Retro Pro for full backup&restore or TI?

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by Mark Klomp, Mar 3, 2007.

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  1. Mark Klomp

    Mark Klomp Registered Member

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    Hello,

    Im wondering what's better for FULL backup&restore? Retrospect Professional or TI?

    Pls provide your answers.
     
  2. Mark Klomp

    Mark Klomp Registered Member

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    provide answers
     
  3. Menorcaman

    Menorcaman Retired Moderator

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    Hello Mark,

    I've moved you thread from the True Image forum as your question is best posed here.

    Regards
     
  4. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    Over that choice, True Image. Retospect is sloooowwww, and it's disaster recovery in my opinion is well... a disaster. With True Image, if you keep it simple and don't use some of it's gimmicky options like secure zone, etc, it will work fine. Just be sure to get an external drive so you can image to that.

    Pete
     
  5. pvsurfer

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    While I never had any difficulty performing successful restores using Retrospect, nevertheless I completely agree with Pete's other comments.

    I am very satisfied with ATI. :thumb:
     
  6. Peter2150

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    I also had no trouble with restores. It was there disaster recover(bare metal restore) that was a mess.
     
  7. silver0066

    silver0066 Registered Member

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    I agree 100%. Do not depend on Retrospect for disaster recovery. There is also a big learning curve.
     
  8. pvsurfer

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    While we may not all agree on the best product (Acronis, Norton, Paragon, etc.), I think we all agree that disk-imaging is definitely the way to go!
     
  9. ejr

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    I too am now leaning towards imaging. Question, are the images that these programs make (ATI, Paragon, etc) compressed? If I wanted to have an image for every day of the week on my external HD, I am wondering how big of a drive I will have to buy.
     
  10. lodore

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    most imaging programs have compression something like normal compression 40 percent compressed or high compression around 50percent compressed
    or no compression if you want fast imaging and have tons of space
    lodore
     
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