Backup Exec

Data backup and recovery for small to midsize businesses.

Protect your data wherever it lives—physical, virtual, and cloud.

As a business owner/operator, you have to take on a lot of jobs. Data backup and recovery shouldn't be one of them. With Backup Exec, you get a simple, powerful solution that ensures your business-critical data is never at risk of being lost, stolen, or corrupted. And as your data management needs grow, Backup Exec seamlessly scales to meet them—providing confidence and cost-savings over the long term.

Backup Exec is trusted by over 45,000 businesses worldwide.

Eliminate the need for multiple point products and strengthen your resilience.


Quickly track and monitor all backup and recovery activity through an easy-to-use interface.


Layer security access with two-factor authentication and prevent malicious code injection.


Seamlessly protect VMware, Microsoft, and Linux platforms from the same user console.

Microsoft 365 protection

  • Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint and Teams protection and recovery
  • Complete integration with Backup Exec
  • Own protection of your Microsoft 365 data

Security and compliance

  • Protects your backup data from ransomware attacks
  • Ensures data is compliant in every location
  • Ensure your data is compliant with GDPR Guard
  • Securely stores credit card transaction data

Cloud data protection

  • Deployable marketplace templates for both AWS and Azure
  • Certified cloud connectors for all major cloud vendors
  • Support for all AWS cloud storage tiers
  • Optimized storage costs and bandwidth with in-line deduplication

Virtual workload protection

  • Forever incremental VM backups with Backup Exec Accelerator
  • Extended hyperconverged environment support
  • Automated discovery and protection of new VMs
  • Instant recovery of VMs
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Latest Release: Backup Exec 22.2

  • Built in Microsoft 365 data protection including Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Teams.
  • Cross-system anomaly detection to alert on any potential ransomware and malware risks.
  • Storage compatibility and performance enhancements.
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Smart integrations

  • Consolidated reporting of your entire data ecosystem via Veritas Usage Insights
  • Protects SaaS workloads and applications including Microsoft 365, Google Cloud and Salesforce with Veritas Alta™ SaaS Protection
  • Integration with Azure Site Recovery for instant cloud-based disaster recovery

BE Simple License Calculator

  • Simple to calculate your licensing needs
  • Flexible subscription licensing
  • Try the calculator today!
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“Simply the best backup and recovery solution, with top platform support and easy management at a good price”

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Market Leadership

Backup Exec ranks among the best business software solutions based on user ratings and social data. Our customers love using our product and we think you will, too.

Protect your business-critical data across every environment.


The #1 enterprise backup and recovery solution.

Desktop and Laptop Option

Proven, automated protection for today's geographically diverse workloads.

System Recovery

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

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