Enterprises face a growing data protection challenge: how to optimize backup and recovery of a volume of business-critical data that grows larger each day and. This adds considerable complexity to their existing data protection strategies. This challenge becomes yet more difficult as companies migrate from stand-alone Windows® server backups to enterprise site-wide backups that are performed across their local area network (LAN) and storage area network (SAN) environments. With the data protection landscape becoming more distributed and IT resources growing increasingly constrained, businesses need a centralized data protection strategy that can efficiently manage multiple backup and recovery jobs. Symantec Backup Exec™ 12.5 addresses these critical enterprise challenges.