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Backup of a SBS 2003 server

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I currently have under my control a SBS 2003 server which has inside a RAID 5 collection of drives (4x 36 gb with 1x 36 gb backup, 102gb storage) and 1 IDE drive (120gb).  The maximum possible backup required is 220GB, the current required is about 150 for a full backup

In the server is an AIT-1 tape drive with 35 gb native 90 gb max tapes.  I have 5 tapes for this drive which were bought approximately 18 months ago and have been used on a weekly rotation schedule since.  There is no firewire, and the USB ports are USB v1.1

What would be the best method to back up the server?

Currently the option I am considering is installing a drive drawer and using a pair of 250 gig Maxtor DiamondPlus10 ATA133 hard disks and hot swapping daily, storing the unused drive in a fireproof safe.  This will cost approximately £170

Does anyone have any other suggestions?
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