If you’re considering Backup Exec 15, this blog post has (almost) every detail you need to know in 15 questions.I parsed through Symantec’s documentation to provide the top 15 things you need to know about Symantec’s latest release. Symantec Backup Exec 15 is a single solution that delivers flexible backup and recovery for virtual and physical environments. Platform Support for VMware’s Software-Defined Data Center For a full list of new features in Backup Exec 15, please visit: Flexible licensing options for on-premise software include Capacity Edition or new Capacity Edition Lite offerings that are scalable to accommodate data growth and licensed per front-end TB!This is a nice change from traditional licensing of per server, socket, host, device, and/or user pack; depending on the agent or edition.Capacity Edition Lite is perfect for small businesses that have simple needs for physical or virtual, Windows and Linux, 1-3TB of data, and 3-6 servers.Capacity Edition Full targets mid-market clients with more advanced or complex environments that need the Centralized Administration Server option or deduplication option.
Backup Exec works seamlessly with new or refreshed Windows servers, applications, and VMware or Hyper-V virtual servers to round out a complete (and well protected) solution.
You should have physical and virtual needs, and require support for Windows and Linux, 3-10 TBs of data, and 6-20 servers.