Veritas Backup Exec

Backup Exec Alternatives & Competitors

Looking for alternatives to Veritas Backup Exec? Tons of people want Server Backup software to help with data encryption, storage formats, and deduplication . What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Server Backup software that reviewers voted best overall compared to Veritas Backup Exec. Based on reviewer data you can see how Veritas Backup Exec stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business.

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Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Veritas Backup Exec

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  1. Acronis Backup and Recovery

    (428)4.2 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
    Acronis Backup is the world’s easiest and fastest backup solution for all your data, whether it is located on-premises, in remote systems, in private and public clouds, or on mobile devices.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Acronis Backup and Recovery is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    More usable
  2. Acronis Backup is the world’s easiest and fastest backup solution for all your data, whether it is located on-premises, in remote systems, in private and public clouds, or on mobile devices.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Acronis Backup and Recovery is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    More usable

    Acronis Backup and Recovery review by carl t.
    "acronis backup and recovery is versatile, safe and efficient without doubt the best.: When we talk about supporting your most relevant information or recovering it from any disaster no matter what file it is, acronis backup and recovery is undoubtedly the best options currently available. There are several features that make acronis an excellent option, one of them is its ability to make a constant backup of all the data of your computers and devices in your network. This automatic function ensures that you have all the data you need stored and protected in case of physical damage, a power failure or viruses that enter and invade your computers. Another point to emphasize is its great versatility, for the ability to back up, restore and recover any file up to images, such as its ability to back up any available location. another strong point of acronis is its technical service, without a doubt the best that I have used, fast, efficient and most of the times solve your doubts and problems. "
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    #2
  3. CloudBerry Backup

    (250)4.5 out of 5
    Cross-platform cloud backup software with file system, image-based backup with SQL Server, MS Exchange support, built for cloud storage: Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage,

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, CloudBerry Backup is:

    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
  4. Cross-platform cloud backup software with file system, image-based backup with SQL Server, MS Exchange support, built for cloud storage: Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage,

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, CloudBerry Backup is:

    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    Better at support

    CloudBerry review by Alejandra B.
    "Cloudberry backup is attractive, and has many security options: What we liked most about cloudberry backup is undoubtedly its good capacity to create differential and continuous backups without the platform collapsing. It has been quite helpful for us to be able to store emails and multimedia content. That just shows how versatile this software is. We like its ability to integrate with platforms whose management is based on the cloud, and how well we can program the copies to be synchronized with the cloud at a certain time. "
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    #3
  5. Veeam Availability Suite

    (207)4.5 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
    Veeam Availability Suite Includes Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Veeam Availability Suite is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    More usable
  6. Veeam Availability Suite Includes Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Veeam Availability Suite is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    More usable

    Veeam review by Victor V.
    "Friendly Veeam Backup: Veeam design for non technical can operation system. with veeam backup, we do not lost more time for system. Use Veeam Backup & Replication to protect up to 10 VMs, cloud instances, physical servers or workstations. Can protect your production environment. "
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    #4
  7. NAKIVO Backup & Replication

    (190)4.7 out of 5
    NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers a complete data protection feature set, including local and offsite VM backup and replication, support for live applications & databases, instant VM, file, and application objects recovery, backup copy jobs, screenshot verification for backups and replicas, global data deduplication and compression, Web interface, AES-256 encryption, advanced reporting, and other features.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, NAKIVO Backup & Replication is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
  8. NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers a complete data protection feature set, including local and offsite VM backup and replication, support for live applications & databases, instant VM, file, and application objects recovery, backup copy jobs, screenshot verification for backups and replicas, global data deduplication and compression, Web interface, AES-256 encryption, advanced reporting, and other features.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, NAKIVO Backup & Replication is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with

    NAKIVO review by Roberto B.
    "All in one, powerful and cost effective: You can get all the features in one product easy to install, configure and update due to ready to run OVA appliances. The web interface is easy to use and you can create a user that can recover files without touching the VMs. Many powerful features such as replication, self healing, backup to the cloud, etc are included at no addictional cost and it works with free ESXi. Technical support is very prompt in answers."
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    #5
  9. Solarwinds Backup

    (150)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
    Solarwinds Backup is a cloud-first backup service designed for data protection of servers, workstations, critical business documents, and Office 365 Exchange services, all managed from a centralized web-based dashboard.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Solarwinds Backup is:

    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    More usable
  10. Solarwinds Backup is a cloud-first backup service designed for data protection of servers, workstations, critical business documents, and Office 365 Exchange services, all managed from a centralized web-based dashboard.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Solarwinds Backup is:

    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    More usable

    Solarwinds Backup review by Shane P.
    "Easy to install and manage, backups just work!: Having the ability to brand the client is nice and it was easy to do. The program installation is straight forward and uncomplicated. Once running it does not put a drain on system resources. After the initial backup subsequent backups are quick."
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  11. Hostwinds

    (116)4.7 out of 5
    Hostwinds offers website hosting for individuals and businesses of all sizes, with 24/7/365 support and nightly backups.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Hostwinds is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
  12. Hostwinds offers website hosting for individuals and businesses of all sizes, with 24/7/365 support and nightly backups.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Hostwinds is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    More usable

    Hostwinds review by Karl G.
    "Brilliant service. : Brilliant service. I have been with HostWinds for a while and want to say they are worthwhile. I mean you do not waste your money for nothing. Have hosted multiple domains. The customer service is brilliant again. My emails always get responded back to, even on occasions when Ib have been not the sweetest customer to tackle. I have in the past recommended hostwinds and would be happy to do it again. My wishes for you guys, make a bigger game! And it would bring you, hositng providers, a bigger income and more quality and reliable services for us, the clients. "
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  13. Unitrends

    (104)4.2 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
    Protects by bridging virtual, physical, and cloud. Unitrends has provided next-generation enterprise-class data protection to thousands of customers.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Unitrends is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
  14. Protects by bridging virtual, physical, and cloud. Unitrends has provided next-generation enterprise-class data protection to thousands of customers.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Unitrends is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with

    Unitrends review by Geoffrey J.
    "Comprehensive cross-platform backup solution: The ability to use a single backup solution to perform file-level backup of our Windows servers, our EqualLogic SAN, our Hyper-V environment, and Linux servers. The ability to backup entire VM's and do instant VM recovery is a huge benefit to us as we move to a more virtualized environment. "
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  15. Altaro VM Backup

    (111)4.7 out of 5
    Altaro VM Backup (formerly known as Altaro Hyper-V Backup) is an easy to use backup software solution to back up and restore both Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines. Eliminate hassle and headaches with an easy-to-use interface, straightforward setup and a backup solution that gets the job done every time.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Altaro VM Backup is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    More usable
  16. Altaro VM Backup (formerly known as Altaro Hyper-V Backup) is an easy to use backup software solution to back up and restore both Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines. Eliminate hassle and headaches with an easy-to-use interface, straightforward setup and a backup solution that gets the job done every time.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Altaro VM Backup is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    More usable

    Altaro VM Backup review by Ryan P. E.
    "The best backup software I've ever known.: I like Altaro a lot because it is versatile since it allows me to be able to use several virtual machines on my servers. This is something very important to take into account. I can also say that the software is fast manipulation, if you do not have experience with it, this will not limit you to be able to configure it and use it. This software also allows you to recover backup copies and boot from it, even when another format is being used. It has a continuous data protection system that allows us to protect and monitor virtual machines every five minutes, thanks to its fast and efficient engine that makes the job much easier. This system allows to have an optimal storage of all backup copies externally and internally in order to have total control with initialization support, thanks to this type of procedures it is not necessary to load the full backup in an initial way. Through its system, I can access the web portal of this system and I can see the status of backup copies made in the past, updates to my system and products I have issued reports."
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  17. Veritas NetBackup

    (89)3.9 out of 5
    NetBackup with V-Ray unifies backup, deduplication, replication, snapshots, and appliances with support for VMware and Hyper-V in a single product.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Veritas NetBackup is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
  18. NetBackup with V-Ray unifies backup, deduplication, replication, snapshots, and appliances with support for VMware and Hyper-V in a single product.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Veritas NetBackup is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support

    NetBackup review by Emmanuel E.
    "El mejor software de respaldos empresarial: Netbackup permite tener una flexibilidad a la hora d trabajar con diferentes fuentes de datos y tecnologías. Casi que para cualquier cosa que se tenga que respaldar Netbackup tiene una solución, además cuenta con una integración con VMWare que da una recuperación de desastres casi que inmediata. La velocidad y confianza a los respaldos, además de las diferentes tecnologías que se cuenta para realizar los mismos"
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    #10
  19. Vembu BDR Suite

    (87)4.1 out of 5
    Supports Agentless VMware vSphere Image Backup, Advanced Microsoft Hyper-V Image Backup and Physical Machine Disk Image Backup with application aware options enabled.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Vembu BDR Suite is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to admin
  20. Supports Agentless VMware vSphere Image Backup, Advanced Microsoft Hyper-V Image Backup and Physical Machine Disk Image Backup with application aware options enabled.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Vembu BDR Suite is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to admin

    Vembu BDR Suite review by Tom C.
    "Affordable Replication: We have been migrating clients from VEEAM to Vembu at a steady rate. Vembu has a consistent and affordable price point versus the ridiculous scaling costs of other solutions on the market. Also a huge bonus is they offer a solution that is a VM appliance that is easy to install and implement."
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    #11
  21. Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

    (56)4.0 out of 5
    Enterprise backup & recovery, data management, data deduplication, archiving, eDiscovery software. Data protection on-premises & in the cloud. Tweets by JCA

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
  22. Enterprise backup & recovery, data management, data deduplication, archiving, eDiscovery software. Data protection on-premises & in the cloud. Tweets by JCA

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with

    Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery review by Pradeep K.
    "Robust Tool for Enterprise environment: Remote installation and configuration of backup is very good. Software cache is an ultimate option as it will download all the required packages at on place can be used to install Report is integrated with the tool and it has really good options, which is helpful for audit Under security we can set up a group of user with different access set. that is very good option. When we contact the support and need to send the logs it is very easy to share the logs as it is integrated with job. Support is very good and Engineers give very good information on the issue we have opened case. Documents and KBs available by COmmvault is very good.Even their training is also very good."
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    #12
  23. CrashPlan

    (43)3.8 out of 5
    Automatic backup made for entrepreneurs, small businesses and small organizations with 1-199 employees.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, CrashPlan is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
  24. Automatic backup made for entrepreneurs, small businesses and small organizations with 1-199 employees.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, CrashPlan is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    More usable

    CrashPlan review by Juergen S.
    "Only getting worse: It is kind of setup and forget, hope for the best. The setup is of a backup is easy. Restoring single files is painless. But that is where the positive ends. It is cross platform."
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  25. IBM Spectrum Protect

    (50)3.9 out of 5
    IBM Spectrum Protect™ can simplify data protection where data is hosted in physical, virtual, software-defined or cloud environments. With IBM Spectrum Protect, you can choose the right software to manage and protect your data—while also simplifying backup administration, improving efficiencies, delivering scalable capacity and enabling advanced capabilities. With superior virtual machine (VM) protection, IBM Spectrum Protect integrates with IBM Spectrum Protect Plus for fast and easy VM protection with searchable catalog and role-based administration.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, IBM Spectrum Protect is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
  26. IBM Spectrum Protect™ can simplify data protection where data is hosted in physical, virtual, software-defined or cloud environments. With IBM Spectrum Protect, you can choose the right software to manage and protect your data—while also simplifying backup administration, improving efficiencies, delivering scalable capacity and enabling advanced capabilities. With superior virtual machine (VM) protection, IBM Spectrum Protect integrates with IBM Spectrum Protect Plus for fast and easy VM protection with searchable catalog and role-based administration.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, IBM Spectrum Protect is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support

    IBM Spectrum review by Internal Consultant
    "Backup Engineering Team Lead: I think the solidity of the product it just sits there getting on with it job without a lot of fuss and works, it does like to be loved, so it needs careful tending to get the most from it. Once you get it working it just works. The you don't need to rebooting backup servers every month well not on AIX some of the servers I have, have been up for years without any issues."
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    #14
  27. EMC Avamar

    (38)3.9 out of 5
    EMC Avamar: Fast, efficient backup and recovery through a complete software and hardware solution. Equipped with integrated variable-length deduplication technology, Avamar facilitates fast, daily full backups for virtual environments, remote offices, enterprise applications, network-attached storage (NAS) servers, and desktops/laptops.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, EMC Avamar is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
  28. EMC Avamar: Fast, efficient backup and recovery through a complete software and hardware solution. Equipped with integrated variable-length deduplication technology, Avamar facilitates fast, daily full backups for virtual environments, remote offices, enterprise applications, network-attached storage (NAS) servers, and desktops/laptops.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, EMC Avamar is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support

    EMC Avamar review by Ambar R.
    "Cloud Backup Solution: Is a simple solution to perform online backups. It does files and folders, which also allows to select which specific data sets to choose to control how much data you would like to send to the cloud. Also, it has many different types of plugins, to make it easy to backup different types of files and help make the deduplication efficient. The rest of the application is mostly user friendly and it makes it easy to perform restores, create users and monitor the servers activities. The Avamar client is easy to install and set up to backup."
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    #15
  29. Rapid Recovery

    (37)4.0 out of 5
    Quest Rapid Recovery is advanced backup, replication, and recovery software that offers ZeroIMPACT recovery – anything to anywhere; it protects systems, applications, and data on physical machines, virtual machines, and in the cloud.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Rapid Recovery is:

    Easier to admin
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
  30. Quest Rapid Recovery is advanced backup, replication, and recovery software that offers ZeroIMPACT recovery – anything to anywhere; it protects systems, applications, and data on physical machines, virtual machines, and in the cloud.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Rapid Recovery is:

    Easier to admin
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements

    Rapid Recovery review by Alejandra  L.
    "Secure Backup: I like Rapid Recovery because for more than one occasion it has saved our files. In a company sometimes the files "dissapear" because the user thinks that don't need the file more or even they don't know what has delete. Then when they need the file again they don't know to do. The backup is very usefull for these cases."
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    #16
  31. Micro Focus VM Explorer

    (29)4.3 out of 5
    Simple, affordable, and reliable VM backup and replication for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Micro Focus VM Explorer is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    More usable
  32. Simple, affordable, and reliable VM backup and replication for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Micro Focus VM Explorer is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    More usable

    Micro Focus VM Explorer review by Mark B.
    "Works with VMware ESXi free license: Ease of use and quick web based response. Also, you can connect to any destination for storage."
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    #17
  33. EMC NetWorker

    (34)3.7 out of 5
    EMC NetWorker backup and recovery software centralizes, automates, and accelerates data backup and recovery across your IT environment. NetWorker delivers record-breaking performance and a wide range of data protection options to safeguard your critical business data.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, EMC NetWorker is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
  34. EMC NetWorker backup and recovery software centralizes, automates, and accelerates data backup and recovery across your IT environment. NetWorker delivers record-breaking performance and a wide range of data protection options to safeguard your critical business data.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, EMC NetWorker is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support

    EMC NetWorker review by Lisandro M.
    "Administracion de los respaldos: los respaldos se realizan con efectividad, en muy pocas ocasiones falla, la restauración es rápida, las pantallas de navegación son sencillas y puedes revisar lo que se ha respaldado, la capacidad que ocupo, ver el ID, y la la hora de restaurar puedes buscar muy fácilmente la fecha ID etc."
    #18
    #18
  35. Rubrik

    (29)4.7 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
    Rubrik offers live data access for recovery and application development by fusing enterprise data management with web-scale IT.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Rubrik is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
  36. Rubrik offers live data access for recovery and application development by fusing enterprise data management with web-scale IT.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Rubrik is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with

    Rubrik review by David R.
    "A new generation of backup solution: The ease of use of configuring and maintenance. Easy to start and maintain compared to other products we have used in the past. Fast backups, restores and mounts with excellent reporting make our life a lot easier."
    #19
    #19
  37. NetApp Backup and Recovery

    (31)4.0 out of 5
    NetApp core Snapshot™ and disk-to-disk replication technologies help you modernize backup and recovery, adapt to data growth and virtualization, and streamline management of terabytes to petabytes of data.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, NetApp Backup and Recovery is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
  38. NetApp core Snapshot™ and disk-to-disk replication technologies help you modernize backup and recovery, adapt to data growth and virtualization, and streamline management of terabytes to petabytes of data.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, NetApp Backup and Recovery is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support

    NetApp review by Dave T.
    "The NetApp Trio: We have several of the NetApp products and they all fit very well together in our environment. We use E-Series for deep and cheap storage and FAS and Solidfire for our Citrix and VM Farms"
    #20
    #20
  39. Oracle Database Backup Service

    (31)4.3 out of 5
    A reliable and scalable object storage solution for storing and accessing your ever-growing Oracle Database backup data.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Oracle Database Backup Service is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
  40. A reliable and scalable object storage solution for storing and accessing your ever-growing Oracle Database backup data.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Oracle Database Backup Service is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    More usable

    Oracle Database Backup Service review by Jyothika J.
    "Highly reliable Cloud storage solution: It is a convenient software for storing database backups in cloud. It is easily accessible when there is local errors caused and helps in recovery.It cause costs low that it doesn't cost any additional charges while using.The data can be accessed any time anywhere through internet.The database backup in this software is open that while backup it can be accessed also. I would highly recommend this software since it is very helpful for our company for years in backup data and secure them."