Now, more than ever, IT is being called on to drive efficiencies, manage risk, and maintain application and data availability. Exponential data growth, compliance requirements, and service level agreements are only a few of the challenges facing organizations with data centers and remote offices requiring data protection. Compounding such an array of challenges, capital and operational expenses of these same organizations are under scrutiny. CA ARCserve Backup software is a client/server software solution providing backup/recovery, archive, high level graphical reporting on data protection and environment resources, and disaster recovery (DR). This ESG Lab Validation focuses on the key functionality in CA ARCserve backup driving greater efficiency: embedded data deduplication, backup and recovery performance, Media Assure data verification, and tape integration. To read the report, go to CA ARCserve Backup - Enterprise-Class Data Protection and Deduplication.