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Last updated: Nov 03, 2019

Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise Review

ITQlick rating
(3.9/5)

Starting from $25 per license

Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise is data backup and restore software for personal and business use. Along with full system backup, the software also provides data extraction and centralized security management. Th...

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    • Business backup

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Nov 03, 2019

What is Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise?

Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise is data backup and restore software for personal and business use. Along with full system backup, the software also provides data extraction and centralized security management. The software was designed by Symantec Corporation headquartered in California, United State.

Average Rating -

The rating of Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise is 3.9 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

The software can be used by home users as well as in large commercial networks. On commercial scale, it can be used in business of any size. Data backup and system management services of the software have been used in such industries as IT infrastructure, education, finance, and software development etc. Some major customers of the software include Citizens Business Bank, BDO Israel, and 24 Hour Fitness etc.

Features

The software provides network based as well as online storage. It only follows one data repository model of full system backup. Data extraction is offered for databases, documents, and various file systems. The software offers a variety of backup and restore features such as backup history, file sharing, live backups, refactoring, remote access, and scheduling. All migration tasks are handled form a single centralized management console.

Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise 3 Pros

  • Hardware-independent imaging is provided for data using the Deploy Anywhere technology.
  • For identification of the targeted machines, Symantec Ghost features built-in inventory filters.
  • Networks traffic of the system is kept under control by deploying multicast accelerators.

Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise 2 Cons

  • Data repository models of Symantec Ghost do not include continuous and unstructured data protection.
  • Data encryption is not included in the security features of the software.

Competitors & Alternatives

The alternatives of Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise include Hightail and DirDup. Storage media supported by DirDup also includes USB drives and tapes. It offers data repository model of unstructured data. However, it does not offer software features of remote access, live backups, and quick restore.

Hightail provides unlimited data storage space and file sharing. It lacks software features of live backups, refactoring, scheduling, and remote access.

Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $25 per license. The experts at ITQlick has reviewed Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 3 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

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Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise Categories

Business backup

Specifications

Company:
Address: Symantec, Ellis Street, Mountain View, CA
Customers: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Symantec Ghost 6.5 Enterprise Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

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