SEP sesam Tigon - 
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A Whole New Experience of SEP Hybrid Backup

With a variety of powerful new features, SEP sesam is now even better suited to the growing demands of changing IT-environments. SEP sesam Tigon not only offers new agents and hypervisor modules, but also significantly improved functionality to make data protection a lot easier.

New Features

Release Notes

Support and fulfilment of your IT-Security

Enhanced functionalities about conformable to law implemetations like EU DGSVO 

More freedom in virtual environments – multi-hypervisor support

  • With KVM/QEMU the 5th hypervisor platform in addition to VMware, Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, RHV is supported 
  • Eased handling in VMware environments: easier management of big environments, automation, filtering, etc.

Comprehensive, certified SAP support

  • Support now of the complete SAP platform portfolio including SAP ASE (formerly Sybase), SAP HANA, SAP HANA2 and IBM Power and Intel architecture

Time saving through self-service restore

  • With the Self-Service Restore files can be recovered fastly from the user without the need of an administrator
  • With the included authorization concept the data privacy is secured

SEP sesam Tigon - Introduction of New Features

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Content of the On Demand Webinar:

  • Overview of new features
  • Roadmap (5:21)
  • SAP ASE (Sybase) support (07:16)
  • KVM backup module (11:57)
  • VMware new features such as automated protection of new VMs (15:24)
  • Self Service Restore (18:48)
  • Kopano (19:57)
  • Authentication (20:59)
  • Initial Seed (23:22)
  • SSL encryption (25:20)
  • NDMP new features (26:39)
  • Si3 DedupStore encryption (28:37)
  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) new features (30:08)
  • New Day / Big Data Backup (31:29)

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SEP sesam Tigon - New Features


Sales EMEA
Jörg Kargus

Jörg Kargus

Channel Manager

Tom Elkhuizen

Tom Elkhuizen

Territory Sales Manager BeNeLux, UK/Irl, Nordics

Barbara Coppola

Barbara Coppola

Territory Sales Manager Italy, Switzerland & Israel

Andrea Leitner

Andrea Leitner

Inside Sales Manager

Hartmut Birke

Hartmut Birke

Territory Sales Manager Austria & Germany ZIP/PLZ 70xxx – 94xxx

Frank Coldewe

Frank Coldewe

Territory Sales Manager Germany ZIP/PLZ 01xxx – 39xxx plus 95-99xxx

Sales APAC
Jörg Kargus

Jörg Kargus

Channel Manager

Sales America
Russell Wine

Russell Wine

Vice President Sales North America

Lukas Wine

Lukas Wine

Sales Manager

Complete the SEP Portfolio of SAP Agents

  • Online backup of SAP NetWeaver based on Sybase ASE
  • Uses SAP ASE API
  • Sybase on Windows and Linux
  • Sybase as of V16
  • Automatic management of DB backups and retention
  • Backup management of DB and transaction logs (FULL/INC)
  • Could be used also for native Sybase without SAP

Top VMware Usability
New Experience of VMware Backup Configuration

  • Simple management of big numbers of VMs
  • Bulk creation of backup tasks for existing and new VMs
  • Task distribution into
  • predefined groups
  • Bulk deletion of tasks without VMs
  • VM filtering via name,
  • state, os etc.
  • Saving of customized views
  • Automatic task creation for new VMs via scheduled scripting

Take care of user management

  • Grant and restrict access to SEP sesam server
  • Define users, roles and permissions
  • Roles: Admin, Operator, Restore
  • Choose either policy-based (default) or  DB-based authentication
  • Definition based on Java policies (sm_java.policy)
  • Refer to users on hosts
  • Wildcards possible
  • Example:permission de.sep.sesam.gui.server.OperatorPermission "operator@veteranix"
  • Enforces Login and Password
  • Admin can create new users and permissions
  • Definition via GUI
  • Users are kept in the sesam database
  • Login for GUI and browser Dashboard 

Support and fulfilment of your IT-Security

Backup and Recovery from start to finish


  • After cutting the data stream into chunks and compression of each chunk, each chunk can now be encrypted by an arbitrary admin-defined keyDefine users, roles and permissions
  • Encryption has to be set in the properties of the first drive of a Si3 DedupStore
  • Requires activated authentication
  • Uses the key algorithm: IDEA


  • Ensures compliance with general data protection legislation (e.g. BSI)drive of a Si3 DedupStore
  • Completes the encrypted data chain after transmission
  • Alternative to software-based and LTO encryption


  • Certificate-based protocol Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) can be used for transmission of backup data
  • Certificates based on OpenSSL


  • Alternative for https
  • External certificates can be used
  • Mitigates the need for VPN

Self Service Restore

Easy, fast and efficient restore by the user

  • Restore of your files wherever and whenever you need it
  • Fast recovery by the user without the need of an administrator
  • Big easement especially for MSPs 
  • Easy-to-use web frontend
  • Navigation and search function
  • Diverse restore options (to original path, to custom path, new version, overwrite existing files and do not overwrite existing files)
  • Help button for each function
  • Easy to switch between Restore Assistant, Restore Monitor and Dashboard

Kopano Backup

With Kopano SEP sesam supports now the 6th email system

  • Online Backup for Kopano Groupware Server
  • Single Item Restore of emails, mailboxes or public folders
  • Exclude of specific mailboxes is possible
  • Support of all Kopano Editions (except Kopano Community Edition)
  • New with Kopano:
    • Full Backup only
    • Restore to mailfolder

SEP sesam First Steps

You learn step by step everything about the installation, the first backup, as well the navigation on the SEP sesam user interface

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Tips & Instructions

In our Video Tutorials, Whitepapers & Technical Articles, you will find practical tips and insights for a successful backup strategy.

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