Overview: Data Protection
Symantec Backup Exec™ 2010 Agents and Options
Overview
environments through a special suite offering.
Symantec Backup Exec 2010 Agents and Options enhance
and extend platform and feature support for Backup Exec
environments. Whether you need to protect critical
Included in this suite is one Backup Exec Media Server
license and one Backup Exec 2010 Agent for Microsoft
Hyper-V license delivering affordable data protection to an
applications, databases, or heterogeneous servers, Backup
Exec 2010 has an expansive portfolio of high powered
Agents and Options to scale and grow your Backup Exec
unlimited number of Microsoft virtual systems.
NEW Backup Exec VMware Suite
Save over 20% off MSRP with the latest Backup Exec
environment.
VMware Suite! The Backup Exec VMware Suite helps you
quickly protect your VMware environment with
Suites
comprehensive coverage across disk and tape, virtual and
NEW Backup Exec Deduplication Suite
physical servers, and spans entire image backups down to
Save over 20% off MSRP with the latest Deduplication
granular application backups. Included in this suite is one
Suite! Experience the new benefits of integrated
deduplication in Backup Exec 2010 through a special Suite
offering.
Backup Exec Media Server license and one Backup Exec
2010 Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructures license
protecting an unlimited number of VMware virtual guest
Included in this suite is one Backup Exec Media Server
license and one Deduplication Option license which will
support your entire media server environment.
systems.
Agents
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NEW Backup Exec Deduplication and Archiving Suite
Save over 20% off MSRP with the latest Deduplication and
Archiving Suite! Experience the benefits of both integrated
deduplication and Exchange archiving in Backup Exec
2010 through a special suite offering.
Included in this suite is one Backup Exec Media Server
license, one Deduplication Option license which will
support your entire media server environment, one
Exchange Archive Option (10 pack), and one Agent for
Exchange.
ENHANCED Backup Exec Agent for VMware Virtual
Infrastructures
The Backup Exec Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructures
delivers complete disk-to-disk-to-tape based data
protection for growing VMware virtual environments while
protecting existing physical server environments through
one flexible console. Backup Exec 2010 can quickly restore
individual files and folders from a single image-level
backup - eliminating the time and storage requirements of
a second file level backup
NEW Backup Exec Microsoft Hyper-V Suite
• One agent delivers comprehensive data protection to an
Save over 20% off MSRP with the latest Backup Exec
unlimited number of VMware virtual guest systems
Microsoft Hyper-V Suite! Experience the benefits of
• Comprehensive backup application for virtual systems
comprehensive backup for virtual systems and legacy
and legacy physical systems supporting disk and tape
physical systems supporting disk and tape storage
1. Not supported in a Backup Exec for Windows Small Business environment
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storage environments
Enterprise Vault archives. All backup and recovery jobs are
• Integration with VMware Consolidate Backup (VCB) and
managed though the Backup Exec console which allows
vStorage to maximize backup and recovery performance
users to easily select some or all of the Enterprise Vault
• Granular data recovery for VMware Infrastructures saves
resources they wish to backup as well as quickly browsing
time and lowers cost
and selecting the Enterprise Vault components for
ENHANCED Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V
recovery, including individual partition files and indexes.
The Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V provides a
Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft Active Directory
single agent to support an unlimited number of virtual
The Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft Active Directory
guests running on a Windows Server 2008 machine while
dramatically reduces the time to recover from small
protecting existing physical server files and Windows
disasters, helping to improve employee productivity,
applications. Backup Exec 2010 can quickly restore
reduce the potential for greater issues, and alleviate the
individual virtual files and folders from a single
aggravation associated with traditional Active Directory
image-level backup - eliminating the time and storage
protection and recovery. Only Backup Exec 2010 can
requirements of a second file level backup
leverage the innovative Granular Recovery Technology
• Single, comprehensive backup application for virtual
(GRT) which helps IT Administrators save time and money
systems and legacy physical systems
by giving them the ability to restore such critical data as
• Complete Windows data protection for new Windows
individual user accounts, organizational units, even
Server 2008 Hyper-V R2 systems including LiveMigration
individuals from a single pass backup while Active
• One agent delivering affordable data protection to an
Directory remains online - no reboots!
unlimited number of Microsoft virtual systems
• Restore objects without rebooting AD Domain Controllers
• Comprehensive backup application for virtual systems
• Single pass backups for complete AD or object level
and legacy physical systems supporting disk and tape
recovery
storage environments
• Support for 2008 Active Directory Domain Services
ENHANCED Backup Exec Agent for Enterprise Vault
• Centralized System State and Active Directory protection
The Backup Exec Agent for Enterprise Vault provides
Backup Exec Agent for DB2
customers with new integrated backup protection for
The Backup Exec Agent for DB2 supports the backup and
Symantec Enterprise Vault archives, including support for
restore of IBM DB2 on Windows servers, allowing
both Enterprise Vault 8 and 9. Backup Exec provides full
administrators to view logical objects (databases, table
application protection for Enterprise Vault directory
spaces) and select these entities to be recovered to a
databases, partitions or vault stores and indexes.
specified point in time. Initiate backups and restores from
Symantec Enterprise Vault customers can now backup and
the Backup Exec media server or from the DB2 Command
recover data quickly and easily with the latest Agent for
Line Processor.
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ENHANCED Backup Exec Agent for Lotus Domino Server
daily backup window for SQL server and enables recovery
The Backup Exec Agent for Lotus Domino Server integrates
of database transactions that have been made right up to
comprehensive data protection of vital Lotus Domino 7.x,
the time of the hardware or software failure. Additionally,
8 and 8.5.x messaging and collaboration databases within
flexible recovery options allow IT administrators to restore
daily backup activities. Supports both 32-bit and 64-bit
SQL databases to destinations other than where they
versions of Lotus Domino including partitioned and
originated, directing a copy of the actual data streams
clustered Lotus Domino servers and new support for
being sent to media by a SQL database to a local directory
Domino Attachment Object Service (DAOS) store and
for later use. The SQL Server 2008 snapshots are
associated NLO files.
integrated into the Backup Exec catalog for a consolidated
Using the native Domino backup API, this option integrates
look at all data copies available for recovery in seconds.
non-disruptive data protection of the databases and
This agent provides SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2005, and
transaction logs. Plus flexible restore options include
2000 users with granular protection on 32-bit and 64-bit
database redirection and point-in-time "rollback" recovery
systems down to the individual database or file group.
of databases or transaction logs. Users benefit from
Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft SharePoint
user-controlled recycling of the transaction logs, reducing
Recover critical data in seconds with the Backup Exec
manual intervention and speeding up recovery.
Agent for Microsoft SharePoint. This agent supports
ENHANCED Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Microsoft Office SharePoint
Server
2007 and Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003, as well
This agent now includes continuous data protection for
as Windows SharePoint Services 2.0/3.0. Using a 32-bit or
Exchange Server and revolutionizes data protection and
64-bit Backup Exec 2010 media server, this agent can
recovery by eliminating the daily backup window for
protect 32-bit or 64-bit SharePoint servers deployed on a
Exchange backup jobs while still allowing recovery of
Single-Server or within a Multi-Server Farm. This Agent
individual messages, folders and mailboxes—in seconds.
leverages the innovative Granular Recovery Technology
Additionally, administrators do not need to run a mailbox
(GRT) which helps users save time and money by providing
(or MAPI) backup, which significantly reduces the number
the ability to restore individual documents, documents
of backups and time required to protect Exchange. The
sets (SharePoint 2010), external lists (SharePoint 2010),
enhanced Exchange Agent can granularly recover from a
sites, lists and list items quickly and easily from a
single full backup, eliminating the need for multiple
single-pass database backup. GRT allows the IT
Exchange backups. Fast, flexible technology protects vital
Administrators to restore the documents to the original
Exchange Server 2003, 2007 and now 2010 / 2010 SP1
document library in the SharePoint farm or redirect the
data while the application is still online.
restore of documents to the file system.
Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft SQL Server
Continuous protection of SQL databases eliminates the
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Backup Exec Agent for Oracle on Windows and Linux
SAP NetWeaver and BR Tools 6.40. Protect and recover
Servers
SAP applications running in a cluster environment. For
Integrate non-disruptive data protection for
protection of SAP that is running on Microsoft SQL
business-critical Oracle 11g, 10g, and 9i databases. Use
database, the Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft SQL Server
advanced features, such as the granular protection of
should be used.
individual table spaces or a complete application/database
Backup Exec Agent for Windows Systems
backup and the protection of archived redo logs and
The Backup Exec Agent for Windows Systems provides
control files, without ever taking them offline. Backup Exec
many benefits including Remote Agent support,
2010 delivers full support of Oracle's Recovery Manager
Continuous Protection Agent capabilities, Advanced Open
(RMAN). Initiate backups and restores from the Backup
File protection and Intelligent Disaster Recovery. The
Exec Media Server or from the Oracle RMAN console.
Remote Agent expands network-wide data protection and
Multistream support is available for increased
optimizes data transfers for 32-bit and 64-bit remote
performance during backups and restores. Supports Intel
Windows servers. Exclusive Agent Accelerator technology
Xeon EMT64, Intel Pentium EMT64, AMD Athlon, and AMD
helps optimize backup and recovery performance by
Opteron processors. The new version also supports Red
providing source-level compression and distributed
Hat and SUSE Linux.
processing at the client. The Continuous Protection Agent
Backup Exec 2010 also provides protection for Oracle
enables continuous disk-based data protection for remote
application servers or business critical applications
file servers with LAN or WAN connectivity to the Backup
requiring high availability running within Oracle Real
Exec Continuous Protection Server. Continuous protection
Application Clusters (RAC) on Windows and Linux servers.
simplifies backups by consolidating data protection into a
Initiate backups and restores from the Backup Exec media
central server, eliminates the backup window needed to
server or from the Oracle RMAN console. Multistream
protect each file server, and provides faster restores by
support is available for increased performance during
helping to ensure business-critical data is immediately
backups and restores.
accessible. The Advanced Open File Option handles open
Backup Exec Agent for SAP Applications
files in multiple volumes and ensures files on local or
Provides SAP certified data protection for business-critical
remote servers are protected while in use and are not
SAP applications while the application is still online and in
skipped when running a backup job. The Intelligent
use—supporting both Oracle and MaxDB database. The
Disaster Recovery Option saves time by automating the
Agent for SAP is a reliable solution that allows Backup
traditional manual, error-prone process of system
Exec software to provide both local and remote protection
recovery. This tape-based system recovery solution quickly
of databases using the SAP (BC-BRI BACKINT) interface for
recovers downed servers, enabling restores from the last
efficient data management. Backup Exec is certified with
complete backup set, including full, differential,
incremental, and working set backups. With four powerful
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technologies wrapped into one agent, users truly have
requirements for backup jobs on remote Linux servers.
complete data and system protection for every remote
Each Remote Media Agent for Linux Server would include a
Windows server.
Remote Agent for Linux Servers and all media server job
• Optimizes data transfers for 32-bit and 64-bit remote
configurations would be centrally managed through the
Windows servers for faster backups
primary Windows media server console.
• Protects open files on local or remote servers while in
Backup Exec Remote Agent for Macintosh Systems
use
• Automates server disaster recovery for local and remote
tape-based environments to quickly get your business
back on track.
• Provides continuous disk-based protection, with
point-in-time snapshots, while eliminating file server
backup windows
Backup Exec Remote Agent for Linux or UNIX Servers
Provides high-performance network wide data protection
and recovery for 32-bit and 64-bit remote Linux and
Solaris servers, including support for Intel Xeon EMT64,
Intel Pentium EMT64, AMD Athlon, and AMD Opteron
processors. The redesigned agent extends Backup Exec
software's advanced agent technology beyond Windows
and NetWare to meet the needs of the emerging business
applications on Linux operating systems. This agent offers
full or incremental, or differential, backup and restore for
the following products:
Red Hat, Red Flag, Miracle, SUSE, Sun Solaris, VMware,
SUSE Linux, and Solaris 10 on Intel.
Backup Exec Remote Media Agent for Linux Server
The Backup Exec Remote Media Agent for Linux Servers
provides new storage flexibility for Linux servers running
in a Backup Exec environment. Now IT administrators can
directly attach a storage device to a remote Linux server
providing added flexibility and reduced bandwidth
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The Backup Exec Remote Agent for Macintosh Servers
provides support for on-line non-disruptive backup of
Macintosh OSX 10.3, 10.4, 10.5.x and 10.6 operating
systems. The expanded Macintosh platform support
broadens the data protection offering for Backup Exec
customers and further ensures up to date backup and
recovery for heterogeneous platforms.
Backup Exec Remote Agent for NetWare Servers
The Backup Exec Remote Agent for NetWare Servers
incorporates remote NetWare server data protection and
recovery into daily backup and recovery activities. This
agent offers 100 percent SMS compatibility and NDS
bindery information for NetWare servers. Exclusive Agent
Accelerator technology helps maximize backup and
recovery performance by providing source-level
compression and distributed processing to reduce network
traffic and maximize throughput.
Options
NEW Backup Exec Deduplication Option
Easily reduce backup data storage costs while optimizing
network utilization across physical and virtual
environments. The Backup Exec Deduplication Option
(using NetBackup PureDisk technology) provides an
integrated and customizable deduplication offering to
optimize any backup strategy with: client deduplication
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(deduplicates data at source or remote server), media
with the ability to reduce redundant data from the File
server deduplication (deduplicates data at media server),
server source to free up storage space. Users can easily
or appliance deduplication (integrates with OpenStorage
retrieve individual archived documents and files using the
deduplication appliances). In addition, users can also
Backup Exec Retrieve Google-like web UI and
deduplicate a backup set copy to another Backup Exec
administrators can retrieve archived data through the
Media server (deduplicates data from remote offices to
Backup Exec console. Overall administrators will be able to
headquarters) providing a solution that will adapt to any
easily index data and set retention periods to efficiently
environment.
manage data lifecycles.
The Backup Exec Deduplication Option is licensed per
• Supports Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008
media server environment regardless of the deduplication
and Windows 2008 R2
strategy you deploy.
• Licensed per protected/archived server
NEW Backup Exec Exchange Mailbox Archiving Option1
• Requires an Agent for Windows Systems for each
Provides unified backup and archiving for growing
archived server
Exchange environments by uniquely archiving data from
Backup Exec Advanced Disk-based Backup Option
the backup copy rather than separately pulling data from
Enables faster backups and restores through advanced
the source. The Backup Exec Exchange Mailbox Archiving
disk-based backup and recovery, including Synthetic and
Option will provide administrators with the ability to
Off-Host backups to perform zero impact backups.
reduce redundant data from the Exchange server source to
Synthetic backups reduce backup windows and network
free up storage space. Users can easily retrieve individual
bandwidth requirements and do not impact the original
archived emails using the Backup Exec Retrieve
client. New true image restore functionality automatically
Google-like web UI and administrators can retrieve
restores data sets sequentially, simplifying restores. The
archived data through the Backup Exec console. Overall
Off-Host backup feature enables better backup
administrators will be able to easily index data and set
performance and frees the remote computer by processing
retention periods to efficiently manage data lifecycles.
the backup operation of the remote computer on a Backup
• Supports Exchange 2003, 2007
Exec media server instead of on the remote computer or
• Licensed per 10/100 user packs
host computer.
• Requires an Exchange Agent for each Exchange Server
Backup Exec Central Admin Server Option1
NEW Backup Exec File System Archiving Option
Simplifies management by providing concise information
Provides unified backup and archiving for File Systems by
and centralized management of multiple Backup Exec
uniquely archiving data from the backup copy rather than
media servers across the network. A robust and scalable
separately pulling data from the source. The Backup Exec
solution, which enables centrally managed operations,
File System Archiving Option will provide administrators
load balancing, distributed catalogs, bandwidth throttling,
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fault tolerance, and monitoring and reporting for many
Management (ADAMM) technology provides extensive
Backup Exec media servers in a Windows data center,
configuration and management capabilities, including
distributed throughout the network or at remote offices.
lights-out backup and restore operations and bar code
The Central Admin Server Option makes Backup Exec
reader and portal support for both SCSI and Fibre attached
simple to grow and effortless to manage. Operations can
devices. Users can partition slots within a library to target
continue uninterrupted on the managed media server even
backup jobs to a specific slot.
when there is a nonpersistent network connection to the
Backup Exec NDMP Option
central administration server.
The Backup Exec NDMP Option supports the backup and
ENHANCED Backup Exec Desktop and Laptop Option
restore of NDMP NetApp (Data ONTAP 7.0/8.0 or later)
With the majority of business-critical information residing
EMC Celerra (with DART 5.5/6.0 or later) and IBM N-Series
outside the data center or off corporate servers, protection
storage configurations with tape devices attached and new
for desktops and laptops is a must. The Backup Exec
protection for NDMP devices residing in remote locations
Desktop and Laptop Option delivers continuous data
including in a Storage Area Network (SAN) configuration
protection to desktops and laptops whether in the office or
for added flexibility. Backup Exec 2010 NDMP option also
on the road. Not only improving data protection and
provides automated NDMP filer data duplication to tape,
efficiency, this option enables users to restore their own
reducing backup management. Overall support for NDMP
files and maintains synchronization between multiple
devices greatly expands the number of disk targets that
desktops and laptops so the most up-to-date file versions
can be selected for disk-based data protection.
are available on all of a user's computers. Because the
Backup Exec NetWare Servers Open File Option
Desktop and Laptop Option does not require a dedicated
stand-alone server as competing products do, it easily
integrates into existing IT infrastructure and policies,
helping lower the total cost of ownership.
The new push-install functionality from within Backup
Exec centralizes deployment. With this release this option
is integrated with Backup Exec Retrieve (available with the
Enhances file protection by helping to ensure that every
file is protected even while in use (on NetWare 6.5
volumes). This option can handle open files at the volume
level and is seamlessly integrated into Symantec Backup
Exec software.
Backup Exec SAN Shared Storage Option1
Backup Exec Continuous Protection Server) for even
This powerful LAN-free backup solution allows multiple
greater simplified file recovery.
distributed backup servers to centralize storage devices
Backup Exec Library Expansion Option
Scales the media storage system by leveraging additional
drives within multidrive tape or optical autoloader/library
storage systems. This option's Advanced Device and Media
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that are connected over a switched fabric or iSCSI SAN for
greater performance, efficiency, and fault tolerance. SAN
Shared Storage Option load balances job activity across
shared devices from multiple Backup Exec servers. The
increased performance, backup speeds, and centralized
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management of media help lower the total cost of
through an easy to view graphical representation of the
ownership. The SAN Shared Storage Option is a
Backup Exec environment.
groundbreaking solution in manageability and
• Discover: Easily discover, locate, and manage new or
performance for large-scale, high-end storage
unprotected server resources in a Backup Exec
environments.
environment followed with recommendations of the
NEW Virtual Tape Library Unlimited Drive Option
Agents\Options not currently licensed that may be
Backup Exec introduces a new VTL Unlimited Drive Option
which provides simple, cost efficient pricing for VTL
devices by providing unlimited Library Expansion Options
per VTL device.
The new VTL option allows administrators to integrate a
VTL storage environment as a unique device that shows
only tape functions that are valid for VTLs (i.e. no
retention). VTL media can also be modified to erase data
that has reached its expiration data to reclaim storage
space for more crucial data.
applicable to a newly discovered and unprotected
resource.
• Software Package Management - Quickly define and
deploy the current patch levels to Backup Exec and Backup
Exec System Recovery servers, applications and databases
across an environment
• Upgrade and Deploy: Easily configure and manage the
upgrade process from Backup Exec v9.1 up to v2010 plus
deploy and configure Backup Exec installation packages
with the ability to set pre-made jobs
Add-ons
Backup Exec Infrastructure Manager1 (powered by
Symantec Management Platform)
Backup Exec 12.5 Infrastructure Manager provides added
management functionality to complement and expand on
the existing functionality in Backup Exec Central Admin
Server Option (CASO). The new Infrastructure manager is
powered by Altiris technology so it can easily integrate
into an existing Altiris environment or it can also be used
independently with no prior knowledge of Altiris
technology. The Infrastructure Manager provides new
powerful management advantages for Backup Exec
environments including:
• Inventory - inventory an entire Backup Exec environment
including current and older versions of Backup Exec
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