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Welcome to the Backup Exec Blog! Here you will hear the latest news and views from the Backup Exec product team.

Blog Articles

Enhancing resiliency for Instant Recovery

Backup Exec 16 FP1 introduces the Enhanced Resiliency feature for the instantly recovered virtual machines to improve business continuity. What can I achieve using this feature? In the earlier release...


Veritas Backup Exec 16 FP1 is now available

We are pleased to announce that Backup Exec 16 Feature Pack 1 (FP1) is generally available. Backup Exec 16 FP1 continues with a quarterly cadence of feature pack release which includes new features an...


#Ransomware: Don't Put Yourself In That Position

"Prevention is better than cure,” but recovery is better than blackmail. Despite the best efforts of so many organisations to implement good quality security software and processes, ransomware is an i...


Enjoy your stay: Access is denied

"One of Europe's top hotels has admitted they had to pay thousands in Bitcoin ransom to cybercriminals who managed to hack their electronic key system, locking hundreds of guests out of their rooms un...


Educate, secure, backup

We're seeing it throughout social media and becoming more prevalent in mainstream news channels. Cybercrime in the form of ransomware is everywhere and it's affecting organisations large and small. Th...


The Sky is the Limit – Backup Exec 16 and Azure

The recent release of Backup Exec 16 introduced direct cloud connectors that enable writing data directly to hot and cool Azure storage. By embedding this capability directly into the backup workflow,...


An Independent Review of Veritas Backup Exec 16

This is a guest blog post. Views expressed in this post are original thoughts posted by Caroline Kiel, CEO at PingUs Solutions GmbH & Co. KG. Note that the views expressed in this guest blog do not ne...


Backup Exec 16 is here!

A good thing just got better: Backup Exec 16. This new version adds support for Microsoft Server 2016, Hyper-V 2016, SQL 2016 and direct access to hot and cool Azure cloud storage, supporting IT plans...