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Currently using Vembu's storegrid. Not very happy with the user interface, the reports or nothing. Very hard to get a good grip on how well everything is.

  • backing up typical servers such as Windows 2003/2008, multiple Linux flavors, exchange, MS SQL, MySQL etc etc.

  • Recently we also have an interest in providing small companies backup of their office machines, so either two different solutions or one that is suitable for both.

  • We obviously need both full and incremental backups.

  • We do backup to DAS (Direct Attached Storage).

What do you guys use?

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We use Commvault, it works great for our MSSQL, Linux and VMWare ESXi boxes and isn't as expensive as the Backup Exec we used to use.

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Take a look at bacula. There are some nice web interfaces available and it is all opensource. It does take a bit to get up and running but once it is up it is stable.

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protected by splattne Oct 25 '10 at 6:40

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