There is a definite need for better data protection solutions
in today’s enterprise data centers
. The question is whether to continue with software-only backup and recovery solutions, or to make the move to a purpose-built backup appliance with deduplication capabilities.
Clearly, the simplicity and completeness of the appliance model are attractive, but what other less-obvious considerations should weigh into the decision?
This paper provides a structured approach to assessing the advantages of the appliance model. It summarizes the trends that have made modernizing backup and recovery an urgent priority, the key requirements for solution offerings
, and the unique capabilities of Veritas NetBackup™ Appliances in delivering a simple, complete, and cost-effective solution