Advice software/Appliance for backup physical machine

Hi to all!
I have a big question. Which are bests software for backup physical machine? (windows 2008 R2, windows server 2012 R2).
Thank you!
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I like Acronis software the best (images while system is running).
This is while Windows Server since 2008 has it's own backup (also while system is running), you have much less control over it. Also, restoring is really a pain in the *ss (sometimes even totally failing, because it doesn't recognizes the files, for no reason, as it's still on the hard disk). You get better scheduling, more destination options, inc/diff, and much much more. The Universal Restore option is great too (restore to different hardware, with normal restore, mostly the new hardware will blue screen on you).

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chipruleAuthor Commented:
Hi Kimputer, thanks for your response!
Can you can give me other solutions?
this will all come down to personal opinion but Symantec backup exec and always been my preference
Acronis True Image 2019 just released!

Create a reliable backup. Make sure you always have dependable copies of your data so you can restore your entire system or individual files.

I'm not aware of Symantec Backup Exec making a live image you can put back on new hardware.

Paragon Drive Backup Server should be on par with Acronis (function, ease of use etc).
Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
Why not use the built in Windows Backup use deducated hard drive for backup. And yes you can restore to deferent hardware.

Boot windows server OS click repair and the select advanced add drivers and restore the image.

And its free

chipruleAuthor Commented:
@Dan130 can I do incremental backup with symantec exec? Can I broswe file in the backup without apply in on the machine?
@Kimputer same question
@Dirk Mare same question
Thank you a lot!
Both Paragon and Acronis have the ability to browse through your backup files (even mounting it on another PC/Server with the correct same software, and mount the backup as a drive (either in read or readonly mode).
As I said, both Paragon and Acronis can do incremental.
Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
Yes you can.

yes you can although differential backups are preferred
chipruleAuthor Commented:
Scuse me if I not replay quickly. This week i will try all the solition you propose me and I give you a feedback. Meanwhile thanks a lot!
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