Complete Backup of Servers and Clients

Hey guys,

I wish to carry out backups to my external 16TB of my servers and client machines managed centrally via a management console. I am running Hyper-V for my servers on a host. Most of my client computers are either running Windows XP or Windows 7. My server is Windows Server 2008 R2. My network is on DHCP and I have segmented my network using VLAN. I am looking at a maximum of 150 machines.

Can somebody kindly propose the best backup software I can use for this environment.

Gurvinder BharyaAsked:
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John SalleSenior IT Systems EngineerCommented:
Veeam is a great option for the Hyper-V VMs, but won't work on workstations.

StorageCraft ShadowProtect is another good option for both. It does image based backups that are great, but you would give up the centrally management. You can set up a ShadowControl CMD server for a single-pane monitoring solution which gets most of the requirements.
manuverhaegenSystem & Storage AdminCommented:
Acronis is great for Hyper-V and workstations.
madunix (Fadi SODAH)Chief Information Security Officer Commented:
You could check:
Symantec Backup Exec , Symantec NetBackup
VMware vSphere Data Protection
EMC Avamar

I do Veeam Backup & Replication for virtual environment  VMWARE.

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Judit Camacho DíazCommented:
Take a glimpse of Advanced Uninstaller PRO, which is a free tool conducive to help you streamline your windows.

There is also an article 'Windows Driver Backup free tools' from the expert-exchange platform that may help you out.
Gurvinder BharyaAuthor Commented:
I had an option to try all the backup softwares.

I implemented Acronis.

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