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Veritas Partner Newsletter | November 2017
New! Backup Exec Subscription editions now available

As part of our support of cloud ecosystems and desire to simplify the customer and partner experience, we are pleased to announce the availability of simplified licensing with Backup Exec Subscription. New customers can now choose between three options, Bronze, Silver and Gold, depending on their specific needs and on subscription license based terms.

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Now Live - New Veritas Financial Benefit portal in PartnerNet

Veritas is transitioning to new systems supporting PartnerNet to ultimately provide an enhanced partner experience. As a result, a new Financial Benefit portal became available 24 October 17. Eligible Partners may now access their Opportunity Registration, Growth Accelerator Rebate and Veritas Partner Development Fund information all housed in one convenient location.

Announcing Veritas Backup Exec and Information Map integration

We are excited to announce a public preview of the integration of Veritas Information Map with Backup Exec, supporting better data visibility for Backup Exec customers. Backup Exec will be configured to populate Information Map with metadata of your customer's unstructured data, allowing them to identify areas of risk, value, waste and interest - significant in helping meet regulatory requirements such as GDPR.

NetBackup 8.1 now supports Hadoop, Nutanix, and MySQL

NetBackup 8.1 continues to deliver on its promise for on-demand modern workload protection optimized for cloud-scale Big Data, Hyperconverged environments, as well as Open Source scale-out and RDBMS applications. Leveraging NetBackup Parallel Streaming technology, agentless plugin support for Hadoop and Nutanix are now available for download, as well as MySQL for Open Source RDBMS at

New NetBackup Appliances Span from Cloud to Remote Office

Veritas announced NetBackup Appliances 3.1 Software at Vision. Exciting new features include:

Appliance High Availability: Eliminate almost all planned downtime
Centralized Management: Manage all appliances from a single pane of glass
Universal Share: Protect databases/workloads where no agent or backup API exist
Capacity expansions for the 5330 (up to 1.37PB) and 5240 (up to 294TB)
Veritas Raising the Bar for Software-Defined Storage (SDS)

SDS is a key trend IT teams are turning to, to achieve agility, vendor independence and cost-effectiveness for their IT infrastructure. Recently at the Veritas Vision 2017 conference, David Noy, VP Product Management, and Abhijit Dey, VP Engineering, shared Veritas’ perspective on SDS. Block, file and object use cases were discussed and how Veritas is addressing them.

Important Veritas Order Management changes

The email address ordertocash
will no longer be supported as of 23 October. Instead, you and your customers should use: for manual order submission and order related queries
for return requests or return queries for subscription billing related queries for remittance details and tax related queries
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