Veritas NetBackup vs. Commvault Data Platform

Frustrated by your current data protection solution? Learn why Veritas has been #1 in enterprise data protection for 17 straight years.

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Trust the leader.*

With data fragmented across physical, virtual and cloud environments, you need a unified data protection solution to protect your company’s most valuable asset—data.

If you find your current Commvault solution lacking, it may be time to check out the enterprise data protection market share leader, Veritas NetBackup. 

Veritas NetBackup Commvault Data Platform
ServiceNow Integration ServiceNow Self Service support. Lacks fully implemented out-of-the-box ServiceNow support. Requires controlled environment and prior validation.
Rapid Deployment and Ease of Use Under 5 minutes to implement containerized NetBackup data protection and cloud tiering services. Limited container support model—800% more time required to deploy.
Visualization and Governance Integrated Information Map application: real-time global visibility and insights across primary and backup data; on-prem and in the cloud. Primary data visibility limited to on-prem file servers, no primary data visibility for on-prem Sharepoint, Exchange, or any cloud sources.
Classification Policies Comprehensive content classification: 100+ policies, 450+ patterns covering 38 countries. Limited to only 57 patterns and 15 countries.
Deduplication Policies Simultaneous client source, target and global deduplication policies optimizes storage efficiency and performance. Limited to selecting only one policy from supported deduplication implementations.
Docker Certification Industry’s first Docker-certified backup and recovery solution for containers. No formal Docker certification as of date of this document.
Agentless Modern Workload Support (Hadoop, HBase, MariaDB, MySQL) No agent required. Veritas NetBackup supports Hadoop, HBase, MariaDB, MySQL, and Nutanix with a single plug-in. Requires agent for all nodes for Hadoop, HBase, MariaDB, MySQL and Nutanix.
Multi-tier Resiliency and Availability Veritas NetBackup integration with Veritas Resiliency Platform delivers business continuity for complex, multi-tier environments with multi-VM group dependencies. Lacks multi-VM group dependency handling and mutli-tier business continuity capabilities.
Cloud-Based AI/ML Proactive Support Cloud-based AI and continuous machine learning uses real-time aggregated telemetry from thousands of customers, providing superior prediction effectiveness, proactive system and prescriptive remediation, performance and capacity forecasting, and compliance policy adherence. Sampling/statistical data limited to individual customer deployments. Less diverse data results in reduced telemetry scope and machine learning effectiveness.

*Comparisons in this article are based on Veritas internal testing and analysis performed on comparable solution configurations of the Commvault Data Platform put together by Veritas, in December 2018.


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"NetBackup is years ahead of the backup solution we were previously using. Backup administration used to be a full-time job with our previous product – with NetBackup, we hardly need to look at it. This means we can invest our time in other projects."

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Veritas NetBackup Flex 2 offers advanced, hardware-level security hardening and more
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