Windows 2008 Backup Software Recomendation
Posted on 2011-03-03
I am looking for backup software recommendations. We have 5 regional offices which each have a file and print server, we will be upgrading to Win 2008 32. In the past with Win 2003 we used ntbackup scripted with a batch file and scheduled via scheduled tasks to back up to tape. I want to continue to backup to DAT tape but understand Win 2008 native backup does not support that. Anyway I want a slightly friendlier GUI and scheduling capabilities. We are just backing up MS office docs and such, no Exchange or SQL or anything complicated. We will be backing up between 10-20 GB nightly. Symantec is out of our price range and seem to be a bit of overkill for the task at hand. I see there are a few products out there such as Backup Assist and GRBackup Pro, we are looking to stay within the $200 - $300 per license range.