Date Added: May 2012
How does performing backups 100X faster sound? Great? Of course. Achievable? Maybe. Symantec asked ESG to assess its claim that NetBackup 7.5 can perform backups up to 100X faster than traditional backups, as part of Symantec's 2012 initiative to provide "Better Backup for All." In this paper, we'll look at the trends in evolving one's data protection techniques beyond traditional daily and weekly backups, dive deep into the technologies utilized by NetBackup 7.5, and assess its claims based on ESG testing and audits.