What’s New in Commvault Platform Release 2023

Commvault Platform Release 2023 is our semi-annual release and introduces new data protection capabilities to help advance your organization’s hybrid & multi-cloud strategies.

We’re adding enhanced data security and protection to improve your security posture and help mitigate ransomware attacks. We’ve also included new features to improve cost savings and operational efficiency as your data grows.

Commvault meets these challenges with its Intelligent Data Services Platform, closing the business integrity gap and enabling organizations to accelerate business growth. See below for more details on some of the new capabilities in this release – and sign up for our communities as we’ll be highlighting more features available in Platform Release 2023 in the weeks to come!

Google Cloud Regional
Snapshot Support

Delivering true multi-cloud disaster recovery to help ensure business continuity

  • Protect data sovereignty by keeping snapshots within the same region.
  • 30% Cost savings with single region snapshots compared to multi-region offerings.

Enhanced Data Protection for Azure with Azure Restore Points

Reduces risks and lower costs when performing backups with Azure Restore Points.

  • Provide application-level consistency with easier & more complete recoverability.
  • Reduce costs for protecting Azure VMs by utilizing lower cost storage for Restore Point Collections.

New Data Protection support for DevOps Protection

Secure application development with complete protection for Azure DevOps services

  • Full-service protection for Azure DevOps, back administrators, and development teams.
  • Includes coverage for repos, pipelines, boards, test plans, and artifacts.

Oracle Compute Infrastructure (OCI) Storage Tiering

Reduce the cost for OCI data protection through intelligent storage tiering with Infrequent Access (IA) and Combined Tier Support.

  • Extends storage options with multiple tiers of storage to help reduce costs on storage.
  • Enabled advanced security and configuration options inside of OCI.
  • Provides enhanced protection for compute workloads.

Improved backup times for Hadoop File Systems (HDFS)

Hadoop customers can significantly reduce their incremental backup times with new integrations with differential snapshot capabilities.

  • Leveraging HDFS snapshots significantly reduces scan times for backups.
  • Reduces the compute time on Hadoop clusters.

Enhanced security integrations with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms

Commvault’s SIEM connector allows CommCell®, Service Provider and Company admins to send all alerts, events and audit info to a third party SIEM easily.

  • Easily allow exporting of data sets across platforms via frameworks using standard protocols and APIs
  • Broad support for virtually any SIEM or event management platform.
  • Stream alerts, audit, and events to a third party SIEM or event management system using Webhooks or Syslog.

Compliance Lock – Protect critical data with immutable storage

Protect against insider threats and external attacks with immutable storage:

  • Easily create immutable storage via Compliance lock and WORM storage controls from the Command Center.
  • Remain complaint with industry regulations including SEC Rule 17a(f) and FINRA 4511(c).
  • Integrate Multi-Person Authentication (MPA) to increase platform security and prevent destructive attacks.

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Extends deep support for NetApp-AWS combination, bringing the on-prem NetApp experience to the cloud.

  • Accelerate your application migration to the cloud with protection for both on-premises and cloud-based NetApp services.
  • Ensure policy-based protection of your hybrid NetApp ONTAP data landscape, using Commvault IntelliSnap.
  • Provides low-TRO application consistent recovery for your NetApp data located on Amazon FSx.

New security enhancements & certifications help improve security posture and compliance

  • Centralized Update Management simplifies upgrades & security patches.
  • Immutable storage certifications for SEC Rule 17a(f) and FINRA 4511(c) supports your compliance requirements.
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