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Best solution for Server Backup

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Hi,

I'm in the process of putting in a new server with a NAS Drive for the server to backup to. What would be the best software to use? In the past i've just used the built-in backup/restore functionality of Windows Backup/Restore but wasn't sure if there was a better solution out there?

The server will be running SBS2011 so exchange etc and ideally I'd like it to be both Disaster recovery and data backup.

Thanks,

Josh
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You can still do it with Windows native backup or shell some money and get BackupExec, ArcServ or some other 3rd party backup

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If i was to look at a 3rd party - any recommended ones?
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I have worked most of the time with clients with Trivoli (too expensive) or Backupexec (Good support)

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In my opinion if you are a windows centric user, BackupExec is easy to use and probably has the smallest learning curve.
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Backup Exec System Recovery,Acronis,Storagecraft are all good @500 bucks.

You will not be able to use the sbs backup to a nas,it's usb only and it doesn't work with 4k drives.
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