Digital-workplaceVeritas Technologies, the leader in information management, has announced support for Google Cloud.

Platform with its market leading NetBackup 7.7 and Backup Exec 15 solutions. Customers can use the Google public cloud as a backup destination, run back up and perform disaster recovery to or from the Google Cloud Platform.

The solution is designed to provide the visibility and control needed for hybrid cloud environments. Veritas’ research shows that 31% of organisations are already looking to the cloud for backup and recovery and that percentage is expected to grow.

Veritas NetBackup™ 7.7 supports Google Cloud Storage Nearline and thus enables use of cloud storage as an alternative to tape for long-term storage and backup of large volumes of data at a low cost, with anytime, anywhere access.

Backup Exec 15 supports Google Cloud Storage Standard and Durable Reduced Availability Storage, improving availability and reducing risks and costs. It can be deployed on-premises and in-the-cloud for disk-to-disk-to-cloud and direct-to-cloud backups.