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Announcing Game-Changing Advancements to Backup Exec

I am excited to announce the release of our new Backup Exec offering - Veritas Backup Exec Subscription, which is now available, as well as a public preview of the integration of Veritas Information Map with Backup Exec. 

With this new release, customers can benefit from a new subscription-based model that radically simplifies their buying experience which is also aligned to how customers consume the cloud. In addition, Backup Exec customers will be able to utilize Veritas Information Map* to visualize their data in real-time across a wide-array of data sources, which can help ensure compliance and provide insights that can lead to better business outcomes.

These new offerings build on our market leading cloud capabilities, thus accelerating organization’s journey to the cloud with truly unified Backup and Recovery for virtual, physical and cloud: 

  • Protect workloads across any cloud or location with Backup Exec’s support for all market-leading public cloud solutions
  • Lower storage costs with the ability to backup and archive directly to scalable, cost-effective, secure Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier storage
  • Eliminate redundant data, reduce network usage and storage requirements resulting in faster, more efficient backups, thanks to our market leading data deduplication, including to cloud
  • Automatically detect and correct variations in backup settings to optimize network bandwidth with CloudConnect Optimizer
  • Easily deploy Backup Exec in the cloud with our availability on the AWS and Azure marketplaces

Backup Exec Subscription in detail

Bringing the agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing, Backup Exec subscription licensing and pricing provides a simplified model that's easier than ever to scale at any size. It gives customers access to our award-winning unified data protection solution with upgrades and new feature releases rolled into a single, term subscription license. With low annual payments, customers can stay current all the time, taking advantage of the latest features and enhancements. There are three options to choose between: Bronze, Silver and Gold. Subscription licenses will be available on a one, two or three-year term payable up front and are licensed based on capacity (front-end TB). Backup Exec also continues to offer capacity, per socket (V-Ray), and a la carte licensing options. For more information on the subscription editions, please visit: 

Exceptional data visibility with Information Map integration

The public preview of the integration of Veritas Information Map with Backup Exec is also now available! Information Map helps customers gain insight into their data - across physical, virtual, and cloud by providing an interactive, real-time view of your unstructured data assets. It visualizes data across 23 data sources for both on-premises and cloud-based data storage repositories. This visibility enables customers to make strategic information management decisions such as what data to retain, migrate or delete. To set up your preview, please email: 

Virtual. Physical. Cloud. Data protection as it should be. Unified. Just BE.


* Information Map is a separate, chargeable product available via your chosen reseller.

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