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