Protect Windows Server and Windows 10, Version 1903 with Veritas Backup Exec 20.5!

Veritas is pleased to announce Backup Exec 20.5 can now protect Microsoft Windows Server and Windows 10, version 1903.

This announcement means that you can now protect and add Windows Server and Windows 10, version 1903, through the add server option in Veritas Backup Exec 20.5.

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You can install Veritas Backup Exec 20.5 Agent on Windows Server and Windows 10, Version 1903, as well as options and components listed below:

  • Protection for remote Windows Server, Version 1903 computers.
  • Protection for remote Windows 10, Version 1903 computers.
  • You can Install/Manage a RAC on Windows 10 Version 1903.
  • Simplified Disaster Recovery (SDR), which recovers the entire Windows Server and Windows 10, Version 1903 from a bare-metal state.
  • Dual ADK support continues as it was in earlier Backup Exec version
  • Backup and recovery of the latest Microsoft Hyper-V on Windows Server, Version 1903 platform.
  • Protection for resilient file system (ReFS), NTFS & Dedupe Volumes.
  • Support continues as it was in earlier Backup Exec version of Microsoft applications like SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange, and Active directory for application item-level GRT on Windows Server, Version 1903.

Testing with Windows Server and Windows 10, Version 1903

Veritas has been actively working with Microsoft Windows Server and Windows 10, Version 1903 builds. We tested technical preview releases and prepared ourselves to support the final release. Our testing efforts for Windows Server and Windows 10, Version 1903 began almost two months ago with validation of pre-release builds. We executed manual, as well as automation test suites on each pre-release build. Veritas performed functionality validation on features such as core Backup and Restore, Simplified Disaster Recovery, Hyper-V, and Microsoft applications such as Exchange, Active Directory, and SQL server.

We have qualified more than ten Windows Server and Windows 10, Version 1903 pre-release builds with different configurations of Backup Exec 20.5. 

Backup Exec 20.5 Availability

Deploy Veritas Backup Exec 20.5 without waiting for backup to catch up! There is no need to take the old approach of waiting until late in the game to start protecting a new Windows Server and Windows 10, version 1903 OS with Veritas Backup Exec 20.5

Backup Exec 20.5 is available now:

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This type of protection will cover not only the file systems, but also the programs installed on the device. The latest version publisher paper  will be optimal in this case.