The Symantec Backup Exec team has recently released a partner tool designed to accurately demonstrate the value of the deduplication technology found in Backup Exec and the Backup Exec 3600 Appliance.
More information can be found at the corresponding blog entry, located here: New! Backup Exec Deduplication Assessment Tool
The following pre-requisites are required by BEDAT .
1. Administrator credentials are required for executing BEDAT.
2. 1GB of free space for every 1TB of data (local and remote) scanned.
3. OS Locale should be set to English(United States).
4. Following services must be running on local and remote computer:
- Remote Procedure Call
- Windows Management Instrumentation
- Computer Browser
5. Microsoft .NET 4.0
Rerun the tool and if it still fails, get in touch with me on firstname.lastname@example.org