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Kate Lewis | 11 Jan 2012 | 10 comments

Have you ever experienced a complete system failure and then realized that you don’t have the correct hardware to be able to recover the failed system to? Or have you ever experienced a system failure and found yourself scrambling to get that system up and running when time was of the essence?

System failures are an unfortunate yet all too common occurrence, and they always seem to happen at the worst possible moment. To make matters worse, if a physical server hosting multiple critical virtual machines goes down, all the virtual machines go down too and the severity of downtime dramatically increases. Some of the more common reasons systems fail include hardware failures, user errors, malicious attacks, and natural disasters. Regardless of the cause of system failure, downtime and business interruption can cost your organization thousands and even millions of dollars in lost revenue and productivity if you don’t have the proper backup and recovery solution in...

Kate Lewis | 13 Apr 2011 | 0 comments

For a limited time through to April 29th, you can save $200 off the Symantec Vision registration price. Symantec Vision is much more than just another technology conference. It’s a unique opportunity to Surround yourself with an invaluable combination of technical experts, useful information, and meaningful insights. Join us this year for hands-on labs, technical breakouts, in-depth training, and plenty of one-on-one time with Symantec Backup Exec engineers and product experts.

The Backup Exec sessions at Vision this year include:

 

 

Backup Exec and VMware: Best Practices from the Market Leaders

 

 

Introducing the Backup Exec Appliances

 

 

To the Cloud and Beyond with Backup Exec

 

 

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Kate Lewis | 04 Apr 2011 | 41 comments

Symantec System Recovery 2011, formerly Backup Exec System Recovery, adds the following new features:

Updated support for the latest Microsoft® Windows®, Linux, VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Citrix XenServer operating systems and applications: With Symantec System Recovery 2011, we continue to build on our proven track record of comprehensive system protection for the latest Windows, Linux, VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Citrix XenServer operating systems and applications including: SharePoint® 2010, Exchange 2010 SP1, SQL 2008 R2, VMware vSphere™ 4.1, VMware ESX® 3.5 update 5, Citrix XenServer 5.6, SUSE® Linux® Enterprise Server 10 SP3, 11 and 11 SP1 and Red Hat® Linux® 5.4, 5.5 and 6.0.

Enhanced Symantec System Recovery Management Solution: The Symantec System Recovery Management Solution is a highly scalable centralized management solution designed to centrally manage large numbers of Symantec...

DanielBickford | 25 Jan 2011 | 29 comments

The Symantec Connect community asked us to list the known issues so every end user could see what we are aware of and what fixes are in progress. Here’s the original Idea post that got a boatload of votes.  Well, the day many of you have been hoping for has finally come. The "Known Issues" feature is now LIVE!

To access the new feature, browse through the Community dropdown menu and click on the Known Issues link as in the screenshot below..

 

For now, the utility is limited to Backup Exec and Backup Exec System recovery products only.  Its very important that you make sure to tell us if you are experiencing any of the known issues by clicking the "Me Too...

Swathi Turlapaty | 12 Oct 2010 | 31 comments

Symantec is giving away 1 Flip Ultra or 1000 SymConnect points every month through December, 2010. To enter the drawing, simply answer one simple question. Tell us how likely you are to recommend Symantec to a colleague or friend.

Enter to win today!

Digital Dave | 31 Aug 2010 | 2 comments

Mistake #2: Installing a Backup Agent on Every Guest
As I mentioned in PART 1 of this blog article, I’m taking some time this week to talk through the common pitfalls in backing up data in virtual environments.  Installing a backup agent on every guest in the IT environment is one common strategy – and one that can result in higher costs from backup agents and unnecessary management complexity.
 
According to Enterprise Strategy Group, 62 percent of companies still backup virtual machines by installing a backup agent on every guest.  This has been a common strategy because of uncertainty about the ability to recover granularly, as well as the limitations imposed by virtualization vendors. 
 
Virtualization vendors have improved APIs to support centralized backup with...

Digital Dave | 30 Aug 2010 | 0 comments

With VMworld this week, much of the news and attention is focused on all-things-virtualization.  Virtualization is truly a game-changing technology and one that most IT pros are already neck deep in.  The benefits are obvious: increased utilization rates, increased business flexibility, lower hardware costs, better utilization of computing resources, reduced space requirements, power and cooling requirements and improved IT staff productivity.
 
But, like any game-changer, virtualization can also bring new challenges to IT.  This is especially true when it comes to protecting data.  So I thought this week would be a good time to explore some of the common pitfalls IT often makes when attempting to back up data in virtual environments.  I’ve identified the ten most common mistakes, but as I discuss through a series of posts this week, I would appreciate your input on anything I missed. 
 
Mistake #1:...

Swathi Turlapaty | 31 Mar 2010 | 2 comments

The Backup Exec team is committed to enhancing your user experience with our software, and we are pleased to invite you participate in usability studies. You will not be asked to purchase anything. Typically we conduct usability study sessions remotely. This means you will use Backup Exec running on our test machines controlled conveniently from your own workstation. It’s easy and requires only an hour of your time.

If you are interested in participating, please send us an email with your contact information including your name, email address, company name and job title. You may be contacted by one of our usability engineers for additional information so we can schedule you for future studies most relevant to your areas...

Jason B Fisher | 21 Mar 2010 | 0 comments

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