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Symantec’s NetBackup Platform Certified by SAP for Integration with SAP HANA®; Provides Big Data Backup and Recovery Functionality


SYDNEY – 21 January 2013– Symantec Corp. today announced its Symantec NetBackup solution has been certified by SAP to provide big data backup and recovery integration with the SAP HANA® platform.


The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) has certified that Symantec NetBackup integrates with SAP HANA as a third-party backup solution, allowing customers to directly connect their backup agents to the SAP HANA database. By automating the backup process, organisations can reduce the chances of human error, making it easier to enjoy the benefits of SAP HANA, deriving actionable information in near real time without worrying about potential data loss. Through Symantec NetBackup’s integration with SAP HANA, Symantec is providing customers a tested and certified backup and recovery solution for the SAP HANA platform.


Big data is a transformative technology for organisations due to the value it can bring in helping customers make much quicker and better, data-driven business decisions. Symantec NetBackup provides performance and scalability that can further protect SAP HANA. The use of solutions such as these can help accelerate the adoption of new technology by customers, thus making them more agile and competitive.


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"The Symantec NetBackup team is excited to announce completion of the SAP-certified integration of NetBackup with the SAP HANA platform," said Simon Jelley, senior director, Information Management Group, Symantec. "Through this effort, we are providing our customers a tested and certified backup and recovery solution for use with SAP HANA. Big Data is a transformative technology for organisations due to the value it can bring in helping customers make much quicker and better, data-driven business decisions. Symantec NetBackup provides the performance and scalability required to further protect SAP HANA. With the solution, we are helping customers confidently adopt new technology that can make them more agile and competitive."


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Symantec protects the world’s information, and is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. Our innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment – from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data centre, to cloud-based systems. Our world-renowned expertise in protecting data, identities and interactions gives our customers confidence in a connected world. More information is available at www.symantec.com or by connecting with Symantec at: go.symantec.com/socialmedia.


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