The Symantec NetBackup Platform with V-Ray technology simplifies and unifies the protection of your information driven enterprise by automating advanced technologies and standardizing operations across applications, platforms, and virtual and physical environments. NetBackup with V-Ray provides patented visibility into virtual machines and applications across physical and virtual servers, and optimizes deduplication data streams for fast and efficient backup and recovery. That means enterprises have the ability to protect completely, store efficiently, recover anywhere, and manage centrally across heterogeneous operating systems and storage hardware, including disk and tape. Integrated "Dedupe Everywhere, " snapshot replication management and recovery, and patent-pending virtual machine protection help customers better manage and protect accelerating data growth, lower infrastructure use and cost, and reduce recovery times to meet the most demanding service level agreements. A single, unified management console offers multisite monitoring, analytics, and reporting, which allows customers to standardize operations and risk management and deploy best practice Tiered Recovery solutions.