BE2010发布不到一年后，Symantec发布了BE2010R2。2010R2主要改进了安装上的便捷性，改进了“Agent for Microsoft SharePoint(支持 SharePoint 2010)”、改进了“NDMP Option”和“Deduplication Option”。
共享条件：网通FTTB+Lan 6M 或 电信ADSL 2M
管理端(由原本BE2010进行升级)：Server 2008 STD x86；
客户端：Server 2003 STD；Server 2008R2 STD；Windows 7 Pro；Windows XP Pro SP3
Symantec Backup Exec™ 2010 delivers market leading backup and recovery protection from server to desktop.Easily protect more data while you reduce storage costs and improve backup performance through integrated deduplication and archiving technology. Reduce business downtime with unmatched technology that recovers critical Microsoft applications and VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments in seconds. Meet your recovery point objectives with continuous data protection to ensure reliable recovery of an entire application and efficiently restore a granular email or individual file/folder.
Symantec Backup Exec also delivers centralized management to easily extend your backup infrastructure across a distributed environment and remote offices so your server and desktop data protection is easily managed from a central office as your business grows. Efficiently manage both Windows and non-Windows systems through a single console including UNIX, Linux, MAC, and NetWare, including remote media server support for Linux servers. Overall, Backup Exec 2010 is designed to readily optimize any Windows data protection strategy – helping you protect more data while utilizing less storage - overall saving you time and money.
Delivers market-leading Windows data protection with more than 1.5 million customers globally
• Reduce storage costs while optimizing network utilization through integrated deduplication and archiving technology.
• First-to-market granular recovery for Exchange, SQL and Active Directory environments running in a VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V environment.
• Microsoft certified backup and recovery for the latest Windows environment, including Windows 2008 R2, Exchange 2010 SP1, and Windows 7.
• Comprehensive disk and tape storage for the latest physical and virtual server systems though one console including VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual systems.
• Reduce storage requirements and recovery times with patent-pending granular data recovery of leading Microsoft applications, including Exchange, SharePoint and Active Directory.
• Protect non-Windows servers and maximize performance of supported NDMP filers and SAN environments through scalable remote agents and options.
• Easily update and manage a growing Backup Exec infrastructure throughout a Windows datacenter, distributed throughout the network or at remote offices from one console.
• Eliminate the backup window and ensure recovery point objectives are easily met for Exchange, File Servers and desktop data with Continuous Data Protection.
Comprehensive Backup and Recovery
Symantec Backup Exec 2010 offers a comprehensive backup and recovery solution in one product suite, which reduces the complexity of protecting your company's most valuable asset—its data. Whether that data resides on a Windows file server; on a desktop; virtual server; or on a critical application server like Exchange, SQL, or SharePoint, Symantec Backup Exec 2010 provides full protection and recovery for both data and systems.
Designed to meet the growing needs of today’s businesses, Symantec Backup Exec 2010 delivers comprehensive disk or tape data protection and recovery for Windows environments. Backup Exec provides integrated deduplication and archiving, plus, continuous data protection—eliminating backup windows altogether, speeding up data recovery, and enabling end users to recover their own files without IT intervention. Symantec Backup Exec 2010 also delivers patent-pending Granular Recovery Technology allowing businesses to recover data in seconds, including business-critical information such as individual email messages, folders, and documents, from a single backup.
An optional centralized administration console provides scalable management of distributed backup servers. New infrastructure management is also available for simplified inventory, deployment and upgrades of Backup Exec licenses and software patches though a single console.
Overall, sophisticated database and groupware agents and storage options easily expand data protection to protect to critical applications and provide added flexibility for virtually any storage environments.
New Product Highlights
• NEW integrated deduplication option (using Symantec NetBackup PureDisk technology) reduces backup times and storage costs.
• NEW unified archiving (powered by Symantec Enterprise Vault) efficiently consolidates growing Exchange and File server data volumes and automates efficient data lifecycle management practices.
• NEW virtual server application support including with first-to-market Exchange, SQL and Active Directory backup and recovery for virtual environments and enhanced VMware vSphere 4.1 and Microsoft Hyper-V R2.
• Windows 7, Exchange 2010 SP1, SharePoint 2010, SQL 2008 R2, MAC OSX 10.6 and Windows Server 2008 R2 support provides comprehensive protection for the latest Windows and MAC environments.
• Enhanced Agent for Enterprise Vault automates backup and recovery of both Enterprise Vault 8 and 9 with the ability to easily recover an Enterprise Vault site or individual indexes.
• NEW Lotus Domino 8.5.x support with simplified backup and recovery of the Domino Attachment and Object Service (DAOS) store and associated NLO files.
• Enhanced Virtual Tape Library (VTL) support and licensing, easily protect a VTL storage environment as a unique device and view valid VTL functions with new licensing per VTL environment.
• Enhanced installation and backup wizards reduce the time and complexity of setting up your backup environment.
• NEW Backup recommendation tool identifies potential gaps in your Windows backup strategy and provides recommendations on the agent(s) required to ensure complete data protection.
据我的了解，最早这个软件叫Seagate Backupexex；后来独立出来后，改名为Veritas Backupexec，Windows内的NTBackup，其实就是超级简化版；几年前，Veritas被Symantec收购，因此这个产品的名字更改为Symantec BackupExec。
2011年5月1日，更新2010R2SP1(Backup Exec 2010 13.0.4164.5a)和2010R3(Backup Exec 2010 13.0.5204.4a)
Backup Exec 2010 R3 - First Availability
Gold release of the new Backup Exec version
Question: What version can I upgrade from?
Answer: Backup Exec for Windows Servers version 11.0.7170 or later can be upgraded to Backup Exec 2010 R3. See the "About upgrading from previous versions of Backup Exec" section of the Admin Guide (BeAdmin_en.pdf) for more upgrade details and common questions.
Q: What are the 'new' features in this release?
A: An excerpt from the readme should have been visible as an announcement when you first logged in to Symbeta. The full readme_en.html is available for separate download below and is in the install directory of the DVD iso. To return to the 'What's New' announcement at any time, just click on the "What's New" link on the left menu bar, under "Resources".
Q: Can I put this in production?
A: Absolutely. For any technical problems you encounter you can simply use the typical methods of calling support (or using http://mysupport.symantec.com ) with your existing maintenance contract. If you run into any problem with opening a case on Backup Exec 2010 R3 please request to speak to the Duty Manager and ask them to contact James McKey, the UAT Program Manager, for any questions/clarification needed (or contact James directly if you wish).
Q: Do I need new license keys if I already have Backup Exec 2010 keys?
A.: No. The license keys that work with Backup Exec 2010 (and 2010 R2) will also work with Backup Exec 2010 R3.
Size: 3.47 GB (3,735,525,376 bytes)
以下为 Backup Exec 2012 合作伙伴测试版介绍
Backup Exec 2012 测试版；尽可以使用93天！就目前的测试看，无法在原有产品上升级安装。ISO内的说明PDF等似乎都是2010r2的，而不是2012的！
2012年3月1日，添加Backup Exec 2012公开测试版相关资源