The Commvault Platform 2023 is the latest release of Commvault's data management software. This comprehensive platform provides a range of data management and protection capabilities for organizations of all sizes. In this blog post, we will show some of the newest features added this year and benefits of the Commvault Platform 2023 and why it is a crucial tool for modern businesses.
Overview of Commvault Platform 2023
The Commvault Platform 2023 is a comprehensive data management platform that enables organizations to protect, manage, and access their data across multiple environments (physical, virtual, clouds).
It provides a range of features, including backup and recovery, disaster recovery, cloud migration, and endpoint protection. The platform is designed to be highly scalable, allowing organizations to manage data across multiple sites and environments.
Backup and recovery – The Commvault Platform 2023 provides comprehensive backup and recovery capabilities, allowing organizations to protect their data against data loss and corruption. The platform supports a wide range of data sources, including virtual and physical servers, databases, and cloud environments.
Disaster recovery (DR) – The Commvault Platform 2023 provides disaster recovery capabilities that enable organizations to recover their data in the event of a disaster. The platform can replicate data to a secondary site or to the cloud, ensuring that organizations can quickly recover their data in the event of an outage. You can protect your files, apps, databases, virtual, containers, cloud from a single console, single platform via unified user interface (UI).
Cloud migration – The Commvault Platform 2023 provides tools to help organizations migrate their data to the cloud. The platform supports a range of cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.
Endpoint protection – The Commvault Platform 2023 provides endpoint protection capabilities that enable organizations to protect their endpoints against data loss and theft. The platform can back up endpoints to a central location, making it easier to recover data in the event of an endpoint failure.
Compliance and governance – Lastly, the Commvault Platform 2023 provide tools to help organizations comply with data privacy regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The platform can automate data retention policies, enforce data security policies, and provide audit trails to demonstrate compliance.
New Features in Commvault Platform 2023
One of the key features of the Commvault Platform 2023 is its ability to manage data in hybrid environments. Many organizations today have a mix of on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure, and the Commvault Platform 2023 is designed to work seamlessly in these environments.
- Azure Restore Points – Commvault uses Microsoft’s APIs to build this function that provides application consistency, more complete recoverability, reducing costs and reduce risk of data loss. Newly features in this release are Azure database backup and restore using DacFx and tagging.
- Google Cloud Regional Snapshots – The 2023 release has added Google Cloud regional snapshot support which protects data by keeping snapshots within the same region.
- Data protection for DevOps – protects Azure DevOps, back administrators and development teams.
- Oracle Compute Infrastructure (OCI) Storage tiering – provides multiple tiers of storage helping to keep the costs down. Allows advanced security configs and brings feature parity for VM and other workloads.
- Hadoop File System (HDFS) performance improvements – Executes backups faster by using HDFS snapshots.
- Tightens Security Integrations with Security information and event management (SIEM) platforms – allows export of datasets across platforms via standard protocols and APIs. Has Alerts, audit and events for SIEM or Event Management Systems using Webhooks or Syslog.
- Ransomware protection – Another important feature of the Commvault Platform 2023 is its ability to protect data against threats such as ransomware. The platform provides a range of tools to detect and mitigate ransomware attacks, including backup verification and recovery, anomaly detection, and real-time monitoring.
- More security with Compliance and Storage Lock – this feature protects against insider threats and external attacks with immutable storage. You can easily create immutable storage via Compliance lock and WORM storage controls by using the Command Center UI.
Remain compliant with industry regulations including SEC Rule 17a(f) and FINRA 4511(c).
Additional security enforcements can be done within the system with Multi-person Authentication for preventing attacks.
Amazon FSx for NetApp – It is a fully managed shared storage built on NetApp’s popular ONTAP file system. Now available with Commvault. It extends deep support for NetApp-AWS combination, bringing the on-prem NetApp experience to the cloud. You can protect both on-premises and cloud-based NetApp services.
Benefits of Commvault Platform 2023
The Commvault Platform 2023 provides a range of benefits to organizations that use it. Some of the key benefits of the platform include:
Improved data protection – The Commvault Platform 2023 provides comprehensive data protection capabilities, helping organizations to protect their data against loss, corruption, and theft. The platform enables organizations to recover their data quickly in the event of an outage, ensuring that they can resume operations as quickly as possible.
Increased efficiency – The Commvault Platform 2023 can help organizations to improve their efficiency by automating many data management tasks. The platform can automate backup and recovery processes, data migration, and compliance activities, freeing up IT staff to focus on more strategic tasks.
Scalability – The Commvault Platform 2023 is highly scalable, enabling organizations to manage data across multiple sites and environments.
Check Commvault website for further details about Commvault Platform 2023.
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