Symantec Backup Exec 2012 Server With 1 Year Basic Maintenance - Complete Product - 1 Server
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Highlights for Symantec Backup Exec 2012 Server With 1 Year Basic Maintenance - Complete Product - 1 Server

  • License Type:Complete Product
  • License Pricing:Standard
  • Package Type:Retail
  • License Quantity:1 Server

Marketing Information

Symantec Backup Exec 2012 is one integrated product that protects virtual and physical environments, simplifies both backup and disaster recovery, and offers unmatched recovery capabilities. Powered by Symantec V-Ray technology, Backup Exec 2012 restores entire servers, critical Microsoft applications, and VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments to dramatically minimize business downtime.

Product Information

Service Information

  • Service & Support: 1 Year - Phone Support - Response time: 1 hour - availability: 10 hours a day ( 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM ) / Monday-Friday - 2 named contacts
  • General Information

  • Product Type: Software
  • Distribution Media/Method: DVD-ROM
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 21218014
  • Manufacturer Website Address:
  • Manufacturer: Symantec Corporation
  • Product Name: Backup Exec 2012 Server With 1 Year Basic Maintenance
  • Package Type: Retail
  • Brand Name: Symantec
  • License Information

  • License Pricing: Standard
  • License Type: Complete Product
  • License Quantity: 1 Server
  • Licensing Program: Symantec Buying Program: Business Pack
  • Miscellaneous

    System Requirements


    • Intel Pentium, Xeon, AMD, or compatible

    Hard Disk:

    • 1.44 GB (Typical installation)
    • 2.32 GB (Includes all options)
    • The Backup Exec database and catalogs require additional space
    • An additional 330 MB for SQL Express


    • 512 MB RAM
    • 2 GB RAM or more for better performance (Recommended)
    • For the Central Admin Server Option: 1 GB RAM is required (2 GB RAM Recommended)
    • Symantec Recovery Disk: 1 GB (dedicated) for the multi-lingual version
    • Virtual Memory Recommendations: 20 MB above the Windows recommended size for total paging file size (total for all disk volumes)

    Optical Drive:

    • CD/DVD ROM


    • System Center Operation Manager (SCOM) 2007
    • Internet Explorer 7.0 or later
    • SQL Server or SQL Express with Service Pack 4
    • Network Interface Card or a Virtual Network Adapter Card
    • Mouse


    • RAM and Disk Space requirements may vary depending on the operations performed, the options installed, and the specific computer configuration
    • You cannot install a Backup Exec server on a computer that runs the Windows Server Core installation option of Windows Server 2008. You can only install the Backup Exec Agent for Windows on Server Core computers

    Physical Characteristics

    Product Information

  • Platform Supported: PC
  • Features:

    New administration console:

    • Quickly and easily configure and monitor backup and restore jobs.
    • Easy to manage alerts, view server status, and monitor disk storage utilization, as well as grouping servers or applications into logical containers for easier monitoring.

    Integrated bare-metal and dissimilar hardware recovery:

    • Reduce downtime and disruption.
    • Replace time consuming, error prone manual system recovery process with fast, efficient, automated system recovery.

    Convert Backups to Virtual Machines (P2V and B2V):

    • Drastically shrink the amount of time your business-critical services are down.
    • Simultaneously back up a physical machine and convert it to a virtual machine or virtual disk.
    • Convert an existing backup set to a virtual machine.

    Guided restore:

    • Restores are initiated by Restore Wizards that guide you through a process that is designed specifically for the type of data that you want to restore.

    High Availability for Virtual Applications with Virtual Machine Auto Recovery for VMware:

    • Automated disaster recovery.
    • Ensure virtual machines are always up and running.

    Client/source deduplication for Linux servers:

    • Reduce data storage by up to 10:1.
    • Significant LAN/WAN bandwidth savings.

    Discover unprotected data:

    • Easily identify unprotected data and ensure it's always protected.

    Virtual Machine Validator:

    • VMware and Backup Exec administrators can now easily validate the recoverability of full VM backups.
    • The vSphere client console not only provides administrators an easy to view window to see the validation of full VM backups recoverability but also easy to manage backup and recovery operations.

    New storage handling:

    • Disk storage is easier to create now that Backup Exec chooses the best location to store your backups.
    • Backup Exec now provides storage trending, and capacity monitoring and reporting.

    New and improved notifications:

    • Backup Exec uses SMTP for email notifications and supports SMTP authentication.
    • Notification email messages can be sent to any email address, including: Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes, and Web-based email applications such as Gmail or Yahoo mail.
  • Language Supported: Multilingual
  • Software Name: Backup Exec 2012 Server
  • Software Sub Type: Backup & Recovery
  • Software Main Type: Security
  • Operating System Supported: Windows