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Tech Field Day 7 — Austin : Day 1 Overview -The Symantec Backup Appliance Overload!

by Roger Lund


My Thoughts on our Mid Morning visit at Symantec.


My two cents are, these are great for remote sights, and offices. But, I wish we could run these with the same licensing, as below, but within a virtual appliance.


Check out the Tech Field Day video also.


More info.

Symantec Backup Exec 3600 Appliance

Backup Exec 3600 Appliance provides Backup Exec software and optimized hardware integrated into a single affordable backup solution from the industry leader in Backup – Symantec. Easily protect both physical and virtual environments while reducing storage costs and improving backup performance through integrated deduplication. Reduce business downtime with V-Ray technology that recovers data through a single pass backup in second”

Link to appliance http://www.symantec.com/business/backup-exec-3600-appliance

Licenses Included with the Backup Exec 3600 Appliance :

  • •Backup Exec 2010 R3 Server
  • •Agent for Windows Systems (AWS)
  • •Remote Agent for Linux Systems (RALUS)
  • •Remote Agent for Mac Systems (RAMS)
  • •Agent for Microsoft Exchange
  • •Agent for Microsoft Active Directory
  • •Agent for Microsoft SQL
  • •Agent for Microsoft SharePoint
  • •Agent for Oracle (Linux/Windows)
  • •Agent for Lotus Domino
  • •Deduplication Option
  • •Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructures
  • •Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V”


“NetBackup Appliances

Symantec understands the shifting needs of the data center and offers the NetBackup appliances as an additional option for customers to simplify deployment and maintenance of marketing-leading NetBackup and NetBackup deduplication.

The NetBackup appliances are ideal for customers looking for turnkey solutions for their organization. The appliances enable efficient, storage-optimized data protection for the data center, remote office and virtual environments.

Product Families

Symantec’s NetBackup Appliance family consists of two series:

  • NetBackup 5200 series – a single-vendor enterprise backup appliance with deduplication
    • 5200: enterprise backup appliance with 32TB storage
    • 5220: enterprise backup appliance with expandable storage starting at 4TB.
  • NetBackup 5000 series – a scalable deduplication appliance for the enterprise
    • 5000: global deduplication pool scalable from 16TB to 96TB
    • 5020: global deduplication pool scalable from 32TB to 192TB “

Video Demo

Link to appliances http://www.symantec.com/business/theme.jsp?themeid=nbu-appliance





Roger Lund

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