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Differences and Similarities between

NetBackup 6.5.2 and BackupExec 12.5

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Symantec is Data Protection

1 Data Protection (re)Defined Backup Exec or NetBackup 2


Data Protection Should Be: Key Differences:
• Complete • Windows-centric vs. heterogeneous
• Powered by Disk 1 • Complexity and scale of customer
• Centered on Recovery environment
Data • Ease of use vs. highly customizable
Protection
(re)Defined

3 Backup Exec Positioning NetBackup 3


Backup
Exec &
The Gold Standard The World Leader in
NetBackup
in Complete Enterprise Data
Windows Data
3 3 Protection
Protection Backup
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NetBackup
Exec
Key Plays
Key Plays

2008 DPG Backup Exec SE Interlock 2


Data Protection MUST be
Complete…

Application, Database, and OS Support

Complete
Breadth

Storage Architectures and Technologies

Complete • Data • Disk • Archive


• System • Tape • Deduplicate
Depth • VM • VTL • CDP
• Replica • Snapshot • SaaS

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Breadth of Windows Support

Windows
Data

Windows
Operating System
Windows
System
Configuration & User Settings

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Breadth of Windows Support

NetBackup
Backup Exec

Windows
Operating System
Backup Exec
NetBackup
System
Bare Recovery
Metal Restore
Configuration & User Settings

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Complete VMware Protection
NetBackup 6.5.2 Supports:
VMware VCB VMware Deduplication
Off-Host Backup Incrementals Client-Based Backup
Backup Server
& Storage

A A A
ESX Server C C C D D D
Shared ESX Server
Storage ESX Server

Complete Support for


Backup Server
& Storage ESX Server

ESX Server

VMware
VM Discovery via
Virtual Center
Automated Restore
via VMware
A
Converter
D D
Granular Backup Server
& Storage
D

ESX Server
VM
— or — Recovery Vault
Replication
Auto-Discovery &
Backup Server

object & Storage

Deduplication
Flexible Recovery Datacenter

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Complete VMware Protection
Backup Exec 12.5 Supports:
VMware VCB VMware Deduplication
Off-Host Backup Incrementals Client-Based Backup
Backup Server
& Storage

A A
ESX Server D D D
Shared
Storage ESX Server

Complete Support for


Backup Server
& Storage ESX Server

ESX Server

VMware
VM Discovery via
Virtual Center
Automated Restore
via VMware
A
Converter
D D
Granular Backup Server
& Storage
D

ESX Server
VM
— or — Recovery Vault
Replication
Auto-Discovery &
Backup Server

object & Storage

Deduplication
Flexible Recovery Datacenter

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Complete Centralized Management,
Reporting & Compliance

Centralized Management
 Scalable, Multi-tiered management architecture
 NetBackup Operations Manager
 Backup Exec Central Admin Server Option

Backup Reporter
 Centralized reporting across multiple domains
 NBU, BE, PureDisk, & 3rd-party
 Automate compliance reporting

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Symantec Supports It All

Symantec Disk Backup Support

SAN OST
DAS
NAS
VTL

Basic Disk OpenStorage or Flexible PureDisk Continuous


or Tape VTL Appliances Disk Option (Dedupe Storage) Protection

Backup Exec NetBackup Backup Exec

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Granular Recovery Technology
Enterprise Windows Servers
Single-Pass
Backup

Exchange SharePoint Active Windows Server SQL VMware


2003, 2007 2003, 2007 Directory 2003, 2008 Server ESX

A
D D D

ESX Server

applications
virtual
users machines
documents
tablespace
emails
Backup
Infrastructure
files files
mailboxes files
sites OS/
system
OS/
OS/ system
system
OS/
system
OS/
system

Granular, Application- Single Copy


Specific Object Stored
Recovery

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Integrated System Recovery

Same
 Hardware

Backup Exec System Recovery


 NetBackup Bare Metal Restore
Different
 Hardware

Virtual
 Machine

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Positioning the Right Data Protection
Product to Customers

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One Size Does Not Fit All:
Data Protection from SMB to Large Enterprise

Backup Exec NetBackup

Enterprise
Windows
Applications
MS Windows
UNIX
Applications
Applications

Windows & Remote Office Offsite/ Vault


Linux Support

Desktop
& Laptops
Medium to
Large
Enterprise
Data Center
Small to Medium
Data Center
Heterogeneous
OS Support

Backup Exec - NetBackup -


Small to Medium Size Business Enterprise & Large Enterprise
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One Size Does Not Fit All:
Data Protection from SMB to Large Enterprise

Backup Exec NetBackup

• Single to Dozens of Servers • Hundreds of • Thousands of Servers


Servers
• GBs to TBs of Data • TBs to PBs of Data
• TBs of Data
• Windows Environment • Heterogeneous OS Environment
• Windows, Linux
• Windows Server Recovery • Multi-Platform & Database
• Granular Support
• Granular Recovery of Active
Recovery of
Directory • Integrated Deduplication
Exchange,
$-$$ SharePoint • Granular Recovery of VMware
• $$-$$$

Backup Exec - NetBackup -


Small to Medium Size Business Enterprise & Large Enterprise
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Symantec Data Protection

Optimized for any


sized business
NetBackup

Backup Exec Offsite/ Vault

Data Center Data Center

Protection Network
Remote Office Remote Office Remote Office

Desktop & Desktop & Desktop & Desktop Desktop &


Laptops Laptops Laptops & Laptops Laptops
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Target Customers

Backup Exec NetBackup


• Medium-sized to lower enterprise • Large enterprise businesses with many
businesses geographic locations
• Dozens to hundreds of servers • Hundreds to thousands of servers and
• Can scale to thousands applications
• Windows-centric operating • Heterogeneous operating environment
environment with Linux and/or Unix
• Simplicity required due to lack of • Dedicated backup admin requires
dedicated backup admin maximum configurability
• Requirements for protecting Windows • Requirements for protecting SAP, Oracle,
Server 2008, Exchange 2007, DB2, Sybase
SharePoint, Active Directory and the • SAN-based disk infrastructure
latest Microsoft applications and • Very large number of clients requiring
databases multi-plexing to tape
• Windows environment and data growth • Overwhelming storage capacity has
has customer asking for simplification of customer asking for ways to become more
managing data protection efficient with data backup and copies
• Advanced Windows System Recovery • Complete server recovery

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Upgrade to Backup Exec 12 or
NetBackup 6.5?

BE 11d or Earlier BE 12
• Exchange Mailbox Backups? • Exchange &/or SharePoint 2007?
• Need Data Encryption? • Windows Server 2008?
• Have Active Directory? • Need System Recovery?
• SQL 2008? • Centralized Administration?

BE any version NBU 6.5.2


• Heterogeneous Media Server Environment? •Oracle, SAP, DB2, Sybase, Informix?
• Deduplication, SAN Disk Sharing? • Service Level Management & Reporting?
• Need Multiplexing to Tape? • Sharing SAN Tape Libraries w/NDMP?

NBU 5.x or earlier NBU 6.5.2


• Image and Granular VMware support? • Virtual Tape Libraries/OpenStorage?
• Re-architecting for disk? • Exchange & SharePoint 2007?
• Need BMR? Capacity licensing? • PureDisk Integration?

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Thank You!

Doug Snyder
Sr. Sales Engineer
(614) 580-5156

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