Backup Interoperability Matrix for vSphere 4.x to 6.0

Updated: 2020.10.06

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)4.04.15.05.15.56.0
VMware vSphere Data Protection6.1.11Link   Deprecated   n/an/an/an/a6.06.0
VMware vSphere Data Protection5.8.4Link   Deprecated   n/an/an/a5.15.5.1n/a
VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced5.8.4Link   Deprecated   n/an/an/a5.1.205.1.21.15n/a
VMware Data Recovery2.0.4Link   Deprecated   2.0.22.0.22.0.2n/an/an/a
Veritas BackupExec 2010R3 SP4Link   Deprecated   R3 SP3R3 SP3R3 SP3R3 SP3n/an/a
Veritas BackupExec 2012SP4Link   Deprecated   SP3SP3SP3SP3SP3 1)HotAdd Transport Mode is not supported in vSphere 5.5n/a
Veritas BackupExec 2014SP2Link   Deprecated   RTMRTMRTMRTMRTMn/a
Veritas BackupExec 15Feature Pack 5Link
SCL
   Deprecated   n/an/an/aRTMRTM 2)With Feature Pack 1 comes 5.5 Update 3 supportRTM 3)With Feature Pack 1 comes 6.0 Update 1 support
Veritas BackupExec 16Feature Pack 2Link
SCL
   Deprecated   n/an/an/an/aRTMRTM
Veritas BackupExec 2020.6Link
SCL
2019.12.21n/an/an/an/aRTMRTM
Veritas NetBackup8.3SCL   2020.10.06   7.17.17.1.0.3, 7.6.1.2 4)Lastest supported Version for ESXi 5.0 (VDDK 5.5.4)7.5.0.57.6.0.1 5)Support with 7.6.0.1 with EEB3318872 or 7.6.0.27.6.1.1
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 6) formerly known as IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments 8.1.10Link   2020.10.06   6.3.2 7)Lastest supported Version6.4.16.4.3 8)Lastest supported Version6.4.17.17.1.2
Micro Focus Data Protector 9)Backup of VMDKs larger than 4TB is not supported
10)formerly HP Data Protector
2020.08 (10.80)LInk
Support Matrix
   2020.10.06   6.26.26.2 11)6.2 with installed DPUXBDL_00621/ DPSOLBDL_00621/ DPLNXBDL_00621/ DPWINBDL_006217.038.19.04
EMC Avamar19.3Link (7.5 and prior)
Link (18.1 and later)
   2020.10.06   5.0 12)Avamar 5.0 SP2 is required for vSphere 4.0 Update 2 and later5.0 SP37.1 13)Lastest supported Version6.17.0 SP17.2 14)Full support of vSphere 6.0 incl. VSAN 2.0, VVOL, SATA hotadd, HW version 11 etc.
EMC NetWorker19.3Link (9.2 and prior)
Link (18.x and later)
   2020.10.06   7.5 SP27.6 SP27.6 SP28.0 SP18.1 SP18.2 SP1
CommVault Simpana11.20Link   2020.10.06   8.08.09.09.010.0 SP510.0 R2
Hitachi Data Protection Suite 15)Branded CommVault Simpana11.20Link   2020.10.06   8.08.09.09.010.0 SP510.0 R2
Veeam Backup & Replication10aLink   2020.10.06   4.1.24.1.26.06.57.0 R28.0 Update 2b
Dell vRanger 16)Hypervisor support depends on installed Update7.8.2 17)Support for VMware vSphere encrypted VMs, vHW 15 and VASA 3.9Link   2020.10.06   4.5.3, 5.3 18)Lastest supported Version for vCenter 4.06.0.2 19)Lastest supported Version for ESX(i) 4.07.1.1 20)Lastest supported Version5.36.0.17.07.2
Nakivo Backup and Replication9.0Link   2020.10.06   n/a3.83.83.83.85.7
Unitrends Enterprise Backup10.4.8Link
Link Release Notes
   2020.10.06   5.0.05.0.26.1.16.4.1-27.38.1.0 21)Limited support for vSphere 6.0, check Release Notes for more info.
Acronis Backup Advanced for VMware/Hyper-V12.5 Update 5
Build 16363
Link   2020.10.06   11.511.511.511.511.511.5 Build 43759
Arcserve Backup18.0Link   2020.10.06   r12.5r12.5r15.0r15.0r16.5r16.5 SP1 with RO7513122)vSphere 6 is supported only when patch ESXi600-201505001 for ESXi 6.0 is applied. For more information, see VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201505001 (2116125).
Arcserve UDP (Universal Data Protection)7.0 Update 2 23)SGX is not yet supportedLink   2020.10.06   n/a5.0 24)only 4.1 Update 35.05.05.0, 5.0 Update 2 25) required for vSphere 5.5 Update25.0 Update 4 26)vSphere 6 is supported only when patch ESXi600-201505001 for ESXi 6.0 is applied. For more information, see VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201505001 (2116125).
Micro Focus VM Explorer 27)formerly Trilead VM Explorer, formerly HPE VM Explorer7.1.3Documentation   2020.10.06   5.0.0125.0.0125.0.0125.0.0125.0.0125.3.006
Altaro VMBackup8.16.11Link   2020.10.06   n/an/a6.0.36.0.36.0.36.0.3
Vembu VMBackup4.2.0 U1Link   2020.10.06   3.6.03.6.03.6.03.6.03.6.03.6.0

References

HotAdd Transport Mode is not supported in vSphere 5.5
With Feature Pack 1 comes 5.5 Update 3 support
With Feature Pack 1 comes 6.0 Update 1 support
Lastest supported Version for ESXi 5.0 (VDDK 5.5.4)
Support with 7.6.0.1 with EEB3318872 or 7.6.0.2
formerly known as IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments
Lastest supported Version
Backup of VMDKs larger than 4TB is not supported
formerly HP Data Protector
6.2 with installed DPUXBDL_00621/ DPSOLBDL_00621/ DPLNXBDL_00621/ DPWINBDL_00621
Avamar 5.0 SP2 is required for vSphere 4.0 Update 2 and later
Full support of vSphere 6.0 incl. VSAN 2.0, VVOL, SATA hotadd, HW version 11 etc.
Branded CommVault Simpana
Hypervisor support depends on installed Update
Support for VMware vSphere encrypted VMs, vHW 15 and VASA 3.9
Lastest supported Version for vCenter 4.0
Lastest supported Version for ESX(i) 4.0
Limited support for vSphere 6.0, check Release Notes for more info.
vSphere 6 is supported only when patch ESXi600-201505001 for ESXi 6.0 is applied. For more information, see VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201505001 (2116125).
SGX is not yet supported
only 4.1 Update 3
required for vSphere 5.5 Update2
formerly Trilead VM Explorer, formerly HPE VM Explorer