Advanced device and media-management capabilities simplify tape device and library configuration and management for maximum, efficient access to stored information. The Storage Area Network (SAN) shared storage option improves backup and recovery performance through tape virtualization that moves data without affecting LAN traffic and lowers overall hardware costs. The features of Backup Exec are accessed through wizards and an intuitive graphical interface, allowing full functionality to users of all levels.
Full backup and recovery of all Microsoft Exchange Server components provides the flexibility to selectively restore individual mailboxes down to one specific message. Central administration and policy management of multiple Backup Exec servers reduces legwork and assures continuity. Built-in virus scanning and elimination increases security by ensuring that only virus-free files are backed up. Disaster-recovery features restore servers to the most recent backup, increasing availability. Microsoft certification, ability to read and write to the Microsoft utility, and support for Microsoft SharePoint Server ensure efficient integration with Windows systems and applications.