NetBackup 7.6 became generally available on December 18, 2013. This release contains several new features and enhancements in areas like virtualization, protection for Oracle databases, deduplication, auto image replication and bare metal recovery. While some of these features have been discussed at length during multiple events throughout 2013, the complete version is now available for download and install. Please keep in mind that customers current on their NetBackup maintenance schedules are entitled to download this latest version of the product free of charge. Below are a few resources that can help provide additional information regarding the release, documentation, and upgrade paths.
NetBackup 7.6 Upgrade Portal
NetBackup 7.6 Manuals:
NetBackup Support assistance for installations and upgrades is available for NetBackup 7.x on the Symantec Operational Readiness Tools (SORT) website. These tools will help determine the requirements for master, media, and clients.