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Symantec Ghost Review

Product Snapshot


Symantec Ghost is available as an on-premise solution.

Customer Focus

Symantec works with enterprise, multinational and mid-sized customers.

Selected Customers

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About Symantec Ghost

Symantec Ghost Symantec Ghost is an enterprise backup software solution that can manage hundreds of backups and deployments at an enterprise scale. The program can work in both Linux and Windows environments and indexes all files, user settings and configurations. Users can initiate backups manually and work with them in a File Manager-like database. Whenever a data failure occurs, the system can remotely initiate a data restoration for a computer and ensure that all settings are correct. The product’s security and encryption features meet the standards of the Department of Defense, and users can compress backup images to reduce their size. Lastly, Symantec Ghost allows users to search through backups for individual files.

About Symantec
Symantec was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Mountain View. The company is publically traded and provides a variety of software solutions for security, storage and management.

Symantec Ghost Key Features

  • On-premise enterprise backup software solution
  • Creates and maintains system backups across an enterprise
  • Compresses all backups
  • Users can remotely initiate data restorations
  • Preserves all system settings, accounts and data
  • Users can use a search engine to find individual files within a backup
  • Encrypts all data with Department of Defense-standard security


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