Symantec Backup Exec 2014

Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014 delivers powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use backup and recovery to protect your entire infrastructure whether built upon virtual, physical, or a combination of both. Using modern technology, Backup Exec backs up local and remote data to virtually any storage device including tape, disk and cloud. Recovery is fast and efficient. With a few simple clicks, you can quickly search and restore granular file or application objects, applications, VMs, and servers directly from backup storage. Additionally, easily protect more data while reducing storage costs through integrated deduplication and archiving technology. Backup Exec saves time and money and helps protect and recover your critical information in the event of a disaster or data loss.


Key Features:

  • Protect virtual and physical environments with a single solution.
  • Fast virtual machine snapshots through deep integration with Microsoft® Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and VMware’s vStorage APIs for Data Protection (VADP) minimizes CPU, memory, and I/O load performance impacts on the virtual host.
  • Backup to disk, tape, and cloud.
  • Fast, efficient, and versatile recovery that easily restores virtual machines, servers, applications, databases, file/folders or granular objects in seconds.
  • Integrated bare-metal, physical to virtual (P2V) and virtual to physical (V2P) recovery.
  • Flexible block-level data deduplication across your entire virtual and/or physical environment.
  • Automatically identify and protect new VMs as they appear so you can be assured your VMs are protected from day one.
  • Easy-to-use interface with intelligent dashboards and intuitive wizards provide the visibility you need to quickly track, monitor and manage every backup and recovery job.
  • Automatically verify the recoverability of each and every VM backup.

Backup Exec Editions:

Backup Exec is available as on-premise software with three licensing options—per TB, per socket, per module—or an all-in one,

  • Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014 (per module - media server, agent and option)
  • Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014 V-Ray Edition (per occupied socket)
  • Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014 Capacity Edition (per front-end TB)
  • Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014 Small Business Edition (per server/virtual machine)