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NetBackup 8.1.2: Driving innovation by integrating with your business needs

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[Editor’s note: This is part three of a 3 part series – Check out part one and part two]


A high-performance luxury car with a supercharged engine is only as good as the tires you put on it.  Because when it comes to performance, all parts need to work seamlessly, collaboratively, and complimentary to one another.

Like a luxury supercar, your datacenter needs to be functioning at peak performance without any interruptions.  All the tools and solutions you depend on need to be available, accessible, and most importantly INTEGRATED.

NetBackup 8.1.2 brings everything important to your backup workloads and puts them into a single view so you can get your work done faster and keep your data always protected.

Available across devices

NBUJobViewWebUI.jpgThe new job view on the NetBackup 8.1.2 Web UI

Whether you’re on site, in the trenches amongst your servers, or on a beach across the globe, the new Web UI enables you access to NetBackup from anywhere and on numerous platforms. 

Easy Integration with your cloud platform

Snapshot management has been a part of our data protection solutions for quite some time.  With NetBackup 8.1.2 we have modernized and simplified the process.  We have enabled our customer to adopt whatever hardware they want without any difficulties.  CloudPoint brings it all to the cloud through integrations with Microsoft Azure, the Google cloud, and Amazon Web Services to start leveraging cloud-based snapshots in order to protect workloads deployed in those cloud environments.  The best thing about this solution is that everything is orchestrated, simply, and intuitively through NetBackup.

By integrating with Veritas CloudPoint, we are now offering protection for your cloud assets and providing backup admins with the same, simple experience as for on-prem workloads.

NBUCloudSupport.jpgProtect Cloud Assets through integration

Ready for some tickets?  NetBackup 8.1.2 integrates with ticketing systems, like ServiceNow, so you can receive important and critical notifications giving you a proactive edge.  Tickets are created automatically in the ticketing system and there is absolutely no need to monitor NetBackup for job failures. 

As a backup admin, we know you have a diverse set of duties that need to be addressed yesterday, the new integration points being offered make NetBackup an even more powerful tool. 

VSmartMeter.jpgVeritas Smart Meter helps you manage your NetBackup deployment more efficiently

NetBackup 8.1.2 helps you spot trends and plan for the future by giving insight into how much data is protected through accurate usage reporting and through Veritas Smart Meter.

Smart Meter will be linked to your entitlements.  You will be able Monitor usage and consumption in real time from your web portal which will further simplify licensing scenarios and allow you to make the best decisions as you manage petabytes of data. 

Of course, we are also GDPR ready and you’ll have access to user audit alerting flags which are ready for inspection.

Sometimes the best UI is your UI: The most API’s we’ve ever published!

You know your business needs best. Sometimes you just need a custom solution, with low cost and no fuss.

With over 100 API’s available and over 40 API’s published, NetBackup 8.1.2 allows the developer community to automate and integrate with growing customer investments in their portals and catalogs. 

A simple task, such as adding data protection to any new computer coming online in your environment, does not need to be any more complex than being done with a single click of a button.

NetBackup is a powerful engine that our customers have been relying on for over 17 years.  With this latest release, we are not just giving it a fresh new look, we are ensuring that it works better to meet your needs, we are ensuring that it allows you to harness the power of your information, and we are ensuring that it is simple, intuitive, and integrated.  Get ready to upgrade to a modern way of thinking.

Award winning

Veritas takes gold at the Golden Bridge Awards.  This is an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies of all types and sizes in North America, Middle-East, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America, Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world.


Want to learn more?  Check out the New NetBackup 8.1.2 right here!

The best jusTransparent PoweredbyCPEP.pngt got better and we are giving you the opportunity to continue improving the #1 enterprise data protection solution in the world.  Join the Veritas Customer and Partner Engagement Program and talk to our NetBackup product teams today.