Technology: Backup to Appliance
Examples: Barracuda 490, CommVault
Install Cost: £6500 for an all-in-one Barracuda appliance, £3000 professional services. Other Vendors can be significantly more.
Management: requires a skilled Technician to administer
Running costs: 20% annual Software assurance and licensing (£1200)
Ease of Restoration: Intuitive interface.
Recovery point: Can be run multiple times throughout the day (Hourly)
Recovery Time: Minutes to an hour, multiple concurrent restores possible
Retention: Up to a couple of months
Further comments: With these devices, you don't have the overhead of needing to setup a separate management server and buy multiple additional add on licenses.