Switch to Veeam from Veritas Backup Exec

(formerly Symantec Backup Exec)

Why switch?

More Veritas Backup Exec users are switching to Veeam than ever before. Looking for better alternatives to Backup Exec, organizations are switching because unlike Veritas’ legacy solution, Veeam is built for virtualization. That means a scalable architecture with unmatched reliability. Come see what thousands of former Veritas Backup Exec users are raving about.

Backup Exec vs Veeam:

Five reasons to switch to Veeam Availability Suite

1. Availability beats legacy backup

Backup Exec was built in the 1980’s for the legacy applications of long ago and retrofitted for virtualization. Veritas’ roots are in the physical world which constrains innovation in the Modern Data Center. Switch to an Availability solution that was built for virtualization from day one and provides completely agentless backup and recovery, native VM replication, multi-hypervisor support and more.

2. Award winning support

Veeam’s global support team is unparalleled in their technical knowledge, communication, and customer-first mentality. Our customers recently expressed their elation with Veeam support by giving our US-based North American support team a 98.9% customer satisfaction rating and our EMEA team a 97.3% rating.

3. High-speed recovery

AgLegacy tools like Backup Exec can suffer from slow recovery times and typically require cumbersome agents. Veeam’s 50+ restore scenarios from one agentless, image-level backup is unrivaled.

4. Data loss avoidance

Veeam has offered 2-in-1 backup and replication™ since v1 while Backup Exec simply doesn’t offer the advanced tools needed to complete a business continuity and disaster recovery plan.

5. Confidence in your future

Symantec has sold off its Veritas product line to a private equity firm—creating grave uncertainty in the future of their backup products. Switch to Veeam and gain confidence not only in the future of your data, but in the future of your Availability vendor.

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Five technical differentiators

Veeam Veritas Backup Exec
Agentless, all-in-one image-based backup, replication, monitoring and capacity planning
Veritas Backup Exec
Automatically verify the recoverability of every backup, every virtual machine (VM), every time.
Veritas Backup Exec
Agentless recovery for AD, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL and Oracle
Veritas Backup Exec
Agentless backup and recovery from storage snapshots
Veritas Backup Exec
Built-in WAN Acceleration
Veritas Backup Exec

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