Back up software

Posted on 2006-05-25
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Hi, I have been looking through the search results on here, as I am trying to find a back up software to tape for Windows SBS which we are having installed.  I have spoken to Veritas and it seems quite expensive.  I have dealt alot with open source products with web development is there anything in the BackUp market? Or can anyone recommed something cheaper than Veritas?
Question by:wood1e
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    by:Lee W, MVP
    Cheapest solution is the built in Backup Utility.  Otherwise, Veritas is best.  Many if not all of the open source solutions cannot backup Exchange and/or the System State, so getting those is generally not practical.
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    Hi wood1e,

    i agree, i actually tried the HP storage works solution today and the inbuilt NT backup was way better. Veritas is tops but pricey
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    Symantec/Veritas seems to be king of the market.  Expensive, but works well.

    Some others:

    Retrospect (still pricey $$$)-

    Backup Assist-

    CommVault Galaxy (Express version might work for your SBS system)-

    Yosemite SBS backup solution ($$$!)-

    Backup Exec is #1 in my book.  Maybe download trials of the above and compare.


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