Backup Exec 20.1 Readme
- Backup Exec 20.1 Readme
What's new in Backup Exec 20.1
Table: What's new in Backup Exec 20.1
Backup Exec now introduces Subscription and Perpetual-based Licensing
The Subscription and Perpetual licensing models in Backup Exec are available in Bronze, Silver, and Gold packaging. The Subscription and Perpetual licensing models facilitate simpler transactions for businesses with fewer sets of licenses to manage for users.
It makes it easy for users to do backups since they are paying based on the front end capacity they are protecting.
Enhanced protection for Linux virtual machines
Support for OpenDedupe Connectors
The OpenDedupe OST Connector now supports Azure Archival Storage and Amazon Glacier. With the integration between Backup Exec and OpenDedupe, you can now back up to this storage.
For more information about this configuration tool, refer to the following technote:
Enhancing S3-Compatible Cloud service provider coverage
Backup Exec supports more cloud storage providers when the cloud storage is configured with the "compatible-with-s3" provider. For more information, refer to the following technote:
Backup Exec integrates with Veritas™ Information Map
Backup Exec integrates with Veritas™ Information Map. This integration helps organizations gain insight into their data by providing an immersive visual experience of the global information environment for an organization.
Backup Exec can be configured to populate Information Map with metadata of an organization's unstructured data and identify areas of risk, value, waste, and interest.
Veritas Update replaces LiveUpdate
LiveUpdate has been replaced with Veritas Update to provide updates for Backup Exec.
Enhanced inbound firewall rules for Backup Exec
Backup Exec has enhanced the existing inbound firewall rules to provide access for only the required ports and restrict access to all other ports. This helps to minimize probability of a security lapse or violation.
Enhancements to Backup Exec with a powerful Deduplication engine
Backup Exec users can get improved speed, scale, and stability while backing up to the Backup Exec deduplication folder.
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) support
Backup Exec can be installed for data protection in an environment configured to use TLS 1.2 that helps to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 3.1/3.2 requirements.
Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 support
Backup Exec can be installed for data protection in an environment configured to use TLS 1.2.
Improved IPv6 support
Backup Exec client-side deduplication, NDMP Option, and RMAL features can also be used with the IPv6 (Pure and Dual Stack) protocol.
Support for SQL Server 2017
Backup Exec now protects SQL Server 2017. You can also host the Backup Exec database on SQL Server 2017.
You can find a list of the new features in earlier releases of Backup Exec in the What's new in Backup Exec document.