Veritas Backup Exec™

Additional Info

CompanyVeritas Technologies
Company size (employees)5,000 to 9,999
Type of solutionSoftware


Veritas Backup Exec™ is the Gold Standard in data protection providing businesses a simple and powerful way to ensure the integrity and availability of their data – from edge to core to cloud. Backup Exec protects all environments regardless of whether data resides on-premises or hybrid, multi-cloud—from a single physical server, thousands of virtual machines, to cloud data and workloads within the cloud—all with a single solution.

Backup Exec focuses on keeping data protection simple, secure and unified. Customers can choose what to back up, where to store it and how to restore. Their data remains secure and available at every stage—whether backing up on premises to the cloud, protecting workloads within the cloud, recovering from the cloud or just connecting to on-prem storage.

Backup Exec comes complete with an easy-to-use interface, intelligent dashboards and intuitive wizards that provide the visibility you need to quickly track and monitor every backup and recovery job. It also saves time and simplifies the implementation of backup protection—with a few simple clicks, customers can set backup jobs, view backup status, and perform recoveries.

When it comes to storing critical data, Backup Exec has industry’s most comprehensive hardware and software compatibility lists with flexible options—so customers can backup to virtually any storage device including disk, tape, dedupe storage, appliance,
private cloud, public cloud, or even multi-cloud.

Deeply integrated with Microsoft, VMware, Oracle, AWS, Azure, Google, Linux and UNIX platforms, Backup Exec provides optimal performance and efficiency.
Backup Exec is available for purchase in either perpetual or term subscription licensing, with the level of functionality you require—Bronze, Silver or Gold. Customers can manage their entire data ecosystem from a single console, eliminate the need for multiple backup solutions, as well as save time and resources with easy deployment!

How we are different

There are many choices for data protection. But Backup Exec continues to be a market leader. In today’s fast-evolving IT landscape, we are focused on the following three key customer priorities.

1> Cybersecurity
Ransomware attacks and their financial impacts are rising exponentially. Businesses are feeling exposed, with their critical data widely distributed across different environments.

Backup Exec provides a unified, multi-layered, platform approach that seamlessly integrates proactive protection, relentless detection, and industry-leading backup and recovery. No other provider has the scale and experience to safeguard customer’s business-critical data across physical, virtual, and multi-cloud environments.

2> Eliminate Digital Transformation Gaps
The growth of remote workforces has accelerated the adoption of cloud services. As cloud adoption accelerates and diversifies, the challenges of managing and protecting data grows. Backup Exec gives businesses a powerful set of tools to keep pace with these increasing multi-cloud demands and scale for the future – all while keeping costs down.

Additionally, customers can simplify their cloud data protection implementation with easy deployment from cloud Marketplaces. With a few clicks, customers can access fully functional trials of Backup Exec on their cloud provider of choice. Backup Exec is a Hybrid multi-cloud companion to meet the demands of modern workloads and traditional applications.

3> Trusted Data Management Solution
With over 30 years of experience, we outperform the competition. Backup Exec has helped customers through every disruptive technology shift of the past 30 years. With hundreds of patents awarded to Backup Exec in areas including storage, archiving, cloud, backup, recovery, virtualisation, and ransomware resilience, Backup Exec continues the company’s long tradition of bringing advanced technologies to market first.

Backup Exec's -certified compatibility with virtually 'any' storage device including disk, tape and cloud means Backup Exec supports customer organisation’s storage strategy, not the other way around.