Veritas Announces Strategic Collaboration with Microsoft to Transform Cloud Native Data Management for the Enterprise


Next-generation solutions to deliver industry-leading scalability, cyber resiliency and compliance in the enterprise cloud

SINGAPORE, November 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Veritas Technologies LLC, at Microsoft Ignite 2021, announced a strategic initiative with Microsoft to advance Veritas Enterprise Data Services with Microsoft Azure. Building on a relationship of more than 20 years, Veritas will work with Microsoft to simplify data management while reducing IT complexity for the business by providing solutions based on Microsoft Azure.

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Through the existing multi-year innovation relationship, Veritas NetBackup already offers advanced data protection features for Microsoft Azure and Azure Stack HCI, including integration with Azure Blob Storage for secure, sustainable, compliant, and long-term retention. scalable hybrid business continuity and disaster recovery. (BCDR), automated storage tiering with highly optimized client-side deduplication, scalable disaster recovery and migration orchestration, integrated IaaS, PaaS and SaaS backup and recovery, and ransomware resiliency integration including automated network-isolated recovery .

The collaboration between Veritas and Microsoft aims to address some of the biggest challenges businesses face today, such as the growing threat of ransomware while operating in complex hybrid cloud environments with unprecedented data growth. Veritas will work with Microsoft to dramatically simplify data management and traditionally siled data services in on-premises, virtual, cloud and SaaS environments.

The strategic collaboration between the two companies will focus on:

  • Ransomware resiliency designed for on-premises, virtual, cloud, and SaaS environments with built-in threat detection, immutability, and automated recovery.

  • Deliver agile and operationally scalable data protection solutions based on Microsoft Azure Blob storage.

  • Reduced total cost of ownership for data management with integrated cloud management and Azure subscription models.

  • Reduced compliance risk by providing unified visibility into on-premises, hybrid, and Azure data and workloads with built-in analytics.

Rob greig, Global Chief Information Officer at Arup said, “Veritas and Microsoft offer the combined capacity and reliability that enables Arup’s hybrid cloud environment to scale. Business-critical solutions make it easy to move and manage data to the Azure cloud and help us manage the workload. risks, including vulnerabilities and ransomware. The deeper collaboration will provide us with solutions that are even more integrated into our ecosystem. “

In addition to the results described above, the collaboration will simplify the way customers benefit from Microsoft Azure-based Veritas Enterprises data services. For example, Veritas will bring Azure-based data protection and archiving to SaaS applications and data by providing NetBackup SaaS Protection as an Azure Marketplace subscription offering.

Deepak mohan, Executive Vice President, Product Organization, Veritas, said, “Business customers around the world have long relied on Veritas to deliver the most scalable and reliable data management solutions for the hybrid cloud. Now, with Microsoft, we are committed to delivering the next generation of cloud data management capabilities through rapid innovation to help our customers keep their data protected and always available in today’s reality of looming and persistent ransomware threats. . “

With a commitment to working collaboratively on other engineering projects and go-to-market strategies, Veritas hopes to be able to shed light on other joint initiatives with Microsoft as the relationship continues to evolve.

Judson Althoff, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Microsoft, said, “Veritas has a long history of working with Microsoft to provide data protection solutions to corporate customers. We will build on this relationship to address some of the most pressing challenges facing businesses today. With Veritas Microsoft Azure-based enterprise data services, customers will benefit from enhanced resiliency against ransomware and simplified management of hybrid cloud environments. “

For more information on Veritas activities at Microsoft Ignite 2021, or the customer benefits associated with this partnership, please visit here. For more information on the recently introduced Recovery Vault benefits and to learn more about strategic promotions, please visit here.

About Veritas
Veritas Technologies is the global leader in enterprise data backup and recovery solutions. More than 80,000 customers, 87% of the Fortune Global 500, rely on us to abstract IT complexity and simplify data management. The Veritas Enterprise Data Services platform automates the protection of corporate data, ensures the 24/7 availability of mission-critical applications, and provides businesses with the information they need to comply with changing regulations. data matter. With a reputation for reliability at scale and a deployment model to suit every need, the Veritas Enterprise Data Services Platform supports over 800 different data sources, over 100 different operating systems , over 1,400 storage targets and over 60 different cloud platforms. Learn more about Follow us on Twitter at @veritastechllc.

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