processes. NetBackup 6. 5 integrates with VMware Another Industry First: Capacity-Based Pricing
Consolidated Backup (VCB) to remove the backup Responding to customer demand, Symantec is offer-burden from the primary VMware server. Symantec ing new capacity-based pricing for NetBackup. Some
has also developed a unique feature that allows for a customers prefer to purchase via a capacity model, as
single image-level backup to deliver either full-im- they feel it better aligns with their storage procure-age or granular file-level recovery. This industry-first ment practices. With NetBackup 6. 5, customers now
approach is the best of both worlds: low-impact VM- have the choice of licensing NetBackup on a capac-ware backups with complete (single file or entire ity-based model (based upon the total amount of data
machine) restore flexibility. being protected), or continue to use the traditional
per-server model. In addition, customers using ei-
Granular Recovery for Core Applications ther model will benefit from a dramatically simplified
Granular recovery of specific files or objects is client-side pricing structure, where over 30 clients,
essential for speed in today’s data protection environ- agents, and modules will now be grouped into three
ments. NetBackup 6. 5 addresses this requirement by easy-to-order components.
offering granular recovery for many databases and
applications, including Oracle, DB2, Sybase, SAP, Symantec Global Services
VMware, Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server, and Symantec Global Services provides a broad range of
Microsoft Exchange. For SharePoint environments, data protection consulting, education, and support of-NetBackup 6. 5 offers database or document-level ferings that will enable customers to take full advan-recovery from a single backup. This eliminates the tage of the NetBackup platform and deliver next-gen-need for the SharePoint administrator to conduct eration data protection. Symantec experts can conduct
multiple backups for the same system. For Exchange comprehensive backup assessments to help customers
environments, NetBackup provides an instant recov- architect a strategy that maximizes protection, speeds
ery feature that enables administrators to recover their recovery, and allows IT to run backup as a service.
Microsoft Exchange environments from a disk-based
snapshot rather than tape, enabling faster recovery and Conquer Complexity with Next-Generation
minimizing disruptions. Data Protection
With the release of Veritas NetBackup Platform and
Complete System Recoveries in Mere Minutes NetBackup 6. 5, Symantec has made simple, standard-NetBackup’s Bare Metal Restore option automates ized, centrally managed backup and recovery capabili-and streamlines the server recovery process, elimi- ties available for immediate deployment in the most
nating manual operating system reinstallation and diverse and heterogeneous environments. Next-gener-hardware configuration. Using simple commands, ation data protection delivers higher-level application
complete system restores can be accomplished in a availability, customizable for every platform, available
fraction of the time a manual strategy would take, at every location, with greater efficiency, lower costs,
without extensive training or labor-intensive admin- and high performance.
istration. This solution supports Windows, UNIX,
and Linux platforms, reducing the need for customized restore procedures and helping to get critical
systems back on line fast.
Your Next Step
www.symantec.com/netbackup to learn more
about how Symantec can help you advance to the next
generation of data protection.
1 State of the Data Center, Applied Research, May 16, 2007
2-4 MarketScope for Enterprise Backup/Recovery Software, Gartner RAS Core Research Note G00142739, September 19, 2006
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