Backup exec is the industry standard. However, it is also expensive and I'm
not really sure about compatibility with CD-RW devices.
We have recently begun using a product from NovaStor (www.novastor.com)
called NovaBackup. I find it to be very comparable in power to BackupExec,
but (if you don't need the plug-ins to backup open files, exchange server,
etc.) it's a LOT cheaper.
They also have a product called NovaDisk that will do backups to CD-R. This
program currently only works under Win9x, not NT, if that makes a
Check out their web site.
From: Mark E. Deardorff [mailto:MarkD(--nospam--at)DandDEng.com]
Sent: Sunday, January 09, 2000 4:08 PM
Subject: RE: CD-RW Backup
Backup Exec is by Veritas. Go to www.veritas.com.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vyacheslav Gordin [mailto:scgordin(--nospam--at)hotmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2000 11:35 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: CD-RW Backup
> Happy New Year to all fellow engineers!
> I am switching from tape to CD-RW backup. Can anybody
> recommend a tested,
> reliable, simple, effective, and inexpensive software for
> that purpose?
> Thanks in advance,
> Steve Gordin, S.E., Ph.D
> Irvine, CA