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Commvault for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV)


  • Highly-integrated data protection solution for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV)
  • Application-consistent guest-level backups
  • Enables RHEV on-premise protection and cloud-based copies
  • Simplified Service Level Agreement (SLA)-based protection plans
  • Self-service architecture and Commvault Command Center™ - a centralized, easy-to-use management console provide complete control of Virtual Machine (VM) administrator tasks
  • Available as an appliance-based solution, software-only, or as a hybrid solution


Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) provides an open and software-defined platform that virtualizes Linux and Microsoft Windows workloads. Built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), it features management tools that simplifies the virtualization of resources, processes, and applications to provide a stable foundation for a cloud-native and containerized future. The Commvault Complete™ Backup & Recovery offering extends RHEV, enabling Service Level Agreement (SLA)-based protection plans to help ensure that each Virtual Machine (VM) is managed exactly as your business requires. Features include: support for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization – along with comprehensive data protection for all your other on-premises virtualization platforms, physical servers, and enterprise applications.

Data Protection Challenges

Protecting a VM may seem simple. Protecting thousands of VMs — each with differing requirements for protection, recovery, reporting, and disaster recovery — is not so simple. But Commvault’s data protection platform can simplify managing these complex challenges, using SLA-based protection plans to help ensure that each VM is managed exactly as your business requires. And we make it easy: from a single, user-friendly interface, Commvault’s powerful data management capabilities allow you to backup, recover, migrate, and perform disaster recovery operations within your Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization environment.

Comprehensive Data Protection for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

Backup and Recovery

  • “Incremental Forever” data protection strategy of RHEV guests, leveraging Changed Block Tracking (CBT), to reduce data growth and minimize impact to client system
  • Application-consistent protection helps ensure that your applications are adequately protected and fully recoverable
  • Quickly recover individual files from within a RHEV guest-level backup

Global management and proactive monitoring

  • Protect and manage all your RHEV environments from within a single, easy-to-use management console
  • Provide reporting and monitoring for multiple RHEV environments in a consolidated view
  • Recover data from a single interface to any RHEV platform
  • Single licensing model can cover all RHEV platforms within an enterprise

Cloud Integration for enabling hybrid infrastructure

  • Directly integrate cloud storage and resources without the need for gateways
  • Leverage cloud resources as backup targets or fully operational data management platform
  • Recover directly from cloud resources without the need to stage data

Simplified deployment and administration

  • Software-based solution allows flexible deployments options
  • Commvault HyperScale™ Technology can simplify data protection platform deployment in a scale-out environment
  • Single management interface reduces learning curve and deployment complexity

Leverage the full capabilities of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization with Commvault data protection and management today. Contact us to learn how.

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Simplified, scalable data protection powered by the Commvault Virtual Server Agent

Flexible and easy-to-use

As a software-based solution, Commvault provides extreme flexibility in deployment options. Commvault also offers an integrated solution with its HyperScale™ technology that combines all aspects of the data management platform in a scale-out system. Commvault can also be deployed as a completely virtual or cloud-based protection platform, depending on the needs of your business. A single management interface consolidates all configuration, management, and reporting tools into a simple-to-operate portal, greatly reducing your administrative burden.


You rely on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization to provide a flexible environment for your workloads. Commvault lets you extend that flexibility to data protection with a fully-integrated solution for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization that can help you meet your unique data protection needs, both now and in the future.

About Commvault

Commvault’s converged data management solution redefines what backup means for the progressive enterprise. With innovative products that include Commvault Complete™ Backup & Recovery; Commvault HyperScale™; Commvault Orchestrate™; and Commvault Activate™, Commvault offers an integrated range of backup and recovery, storage infrastructure, service delivery orchestration and data governance solutions. Learn more at

Data protection highlights

  • “Incremental Forever” Data Protection using Changed Block Tracking (CBT)
  • Automatic discovery of guests
  • Snapshot integration through Commvault IntelliSnap® Technology
  • Live File Recovery of guest files
  • Consolidated management platform enables multi-RHEV protection
  • Comprehensive alerting and reporting
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Contact us to learn more about Commvault and Red Hat Virtualization.