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Retrospect 8 available as a public beta

The new version of the program for creating backups features a completely redesigned user interface and a new engine, installed as a preferences panel, which can perform up to eight simultaneous backup, restore or copy operations. The software can back up Windows XP and Vista clients, including those running under Parallels and VMWare Fusion.

With an announced availability date of Q1 2009, it will come in three configurations: Retrospect 8.0 Desktop for three clients ($ 129, $ 59 upgrade price), Retrospect 8.0 Single Server ($ 809, $ 809 upgrade price). $ 539 from Workgroup edition), and Retrospect 8.0 Multi Server ($ 1,669, with an upgrade price of $ 939 from Server edition).