Pricing for Backup Exec 12, its agents and options are listed below. Prices are in US dollars. Prices are manufacturers suggested retail price. Discounts may be available if you are part of a buying program, upgrading, or migrating from a competitive product.
If you have a SAN (Storage Area Network), you may well have a significant amount of data. Backup Exec can only transfer backup data between servers over the LAN (Local Area Network), so how can you speed up this data transfer, and reduce the amount of traffic sent over the LAN?
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Backup Exec has trouble handling schedules when Daylight Savings starts & stops. This has been a problem since at least Backup Exec 7, and continues with all versions though Backup Exec 12.
For example, in the United States, Daylight Savings starts the 2nd Sunday in March (clocks move forward 1 hour), and ends the 1st Sunday in November (clocks move back 1 hour). Both changes happen at 2:00am.
After installing or upgrading to Backup Exec 12, when trying to configure email and pager notification, the administration console crashes. To resolve this problem, run a repair on the installation, which fixes the problem.
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In short, it doesn't.
Backup Exec System Recovery Option is effectively a feature-reduced version of Backup Exec System Recovery Server Edition. It is installed separately to Backup Exec, and administered separately.