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Optimize VM Backup and Recovery

Commvault VM Backup and Recovery helps you deliver a complete set of backup, data protection and recovery capabilities for your growing virtual server deployment. Deploy a simple solution for a few VMs and easily scale out to include multiple hypervisors, physical servers and cloud deployments.

deploy quickly; manage easily

  • Protect hundreds of VMs in minutes and scale to thousands seamlessly
  • Agentless backups for all modern hypervisors 1
  • Automatic policy based VM discovery and protection
  • Protect physical, virtual and cloud workloads together

automated VM archiving 4

  • Automatically detect abandoned VMs
  • Automatic policy-based VM shutdown
  • Automatic policy-based VM Relocation to secondary storage
  • Automatic policy-based archive to long-term storage
  • User-friendly interface for self-service VM Recovery
Optimize VM Backup and Recovery

streamline and optimize backups

  • Agentless application aware backup for broad range of applications such as; Microsoft SQL, Exchange & Oracle 2
  • Lower costs with built-in, source-side deduplication on commodity disk
  • Send VM backups to any disk, tape or cloud tier for maximum flexibility and cost savings
  • Protect critical workloads with array based snap- shots using Commvault's snapshot management technology for rapid recovery times and granular recovery points 3
  • Commvault snapshot management technology supports vSan and Virtual Volumes

SIMPLIFY YOUR DISASTER RECOVERY PROCESSES

  • Recover critical workloads offsite with orchestrated test, validation and provisioning
  • Reduce costs by eliminating the need for identical hardware at the DR site
  • Recover workloads in the cloud to eliminate costs of DR data centers
  • Give every class of application the protection it deserves with integrated backup and DR policy

RECOVER VMs INSTANTLY

  • Mount VMs directly from the backup repository for instant access 5
  • Migrate recovered VMs back to production while they are running 6
  • Directly recover from primary site, DR site, cloud storage or archive
  • Push Button cross-hypervisor migration or recovery 7
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WHAT YOU GET WITH COMMVAULT VM BACKUP AND RECOVERY

There are multiple ways to buy the VM Backup and Recovery features available in Commvault® software. They can be purchased through capacity licensing (per TB) options, or as a stand-alone package with features:

  Commvault VM Backup, Recovery Foundation Commvault VM Backup, Recovery Advanced Commvault VM Backup, Recovery Complete

FAST INSTALL AND EASY MANAGEMENT

From download to backup in under an hour*


Management through Commvault console, VMware plug-in or web-based self-service console


Multi-tenant and end-user self-service access to VMs  

Advanced Reporting including cloud based metrics reporting and dashboards


Built-in Alerting and Monitoring for key events


PROTECTION FEATURES

Agentless backups for all modern Hypervisors 8


Agentless Backups of Azure VM's and AWS instances


App Consistent Protection using VSA


Automatic Discovery


Backup to Disk and Tape


Backup to Cloud targets  

IntelliSnap® array-based snapshot for rapid low -impact protection copies of VMs  

Agentless Application Aware for Exchange, SQL, SharePoint, Active Directory    

RECOVERY FEATURES

Instant VM “Live” Recovery features (Live File Restore, Live Browse, Live VM Restore)**


Application Item Granular Recovery


Cross-hypervisor restore/migration


Live Sync Replication for Disaster Recovery Optional Add-On Optional Add-On

VM ARCHIVING***

Optional Add-On Optional Add-On

ENTERPRISE SCALABILITY FEATURES THAT DON’T BREAK YOUR BUDGET

Load Balancing and Failover


Enterprise Class Global Deduplication


DASH Copy (WAN optimized, dedupe-aware secondary and off-site copies)


SQL Server Standard Edition


Scalable and Dynamic target disk management for simplified operations at scale.  

Multi-tenant, send user self-service access to VMs  

8 VMware, MS Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV, Citrix Xen, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and oVirt, Oracle VM, Azure & AWS workloads * Install time based on internal testing. Install time may vary depending on customer environment and requirements ** Features are supported for VMware only *** VM Archiving is a add-on package for the VM Backup and Recovery Solution Set, it cannot be purchased as a stand-alone offering.

  1. VMware, MS Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV, Citrix Xen, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and oVirt, Oracle VM, Azure & AWS workloads
  2. VMware and Hyper-V 3 VMware and Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV
  3. ibid
  4. VMware only
  5. VMware only
  6. VMware only
  7. For x-hypervisor scenarios
  8. VMware, MS Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV, Citrix Xen, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and oVirt, Oracle VM, Azure & AWS workloads * Install time based on internal testing. Install time may vary depending on customer environment and requirements ** Features are supported for VMware only *** VM Archiving is a add-on package for the VM Backup and Recovery Solution Set, it cannot be purchased as a stand-alone offering.
  9. Gartner Symposium, the Impact of Hybrid Data Centers on Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery
  10. Commvault supports more than 20 of the leading cloud storage platforms and devices, including Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure and Rackspace Cloud Files - more than any other major backup and recovery software vendor
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Learn how Commvault VM backup solutions provides a significantly better way to build, protect and optimize your VMs.