Backup Interoperability Matrix for Hyper-V

Updated: 2017.03.21        

Deprecated        : Backup Vendors who haven’t updated their software in a while.

Information: Most of the release numbers are the first supported

ProductLatest VersionLinkUpdated (Last updated)Hyper-V R2Hyper-V 2012Hyper-V 2012 R2Hyper-V 2016
Veritas BackupExec 2010R3 SP4Link   Deprecated   R3 SP3R3 SP3n/an/a
Veritas BackupExec 2012SP4Link   Deprecated   SP2SP2n/an/a
Veritas BackupExec 2014SP2Link   Deprecated   RTMRTMRTMn/a
Veritas BackupExec 15Feature Pack 5Link
SCL
2016.10.03RTMRTMRTMn/a
Veritas NetBackup8.0 1)VDDK 6.0.2 is usedGuides
Downloads
SCL
2016.12.267.17.5.0.67.6.0.28.0
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 2) formerly known as IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments 8.1.0.1Link   2017.03.21   7.1.17.1.17.1.18.1.0
HP Data Protector 3)Backup of VMDKs larger than 4TB is not supported9.08 4)Support for VDDK 6.0.2 and SAN transport modeLInk2016.12.266.27.039.0n/a
EMC Avamar7.4 5)VDDK 6.0 is usedLink2016.12.266.177.0 SP17.4
EMC Networker 6)Networker 8.0 SP3 supports VDDK 5.0 U2, Networker 8.1 SP1 supports VDDK 5.5 7)Version number in parantheses shows the supported Microsoft Application Module version9.1Link2016.12.267.6 SP2 (2.3)8.0 SP1ÿ(2.4 SP1)8.1 SP1 (3.0 SP1)9.1
CommVault Simpana 8)VDDK 5.5 required for vSphere 5.5 support9)VDDK 6.0 required for vSphere 6.0 support11.0 SP7Link   2017.03.21   9.09.010.0 R211.0 SP5 10)Information about Hyper-V 2016 support
Hitachi Data Protection Suite 11)Branded CommVault Simpana 12)VDDK 5.5 required for vSphere 5.5 support13)VDDK 6.0 required for vSphere 6.0 support11.0 SP7Link   2017.03.21   9.09.010.0 R211.0 SP5 14)Information about Hyper-V 2016 support
Veeam Backup & Replication9.5 Update 1Link   2017.03.21   6.06.57.0 R29.5
Dell vRanger 15)Hypervisor support depends on installed Update7.5.1Link2016.12.26n/a7.07.0n/a
Unitrends Enterprise Backup9.2Link
Link Release Notes
   2017.03.21   6.2.06.4.07.39.2
Unitrends Virtual Backup (formerly PHD Virtual Backup)8.0.6Link   Deprecated   8.08.08.0n/a
PHD Virtual Backup & Replication for VMware6.5.3Link   Deprecated   n/a7.07.0n/a
Acronis Backup Advanced for VMware/Hyper-V12.0 Update 3 Build 3689Link   2017.03.21   11.511.511.512.0 Update 3
Arcserve Backupr17.5Link   2017.03.21   r12.5r16.5r16.5r17.5
Arcserve UDP (Universal Data Protection)6.5Link   2017.03.21   55.0 16) Update 2 required for Cluster support 5.0 17) Update 2 required for Cluster support 6.5
HPE VM Explorer 18)formerly Trilead VM Explorer6.4.001 19)Each Version supports different ESXi Builds, see LinkLink   2017.03.21   5.0.0125.0.0125.0.0126.2.001
Altaro VMBackup7.0.29Link   2017.03.21   3.13.5.144.0.1217.0.17
Veritas BackupExec 16RTMLink
SCL
2016.12.26RTMRTMRTMRTM
Vembu VMBackup3.7.0Link   2017.03.21   3.6.03.6.03.6.03.7.0
CommVault Simpana10.0 R2 SP15Link   2017.03.21   9.09.010.0n/a
Hitachi Data Protection Suite10.0 R2 SP15Link   2017.03.21   9.09.010.0n/a
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1. VDDK 6.0.2 is used
2. formerly known as IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments
3. Backup of VMDKs larger than 4TB is not supported
4. Support for VDDK 6.0.2 and SAN transport mode
5. VDDK 6.0 is used
6. Networker 8.0 SP3 supports VDDK 5.0 U2, Networker 8.1 SP1 supports VDDK 5.5
7. Version number in parantheses shows the supported Microsoft Application Module version
8, 12. VDDK 5.5 required for vSphere 5.5 support
9, 13. VDDK 6.0 required for vSphere 6.0 support
10, 14. Information about Hyper-V 2016 support
11. Branded CommVault Simpana
15. Hypervisor support depends on installed Update
16, 17. Update 2 required for Cluster support
18. formerly Trilead VM Explorer
19. Each Version supports different ESXi Builds, see Link