TABLE 1: Cost Comparison
Our Test Environment
(6 Win2K/NT servers, 1 SQL Server 7.0 server, and 1 four-drive tape library with 60 slots)
ARCserve 2000 $10,060
Backup Express $15,250
Galaxy $12,250
NetBackup DataCenter $23,595
NetWorker $13,280
OmniBack II $4,890
UltraBac $2,885
Configuration 1
(25 Win2K/NT servers, 3 SQL Server 7.0 servers, and 1 four-drive tape library with 60 slots)
ARCserve 2000 $38,555
Backup Express $19,750
Galaxy $32,245
NetBackup DataCenter $41,385
NetWorker $26,965
OmniBack II $8,472
UltraBac $2,885
Configuration 2
(50 Win2K/NT servers, 5 SQL Server 7.0 servers, and 2 four-drive tape libraries with 60 slots)
ARCserve 2000 $76,115
Backup Express $34,875
Galaxy $54,740
NetBackup DataCenter $81,475
NetWorker $50,250
OmniBack II $13,002
UltraBac $5,770
Configuration 3
(100 Win2K/NT servers, 5 SQL Server 7.0 servers, and 3 four-drive tape libraries with 60 slots)
ARCserve 2000 $146,560
Backup Express $50,525
Galaxy $86,235
NetBackup DataCenter $138,975
NetWorker $69,050
OmniBack II $16,338
UltraBac $8,655