Backup and Restore Features Enriched in Bacula Enterprise Edition

Enterprise-class, open source network backup and restore solution improves scalability, speed

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Bacula Systems SA, an open source network backup and restore solutions provider, today released Bacula Enterprise Edition 2.6, providing large IT departments with an open source, enterprise-class scalable network backup solution as an alternative to proprietary applications.

The Enterprise Edition combines an open source backup and restore platform, Bacula, with administration and management tools into a single integrated, tested, and certified platform. Customers can now benefit from enhanced production-support subscriptions that include everything needed to deploy and host Bacula Systems backup and restore technologies.

Among the new features in this version:

  • Increased scalability up to thousands of servers and clients
  • High speed: backup to LT03 tape drives at 150 MB/sec
  • Modern, modular, and multi-threaded design
  • Advanced levels of security built in every layer
  • Backup to disk, tape, and robotic media libraries
  • High availability in a clustered environment

Enterprise Edition’s features, provided to customers through a subscription model, deliver enhanced scalability and reliability to enable customers to run the most demanding workloads on a more affordable platform.

Bacula Systems Enterprise Edition offers support for the following platforms: Unix, Solaris, AIX, Windows, Red Hat, Mandriva, OpenSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, and Ubuntu, and can be built from source on all Linux distributions as well as most Unix distributions. Bacula System is compatible with databases including Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres SQL, and Ingres.

Bacula Enterprise Edition is issued under the GPL Open source license. Subscription support for Bacula Enterprise Edition is immediately available today. For more information, visit

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