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NetBackup Appliance 3.1.2: The Future is Here!!


We’ve all seen the vision for the home of the future where all your appliances are networked together. They are all managed from your phone and their usage is optimized to save energy.  When a new software upgrade is available you simply download the release and its seamlessly installed on all your appliances; TV, dishwasher, washing machine, phones. Soon, with virtual reality, you will be able to download virtual versions of all the appliances and try them out. Life will be easy.


Veritas Appliance.jpgBut you don’t have to wait for the future, you can live the experience today by downloading the new NetBackup Appliance 3.1.2 release for your NetBackup appliances. With 3.1.2 you get the new NetBackup user interface along with all the other enhancements in NetBackup 8.1.2. Upgrading to NetBackup Appliance 3.1.2 also brings new capabilities for managing your appliances and two new virtual appliances.

We’ve enhanced Appliance Management Server (AMS). With AMS you can manage all NetBackup appliances, enterprise-wide, from a single pane of glass. AMS simplifies appliance management and significantly reduces operational and upgrade costs. But wait! There’s more with 3.1.2:

  • Quickly scan your enterprise-wide backup infrastructure in real-time, drilling down into any individual appliance for specific information including hardware and storage configuration and total available storage.
  • Monitor appliance and application metrics with new AMS Dynamic Performance Monitoring.
  • Compare metrics across NetBackup Appliances to gain insights and optimize your NetBackup data protection environment.

NetBackup Virtual Appliances combine the ease of use of an appliance with the economies of a virtual environment. We are expanding the NetBackup virtual appliance family with new NetBackup CloudCatalyst and Master Server virtual appliances. Along with the NetBackup Virtual Appliances for Remote Office and Data Center you can now provide complete data protection from the remote office to cloud. Just download and install the NetBackup virtual appliances in your existing virtual environment and you are off and running. No need to add new infrastructure.

Need to quickly restore a file from a virtual machine? With new NetBackup Instant Access, you can quickly boot up a VMware vSphere® virtual machine on a NetBackup Appliance, browse for what you need, and get your data back.

Upgrading to NetBackup Appliance 3.1.2. is easy. Simply go to the Veritas Entitlement Management System portal or Veritas SORT and download 3.1.2 in a configuration optimized for your appliance. We tested and optimized the upgrade on all NetBackup appliances. You can immediately begin to use the new NetBackup user interface and take advantage of the enhancements in AMS. NetBackup appliance 3.1.2 and the new UI are available on all four members of the virtual appliance family, so you have all the same benefits in your virtual environment.

Why wait for the future? Upgrade your NetBackup appliances to 3.1.2 today. Life will be easy.

To find out more about NetBackup Appliance Software 3.1.2 listen to this podcast with Hai Nguyen Director Product Management NetBackup Appliances. To see how easy it is to upgrade a NetBackup Appliance to NetBackup 8.1.2 here is a podcast with Abrar Hussain, Director NetBackup Software.