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Why BackupExec can utilize the NIC better?

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I used RoboCopy to copy data from one Windows 2003 server to the other Windows 2003 server. Both server has 1 GB per second bandwidth but when copying a 10 GB of data, I see the network utilization under the Task Manager show only 7% utilization.
When I use BackupExec to backup the same data, I see the network utilization jumps to 50% or more.
Why and how could BackupExec utitlize the network connection usage so much better? Is there a setting I can change to make the RoboCopy or normal file transfer utilize the network connection usage?
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