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Compare Commvault and Veeam BaaS solutions

Research done from February 2022 to June 2022 | Page publised on 13th June 2022

Below is a side-by-side comparison of Commvault and Veeam based on a number of parameters such as Products, Licences, Workloads (Public Cloud, SaaS Applications, and Database & End Points), Vendor Advantages and Disadvantages (as per Gartner and Forrester), and Usecase to assist IT administrators and MSPs in making an informed decision.

The content published on this page was written based on public information, including the BaaS vendor website, analyst websites, and comparison sites as of 13th June, 2022. A list of references is available here. Pease note that software products, such as those discussed on this page, are subject to changes and updates. While SysCloud will make reasonable efforts to update the content of this page periodically, SysCloud cannot guarantee that the content of this page will include every product change. Click here  if you would like to notify us about a product update and we will consider the information.

Commvault

Product

Commvault offers four products:

Commvault Complete Backup and Recovery

Commvault Backup and Recovery solution provides backup, recovery, and cost-optimized cloud workload mobility across multiple clouds. It enables you to manage all your workloads – cloud, virtual machines, containers, applications, databases, and endpoints – from a single platform.

Commvault HyperScale

Commvault HyperScale is Commvault's on-premise scale-out backup and recovery that is delivered as a converged Commvault appliance or through partners. It allows customers to build a unified data protection and management platform that delivers cloud-like services on-premises.

Metallic (BaaS)

Metallic is the division of Commvault that offers data protection with the simplicity of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The solution works well on platforms such as Microsoft, Google, AWS, Oracle, Splunk, and VMware.
Metallic BaaS includes VM & Kubernetes Backup, Microsoft 365 Backup, File & Object Backup, Endpoint Backup, Database Backup, Salesforce Backup, and Dynamics 365 Backup.

Commvault Disaster Recovery

Commvault Disaster Recovery software provides replication, disaster recovery, and automated compliance reporting, all managed through a single, web-based interface. It supports multiple data types – including applications, containers, virtual machines, and hypervisors.

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Veeam

Product

Veeam Backup & Replication solution is available in three editions:

Veeam Backup and Replication Community Edition

Veeam Backup and Replication Community Edition is the free solution offered by Veeam to protect virtual, physical, and cloud workloads. It can protect up to 10 workloads.

Veeam Backup and Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication is Veeam's data protection and disaster recovery solution that helps to backup and restore virtual machines, cloud VMs, NAS file shares, and physical machines.

Veeam Availability Suite

Veeam Availability Suite is Veeam's enterprise solution that offers all the features available in Veeam Backup and Replication plus the data monitoring capabilities of Veeam ONE, an add-on product offered by Veeam.
Veeam also provides an optional enterprise add-on - Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator - with Veeam Backup and Replication and Veeam Availability Suite.

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Licences

Commvault provides both subscription-based licensing and perpetual licensing.
There are five types of subscription-based licensing:
1. Storage-based
2. VM-based
3. User-based
4. Socket-based
5. Operating instance-based


Licences

Veeam provides both subscription based licensing and perpetual licensing.
License units are based on storage or instances based on the editions and chosen workloads.


Backup workloads

SaaS application backup

Microsoft 365, Salesforce, and Microsoft Dynamic 365

Public cloud backup

Azure and AWS

Data centers backup

Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, SAP, MySQL, IBM DB2, PostgreSQL, Informix, and Sybase

End points backup

Windows, Mac, and Lunix

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Backup workloads

SaaS applications backup

Microsoft 365 and Salesforce

Public cloud backup

Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud

Data center backup

Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, VMware, Hyper-V, and AHV

End points backup

Windows, Linux, Mac, IBM AIX, Oracle Solaris, and NAS

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Usecases

  • Backup and recovery
  • Disaster recovery
  • e-Discovery and compliance
  • Sensitive data governance
  • File optimization
  • HyperScale technology
  • Distributed storage


Usecases

Service providers' solutions

  • Infrastructure protection
  • Off-site backup and disaster recovery
  • Public cloud data protection

Customer solution

  • Backup moderization
  • Ransomware protection
  • Hybrid cloud acceleration
  • Data security & compliance
  • IT monitoring & analysis
  • Data reuse
  • Disaster recovery orchestration

Commvault offers four products:

Commvault Complete Backup and Recovery

Commvault Backup and Recovery solution provides backup, recovery, and cost-optimized cloud workload mobility across multiple clouds. It enables you to manage all your workloads – cloud, virtual machines, containers, applications, databases, and endpoints – from a single platform.

Commvault HyperScale

Commvault HyperScale is Commvault's on-premise scale-out backup and recovery that is delivered as a converged Commvault appliance or through partners. It allows customers to build a unified data protection and management platform that delivers cloud-like services on-premises.

Metallic (BaaS)

Metallic is the division of Commvault that offers data protection with the simplicity of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The solution works well on platforms such as Microsoft, Google, AWS, Oracle, Splunk, and VMware.
Metallic BaaS includes VM & Kubernetes Backup, Microsoft 365 Backup, File & Object Backup, Endpoint Backup, Database Backup, Salesforce Backup, and Dynamics 365 Backup.

Commvault Disaster Recovery

Commvault Disaster Recovery software provides replication, disaster recovery, and automated compliance reporting, all managed through a single, web-based interface. It supports multiple data types – including applications, containers, virtual machines, and hypervisors.

Veeam Backup & Replication solution is available in three editions:

Veeam Backup and Replication Community Edition

Veeam Backup and Replication Community Edition is the free solution offered by Veeam to protect virtual, physical, and cloud workloads. It can protect up to 10 workloads.

Veeam Backup and Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication is Veeam's data protection and disaster recovery solution that helps to backup and restore virtual machines, cloud VMs, NAS file shares, and physical machines.

Veeam Availability Suite

Veeam Availability Suite is Veeam's enterprise solution that offers all the features available in Veeam Backup and Replication plus the data monitoring capabilities of Veeam ONE, an add-on product offered by Veeam.
Veeam also provides an optional enterprise add-on - Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator - with Veeam Backup and Replication and Veeam Availability Suite.

Commvault provides both subscription-based licensing and perpetual licensing.
There are five types of subscription-based licensing:
1. Storage-based
2. VM-based
3. User-based
4. Socket-based
5. Operating instance-based

Veeam provides both subscription based licensing and perpetual licensing.
License units are based on storage or instances based on the editions and chosen workloads.

SaaS application backup

Microsoft 365, Salesforce, and Microsoft Dynamic 365

Public cloud backup

Azure and AWS

Data centers backup

Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, SAP, MySQL, IBM DB2, PostgreSQL, Informix, and Sybase

End points backup

Windows, Mac, and Lunix

SaaS applications backup

Microsoft 365 and Salesforce

Public cloud backup

Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud

Data center backup

Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, VMware, Hyper-V, and AHV

End points backup

Windows, Linux, Mac, IBM AIX, Oracle Solaris, and NAS

  • Backup and recovery
  • Disaster recovery
  • e-Discovery and compliance
  • Sensitive data governance
  • File optimization
  • HyperScale technology
  • Distributed storage

Service providers' solutions

  • Infrastructure protection
  • Off-site backup and disaster recovery
  • Public cloud data protection

Customer solution

  • Backup moderization
  • Ransomware protection
  • Hybrid cloud acceleration
  • Data security & compliance
  • IT monitoring & analysis
  • Data reuse
  • Disaster recovery orchestration