Backup Interoperability Matrix for vSphere

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)6.56.76.7 U16.7 U26.7 U37.0
VMware vSphere Data Protection6.1.11Link   Deprecated   6.1.3EOAEOAEOAEOAEOA
Veritas BackupExec 2020.6Link
SCL
2019.12.21RTM 1) Only up to Update 120.2 2)RTM version: Protection of virtual machines with hardware version 14 is supported. However with exceptions, that "Conversion", "Instant Recovery" & "redirected restores (most recent hardware version option)" targeted to vSphere 6.7, will create virtual machines with hardware version 13.20.3n/a20.5n/a
Veritas BackupExec 2121.1Link
SCL
   2020.10.06   21.021.021.021.021.021.0
Veritas NetBackup8.3SCL   2020.10.06   8.08.1.08.1.08.1.18.1.18.2.0
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 3) formerly known as IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments 8.1.10Link   2020.10.06   8.1.0.18.1.68.1.68.1.68.1.68.1.10
Micro Focus Data Protector 4)Backup of VMDKs larger than 4TB is not supported
5)formerly HP Data Protector
2020.08 (10.80)LInk
Support Matrix
   2020.10.06   10.0 6)2020.05 for vSphere 6.5 U3 support2018.11 (10.20)2018.11 (10.20)2019.05 (10.40)2019.12 (10.60)2020.08 (10.80)
EMC Avamar19.3Link (7.5 and prior)
Link (18.1 and later)
   2020.10.06   7.47.5.17.5.118.1 7)All minor versions that end with alphabetic letters such as 6.5U1b, 6.5U1c etc or 6.0U3a,6.0U3b etc are supported unless indicated otherwise18.119.3
EMC NetWorker19.3Link (9.2 and prior)
Link (18.x and later)
   2020.10.06   18.118.118.118.119.1n/a
CommVault Simpana11.20Link   2020.10.06   11.0 SP711.0 SP1111.0 SP1311.0 SP1411.0 SP1411.0 SP14
Hitachi Data Protection Suite 8)Branded CommVault Simpana11.20Link   2020.10.06   11.0 SP711.0 SP1211.0 SP1411.0 SP1411.0 SP1411.0 SP14
Veeam Backup & Replication10aLink   2020.10.06   9.5 Update 19.5 Update 3a9.5 Update 49.5 Update 4a9.5 Update 4b10.0 CP2
Dell vRanger 9)Hypervisor support depends on installed Update7.8.2 10)Support for VMware vSphere encrypted VMs, vHW 15 and VASA 3.9Link   2020.10.06   7.6.37.6.67.6.67.87.87.8.2
Nakivo Backup and Replication10.1Link   2020.10.06   7.07.57.58.5.29.110.0
Unitrends Enterprise Backup10.4.8Link
Link Release Notes
   2020.10.06   9.1.110.310.310.310.310.4.6
Acronis Backup Advanced for VMware/Hyper-V12.5 Update 5
Build 16363
Link   2020.10.06   12.0 Update 312.5 Update 312.5 Update 312.5 Update 312.5 Update 3n/a
Acronis Cyber Protect15.0Link   2020.10.06   15.015.015.015.015.0n/a
Arcserve Backup18.0Link   2020.10.06   r17.5 11)Requires P0000067118.018.018.018.0 with P0000184618.0 with P00001846
Arcserve UDP (Universal Data Protection)7.0 Update 2 12)SGX is not yet supportedLink   2020.10.06   6.56.5 Update 46.5 Update 46.5 Update 47.0 Update 17.0 Update 2
Micro Focus VM Explorer 13)formerly Trilead VM Explorer, formerly HPE VM Explorer7.1.3Documentation   2020.10.06   6.3.0017.1.27.1.27.1.27.1.37.1.3
Altaro VMBackup8.16.11Link   2020.10.06   7.1.47.6.277.6.277.6.277.6.278.14.11 / 8.16.7
(incl. Replication)
Vembu VMBackup4.2.0 U1Link   2020.10.06   3.7.0 U13.9.1 Update 13.9.1 Update 13.9.1 Update 13.9.1 Update 14.2.0 U1

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1. Only up to Update 1
2. RTM version: Protection of virtual machines with hardware version 14 is supported. However with exceptions, that "Conversion", "Instant Recovery" & "redirected restores (most recent hardware version option)" targeted to vSphere 6.7, will create virtual machines with hardware version 13.
3. formerly known as IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments
4. Backup of VMDKs larger than 4TB is not supported
5. formerly HP Data Protector
6. 2020.05 for vSphere 6.5 U3 support
7. All minor versions that end with alphabetic letters such as 6.5U1b, 6.5U1c etc or 6.0U3a,6.0U3b etc are supported unless indicated otherwise
8. Branded CommVault Simpana
9. Hypervisor support depends on installed Update
10. Support for VMware vSphere encrypted VMs, vHW 15 and VASA 3.9
11. Requires P00000671
12. SGX is not yet supported
13. formerly Trilead VM Explorer, formerly HPE VM Explorer