Backup Options -- Windows 2012 R2

What backup hardware and software solution
(Symantec Backup Exec with LTO tapes,
"cloud backup", microsoft storage spaces,
14 days of quick restore SAN snapshots, etc)
do you recommend for the below ?

 1. one site
 2. one 5 year old EqualLogic SAN in RAID50, 15TB used
 3. two physical servers, each with two Windows 2012 R2 VMs
 4. about 20TB total in-use data
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
I would strongly recommend Symantec NetBackup for backing up your virtualized infrastructure.
Alessandro ScafariaInfrastructure Premier Field AdministratorCommented:
You forgot to tell us your orientative budget, which usually is the most probably "cause of death" ;-)

I will suggest to use a Data Protection Appliance with deduplication as an hardware, such as for example a:

Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS CS800 S5

As a software, use the industry standard Veeam for your backups....

Bottom line...the budget....

For an ETERNUS CS800 S5 BASE SHELF (32 TB) appliance we are orientative about 65k euro.....
And then there is the Veeam licence (another 1.5k euro per 2 cpu sockets orientative).....

Let me know your thoughts.....
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