Ideas for backing up windows 2003 server
Posted on 2011-05-10
hi, we got a simple windows 2003 server with about 25 gb of data. using a mail server called 'amos mail' that has a 2gb file in its post office it uses...
we had a sony ait tape drive, set to auto backup nightly,to ait tapes...for years.. andthe tape drive just died.
im seeking a backup solution for this, im considering an off-site web based backup like mozy or carbonite, but that can be a little costly to backup that much data on a monthkly fee...
i was also considering some sort of external drive via usb and some automation software to 'copy' the entire folders to the external drive nightly... does anyone know uf the best units for this.
also i was considering another tape drive, however, i dont know what the latest tape drives are, the etc... (ive been out of it consulting as full time for a few years, but still have 3 or 4 small business clients
just looking for ideas from the experts.