Symantec Backup Exec - Voted Readers’ Choice Award Winner - Exchange Backup & Recovery

by The Editor [Published on 28 May 2008 / Last Updated on 30 Jan. 2009]

Symantec Backup Exec was selected the winner in the Exchange Backup & Recovery Category of the Readers’ Choice Awards. BrightStor ARCserve Backup and SonaSafe for Exchange Servers were first runner-up and second runner-up.

Winner in Exchange Backup & Recovery Category of Readers’ Choice Awards: Symantec Backup Exec

May 28, 2008 – Symantec Backup Exec was selected the winner in the Exchange Backup & Recovery category of the Readers’ Choice Awards. BrightStor ARCserve Backup and SonaSafe for Exchange Servers were first runner-up and second runner-up.

Backup Exec

1st Symantec Backup Exec 48%
3rd BrightStor ARCserve Backup 11%
2nd SonaSafe for Exchange Servers 10%
4th CommVault Galaxy 8%
5th SnapManager for Exchange 6%
6th MailShadow 2%
6th Ontrack PowerControls 2%
7th LiveServ 1%
7th Neverfail 1%
8th LiveVault 0%
Others 11%

“Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Sean Buttigieg, manager. “ users are specialists in their field who encounter various solutions for Exchange Server at the workplace. Their vote serves as a solid peer-to-peer recommendation of the winning product.”

Regular polls are conducted to discover which product is preferred by Exchange administrators in a particular category of third party solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors’ votes. users can submit their votes for the current Readers' Award poll in the site’s left-hand bar.

If you’d like to know who the past Readers’ Choice winners were, please take a look at our Readers’ Choice Awards Yearly Roundup. Readers’ Choice Awards for 2008

Even more awards will be given out during 2008. Visitors to have the opportunity to vote for their preferred Exchange Server products. Below is a list of the Readers’ Choice categories, the month that visitors can submit their votes, and the announced winners.

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