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Backup Exec 2014 SP1 Now Available

We’re excited to announce that Backup Exec 2014 Service Pack (SP) 1 is now globally available and includes the following enhancements:

  • Simplified Disaster Recovery (SDR) for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1
  • Oracle support
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10 (RHEL) with AOFO (Advanced Open File Option) support
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11 (RHEL) without AOFO
  • Microsoft SQL 2014 (Repository)

Customers with existing Backup Exec 2014 deployments can download the Service Pack today at Availability via Live Update is expected to follow within the next 3 weeks.

Backup Exec 2014 installation media with SP1 embedded will be available 5-7 days after the initial release of the service pack from either the trialware link on as well as FileConnect by visiting

Additional information regarding this Service Pack can be found in the following documents:

Backup Exec 2014 SP1 Knowledge Base Article

Backup Exec 2014 SP1 Read Me

Backup Exec 2014 SP1 Release Notes