Top 5 Nutanix Backup Solutions

Backup solution is the master key of data safety for any organization because data loss is the biggest disaster even do not want to think about it. Nutanix enterprise cloud has many supported enterprise backup solutions those seamlessly take backup and restore on premises and over the cloud like AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google cloud, IBM cloud etc.

Nutanix HCI supports following backup solutions

  1. Comtrade Hycu
  2. Veritas
  3. Veeam
  4. Commvault
  5. Rubrik

Lets explore the features of above mentioned backup solutions :

Hycu

HYCU is industry first purpose-built backup and recovery software for Nutanix. HYCU combines simplicity with ease of management and the elegance of use with a Prism look and feel.

Hycu Key Features

  • Prism-like user interface, ease of use, and functionality.
  • The beauty of HYCU is its direct integration into Nutanix environments.
  • Ready-to-roll intelligent application data protection, raises the simplicity bar
  • Being tightly integrated helps to eliminate redundancy while maintaining simplicity and improving the overall goal of the data protection capabilities

Hycu Compatibility Matrix

  • Supported Hypervisor : Nutanx AHV & VMware ESXi
  • Windows Guest OS : 2008R2, 2012, 2016 | 7, 8, 10
  • Linux Guest OS : Information Not Available
  • Virtual Machine File System : FAT, FAT32, NTFS
  • Cloud Platform : AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform
  • Backup On Cloud : AWS (EBS, S3), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage
  • Backup On Premise : NFS (Ver. 3 & 4), SMB (Ver.2.0, 2.1, 3.0), iSCSI
  • DR On Cloud : Not Supported
  • Cloud Mobility : Not Supported
  • Nutanix Files (AFS) : Yes

Veritas

Protect Nutanix HCI using Veritas NetBackup is trusted to provide enterprise data management to organizations of all sizes. Veritas is unique in providing solutions that are software-based, vendor-agnostic, and infrastructure independent, uniquely focused on the value of information rather than the underlying environment.

Veritas Key Features

  • New web UI – Enjoy a simple, secure, web-based user experience
  • Role-based access – Grant limited access to specific users and roles
  • VMware Instant Access – Faster, easier VM restores without agents
  • NetBackup for VMware Cloud on AWS – Protect VMware VMs in AWS
  • NetBackup for HBase – Database-aware backup of HBase systems
  • Protect cloud workloads – Orchestrate AWS, Microsoft, and Google snapshots
  • Automatic client updates – Faster and easier client software upgrades
  • Amazon Glacier Vaults – Enforce compliance controls through AWS
  • Recovery provides cross-platform Physical to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V), and Virtual to-Physical (V2P) recoveries, making it the perfect complement to physical and virtual environments.

Veritas Compatibility Matrix

  • Supported Hypervisor : Nutanx AHV & VMware ESXi
  • Windows Guest OS : Server-2008/R2,2012/R2, 2016, 2019|7, 8, 10
  • Linux Guest OS : Almost all Linux distro RHEL, Centos, SUSE, Ubuntu
  • Virtual Machine File System : FAT, FAT32, NTFS, Ext 2,3,4, XFS,JFS or UFS, VxFS , HFS/HFS+, NSS, GPFS 4.1, GPFS 4.1.1, GPFS 4.2 etc.
  • Cloud Platform : AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform
  • Backup On Cloud : AWS (EBS, S3), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage
  • Backup On Premise : NFS (Ver. 3 & 4), SMB (Ver.2.0, 2.1, 3.0), iSCSI
  • DR On Cloud : Not Supported
  • Cloud Mobility : Yes
  • Nutanix Files (AFS) : Yes
  • Veritas NetBackup 8.0 or later is validated on Nutanix AHV
  • Veritas NetBackup 7.7 or later is validated on VMware ESXi

Veritas NetBackup reference links:
Veritas NetBackup Nutanix AHV Administrator Guide

Veeam

Veeam’s strategy is built around 3 pillars – simplicity, reliability, and flexibility. Veeam Availability Platform is the most complete solution to help organizations evolve the way they manage data from policy-based to behavior-based to make it “smarter” and self-governing, and to ensure data is available across any cloud infrastructure. delivers Hyper-Availability for ALL applications and data running on Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV)

Veeam Key Features

  • Simple and streamlined data management through a powerful and intuitive prism-like interface.
  • Availability for all applications, VMs and data, which minimizes the risk of data loss for your business.
  • Granular data recovery for Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint and Oracle, which provides agentless, granular and rapid recovery of individual objects, files and application items with a simple, intuitive interface.
  • Operational simplicity to eliminate the costs and complexity of legacy infrastructures and provides Intelligent Data Management for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud environments.

Veeam Supported Compatibility Matrix

  • Supported Hypervisor : Nutanx AHV , VMware ESXi & Hyper-V
  • Windows Guest OS : 2008R2, 2012/R2, 2016, 2019| 7, 8, 10
  • Linux Guest OS : Almost all Linux distro RHEL, Centos, SUSE, Ubuntu
  • Virtual Machine File System : FAT, FAT32, NTFS, ext2, ext3, ext4,JFS, XFS, UFS, UFS2, HFS, HFS+, ZFS etc.
  • Cloud Platform : AWS, Microsoft Azure & IBM Cloud
  • Backup On Cloud : AWS (EBS, S3), Microsoft Azure
  • Backup On Premise : NFS (Ver. 3 & 4), SMB (Ver.2.0, 2.1, 3.0), iSCSI
  • DR On Cloud : Not Supported
  • Cloud Mobility : Yes
  • Nutanix Files (AFS) : Yes

Veeam reference links
Veeam Availability for Nutanix AH
Veeam Nutainx AHV Datasheet
Veeam Best Practice for Nutanix AHV

Commvault

Commvault solution is software-based, you can deploy it anywhere: in appliances, completely virtually, or as part of a hybrid solution using cloud resources as backup targets. You also get comprehensive support for Nutanix snapshots and virtually any hypervisor and for all your other storage platforms, non-virtualized servers and enterprise applications.
It’s a key factor in why so many businesses choose to combine the power of Nutanix with the flexibility of Commvault. Automatic data discovery and protection, global deduplication and encryption, and flexible deployment options.

Commvault Features

  • Complete backup & recovery – All File, App, VM
  • File/VM archiving
  • Encryption
  • Endpoint data protection
  • Mailbox protection
  • DR – Failover/Failback/conversion
  • Hardware snapshot management
  • Replication & VM Live Sync
  • Backup Operational Reporting
  • Enterprise tape management and tracking

Commvault Compatibility Matrix

  • Supported Hypervisor : Nutanx AHV , VMware ESXi & Hyper-V
  • Windows Guest OS : 2008R2, 2012/R2, 2016, 2019| 7, 8, 10
  • Linux Guest OS : Almost all Linux distro RHEL, Centos, SUSE, Ubuntu
  • Virtual Machine File System : FAT, FAT32, NTFS, ext2, ext3, ext4,JFS, XFS, UFS, UFS2, HFS, HFS+, ZFS etc.
  • Cloud Platform : AWS, Microsoft Azure & Google Cloud
  • Backup On Cloud : AWS (EBS, S3), Microsoft Azure
  • Backup On Premise : NFS (Ver. 3 & 4), SMB (Ver.2.0, 2.1, 3.0), iSCSI
  • DR On Cloud : Not Supported
  • Cloud Mobility : Not Supported
  • Nutanix Files (AFS) : Yes

Rubrik

Rubrik Cloud Data Management delivers data protection, search, analytics, compliance, and copy data management for enterprises built on Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform. Recover in minutes, achieve up to 50% in immediate hard savings, and accelerate application development with data management built for web-scale and automated orchestration. Protect data born in the cloud and elsewhere with a single interface. Migrate your applications and data across clouds. Unlock fast, actionable insights with customized analytics on operational efficiency and compliance across a multi-cloud environment.

Key Features

  • Backup, Replication, and Data Archival Policies
  • Instant Recovery with no Data Rehydration Required
  • Near-Zero Recovery Time Objective
  • Access VMs, Applications, and Files Quickly
  • Deduplication and Copy Data Management
  • Replication and Disaster Recovery
  • Self-Service and Orchestration

Rubrik Compatibility Matrix

  • Supported Hypervisor : Nutanx AHV , VMware ESXi & Hyper-V
  • Windows Guest OS : 2008R2, 2012/R2, 2016
  • Linux Guest OS : Almost all Linux distro RHEL, Centos, SUSE, Ubuntu
  • Virtual Machine File System : FAT, FAT32, NTFS
  • Cloud Platform : AWS, Microsoft Azure & Google Cloud Storage
  • Backup On Cloud : AWS (EBS, S3), Microsoft Azure, Google cloud Storage
  • Backup On Premise : NFS (Ver. 3 & 4), SMB (Ver.2.0, 2.1, 3.0), iSCSI
  • DR On Cloud : Not Supported
  • Cloud Mobility : Not Supported
  • Nutanix Files (AFS) : No

Less Popular Nuanix Enterprise Backup Solutions

Unitrends

Unitrends and Nutanix have partnered to lower the complexity of your environment while keeping you and your business running and productive. Unitrends and Nutanix have integrated hypervisor-level support for Nutanix AHV to enable enterprise users to reduce infrastructure costs as well as extend on-premises backup and continuity to secondary, remote or local Nutanix nodes or the Unitrends Cloud.

Key Features

  • Ransomware Protection
  • Integrated Cloud Continuity
  • Recovery Plan
  • Instant Recovery
  • Enterprise Deduplication
  • Third-Party Integration

Unitrends Compatibility Matrix

  • Supported Hypervisor : Nutanx AHV , VMware ESXi & Hyper-V
  • Windows Guest OS : 2003,2008/R2, 2012/R2, 2016
  • Linux Guest OS : Almost all Linux distro RHEL, Centos, SUSE, Ubuntu
  • Virtual Machine File System : FAT, FAT32, NTFS
  • Cloud Platform : AWS, Microsoft Azure
  • Backup On Cloud : AWS (EBS, S3), Microsoft Azure
  • Backup On Premise : NFS (Ver. 3 & 4), SMB (Ver.2.0, 2.1, 3.0), iSCSI
  • DR On Cloud : Not Supported
  • Cloud Mobility : Not Supported
  • Nutanix Files (AFS) : No

ArcServe

Arcserve Unified Data Protection is the one, simple, unified solution that includes all of the advanced features and capabilities required to backup and assure the rapid recovery of your business critical systems, applications and data. Nutanix delivers solutions to elevate IT focus on the applications and services that power business. At the heart is the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform that natively converges compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence.

Key Features

  • LBP on Read operations
  • ARCserve Tape RAID backups
  • NAS (Network attached storage) backups
  • CA ARCserve Backup UNIX/Linux Data Mover backups
  • File system device backups

ArcServe Compatibility Matrix

  • Supported Hypervisor : Nutanx AHV & VMware ESXi
  • Windows Guest OS : 2008R2, 2012/R2, 2016
  • Linux Guest OS : Minimum distros support
  • Virtual Machine File System : FAT, FAT32, NTFS
  • Cloud Platform : AWS
  • Backup On Cloud : AWS EC2
  • Backup On Premise : NFS (Ver. 3 & 4), SMB (Ver.2.0, 2.1, 3.0), iSCSI
  • DR On Cloud : Not Supported
  • Cloud Mobility : Not Supported
  • Nutanix Files (AFS) : No
  • Arcserve UDP 6.5 Update 4 is validated on ESXi (6.5) & Nutanix AHV (AOS 5.5.5)

Zerto

Zerto offer the best of both worlds: fast, efficient storage built for demanding performance yet fully replicated and protected. The Nutanix and ZVR combination is created to not just operate in a virtual environment, but to maximize the benefits that virtualization offers.
The synergies and alignment between these two products tackle the IT manager’s toughest issues.

Key Features

  • Accelerate Cloud
  • Foundations of Backup
  • Deeper Analytics
  • Platform Enhancements

Zerto Compatibility Matrix

  • Supported Hypervisor : Nutanx AHV & VMware ESXi, Hyper-V
  • Windows Guest OS : 2008R2, 2012/R2, 2016
  • Linux Guest OS : Minimum distros support
  • Virtual Machine File System : FAT, FAT32, NTFS
  • Cloud Platform : AWS, Microsoft Azure
  • Backup On Cloud : AWS, Microsoft Azure
  • Backup On Premise : NFS (Ver. 3 & 4), SMB (Ver.2.0, 2.1, 3.0), iSCSI
  • DR On Cloud : Not Supported
  • Cloud Mobility : Not Supported
  • Nutanix Files (AFS) : No
  • Zerto Virtual Replication 6.0 is validated on Hyper-V (AOS 5.5.0.5)
  • Zerto Virtual Replication 5.0 Update 2 is validated on ESXi (AOS 5)

Nutanix Backup Solutions Comparison datasheet

Nutanix Backup Solutions Comparison datasheet

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