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Re: Backup software

 Matt Shields wrote: 
> I'm looking for recommendations for backup software that's out there. 
> Our current needs are to backup Linux servers as well as some Windows 
> file servers and Exchange (Exchange can be dumped and picked up that 
> way if necessary). 
> I originally setup Bacula 3 years ago and have loved it for the 
> following reasons: 
> 1. we have numerous datacenters (and keep adding them) and want to 
> backup to a local backup device, not across the net 
> 2. we want one management system that controls all the backup systems 
> 3. we want a system that supports both disk and tape media.  disk for 
> short term fast retrieval, tape for long term offsite storage 
> I personally think this is the best solution out there and it's 
> working, but we're in the process of rebuilding the backup systems and 
> I've been told that we need to re-evaluate if it's the solution for 
> us.  So is there anything better out there?  And from what I 
> understand Amanda doesn't have the distributed architecture that 
> Bacula has. 

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