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Reliable application, virtual server, and Windows Server backup software designed for your growing business.

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  • Backup Exec 2012
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    The gold standard in unified backup and recovery.
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News & Events

Announcing Backup Exec 2012 SP1 - Available Now!

Service Pack 1 (SP1) for award winning Backup Exec 2012 has been released and is now ready for download via Live Update. SP1 contains a number of updates including a "view all jobs" button, performance improvements and general fixes based on customer feedback.

Backup Exec 2012 Wins MSExchange.Org Readers' Choice Award

Leading Microsoft Exchange Server resource site, MSExchange.org, announced that Symantec Backup Exec for Windows Servers was selected the winner in the Backup & Recovery category of the MSExchange.org Readers’ Choice Awards.

Reviewers Tout Backup Exec.cloud and Backup Exec 2012 as Simple and Easy-to-Use Backup Solutions for SMBs

With industry-leading Symantec Backup Exec.cloud, SMBs can simplify backup and ensure critical data is always protected – but don’t just take our word for it. Third-party reviewer and tech expert, David Strom, just wrapped up his review of Backup Exec.cloud.

CRN’s 10 Great Features of Symantec Backup Exec 2012 For The Cloud

Backing up to the cloud is a whole lot easier with Backup Exec 2012. Backup Exec 2012 now includes modules for simple off-premise cloud backup and for backing up 100 percent virtualized environments. Read CRNs take on Backup Exec 2012 and learn why Backup Exec 2012 is the gold standard in backup and recovery.

Customer Successes

Task Force Tips, Inc.

“When we deployed Backup Exec 2012 in production, it immediately reduced our backup window by almost 24 hours every week. Backup Exec 2012 has afforded us the ability to base weekly full backups from an enumerated virtual machine image thereby providing best in class data protection.” - Brandon Mosak, Network Manager

Health New England

“Symantec Backup Exec 2012 is a user friendly solution that maintains the highest degree of data protection. The first time I saw Backup Exec’s new user interface, I knew it was going to revolutionize how I manage our backup environment.” - David Lewis, LAN administrator.

Premiere Global Sports

“We have trusted Backup Exec to backup our data for several years and the transition from a physical server infrastructure to virtual infrastructure didn’t change our choice in a data protection solution. Symantec’s V-Ray technology embedded in Backup Exec allowed us to easily expand to a virtual environment and feel confident in our decision.” - Jason Drake, Director of Infrastructure and Security,

Awards & Certifications

Symantec Backup Exec Windows Server backup software- Voted MSExchange.org Readers' Choice Award Winner - Exchange Backup & Recovery

PC Pro Recommended A-List: Symantec Backup Exec 2012

Server Virtualization: Backup and Storage Product of the Year 2011


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