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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

White Paper - 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.

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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 always have 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).

View Backup Exec 3600 Appliance Products

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 Government Program

The Symantec Government Program is for qualified government entities that need to purchase license quantities without signed contracts or financial commitments. The Government Program simplifies buying license quantities for use in the country of purchase. Government buyers are freed from formal contracts and commitments, and are eligible to earn increased discounts for purchases that grow with the size of each order. Managing your discount eligibility can help you meet the budget challenges of government entities at all levels.

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

 

Symantec Academic Program

Symantec Academic Program is for qualified academic institutions and charities that need to purchase license quantities without signed contracts or financial commitments.

The Academic Program simplifies buying license quantities for use in the country of purchase. Academic 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 meet the budget challenges of education and charity work.

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

Symantec Academic
Subscription Program

The Symantec Academic Subscription Program offers government-approved academic institutions a flexible way to purchase software licenses that are bundled with Essential Support (24x7) on a subscription basis. The program makes it easy to procure and administer and helps reduce the total cost of software licensing.

  • Low entry purchase requirements, subscription pricing
  • Simple and flexible subscription licensing with Essential Support
  • Tiered product discount bands
  • Home use rights for faculty and staff; student use option
  • Co-termination of all licensing purchased under the program
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Compare the features offered by each of the programs below:
Available Symantec Licensing Programs
Government Academic Academic Subscription
Organization Type Government entities: National to Local Government- approved academic institutions Government- approved academic institutions
Minimum purchase requirements 1 server per transaction or 5 licenses1 1 server per transaction or 5 licenses1 250 units and $5K MSRP
Agreement Type Certificate Certificate Contract
Discounts Per transaction Per transaction Per transaction
License deployment rights Country of purchase Country of purchase Country of purchase
De-centralized purchasing (subsidiaries/ affiliates) No No No
Available support and maintenance services Yes Yes Yes
Consolidation of support and maintenance services No No No
Symantec Agreement Number (SAN) Yes Yes Yes
       

  Discount Pricing Bands
Each band represents a discount range applied to the total amount of each purchase. Government Academic Academic Subscription
S 1 1 N/A
A 5-249 5-249 250-499
B N/A N/A 500-999
C N/A N/A 1000-4000
D N/A N/A 5000-9999
E N/A N/A 10000+
F N/A N/A N/A
H 250+ 250+ 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 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. To enroll in the Academic Subscription Program a customer's initial order must be at least 250 units or total $5,000 MSRP. The number of units provided on the initial order will establish the customer's initial program band. Initial orders can be submitted once the customer has received their Welcome Letter with their Academic Subscription SAN (Symantec Agreement Number) from Symantec. An initial order, along with the Academic Subscription Program Worksheet, must be submitted within 14 calendar days of receiving the Welcome Letter.

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          
 
Academic Subscription Renewal Period and Use Rights

Program Requirements

An Academic Institution must be organized and operated for educational purposes, such as a public or private school, college or university, and be accredited by an appropriate government board of education or accrediting organization.

  • Government-approved Academic Institution
  • Initial order of 250 units or $5,000 MSRP

Subscription Renewal Period

On an annual basis, Symantec will notify customers of their pending Subscription Renewal Period.

The Annual Subscription Renewal Period for the Academic Subscription Program is based off the Contract Start Date. For example if the Contract Start Date is August 1, 2009, the first renewal period would be July 31, 2010.

Use Rights

Home Use Rights
During the subscription period, a customer's faculty and staff members have the right to operate one copy of the desktop-based products offered in the Academic Subscription program on their personal home computers. The faculty and staff member must maintain current employment status in order to enjoy the home use rights. No separate purchase of a home use license is required; the home use rights are included in the customer's academic subscription license fees.

Student Use Option for Campus Customers
During a subscription period, a Campus customer may order applicable student-use licenses for each full-time student to use on their student-owned computers. A Campus must order a copy for each student based on the student-use count calculation set forth , below. The student must maintain current enrolled status in order to enjoy the student use rights. Please see the current Academic Subscription price list for a list of the products available for student use.

Full Time Equivalent Calculation

Faculty/Staff Count:

Full-time Faculty (= to 1 FTE)
Part-Time Faculty (= 1/3 of a FTE)
Full-Time Staff (= to 1 FTE)
Part-Time Staff (= to ½ of a FTE)
FTE Faculty/Staff Baseline

Student Count for Student Use Option and Campus Managed Software for Student Coverage:

Full-Time Students (= to 1 FTE)
Part-Time Students (= 1/3 of a FTE)
FTE Student Baseline