Symantec Backup Exec is an online backup and recovery tool used for Windows, Linux, Mac and various virtualization platforms. It has integrated block-level deduplication and archiving technology. Its intelligent dashboards and wizards provide tracking, monitoring and managing every backup. It has integrated bare-metal disaster recovery which provides virtual to physical recovery and vice-versa. Backup Exec provides you with fast virtual machine snapshots through its integration with Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and VMware’s vStorage APIs for data protection. The AWS Storage Gateway integration helps in migrating existing and new backup jobs to cloud storage. This allows benefits like automation, elasticity and Pay-as-you-Go.