Veeam vs. Veritas Backup Exec

4 important things to consider

Veritas is a historic data protection vendor suitable for traditional client‑server infrastructures. It may provide some benefits, such as support for a broad range of workloads and devices. But does it offer all the capabilities that you need to protect your modern environment?

Check out the pros and cons for Veritas Backup Exec compared to Veeam®.

 
Veritas Backup Exec limitations
Veeam benefits
Complexity
Agents galore
Backup Exec requires agents for backup and recovery, lengthening deployments and increasing management overhead.
Easy backup and restore
Spend up to 50% less time managing backups. With no agents to deploy and manage, Veeam reduces your workload.
Capabilities
Legacy features
Lacking key features like backup from storage snapshots, Backup Exec has not kept up with modern requirements.
Modern, powerful features
Adapt Veeam to your needs with backup, recovery, copy data management and more in a single, easy to use platform.
Scalability
Holds you back
Backup Exec’s performance decreases as data grows, causing management headaches and resulting in missed SLAs.
Grows with your business
Scale your backup solution to meet growing business requirements with no additional licensing.
Risk
Veritas’ shifting priorities
Veritas’ focus on Backup Exec has shifted to NetBackup resulting in few new capabilities or enhancements.
A trusted solution
Ensure your backup vendor is as dedicated to protecting your data as you are. Veeam’s reviews speak for themselves.

For these reasons and more, Veeam is the choice for more than 375K+ organizations around the world today.

Preferred
82%
of Fortune 500 1
Gartner Peer Insights
4.7/5
Star Distinction 2
9/10 Recommend
75
Net Promoter Score 3

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  1. Veeam Leads Cloud Data Management Market as it Kicks Off 2019 with Q1 Double‑Digit Growth
  2. 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions, as of 05/29/2019 based on 696 ratings. Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice constitute the subjective opinions of individual end‑user reviews, ratings, and data applied against a documented methodology; they neither represent the views of, nor constitute an endorsement by, Gartner or its affiliates.
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