Accelerator for VMware and Hyper-V – Leverage Change Block Tracking for both VMware and Hyper-V. Backup Exec now greatly reduces backup windows for virtual systems by eliminating the need for repeated full backups.
Instant Cloud Recovery – Manage both backup and disaster recovery from one interface. Backup Exec supports direct integration with Microsoft Azure Site Recovery.
Ransomware Resiliency – Outsmart ransomware. With backups being a popular target, Backup Exec has strengthened defenses on backup storage and processes.
Veritas SaaS Backup Reporting Integration – Keep an eye on all your protected data in Backup Exec, even your SaaS applications such as Office365, SalesForce, and G-suite. Veritas SaaS Backup hosts your data backups for SaaS applications.
What’s New in Backup Exec 21
Ransomware Resiliency V2 – Even more protection to Backup Exec processes
Enhanced Deduplication – New, more secure hashing algorithm
New simplified licensing model – Choose Bronze, Silver, and Gold instance-based licensing or capacity metering
2-factor Authentication – More secure access to the Backup Exec console
Automated Entitlement Upgrades – New license entitlement keys are now automatically generated
New platform support – Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.7/8/8.1, Windows Server 2019 H2, Windows 10 H2, Oracle Linux 8/8.1, CentOS 6.10/7.7 (x64), SLES 12 SP4 & 15 SP1, Debian 10.0 (x64), Veritas Enterprise Vault 12.5