If you’re using Veritas’ Backup Exec, you’re already ahead of the game when it comes to your data backup and recovery approach. Now, you can power up your backup strength by adding Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage as a destination for your Backup Exec data.
The joint solution offers easy, affordable, S3-compatible object storage to customers who use Backup Exec to streamline their data backup and recovery approach. Read on to learn more about this partnership and how it can benefit your business.
Backblaze and Veritas: In Person at VMware Explore 2022
Want to learn more? Stop by booth 1501 at VMware Explore 2022, August 29–September 1. You can visit with our technical experts, see demos, and learn more about how Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage seamlessly integrates with Veritas Backup Exec. Or, schedule a meeting using this link to talk about solutions tailored to your business needs.
What Is Veritas Backup Exec?
The Veritas Backup Exec service helps businesses protect almost any data on any storage device—tape, servers, or in the cloud. By unifying backup management in one panel, it creates a simple, customizable approach to managing backups and orchestrating recovery that can benefit everyone from the local bakery, to a regional school district, to large government units.
How Does Backblaze Integrate With Backup Exec?
Customers have regularly asked for Backblaze to be accepted into the Veritas Technology Partner Program. Being able to seamlessly integrate Veritas with Backblaze B2 is a big win for these customers who’ve long been looking for an easy, affordable solution that helps them manage infrastructure costs.
Beginning today, any business or institution using Backup Exec can configure their data to back up to B2 Cloud Storage. IT teams can rest easy, knowing that remote offices, Linux and Unix workloads, virtual or Microsoft workloads, and more, are protected and immediately available if they need them—all configurable in a few clicks and at one-fifth the price of traditional storage vendors, with no data retention minimums or other lock-in fees.
“The Backup Exec service empowers small and medium-sized businesses to do more with less, and to minimize their daily lift around data management and protection. This aligns perfectly with our mission to make storing and using data astonishingly easy—especially for IT teams that already have a ton on their plate.”
—Nilay Patel, VP of Sales & Partnerships, Backblaze
How Does This Partnership Benefit Joint Customers?
The partnership delivers in three key value areas:
- Simplification: Backup Exec provides a simple, unified user interface that removes complexity from data protection. Backblaze B2 is configurable in a few easy steps.
- Hybrid-cloud adoption: The capital and personnel expense of purchasing and managing on-prem data storage can be challenging. Veritas and Backblaze put cloud adoption within reach—for backups, workloads, infrastructure, recovery, or everything together.
- Cost reduction: Backup Exec makes configuring backups easy, which means that businesses can fine-tune their storage bill in line with their budgets. With B2 Cloud Storage priced at one-fifth of traditional cloud vendors—the combination offers a powerful tool to businesses that want to optimize their spend.
“Our goal with Backup Exec is to provide a simple, powerful solution that frees business owners from concerns about data loss. Backblaze is a natural partner in this effort and we’re excited to work with them to bring the value of cloud backup to a larger group of businesses and institutions.”
—Jason Von Eberstein, Senior Principal Product Manager of Veritas
Bonus Points: Veritas + Carahsoft + Backblaze = Public Sector Success
Backblaze recently announced a partnership with Carahsoft to help public sector CIOs optimize their cloud spend. Carahsoft is the Master Government Aggregator™ for the IT industry. The partnership—which was enabled by our recent launch of a capacity-based pricing bundle, Backblaze B2 Reserve—solves both the budgeting and procurement challenges public sector CIOs are facing. And Carahsoft is a strategic distributor for Veritas, so public sector customers can take advantage of the joint solution as well.
Veritas enables organizations to harness the power of their information, with solutions designed to serve the world’s largest and most complex heterogeneous environments. Veritas’s industry-leading solutions cover all platforms with backup and recovery, business continuity, software-defined storage, and information governance.
Getting Started With Backblaze B2 and Veritas
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