Solved

I have VERITAS Backup Exec 10.0 for Windows Servers & Symantec Backup Exec 11d Windows Servers; how much will Symantec charge for a plan that will allow me to upgrade to Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R2?

Posted on 2010-11-15
5
739 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I have VERITAS Backup Exec 10.0 for Windows Servers & Symantec Backup Exec 11d Windows Servers; how much will Symantec charge for a plan that will allow me to upgrade to Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R2?

I have heard that people who have a current Symantec Backup Exec support plan are eligible for free product upgrades to the latest version of the product.

How much will it cost me to purchase such a Symantec Backup Exec support plan that will make me eligible for free product upgrades to Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R2?
0
Comment
Question by:Knowledgeable
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:getzjd
ID: 34142182
What features are you licensed for on 11d?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Knowledgeable
ID: 34142414
Just the standard backup features.
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:RichardWltenburg
ID: 34144981
it depends per customer, some get more discount. do you buy it directly from symantec or other company?
i suggest you to call symantec only they can give you the exact pricing. others can only tell what they pay.
0
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
getzjd earned 500 total points
ID: 34145220
Check with a reseller like Dell or CDW for pricing as well.  make sure you you list your license descriptions that you have installed.  If it is just standard, then this should be an easy task.  I am going to go on a limb and guess it will be $250-$450
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Knowledgeable
ID: 34190999
Great info.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Windows Server Backup - listing of files that were backed up 26 101
robocopy 33 115
SOA*.tmp files 2 44
Windows Server 2008 R2: %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH% Incorrect 4 12
VM backup deduplication is a method of reducing the amount of storage space needed to save VM backups. In most organizations, VMs contain many duplicate copies of data, such as VMs deployed from the same template, VMs with the same OS, or VMs that h…
New Windows 7 Installations take days for Windows-Updates to show up and install. This can easily be fixed. I have finally decided to write an article because this seems to get asked several times a day lately. This Article and the Links apply to…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to configure their installation of BackupExec 2012 to use network shared disk space. Verify that the path to the shared storage is valid and that data can be written to that location:…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question