Articles about netbackup

Whack-a-mole

Veritas plugs a bunch of NetBackup vulns

Veritas has patched multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities in its NetBackup software and the appliance by the same name. The vulnerabilities should be patched with this hotfix as soon as possible. The affected versions are NetBackup 7.7.2, 7.7.3, and 8.0; and NetBackup Appliances 2.7.2, 2.7.3, and 3.0 (which is also …
EU egg timer, photo via Shutterstock

In EU, Veritas: Post-Symantec firm flogs data protection 'safety' to biz

Veritas has announced a major release of NetBackup, v8.0, and says it's ready to help businesses respond to the 2017 EU General Data Protection Regulations. The firm has been spun out of Symantec, energised under new ownership and management to develop and sell its products into today's heterogeneous and hybrid on-premises/ …
Chris Mellor, 5 Dec 2016
NetBackup_5240

Veritas backup appliance sees red

Veritas has upgraded its 5200 deduplicating backup appliance line from the 5230 to the 5240, increasing both capacity and also speed through having faster processors. It has also lowered the energy consumption, increased the number of networking ports, and altered the wavy line scrolling across the bezel from yellow to red. …
Chris Mellor, 13 Jul 2016
Veritas_5330_NetBackup_Appliance

Storage biz gets down with da kidz, announces new update on Reddit

Comment A NetBackup update is coming from Veritas, according to a Reddit forum. Veritas hosted an AMA (ask me anything) discussion on 13 March which has been posted to Reddit. According to the postings, NetBackup 7.7 will feature more capabilities in these following areas: Cloud storage, with Google Cloud Storage Nearline mentioned …
Chris Mellor, 17 Mar 2015

PRE-SPLINTERED Symantec's Q2 revenue slips, net profit rises

Symantec has reported mixed second quarter results, with revenue down one per cent on the year, but net profit rising by the same amount. The company saw revenue of $1.62bn for its second fiscal 2015 quarter, compared with revenue of $1.64bn a year ago (a fall of one per cent), and $1.74bn in the previous quarter. Net profit …
Chris Mellor, 6 Nov 2014
channel_teaser_exit

Symantec backs out of Backup Exec: Plans to can appliance in Jan

Symantec is exiting the Backup Exec appliance market as it strengthens its NetBackup appliance. Backup Exec 3600 Backup Exec 3600 appliance with up to 5.5TB of usable capacity Backup Exec has had a challenging recent history. Backup Exec 2012 caused controversy with its changes, and Symantec admitted it had stubbed its toe …
Chris Mellor, 13 Oct 2014

Symantec offers BIGGER, FASTER NetBackup appliance

Symantec is refreshing its NetBackup 5000 series appliance line with a new model that operates faster and holds more data. The firm's 5000 Series Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) range has expandable storage and end-to-end (both client and target sides) deduplication for physical and virtual environments. The existing …
Chris Mellor, 3 Oct 2014
Beached whale

Beached whale Symantec watches revenues recede 7%

Symantec’s latest results show that you can wring more profit out of declining revenues by slashing costs but its not enough to bring you back to growth. Revenues in its fourth fiscal quarter of 2014 ended 28 March were $1.63bn, seven per cent down year-on-year, but net profit jumped 14 per cent to $217m. The full year …
Chris Mellor, 9 May 2014

Symantec: We've lopped off half our heads, but look how well we're doing now

Storage and security software behemoth Symantec reported increased revenues but profits down in its first fiscal 2014 quarter, as CEO Steve Bennett's companywide reorg made some progress. Symantec's new strategy of focusing the sales firehose on service providers looks like it's beginning to pay off. First quarter fiscal 2014 …
Chris Mellor, 31 Jul 2013

Symantec: We 'stubbed our toe' on Backup Exec, but we'll be fine

Analysis Symantec's new broom CEO has presided over record final quarter - at least for revenues - and full year 2013 results. This is despite the company being in the middle of a management clear-out, profits droop and wholesale sales operation revamp. Revenues for the fourth quarter, which finished on 29 March, were $1.75bn, a record …
Chris Mellor, 9 May 2013
channel

Symantec: 'NetBackup 7.5 speeds backup 100X'

Symantec says backup is a multi-point product mess, with big data blowing backup-window timing out of the water, and so it has souped up both BackupExec and NetBackup to cover more backup and restore use cases. The sexy news – well, as sexy as backup news can be – is that the latest release of NetBackup is said to be 100 times …
Chris Mellor, 6 Feb 2012
channel

Symantec leak hints at PureDisk on NetBackup 5000

Symantec appears to be close to introducing a NetBackup 5000 appliance running PureDisk deduplication software, if a leaked manual is real. The Symantec NetBackup 5000 Getting Started Guide looks like a standard Symantec document. The Register has seen v6.6.0.2 revision 2, with a 2010 date. It describes a NetBackup 5000 …
Chris Mellor, 4 Aug 2010
Symantec

Symantec fluffs up its backup getup

Symantec Vision '08 Symantec's data protection suite received its annual booster shot of new features at Symantec Vision in Las Vegas this year. The NetBackup software is kicked up to version 6.5.2 and version 6.5.3, with expanded support for Windows and VMware, respectively. But the major additions are integrated data de-duplication and …
Austin Modine, 10 Jun 2008
Symantec

Symantec releases new NetBackup

Symantec today released Veritas NetBackup 6.5, the company's latest data protection software and cornerstone of its football (*cough* soccer)-themed Storage United business initiative. We've already covered the software's new widgets and what-nots back when it was announced at the Symantec Vision conference in June (which you …
Austin Modine, 14 Aug 2007

Create a news alert about netbackup, or find more stories about netbackup.

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2017