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A L Johnson | 24 Nov 2014 | 19 comments

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A L Johnson | 21 Sep 2014 | 0 comments

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Let us know if you are going to SpiceWorld Austin this year by signing in with your LinkedIn profile here: and stop by Symantec's booth #3 and find out how you can WIN a LittleBits Electronics Deluxe Kit and GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition!

We will have Product and Tech Support specialists there to answer your questions and share some of the latest white papers from Symantec.

Drew Meyer | 30 Apr 2013 | 2 comments

Hey everyone, we're attending VMworld this year and we've got the most awesome story to tell you about our own real-life software-defined datacenter.

The Symantec internal IT team uses our own stuff to provision complete environments - yes, networks, servers, applications, configured on the fly - for deployment on demand to any of Symantec's global users. If you want to see it and hear from the guys who built it, vote us up here: Symantec IT’s Real-World Experience with a VMware Software-Defined Data Center 

There are other great sessions to see too. Exercise your right! Demand the topics you want to hear!

A L Johnson | 11 Mar 2013 | 0 comments

Have you ever wondered if your appliance issues can be resolved even before they appear at your end? ( i.e a system that proactively monitors your appliances and automates issue resolution.)  Symantec is committed to simplifying and improving support experiences for its customers. Built on the service automation strategy, Symantec AutoSupport framework provides proactive and automated support services to its appliance customers.

Starting February 4, Symantec Secure Operations Center ( SOC), an integral part of AutoSupport, began monitoring backup appliances all over the world, processing the alerts received from Symantec NetBackup and Backup Exec appliances, creating support tickets with field services for hardware related issues and Enterprise Support Services for non-hardware related issues. Symantec AutoSupport needs the CallHome functionality be enabled on the backup appliances and a registration of the appliance at the MyAppliance web portal (...

Kate Lewis | 27 Sep 2012 | 7 comments

Agents. Agentless. VADP integration. VSS integration. Image based backups. File based backups. Hypervisor based snapshots. Array based snapshots. Host based backups. Guest based backups. It’s no wonder why backup professionals are confused about what the best approach is for backing up their virtual machines. With a myriad of vendors, all positioning their own way as the “best” way, it leaves in its wake ambiguity and a good dose of confusion about what an agent is, or does.

With the help of my technical experts here at Symantec, this blog distils the confusion with unbiased information so you can make the right choice for your environment. By looking at each method and highlighting the pros and cons of each, you can make informed decisions without the distraction of smoke and mirrors.

Caution: But before we dive in, it’s important to mention that the phrases agentless backup and agent-based backup...