NetBackup version comparison

By | December 9, 2016

This post provides a comparison of main features of NetBackup versions 7.0-8.0.

VMware vSphere web client plug-inXX
VMware vSphere console plug-inXXX
Accelerator for VMwareXXX
Accelerator for Hyper-VX
Instant Recovery for VMwareXXX
Replication Director for VMwareXXX
VMware vCloud Suite integrationXXX
Granular restore of Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL Server within VMsXXXX
VMware block-level incremental backupXXXXXX
Hyper-V block-level incremental backupX
Guided virtual machine restoreXXXXXX
Integrated physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversionXXX
Intelligent Policies for Hyper-VXX
Intelligent Policies for VMwareXXXX
Microsoft SCVMM console add-inXX
Instant file recovery from image backup (VMware, Hyper-V)XXXXXX
Cloud storage (AWS, Rackspace, AT&T)XXXX
Throughput meteringXXXX
Bandwidth throttlingXXXX
Cloud-based backupXXXXXX
Databases Agent
Intelligent Policies for OracleXXX
Intelligent Policies for SQL ServerXX
Oracle cloningXXXXXX
Active Directory GRTXXXXXX
Sharepoint GRTXXXXXX
Copilot for Oracle (Appliance)XX
Storage lifecycle policies (SLP)XXXXXX
SLP based scheduling of copy creationsXXX
Targeted Auto Image ReplicationXXX
Auto Image Replication (AIR)XXXXX
Intelligent DeduplicationXXXXXX
OpsCenter / OpsCenter AnalyticsXXXXXX
Enhanced Audit TrailsXXXXX
Client-based encryptionXXXXXX
Key management service (KMS)XXXXXX
Media server encryption option (MSEO)XXXXXX
Certificates ManagementX
File Servers
Accelerator for FileXXXX
Storage Systems
Accelerator for NDMP (NetApp)XX

Note: Some features can be available since release updates e.g. 7.7.1 / 7.7.2

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Author: Mariusz

Architect (~ 15 years experience based on passion...) with strong background as a System Administrator and Engineer. Focused on Data Center Solutions: Virtualization/Cloud Computing and Storage/Backup Systems. Currently living in Poland.