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Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 Desktop Edition
Data Sheet: Data Protection
Symantec Backup Exec™ System Recovery
Protect Against Business Downtime and Disaster with Rapid, Reliable Backup and Recovery
Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 is a simple,
cost-effective backup and recovery solution for small
businesses that helps minimize downtime and avoid
Minimize the impact of downtime and disruption
• Replace time-consuming manual processes with fast,
automated recovery.
disaster by easily recovering individual data files/folders
• Rapid, reliable recovery using disk-based technology.
or complete Windows systems in minutes – not hours or
• Remote recovery of data or systems – without requiring
days – even to different hardware, virtual environments, or
on-site IT support.
remote locations.
New editions and options to support your diverse
It is the perfect standalone solution for small business
backup and recovery needs
customers with 1 – 4 Windows servers and can scale to
• Linux Edition – restore complete Linux systems or
larger Windows environments as well, working in
individual files/folders in minutes to dramatically
conjunction with Symantec Backup Exec™.
minimize downtime (available December 2009).
• Virtual Edition – protect an unlimited number of
Key Benefits
Windows virtual guest machines per host with a single
Manage your business, not your backups
• Backup automatically while you work, without disrupting
• Protect proactively, both data and systems through
• Centrally manage system backup and recovery with
Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Management
scheduled or event-driven backups.
• Flexible off-site protection enhances disaster recovery
Powerful Windows recovery capabilities
Easily recover what you need, when and where you
(Server Edition, Desktop Edition, and Small Business Server
need it
• Recover complete Windows systems in minutes,
• Capture and protect the entire Windows system,
including Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.
• Rapid and reliable recovery to different hardware, virtual
environments or remote locations.
• Easily restore files or folders, Exchange email messages
or SharePoint documents in seconds.
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including the operating system, applications, databases,
all files, device drivers, profiles, settings, and registry, in
one easy-to-manage recovery point—without disrupting
user productivity or application usage.
• Perform a full system restoration, even to bare-metal
systems, in minutes—without the need to manually
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reinstall and reconfigure operating systems,
applications, system settings, and preferences.
• Symantec Recovery Disk auto-detects hardware and
loads the appropriate drivers to boot the system,
eliminating the need to manually build recovery media.
• Customizable Symantec Recovery Disk automatically
harvests system drivers not already included on the
Symantec Recovery Disk and also allows administrators
• Save recovery points to virtually any disk storage device,
including direct-attached storage, NAS, SAN, USB drive,
FireWire drive, CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc and so on.
• Integration with Symantec ThreatCon allows you to
easily configure Backup Exec System Recovery to
automatically run a backup when the Symantec
ThreatCon level reaches or exceeds the level you specify.
• Dynamic CPU-based performance throttling improves
to add additional drivers for a customized recovery
performance on desktops and servers to utilize
environment tailored to meet your unique hardware
resources more efficiently while capturing a recovery
point. Also included is support for dual- and quad-core
• Off-site copy functionality enables you to automatically
copy recovery points to a remote server using FTP or to
• Cold imaging technology enables IT administrators to
an external hard drive or network share to enhance your
capture a backup of a system in a preboot state, without
disaster recovery efforts.
having to install any software on the system.
• Calendar View shows past, present, and future recovery
• File/Folder Backup and Recovery allows administrators
points for each volume on the system and the protection
to back up selective files and folders on a separate
level of each.
schedule from full system or volume recovery points.
• Scheduled recovery points help ensure systems are
automatically backed up, allowing administrators to
focus on other tasks.
• Incremental recovery points can be scheduled as often
as every 15 minutes if desired. Incremental recovery
points save time and reduce disk storage requirements
by capturing only the changes that were made since the
last recovery point.
• Customizable Event Driven Recovery Points allow users
to specify which executable(s) or .com files they wish to
Users can also search and retrieve files from file/folder
• Google™ Desktop integration allows for familiar rapid
search and retrieval of files and folders using a common
Web-browser interface.
• Manage backup destinations to optimize the hard drive
space being used for storing backups.
• USB drive identification intelligently and uniquely
communicates to USB drives and will run backup jobs to
the given device even if the drive letter changes.
trigger a new recovery point. Additional event triggers
• Network bandwidth throttling enables administrators to
include: prior to application installation, user log on or
generate recovery points to network locations without
off, and configurable storage utilization changes.
overloading the network.
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Data Sheet: Data Protection
Symantec Backup Exec™ System Recovery
• Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) integration
Enhanced Exchange, SharePoint, and file/folder recovery
automatically sets databases that are VSS-aware into
(Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Granular Restore
the “quiet” state so that recovery points can be captured
Option – now included with the core Server and Small
without taking the databases offline.
Business Server Editions)
• Pre- and post-command processing allows
• From a single, multi-tab interface, quickly recover
administrators to customize additional actions they wish
individual Exchange messages, SharePoint documents,
to take prior to capturing a recovery point or after a
or files and folders.
recovery point has been captured.
• Mount recovery points in Windows Explorer for
immediate search, file recovery, or virus scanning.
• Support for Microsoft Active Directory® allows a restored
domain controller to be resynchronized with its
originating domain.
Flexible restoration options
(Symantec Restore Anyware™ technology)
• Quickly and easily restore entire systems to dissimilar
• Recover critical Exchange mailboxes, folders, or
messages with any associated attachments in
seconds—without the need for mailbox backups—and
forward them directly through Microsoft Outlook® if
desired. Now supports Exchange 2010!
• Recover Microsoft SharePoint Server documents in
seconds from a single system recovery point.
• Restore files and folders in seconds with the ability to
search multiple recovery points at the same time.
hardware to dramatically reduce recovery times and save
Enhanced virtual support
on significant hardware investments.
• Leverages the power of virtualization for seamless
• Hot imaging combines with the ability to restore to
physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-physical (V2P)
different hardware platforms on the fly and breaks the
conversions, now including support for VMware vSphere
barrier of incompatible storage controllers and hardware
4.0, Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2, and Citrix
abstraction layers.
XenServer 5.x.
• Restore Anyware also supports network interface
• An easy-to-use virtual conversion wizard allows for quick
controllers (NICs), ensuring that your NIC will function
conversion directly to VMDK or VHD files. Additionally, IT
properly after a recovery point has been restored to
administrators can set a schedule for having physical
dissimilar hardware.
recovery points (backups) converted to virtual systems,
• Users can migrate their system to a new computer
without requiring a new installation. This is key when
enabling immediate recovery.
• Simplifies testing and migrations—Perform preflight
upgrading hardware or repurposing systems to serve a
testing of patches, application installations,
different role.
configuration changes, or driver updates in a virtual
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Data Sheet: Data Protection
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environment before applying changes to production
graphical user interface to schedule and manage
• New! Virtual Edition protects an unlimited number of
Scalable centralized management – now available at
Windows virtual guest machines per host with a single
license. This provides a cost-savings for organizations
(New! Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery
when protecting virtual environments.
Management Solution - Powered by the Symantec
Easy remote system recovery
Management Platform)
(LightsOut Restore capabilities)
• Centrally manage system backup and recovery
• Eliminate in-person visits to perform a full bare-metal
operations for Backup Exec System Recovery 2010, 8.5
recovery by booting the system from its baseboard
and 8.0 as well as Backup Exec System Recovery Linux
management controller. (Note that remote out-of-band
power management capabilities are not provided with
LightsOut Restore.)
• The Symantec Recovery Disk is placed on the system
hard drive, eliminating the need to access it from the CD.
• Drivers can be manually added directly to the Symantec
Recovery Disk files located in the boot volume
• Manage up to 2,500 clients, whether they are servers,
small business servers, desktops or laptops, with one
• Monitor the current protection status of all managed
systems across your entire organization with the
at-a-glance consolidated Home Page view.
• Centralized access to computer details includes volume
Powerful Linux recovery capabilities (Available
name, size, amount and percentage of space used, file
December 2009)
system type, and last recovery point time and location.
New! Linux Edition provides image level backup of Red Hat
& SUSE Linux systems through a command-line interface,
including hot or cold backups of system volumes,
configurable compression and encryption.
• Rapid, reliable backup and recovery for Linux operating
• Recover entire systems, volumes or individual files and
• Central management is available through Backup Exec
System Recovery Management Solution - including a
• Quickly identify and drill-down to problem areas via
powerful filtering system.
• Create, edit, and distribute backup jobs, policies and
client settings.
• Discover unprotected clients with remote client
• Centralized agent deployment provides the ability to
push installation packages and upgrade packages out to
remote systems.
• Enables remote recovery of Windows volumes or
complete Windows systems.
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Symantec Backup Exec™ System Recovery
• Manage physical to virtual conversions, off-site copy
System Requirements
capabilities and backup destination monitoring from a
Backup Exec System Recovery 2010
central location.
Operating system
• Physical-to-virtual (P2V) operations can be scheduled
separately, with a single P2V task converting backups
from multiple systems and optionally uploading them
directly to a Hyper-V 2008 R2 or vSphere 4.0 host.
• Off-site copy operations can also be scheduled
separately. Dedicated off-site support removes
processing overhead from protected resources.
• Advanced reporting and management capabilities via
integration with the Symantec Management Platform.
• Centrally configure policies that control the alerting
Microsoft Windows 32-bit or 64-bit operating systems:
• Windows 7 Ultimate, Enterprise or Professional
• Windows Vista® Ultimate, Business or Enterprise
• Windows XP Professional/Home (SP2 or later) or Media
• Windows Small Business Server 2003 or 2008
• Windows Essential Business Server 2008
• Windows Server® 2003, 2008 (including SP1) and Server
2008 R2
features of Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 such as
Virtual platforms (for converted recovery points)
SMTP (email alerts), SNMP traps, Windows event log
• VMware vSphere 4.0
notifications, etc.
Available Products
The Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 family
• VMware ESXi 3.5 and 4.0
• VMware ESX 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0
• VMware Server 1.0 and 2.0
includes the following products:
• VMware Workstation 4, 5, and 6
• Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Server Edition
• Microsoft Hyper-V 1.0 and Hyper-V Server 2008 R2
• Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Small Business
• Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 and later
Server Edition
• Citrix XenServer 4.x and 5.x
• Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Desktop Edition
• Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Virtual Edition
• Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Linux Edition
• Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Management
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Symantec Backup Exec™ System Recovery
Backup Exec System Recovery Linux Edition
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Operating system or
• SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, SP1 and SP2 (x86)
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• SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, SP1 and SP2 (x86_64
not ia64) 64-bit
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 (x86) 32-bit
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 (x86_64 not
ia64) 64-bit
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hard disk space, visit
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About Symantec
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and systems management solutions to help businesses
and consumers secure and manage their information.
Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has
operations in more than 40 countries. More information is
available at
Symantec World Headquarters
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