Data Management

Advantages of Amanda Over Proprietary Backup Software

Date Added: Aug 2008
Format: PDF

This white paper discusses how Amanda compares to proprietary backup software. It will help people understand some key Amanda advantages, and will help them evaluate Amanda for protecting their data. Today there are a number of choices when choosing a backup and recovery solution. Perhaps people are already using one of the old commercial packages, such as NetBackup, NetWorker, or TSM. So why consider an alternative? Because with these products one faces many challenges - they are high in cost, complicated, and they are forced into vendor lock-in.