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Symantec Shutting Down Backup Exec.cloud Service

By - Source: Toms IT Pro

Customers using the Symantec Backup Exec.cloud service will have up to one year past the January 6, 2014 deadline to continue to use the service before Symantec shuts it down, according to an article by The Register published last week.

"Customers want features such as synch and share and mobile access. Backup Exec.cloud was not designed with these features in mind. As a result, Symantec has decided to discontinue Backup Exec.cloud in order to focus on more productive and feature-rich cloud-based applications which include this type of functionality," stated an FAQ on Symantec's website that has since been removed. "Symantec will continue to invest in its core backup and recovery offerings, including on-premise Symantec Backup Exec and NetBackup software, as well as innovative cloud-based storage, sharing and synchronization platforms."

Symantec has been touting its new global channel business strategy, focusing on the need to build its channel partner ecosystem that the company plans to roll out in 2014. Symantec's strategy is to look at what higher value solutions they can bring to market and use their channel partners to help get to their stated financial goal of five percent organic revenue growth. With the retirement of Symantec's Backup Exec.cloud product, it also indicates there are some product lines that are not meeting business objectives that will fall by the wayside or evolve into something more profitable.

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Symantec appears to be sticking to its strategy of streamlining its product portfolio while also acknowledging it needs to learn how to compete in a world that has gone mobile with a product line that has a strong history of being geared towards traditional desktop PCs.

Symantec is only one of many cloud backup providers, so the company's retirement of the Backup Exec.cloud is not indicative of cloud storage providers in general. Unlike Nirvanix, which left their customers with a very short window to migrate, Symantec is giving customers a full year to migrate to a different solution.

Zetta.Net, a Symantec competitor in the cloud backup and disaster recovery marketplace, has already jumped in to take advantage of the company's news by offering to take on Symantec customers. The offer gives existing Symantec customers a 20 percent discount off Zetta's annual contract plus up to six months of the remaining Backup Exec service at no cost.  

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