Veritas Joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance

Veritas_logoVeritas Technologies announced that it has joined the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance. Popular Veritas backup and recovery solutions NetBackup and Backup Exec provide outstanding protection for a wide range of Microsoft platforms and applications, including Windows, Hyper-V, SQL Server, Exchange, and SharePoint.

“Joining the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance continues that leadership role and is further evidence of our ongoing strategy to support major cloud service providers. With both large global enterprise and SMB footprint of our customers, the Alliance helps accelerate our efforts to provide information management solutions.” said Simon Jelley, VP of Product Management at Veritas.

The Veritas NetBackup is the enterprise backup and recovery software and that is engineered to protect the largest and most demanding data center environments. The latest version of NetBackup, v7.7 offers up to 30 times faster backups to cloud storage than before while providing enhanced Hyper-V and SQL functionality. NetBackup delivers breakthrough performance reducing backups for virtualised systems by up to 35 times and recovering terabytes of data in a matter of minutes.

“We are pleased to welcome Veritas to the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance,” said Chris Lwanga, principal pm manager, Microsoft Corp. “As a leader in the backup and information management, their expertise and forward-thinking solutions are a welcome addition to what we can offer to other members of the Alliance. We look forward to working with and sharing our ideas with them for the betterment of enterprise customers.”

“Veritas is dedicated to providing our customers with cloud-ready solutions that enable them to easily extend and manage data protection from their data center to the hybrid cloud,” added Jelly.

In a statement Veritas announced the beta availability of an integrated connector in NetBackup for Microsoft Azure Blob storage services. And, recommended its enterprise customers to test the ease of use, manageability, and performance of NetBackup on Microsoft Azure.