Shorter backup time, faster installs and new platform support
announced new product updates to its data protection solution
Backup Exec 2010. The latest version of Backup Exec 2010 enables users
to reduce installation time through improved Wizards,
delivers new in-product guidance for optimal Windows data recovery,
and provides additional platform support, including Microsoft
Symantec Backup Exec 2010
Backup Exec 2010, Symantec improved its virtual machine protection and added
fully integrated data deduplication and archiving technologies - all of which
helped organizations protect more data and utilize less storage,"
said Amit Walia, vice president of product management of Backup Exec,
Symantec. "With the latest release, we are
furthering our strategy by reducing the install time by an estimated 20 percent
-- reducing the time it takes to recover business critical data - and adding
unique new features to simplify the Backup Exec management experience, saving IT
time and resources."
Available now, Backup Exec 2010
includes the following new features:
- Faster Install: Customers
can now install and set-up Backup Exec up to 20 percent faster
through streamlined installation and backup wizards.
- New Platform Support: Backup
Exec 2010 provides reliable recovery for Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Exchange
2010 SP1, SQL 2008 R2, Mac OS X 10.6, VMware vSphere 4.1 and enhanced NDMP
- Improved Recovery Times:
Product Recommendation Engine alerts customers to gaps in their
backup practices for SQL Exchange, SharePoint, Hyper-V, and Active
Directory environments to provide more reliable recovery.
- Improved User Experience:
Integrated RSS reader and in-product renewal assistant provides critical and
timely product updates to ensure Symantec customers have the best set of
tools to easily tune and support their backup environment.