I need a good backup software application

I have used Genie and a few others but im looking for somthing really solid and reliable that can preform incramental backups to external media, dvd, or ftp. What is the best software out there?
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We're using Veritas Backup Exec from symantec and this is a very complete backup solution for any enterprise.

We're using it to backup on tapes but I'm sure you can use it for any other media
Symantec Backup Exec can do all of that. It is a little complicated to use for newbie's to the program and a bit pricey, but it works very well.
You get what you pay for
Symantec, and Arcserve are commercial and can do most anything.

Check out some of the freee Open source options at


I hope this helps !
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Scale and Budget?
traptusAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the advice, im looking for somthing though thats for like 1 user. Im not after an enterprise solution. And I hope to pay less than $100 for a license
1. Backup Exec 10.x
2. Client license ( Per node)
3. External DAT72 for sharing amount all servers

As this solution is a LAN backup methodology, if there are many machines you need to perform backup and your backup window is tight, you need to test the incremental backup time and compose a reasonable time table to perform each client backup. Good luck.

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The client license is around $80 per node which match your budget(More is cheaper) They catageried from 1-10/ 11-50 with different discount, check with your local reseller. Good Luck
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