[olug] Cost effective enterprise backup

Christopher R. White slaeyer at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 03:16:37 UTC 2013

BackupPC is fairly straightforward.  It backs up all our Windows & *nix
boxen.  It has options for bare metal and VM plus incremental backups.  We
have it attached to an iSCSI device for speedy syncs and it rsyncs to an
off site Nas for backups of the backups.
On Jan 28, 2013 9:07 PM, "Justin Reiners" <justin at hotlinesinc.com> wrote:

> Currently we are using avamar at cosentry to do backups. If you want to
> call it that, we want to fond something a little more user friendly and
> cost effective. I have been looking at acronis vmprotect for our VMware
> architecture (6 hosts) 50 some VMs. 40 some Linux servers, 5 windows
> servers. What is everyone out the in the corporate world using?  Avamar has
> issues of restoring to the same machine and 1gb during work hours.
> I plan on backing up to disk. And taking backup copies off site. I would
> love bare metal for physical machines, something avamar does not have.
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