NAS with tape library solution
Posted on 2006-07-06
Looking for some advice really.
Our backup solution at present is a mess. Our tape drives aren't able to handle the data on the servers so we are using more than one tape to backup servers or backing up data to file shares on other servers. We have a backup project going on somewhere in the background but thats likely to be a year away from anything being implemented. To get me out of a hole I am looking for a NAS solution with an attached tape library. However, I've no experience with NAS I want something to backup possibly 800gb of data coming from multiple servers and then be able to back up to tape. Unfortunately all this has to be cheap.
Also we currently use Backup Exec would this be the ideal software to transfer the data or something like robocopy. One last question how long would it take to say backup to tape the data stored on the NAS for say 250gb, 500gb, 800gb etc... etc...
Cheers, in advance.