Backup Exec

Veritas / Symantec, backup software

Backup Exec

Backup Exec is a widely recognized and utilized backup software, currently published by Veritas. Veritas, formerly known as Symantec, is a company specialized in developing software solutions for data management and protection.

One of the key features of Backup Exec is its compatibility with magnetic tapes, making it a popular choice for businesses that use this storage medium. When paired with magnetic tapes, Backup Exec utilizes the MTF (Microsoft Tape Format) for data recording. This format has been widely adopted in the industry and is also used by other backup software, such as Microsoft's NTBackup.

Veritas Backup Exec has gained popularity due to its versatility, advanced features, and reliability. It offers a wide range of backup options, including incremental backup, differential backup, and full backup, allowing users to customize their backup strategies according to their specific needs.

In addition to its compatibility with magnetic tapes and support for the MTF format, Backup Exec also supports other backup media, such as external hard drives, virtual tape drives, and network storage devices. It also provides advanced features for scheduling, media management, and data restoration, providing a comprehensive solution for data protection and recovery.

Thanks to its well-established reputation and market-leading position, Veritas Backup Exec has become one of the most popular and widely used backup software by businesses of all sizes. Its user-friendly interface, reliability, and high performance make it a trusted choice for ensuring the protection of vital data for organizations.

Backup Exec versions

Versions of Backup Exec on which our company is able to provide you with a solution for retrieving or indexing magnetic tape content:

  • Arcada Software Backup Exec (1994 - 1997)
  • Logiciel Seagate Backup Exec (1997 - 1998)
  • VERITAS Backup Exec (1999 - 2005)
  • Symantec Backup Exec (2005 - 2015)
  • Veritas Backup Exec (> 2015)
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