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(113)3.7 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Veritas Backup Exec? Tons of people want Server Backup Software to help with disaster recovery, data encryption, and storage formats. 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. Acronis Cyber Backup, Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery, and EMC Avamar are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Veritas Backup Exec.

Top Alternatives to Veritas Backup Exec

  • Acronis Cyber Backup
  • Veeam Backup & Replication
  • Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
  • EMC Avamar
  • Arcserve UDP

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Veritas Backup Exec

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  1. Acronis Cyber Backup

    (584)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Acronis Cyber 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.

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  2. Acronis Cyber 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.

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    Nina S.
    NS
    Acronis is a member of the backup app family which appears to be more functional than other competitors. As the photographer, it turns into a good friend of mine in storing the pics I usually take...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Acronis Cyber Backup is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    #2
    #2
  3. Veeam Backup & Replication

    (234)4.6 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Built to create backups of vSphere and Hyper-V virtual machines. Offers image-based VM replication, instant VM and file-level recovery.

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  4. Built to create backups of vSphere and Hyper-V virtual machines. Offers image-based VM replication, instant VM and file-level recovery.

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    Bart W.
    BW
    Simple backup of VM's. Easy overview of failed and succeeded jobs. Adding cloud storage for long retention.

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

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    More usable
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    #3
    #3
  5. Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

    (61)4.1 out of 5

    Enterprise backup & recovery, data management, data deduplication, archiving, eDiscovery software. Data protection on-premises & in the cloud. Tweets by JCA

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  6. Enterprise backup & recovery, data management, data deduplication, archiving, eDiscovery software. Data protection on-premises & in the cloud. Tweets by JCA

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    AI
    Its easy to archive data using this tool. it archive the Terabytes of data easily without any problem. No issue occurs while copying the data. So its makes storing, managing and discovering file...Read more

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

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    #4
    #4
  7. EMC Avamar

    (37)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.

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  8. 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.

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    Genevieve S.
    GS
    Scalability, ease of use. Runs on ded up location which is extremely efficient. Integrated with Data Domain backups are incredibly fast.

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

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #5
    #5
  9. Arcserve UDP

    (122)4.2 out of 5

    Reliable, all-in-one disaster recovery and backup for cloud, virtual and physical workloads.

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  10. Reliable, all-in-one disaster recovery and backup for cloud, virtual and physical workloads.

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    PS
    Deduplication / virtual standby / instant VM Some customers like to use virtual standby and replication to another data store. Many customers have multiple locations with data storage. The...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Arcserve UDP is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to admin
    #6
    #6
  11. EMC NetWorker

    (40)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.

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  12. 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.

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    AC
    EMC NetWorker is an enterprise level data protection software product that unifies and automates backup to tape, disk-based, and flash-based storage media across physical and virtual environments...Read more

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

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #7
    #7
  13. 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.

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  14. 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.

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    Jack R.
    JR
    I have used NetApp backup and recovery for several years. I like using the Snapshot/SnapMirror technology. It is very reliable and I quit using tapes because I used SnapMirror between two...Read more

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

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
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    #8
  15. IBM Spectrum Protect

    (54)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.

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  16. 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.

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    AB
    I can control backup performance for each node.

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

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
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    #9
  17. MSP360

    (327)4.5 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    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,

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  18. 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,

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    KM
    I really like Explorer for S3 and Drive. Explorer gives a recognized user interface and simple movement of files. The same with Drive. The interface is intuitive, runs from PowerShell. It also has...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, MSP360 is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    #10
    #10
  19. Azure Backup

    (26)4.4 out of 5

    Azure Backup is the Azure-based service you can use to back up (or protect) and restore your data in the Microsoft cloud. Azure Backup allows you to back up the data for on-premises servers, virtual machines, virtualized workloads, SQL server, SharePoint server, and more.

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  20. Azure Backup is the Azure-based service you can use to back up (or protect) and restore your data in the Microsoft cloud. Azure Backup allows you to back up the data for on-premises servers, virtual machines, virtualized workloads, SQL server, SharePoint server, and more.

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    AL
    Easily VMs backup/restore. Different way to restore data. Full restore, disk restore and volume mount in local PC. You can integrate Azure Backup with you local DPM.

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

    More usable
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to admin
    #11
    #11
  21. SolarWinds Backup

    (194)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.

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  22. 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.

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    MH
    The ease it is to setup the backup, schedule and perform restores makes this product for me a breeze to use. I was using all other types of backup systems for my clients and once I found this one I...Read more

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

    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #12
    #12
  23. Altaro VM Backup

    (138)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.

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  24. 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.

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    OS
    I really like the simple backup and the reliable restoration of the fuses. I can also praise the easy installation and the stable function.

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

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    #13
    #13
  25. Asigra Cloud Backup

    (81)4.2 out of 5

    Asigra Cloud Backup™ is an enterprise-class backup and recovery software solution that provides a single, integrated approach to data protection.

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  26. Asigra Cloud Backup™ is an enterprise-class backup and recovery software solution that provides a single, integrated approach to data protection.

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    OF
    Prediction file system backup that have brought home the bacon each month for the past 19 years .

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Asigra Cloud Backup is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Better at meeting requirements
    #14
    #14
  27. NAKIVO Backup & Replication

    (202)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.

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  28. 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.

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    JG
    The ability to convert a standalone server to VM and the addition of tape and VTL support for backup was the only thing pending. Very simple and clean interface. Not many tabs to move around. Very...Read more

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

    Better at support
    More usable
    Easier to do business with
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    #15
  29. Unitrends DRaaS

    (114)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.

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  30. Protects by bridging virtual, physical, and cloud. Unitrends has provided next-generation enterprise-class data protection to thousands of customers.

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    KC
    Unitrends is easy to use and tech support is quick to help.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Unitrends DRaaS is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
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    #16
  31. ShadowProtect SPX

    (19)4.1 out of 5

    ShadowProtect is trusted by IT professionals, managed service providers (MSPs), and businesses worldwide to quickly and reliably back up, restore, and migrate Windows desktops, laptops, and servers.

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  32. ShadowProtect is trusted by IT professionals, managed service providers (MSPs), and businesses worldwide to quickly and reliably back up, restore, and migrate Windows desktops, laptops, and servers.

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    MR
    It takes backup images at regular intervals to provide constant protection against data loss. Create online backups and schedule automatic backups. Complete disaster recovery of your PC or laptop...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, ShadowProtect SPX is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    Better at meeting requirements
    #17
    #17
  33. Datto SIRIS

    (32)4.3 out of 5

    Datto SIRIS 2 is a complete family of enterprise business continuity solutions, available in both physical and virtual platforms, built from the ground up, for businesses of every size.

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  34. Datto SIRIS 2 is a complete family of enterprise business continuity solutions, available in both physical and virtual platforms, built from the ground up, for businesses of every size.

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    AW
    Very solid product along with a very knowledgeable support team

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Datto SIRIS is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    #18
    #18
  35. Rubrik

    (36)4.6 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.

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  36. Rubrik offers live data access for recovery and application development by fusing enterprise data management with web-scale IT.

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    Callum F.
    CF
    Rubrik works great to back up a large selection of subjects. It's able to match all our tasks well and it is very simple to handle, as it provides a really quick break-fix. Also, it can handle all...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Rubrik is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
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    #19
  37. Barracuda Backup

    (36)4.4 out of 5

    Totally secure. Amazingly simple. Utterly reliable.

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  38. Totally secure. Amazingly simple. Utterly reliable.

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    Carole L.
    CL
    Barracuda Backup usually has a fast deployment. If there are problems such as files that are not backup or a big folder in the database, you receive an email offering you all the data you need...Read more

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

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    #20
    #20
  39. Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud for Service Providers

    (98)4.7 out of 5

    Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud for Service Providers is a hybrid cloud backup solution for service providers that protects any virtual, physical, and cloud environment, and lets you quickly realize incremental revenues with zero upfront costs and a pay-as-you-go business model.

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  40. Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud for Service Providers is a hybrid cloud backup solution for service providers that protects any virtual, physical, and cloud environment, and lets you quickly realize incremental revenues with zero upfront costs and a pay-as-you-go business model.

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    Peter F.
    PF
    The ease of use. Multi platform support. Simplicity to build out backup offerings that suit my business and client needs.

    Reviewers say compared to Veritas Backup Exec, Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud for Service Providers is:

    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    Easier to admin