freeware backup software similar to symantec backup exec for windows 2012 server

i have windows server 2012.
I want freeware application which is similar to work as symantec backup exec.

1) Is windows server 2012 have any role which I can use for backup ?
2) restore?
3) i want to take backup from remote machines also?
4) compression mode so disk space save.
5) schedule mode?

thanks.
Pravin 185IT Service ManagerAsked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
windows backup comes with all operating systems
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pgm554Commented:
The one in 2012 is actually OK,but will not support tapes.
So if you're looking for a freebie that supports tapes and 2012,none that I know of.

) Is windows server 2012 have any role which I can use for backup ?

Yeah,just add the backup feature it's,not a role.

http://blog.pluralsight.com/videos/windows-server-2012-backup
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Thomas RushCommented:
Some tape drives come with single-server versions of a backup application.  Look for this.

The backup included with Windows didn't support backups over the network, to the best of my possibly poor knowledge, and its scheduling was pretty rudimentary.  If you need a full-featured backup, you may just have to pay for it.   In particular, you want to make sure it has agents that can successfully and reliably back up your running applications such as databases, Exchange, SharePoint, etc., backup virtual machines if you have them, maintain an accurate catalog, schedule backups from many machines, etc.

Among those applications are Backup Exec, HP Data Protector, Yosemite Backup, CA ARCserve, and a host of others that aren't cheap, but which do the job you need done.
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Pravin 185IT Service ManagerAuthor Commented:
thx
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