Symantec Backup Exec 2010 and Netbackup 7 Super Post

Here’s a great post which discusses pricing with Backup Exec 2010 and Netbackup 7.

http://www.infostor.com/index/articles/display/4701464753/articles/infostor/storage-management/data-de-duplication/2010/january-2010/symantec-integrates.html

Note, Backup Exec 2010 Trialware is out now. Netbackup 7 First Availability (FA) program is available now, which is the same as the General Availability (GA) code.
Netbackup 7 is now on the Symantec site, with the announcement that General Availability (GA) is: February 1st!
http://www.symantec.com/business/products/family.jsp?familyid=netbackup&inid=us_ghp_promo_hero3_netbackup

Backup Exec 2010 is also available February 1st! and it’s on the Symantec site as well:
http://www.symantec.com/business/products/family.jsp?familyid=backupexec&inid=us_ghp_promo_hero1_backupexec

Update – Ready to start upgrading or testing Backup Exec 2010? Symantec has released trialware as of yesterday so you can start before the actual release on 2/1/10.
http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/are-you-ready-upgrade
Symantec’s blog post copied below for your reference, as it has some additional links on it:

Good news! Backup Exec 2010 has launched today with the Trailware available for download from February 1, 2010. The new product encompasses great new features like Deduplication and Unified Archiving. To read the complete list of new features key benefits and to download the trailware, please visit  the Backup Exec website.

Have questions on how to upgrade?  Please refer to this document that walks you through the upgrade process.

Getting back to Connect, we have created some great information in regards to the new product launch. Here is a video that explains the product’s deduplication feature. Check this Group page for finding all the BE 2010 and BESR 2010 information in one place.  Don’t forget to add it to your favourites. 

In the process of your upgrade,  with any questions, comments, suggestions and great information you are sharing with the community regarding the new product, we encourage you to please make sure to tag the content with the appropriate Version (2010), the Topics (Installation, Upgrade etc) and the public group “BE 2010 and BESR 2010 Launch”. It helps us track the common issues and escalate it to support as needed. (end of symantec blog article)

Here are some great screenshots of some slides discussing some of the new features and enhancements to Backup Exec 2010.

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About virtualdennis

I have over 18 years helping small to large enterprise businesses nationwide with their enterprise storage, backup and recovery, disaster recovery and system virtualization solutions. He holds numerous storage and virtualization certifications and has personally delivered over 300 complex enterprise solution implementations. He has been privileged to speak at various national events on the topics of datacenter virtualization, end-user virtualization, hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery.

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