The Technical Services team for Backup and Recovery have produced a number of documents we call "Blueprints".
These Blueprints are designed to show backup and recovery challenges around specific technologies or functions and how Backup Exec solves these challenges.
Each Blueprint consists of:
The need for reliable backup implementations is clear, we are faced with several challenges:
Many Organizations Backup Directly to Tape Media (D2T), Backup software dumps data to a tape device, Backups run on a periodic schedule based on the critical-nature of protected data, Tapes Stored in a Secure, Controlled (Usually Offsite) Location: problem, D2T Processes Not Optimized for Disaster Recovery.
You can use this Blueprint to better understand Backup Exec's deduplication technologies and the Deduplication Option - please download from the link below.