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Backup - Recovery

We currently have two very large servers that are being retired at the same time we're also doing and upgrade of our disaster recovery program.  My question is: Are there any software suites out there that we can used to do a continuous backup to disk with?  We'd like the option of having an in office server running the software and remote server at a data center with a mirror of the the local server.  Another option would be bare metal restores.  Any ideas?
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TristanIT ManagerCommented:
for continuos data replication Doubletake is gold!  www.doubletake.com
We use it as part of our DR solution for Exchange server. Check out the High Availability functionality.
Perfect for syncing data from your prod server to your Dr servers in real time.
You can even sync many prod servers to one DR server.

FOr bare metal restores Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Server is fantastic. We have this on all our production servers and I love it. Restoring to dissimalr hardware is easy.
Acronis is another alternative.

Best to use a combination of both for ultimate flexibility.
Doubletake is great for automatic failover to your Dr server in the event of prod failure.
Bare Metal Restore is great for getting your prod server back up and running in the shortest space of time possible.
CA Xosoft is another alternative to Double-Take... very positive feedback from many of my clients

and as Dextertronic suggested, for bare-metal you could use Acronis True Image or Symantec.
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