Backup Interoperability Matrix for vSphere

Updated: 2019.12.21 

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)vSphere 6.0vSphere 6.5vSphere 6.7vSphere 6.7 U1vSphere 6.7 U2vSphere 6.7 U3
VMware vSphere Data Protection6.1.11Link2019.04.296.06.1.3EOAEOAEOAEOA
Veritas BackupExec 2020.6Link
SCL
   2019.12.21   RTMRTM 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/a20.5
Veritas NetBackup8.2SCL   2019.12.21   7.6.1.18.08.1.08.1.08.1.28.2
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 3) formerly known as IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments 8.1.9Link   2019.12.21   7.1.28.1.0.18.1.68.1.68.1.68.1.6
Micro Focus Data Protector 4)Backup of VMDKs larger than 4TB is not supported
5)formerly HP Data Protector
2019.12 (10.60)LInk
Support Matrix
   2019.12.21   9.0410.02018.11 (10.20)2018.11 (10.20)2019.05 (10.40)2019.12 (10.60)
EMC Avamar19.2Link (7.5 and prior)
Link (18.1 and later)
   2019.12.21   7.2 6)Full support of vSphere 6.0 incl. VSAN 2.0, VVOL, SATA hotadd, HW version 11 etc.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 otherwise18.1
EMC NetWorker19.2Link (9.2 and prior)
Link (18.x and later)
   2019.12.21   8.2 SP118.118.118.118.119.1
CommVault Simpana11.0 SP18Link   2019.12.21   10.0 R2 SP118)Full support of vSphere 6.0 incl. VSAN 2.0, VVOL, SATA hotadd, HW version 11 etc.11.0 SP711.0 SP1111.0 SP1311.0 SP1411.0 SP14
Hitachi Data Protection Suite 9)Branded CommVault Simpana11.0 SP18Link   2019.12.21   10.0 R2 SP1110)Full support of vSphere 6.0 incl. VSAN 2.0, VVOL, SATA hotadd, HW version 11 etc.11.0 SP711.0 SP1211.0 SP1411.0 SP1411.0 SP14
Veeam Backup & Replication9.5 Update 4bLink   2019.12.21   8.0 Update 2b9.5 Update 19.5 Update 3a9.5 Update 49.5 Update 4a9.5 Update 4b
Dell vRanger 11)Hypervisor support depends on installed Update7.8 12)Support for VMware vSphere encrypted VMs, vHW 15 and VASA 3.9Link   2019.12.21   7.27.6.37.6.67.6.67.87.8
Nakivo Backup and Replication9.0Link   2019.12.21   5.77.07.57.58.5.2n/a
Unitrends Enterprise Backup10.4Link
Link Release Notes
   2019.12.21   8.1.0 13)Limited support for vSphere 6.0, check Release Notes for more info.9.1.110.310.310.310.3
Acronis Backup Advanced for VMware/Hyper-V12.5 Update 4
Build 14330
Link   2019.12.21   11.5 Build 4375912.0 Update 312.5 Update 312.5 Update 312.5 Update 312.5 Update 3
Arcserve Backup18.0Link   2019.12.21   r16.5 SP1 with RO7513114)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).r17.5 15)Requires P0000067118.018.018.018.0 with P00001846
Arcserve UDP (Universal Data Protection)7.0 Update 1Link   2019.12.21   5.0 Update 4 16)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).6.56.5 Update 46.5 Update 46.5 Update 47.0 Update 1
Micro Focus VM Explorer 17)formerly Trilead VM Explorer, formerly HPE VM Explorer7.1Documentation2019.04.295.3.0066.3.0017.17.17.17.1
Altaro VMBackup8.5.24Link   2019.12.21   6.0.37.1.47.6.277.6.277.6.277.6.27
Vembu VMBackup4.1.0Link   2019.12.21   3.6.03.7.0 U13.9.1 Update 13.9.1 Update 13.9.1 Update 13.9.1 Update 1

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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, 8, 10. Full support of vSphere 6.0 incl. VSAN 2.0, VVOL, SATA hotadd, HW version 11 etc.
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
9. Branded CommVault Simpana
11. Hypervisor support depends on installed Update
12. Support for VMware vSphere encrypted VMs, vHW 15 and VASA 3.9
13. Limited support for vSphere 6.0, check Release Notes for more info.
14, 16. 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).
15. Requires P00000671
17. formerly Trilead VM Explorer, formerly HPE VM Explorer