Do’s: Gives detailed configurations suggested by Symantec
Don'ts: What configurations & pitfalls customers should avoid
Advantages: Summarizes the NetBackup advantages
SharePoint is a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft. First launched in 2001, SharePoint integrates intranet, content management and document management, but recent versions have broader capabilities
SharePoint comprises a multipurpose set of Web technologies backed by a common technical infrastructure. By default, SharePoint has a Microsoft Office-like interface, and it is closely integrated with the Office suite. The web tools are intended for non-technical users. SharePoint can provide intranet portals, document & file management, collaboration, social networks, extranets, websites, enterprise search, and business intelligence. It also has system integration, process integration, and workflow automation capabilities.
Enterprise application software (e.g. ERP or CRM packages) often provide some SharePoint integration capability, and SharePoint also incorporates a complete development stack based on web technologies and standards-based APIs. As an application platform, SharePoint provides central management, governance, and security controls for implementation of these requirements. The SharePoint platform integrates directly into IIS - enabling bulk management, scaling, and provisioning of servers, as is often required by large organizations or cloud hosting providers.
Organizations continue to experience an increase in data growth year over year. With this, the IT environment consisting of storage and backup infrastructure must be scalable and robust to ensure effective data protection strategies. Additional workloads and applications result in lower RPO and RTO objectives.
Symantec NetBackup has provided deep integration with the Microsoft SharePoint application to provide entire Farm-level protection as well as GRT (Granular Restore Technology) functionality for individual SharePoint items such as documents, lists, blogs, sites, and sub-sites.
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