BackupAssist v8 Vs. Backup Exec 2014 – product comparison

Backup Exec ComparisonWhich backup software is best for your business? It’s a question that leads to many more.

What can the software back up? What restore options does it have? Can it perform a system recovery? What is the support like? How much does it cost?

In this post I look at the features required for a comprehensive backup solution, and compare Symantec Backup Exec and BackupAssist’s support for those features.

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10 (now 13!) reasons to choose MailStore over Exchange 2010 archiving

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Before I start, don’t worry – I’m not for a minute going to disguise this an impartial and exhaustive comparison of the two offerings given our slight bias here in the direction of MailStore. I am however, asked quite often asked if I can highlight any differences so with this in mind, I’ve compiled just a handful of points that differentiate the two that may be of interest if you’re currently weighing up the various archiving options available to you.

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