:

  • Target backups to your own S3 compatible cloud storage
  • Improve performance and reduce cost with deduplication to cloud
  • Better utilize available network bandwidth with the new Veritas Backup Exec™ CloudConnect Optimizer
  • Get expanded cloud storage compatibility, including Microsoft® Azure Government Cloud & Azure Germany
  • Support of the regional storage class for Google cloud storage
  • Get easy upgrades with the new Backup Exec™ Migration Assistant
  • And more
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Designed for your VM infrastructure

Get deep VMware and Hyper-V integration

Veritas has been protecting virtual machines for longer than some of our competitors have been in business. Years of API integration experience and support for the latest platforms ensure your virtual machines are always protected quickly, with reliable restore.

  • Accelerate the backup process with Instant Granular Recovery Technology™ (GRT) while allowing single file, folder, mailbox, or database object recovery
  •  Gain immediate access to data copies via Instant Recovery of VMware and Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Get the latest support for VMware vSphere 6.5 and Hyper-V 2016

Backup that serves your cloud strategy

Decrease storage TCO with cost-effective solutions

Backup is a necessary burden: extremely useful when you need it, and something you should constantly optimize. Now you can reduce your financial and administrative footprint. Backup Exec supports your organization’s cloud strategy and gives you the power to choose long-term, low-cost compute and storage.

  • Use direct public cloud connectors to AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Storage
  • Choose flexible hybrid-cloud gateway options from AWS, Microsoft, and NetApp
  • Run Backup Exec in the cloud on AWS EC2 or the Azure platform
  • Optimize costs with hot and cool storage support

Certified solutions that work

Confidently support your backup infrastructure

Over 30 years of experience has taught us what works and what doesn’t. Our team of engineers constantly certifies Backup Exec with the latest hardware and software. That means you can rely on Veritas’ compatibility expertise for fast and reliable infrastructure.

  • Enjoy physical support from one of the industry’s most comprehensive hardware and software compatibility lists
  • Use solutions we test and certify, so you don’t have to
  • Get support for new applications and platforms within 60 days of release

One Backup to Rule Them All

Protect all your data, not just some of it

Virtual, physical, and cloud. Everybody says they protect it all, but who really follows through? With Veritas, you can. Backup Exec provides comprehensive coverage across the most popular virtual, physical, and cloud infrastructures.

  • Maximize storage savings with global deduplication across all backups
  • Control all data through a single pane of glass for easy compliance
  • Improve workflow and efficiency with a streamlined user interface
  • IEnjoy simplified licensing with a single entitlement

Optimize delivery to the consumer

Use Backup Exec the way you want to

In a world filled with many choices, Backup Exec gives you the flexibility to purchase and consume according to your backup strategy. On-premises DIY? Appliance? Storage-as-a-Service? MSP-delivered Backup-as-a-Service? It’s all possible with Backup Exec.

  • Easily manage compliance with capacity licensing
  • Get turnkey operation with reseller-delivered appliances
  • Use public cloud storage via connectors and hybrid gateways
  • Have the experts manage your Backup Exec on-premises or in a private cloud
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