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Connect And Protect Contest! (Backup)

Public Group | Founded: 28 Jul 2009 | Serving 40 members

You've deployed Symantec Backup solutions...

Let Us Reward You For Your Efforts! Submit a blog entry by October 30th, (see details below) and earn 75 Connect Rewards Points (that's a lot more than a traditional blog entry). If your story is among the best, you will receive a kit with a Flip Ultra cam, where you can tell your story to the community and Symantec by submitting a video blog! The Grand Prize winner will earn an additional 2,000 Connect Rewards Points, redeemable for a Nintendo Wii, iPod touch, among other great prizes.

Sound good? Here’s how to claim your points in 4 easy steps.

1. Join the "Connect and Protect! (Backup)" group on Connect. (You must join the group before you submit your blog entry)

2. Create a blog entry with answers to the questions asked below with atleast a paragraph each.  Be sure to include any tips, hints or suggestions you may have for others going through a similar process. Submit your entry by October 30th, 2009. Please entitle your blog entry "Connect And Protect"..... followed by your company name or other identifier. EXAMPLE "Connect And Protect: Your Story Title"

Questions to answer in your blog entry (please answer a minimum of 4 questions):

  1. Your role in the organization/company (CTO, CIO, CEO, SysAdmin, etc)?
  2. What was your backup criteria, concerns and related issues, and how did Symantec Backup products resolve them?
  3. What were the strategic or financial reasons you chose Symantec Backup Solutions?
  4. What were the technical criteria/reasons you chose Symantec Backup Solutions?
  5. Symantec was the right choice because...?
  6. How has your Symantec Backup Solutions helped you be more successful?

3. Tag your blog with "Connect and Protect! (Backup) " (using the check box) and submit your entry on the Connect site.
*****If your blog entry meets the criteria from # 2 above and is among the best, we'll send you "The Kit", which includes the Flip Ultra cam among other items! Once you receive the kit, you'll then move on to # 4 below...
Check Out the Flip Here -

4. Create a video blog (and answer the same questions as your original blog entry) and upload your video to the "video section" and tag it with the "Connect and Protect" check box.

After we receive your video blog entry, just sit back and wait - you are then entered into the grand prize round! The grand prize winner will be announced on December 15, 2009.

Share your story today!

**Note: All entries must be the work of the submitter. Stories must not have been published elsewhere. Stories submitted may be utilized on other Symantec properties as references or success stories.

Group Activity

discussion comment 20 Jan 2010
Anonymous commented on: Trpile Reward Points
New blog entry 20 Sep 2009
I've already written an article on how we moved from ARCserve 11.5 on about 34 sites to Backup Exec 11D, detaling all the issues we had and how we got around them, so this blog deals with moving to Backup Exec 12.5 and why we did so! I am a ...