Metallic Documentation


No matter where your data is or where you want to store it, Metallic has a solution.

Security and compliance

Metallic is committed to ensuring the security of your data at every level. Metallic is built on Microsoft Azure, the cloud platform leading the industry in compliance with over 90 certifications.

Commvault Systems, Inc. is also an ISO.IEC 27001:2013 certified provider whose Information Security Management System (ISMS) has received third-party accreditation from the International Standards Organization. The scope of our ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification includes the Commvault offering Metallic.

A-lign, an independent, third-party auditor, found Metallic to have technical controls in place and formalized IT Security policies and procedures. A-lign is an ISO / IEC 27001 certification body accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to perform ISMS 27001 certifications.


Metallic supports our customers’ compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For information about Metallic and GDPR compliance, see GDPR readiness with Metallic.

Use cases

Metallic supports the following use cases.

Data source

Data source location

Backup storage location

  • File servers

  • SQL servers

  • Public cloud virtual machines



  • File servers

  • SQL servers

  • On-premises hypervisor virtual machines


  • Cloud

  • On-premises

  • On-premises and cloud

  • Endpoints



Office 365:

  • Exchange

  • OneDrive

  • SharePoint

  • Teams



To learn more about choosing a storage option, see All about storage.