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Backup Exec 2012

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Data backup and recovery software for physical and virtual environments.


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Symantec Backup Exec™ 2012 V-Ray Edition


Symantec Backup Exec 2012 V-Ray Edition is designed to completely protect your VMware or Hyper-V virtual environments. With advanced host-based virtual protection and integrated deduplication, the V-Ray Edition gives you worry-free backup and recovery for virtual machines and virtualized applications.

Backup Exec 2012 V-Ray Edition enables you to:

  • Agentless VM backup
  • Full VM, application, file/folder and granular recovery from a single pass backup
  • Data deduplication to optimize any backup strategy with client, media server and appliance data deduplication
FREE Trial - Backup Exec 2012 V-Ray Edition

Whitepaper - Protect Your Business & Simplify IT with Symantec VMware

 

Symantec Backup Exec™ 2012

In a fragmented world of backup solutions, only Symantec Backup Exec™ 2012 with V-Ray technology offers ONE product that unifies physical and virtual backups, and includes integrated deduplication and replication.

Backup Exec 2012 enables you to:

  • Unite physical and virtual machine backups
  • Protect an unlimited number of virtual machines per host
  • Recover what you need, when you need it with a single click
  • Use one product for virtually any recovery scenario which eliminates point solutions, costs and risks
FREE Trial - Backup Exec 2012

Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Backup Exec 2012

Awards and Certifications

Best of VMworld MSExchange.ord Readers' Choice Award PC Pro Recommended A-list 2011 Products of the Year. Silver

Learning Resources

Comparison Guide - Backup Exec Portfolio

See It All With V-Ray
Learn how Symantec V-Ray provides visibility across physical and virtual environments.

Backup Exec 2012: Overview
See the newly redesigned console and learn about great new features like VMware & Hyper-V.

Better Backup For All
SMB customers share where BackupExec 2012 and Backup Exec.cloud are taking their organizations.

Learning Resources


Symantec System Recovery 2011

  • Symantec System Recovery Desktop Edition
  • Symantec System Recovery Small Business
    Server Edition
  • Symantec System Recovery Server Edition
  • Symantec System Recovery Virtual Edition
  • Symantec System Recovery Linux Edition

Key Features

  • Restore Windows desktops/laptops from local or off-site destinations in minutes, even to bare metal, dissimilar hardware, remote locations, or virtual environments.
  • Backup to almost any disk storage device including USB, FireWire, NAS, SAN and Blu-ray.
  • Perform seamless, automated physical to virtual (P2V) and virtual to physical (V2P) conversions.
  • Small Business Edition - Server backup software restores physical and virtual servers from local or off-site destinations in minutes, even to bare metal, dissimilar hardware, remote locations, or virtual environments.
  • Linux Edition - Restore volumes, partitions or complete Linux servers in minutes - even to bare metal.

Key Benefits

  • Dramatically minimize downtime and avoid disruption and employee productivity losses.
  • Replace time-consuming, manual and error-prone desktop/laptop recovery processes with fast, reliable, automated system recovery.
  • Recover what you need, when and where you need it, including individual files, folders or complete systems in minutes.
  • Eliminate the need to have duplicate hardware on standby for recovery purposes and save on hardware costs.
  • Easily perform hardware refreshes and migrations.

Learning Resources


Backup Exec Portfolio Comparison Guide

Symantec System Recovery 2011 Product Tour
Simple, cost-effective solution that offers protection against downtime and disaster with rapid and reliable data recovery.

Downtime Mitigation Management
Listen as the Symantec product management team discusses best practices to avoid costly IT downtime.

System Recovery ROI Tool
See know how much your organization can save with Symantec System Recovery!

 

Symantec Backup Exec.cloud

Use Symantec Backup Exec.cloud to protect your critical data by automatically streaming it, encrypted, to Symantec's secure, off-site data centers, with just a few minutes of set up.

Key Features

  • Automatic backup for PCs and Servers that performs backups on a schedule or when files are changed
  • Secure, off-site protection and enterprise class data encryption
  • Multiple backup agent deployment options include download, email and redistributable packages
  • Self-service recovery capabilities for employees.

 

Key Benefits

  • Simplifies backup and helps to make sure that critical data is always protected
  • Keeps data protected while in transit and at rest while also allowing it to be restored to any Internet-connected location.
  • Makes the service easy to deploy to individuals – whether they are in the office or working remotely
  • Reduces burdens for administrators and minimizes downtime for users

Learning Resources


Comparison Guide - Backup Exec Portfolio

 

Symantec Backup Exec.cloud Tour
See how Symantec Backup Exec.cloud ensures you have always on backup protection that can be managed from an easy-to-use web interface.

Backup Exec 3600 Appliance

Backup Exec 3600 Appliance provides Backup Exec software and optimized hardware integrated into a single affordable backup solution.

  • Easily protect both physical and virtual environments while reducing storage costs.
  • Improve backup performance through integrated deduplication.
  • Reduce business downtime with V-Ray technology (data recovery in seconds via single pass backup).

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Key Features

  • Protects a broad range of operating systems, platforms, applications and databases in both virtual and physical environments.
  • Integrated source/client and target side data deduplication across physical and virtual backup jobs. Easily restore an entire server, virtual machine, application, file/folder or individual object from a single pass backup in seconds with patented V-Ray technology.
  • Unlimited software licensing to protect 5.5 TB of disk storage.
  • Intuitive, easy to use web based management console.
  • All-in-one affordable data protection solution pre-packaged with Backup Exec 2010 and 5.5 TB of useable disk storage.

 

Key Benefits:

  • Protect an unlimited number of servers and applications, whether physical or virtual, while reducing the backup window, storage and management costs.
  • Dramatically minimize downtime and data loss by rapidly recovering what you need, when you need it. Easy to install, configure, and use with a single wizard based GUI.
  • Enterprise class reliability – RAID 5 data drives, mirrored SSDs for hardened OS, redundant power supplies, battery backup on RAID controller.

Learning Resources


Backup Exec Portfolio Comparison Guide

Introducing Backup Exec 3600 Appliance
See how the Backup Exec 3600 Appliance offers a new level of backup and flexibility.

Symantec V-Ray See It All
Learn how you gain visibility across both physical and virtual environments in a single backup and recovery solution.

A Better Way to Dedupe Data: Dedupe Everywhere
Learn about the smartest way to deduplicate your network’s data: at the source. Maximize efficiency while dragging down costs.

Symantec Volume Licensing Programs

To learn more about Symantec Volume Software Licensing, please contact your account manager or click here to submit a request for more information.

Symantec Express Program

Symantec Express Program is for small to mid-sized companies that need an easy way to purchase license quantities— without the complexity of contracts.

The Express Program simplifies buying license quantities for use within the country of purchase. Buyers are freed from formal contracts and commitments, and are eligible to receive discounts for purchases that grow with the size of each order. Managing your discount eligibility can help you manage your bottom line.

  • Available for all software products
  • No ongoing financial commitment
  • Incentives for total volume of each order
  • No signed contact required
  • Low minimum requirements

 

Symantec Rewards Program

Symantec Rewards Program is for mid-sized to large organizations and affiliates that need streamlined procurement, volume-purchasing incentives, predictable pricing, and de-centralized purchasing under a common Symantec Agreement Number (SAN).

Enrollment in the Symantec Rewards Program is through MySymantec. Once enrolled, a Symantec Agreement Number (SAN) will be issued so that Rewards orders may be placed. Annual membership renewals are automatic, so no further action is required.

  • Available for all software products
  • Rewards purchasing volume and ongoing relationship
  • Easy online enrollment, ordering, account management and tracking
  • Enables support and maintenance service co-termination

Symantec Enterprise Options

Symantec Enterprise Options are negotiated contractual engagements.

This prepaid licensing program allows large domestic and global organizations to deploy a specific monetary value of new licenses, within specific Symantec product families, for specific OS platforms, over a specific time period, at specific discounts.

  • Keep pace with changing needs while getting defined savings of a prepaid discount custom licensing program
  • Enables support and maintenance service co-termination
  • Flexible, self-managed deployment of new licenses at the time they are needed
  • Online account management streamlines purchasing, management and tracking new license deployments

 

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Compare Program Features:
Available Symantec Volume Licensing Programs
Express Rewards Enterprise Options
Organization Type Small to Medium Medium to Large Large/Global
Minimum purchase requirements 1 server or desktop
per transaction
2,000 points initial order Contact Symantec
Agreement Type Certificate Online terms and conditions Contract
Discounts Per transaction Based on terms of program or accumulated points Contract - based on terms of program contract
License deployment rights Country of purchase Based on program terms Based on contract terms
De-centralized purchasing
(subsidiaries/ affiliates)
No Yes Yes
Available support and maintenance services Yes Yes Yes
Consolidation of support and maintenance services No Yes Yes
Symantec Agreement Number (SAN) Yes Yes Yes
       

Symantec Volume Licensing Discount Pricing Bands
Pricing Brand Level Express Rewards Enterprise
S 1 N/A N/A
A 1-24 2,000-11,999 N/A
B 25-49 12,000-19,999 N/A
C 50-99 20,000-49,999 N/A
D 100-249 50,000-99,999 N/A
E 250-499 100,000+ N/A
F 500+ N/A N/A
H N/A N/A N/A
Notes Levels are calculated by product, SKU quantity, total purchase amount, region and currency rates. Discounts are provided to the entity placing the order with Symantec. For channel orders, Symantec provides the appropriate band level pricing to the channel partner, and the customer then arranges pricing the order with its reseller. Levels are based on points accumulated from purchases made. The initial order sets the initial price band. Then, aggregated points accumulation creates an opportunity to move your organization into more advantageous price bands. Band levels for ongoing purchasing are adjusted annually based on points earned in the prior year. Discounts are provided to the entity placing the order with Symantec. For channel orders Symantec provides the appropriate band level pricing to the channel partner, and the customer then Levels are calculated by product, SKU quantity, total purchase amount, region and currency rates. Discounts are provided to the entity placing the order with Symantec. For channel orders, Symantec provides the appropriate band level pricing to the channel partner, and the customer then arranges pricing the order with its reseller.

Symantec Support & Maintenance Services

Basic Maintenance

Entry-level service offering best suited for organizations that run Symantec products on non-essential systems only.

Essential Support

Minimum recommended level of support for most enterprises, providing 24x7 access to Symantec's support experts.

Business Critical

Provides personalized, proactive support from technical experts for enterprises that require secure, uninterrupted access.

Symantec's Support & Maintenance Services help you keep your organization protected in today's connected world. Flexible, comprehensive solutions help you ensure that your installed Symantec products are fully functional, running smoothly, and delivering maximum value.


Business Critical Support
Enterprise Support Services Basic Maintenance Essential Support Advanced Access Remote Product Specialist Premier Data Center National & Global
Severity One Initial Response Time Goals 1 hour 30 minutes 15 minutes 15 minutes 15 minutes
Telephone Access to Support Engineers 8am-6pm Business hours 24x7x365 24x7x365 24x7x365 24x7x365
Downloadable software upgrades, updates, and patches          
Designated Callers 2 per Product Title 6 per Product Title 6 per Product Family 6 per Product Family Unlimited
Priority Call Queuing          
Direct Access to Advanced Engineers          
Designated Single Point of Contact          
Business Critical Account Manager (BCAM)          
Business Critical Engineer (BCE)          
Onsite Visits (Fly-to-Site)          
Account Reviews          
Impact Alerts