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Backup Capacity Calculator

To evaluates required storage capacity enter backup configuration details:

Data set size (GB):
Data change rate (between backups) (%):
Number of full backups to store per week:
Number of full backups to store per month:
Total number of full backups to store:
Target full backup window (hr):
Number of incremental backups to store per week:
Number of incremental backups to store per month:
Total number of incremental backups to store:
Target incremental backup windows (hr):
Expected compression ratio:
:1
Expected de-duplication ratio:
:1
Storage cost per TB/month:

Backup storage size  Non - compressed  Compressed  De-dupl.   Compressed + De-dupl.
Full (GB):500250500250
Incremental (GB):2512.502512.50
Weekly (GB):650325650325
Monthly (GB):2300115023001150
Total (GB): 7800 3900 7800  3900
Cost per month: 97.5048.7597.5048.75
Cost per year: 11705851170585
Throughput required to meet backup window
(non-compressed) 
(GByte/hour)  (Mbit/sec) 
 - for full backup:62.50138.89
 - for incremental backup: 4.179.26
Estimated backup duration
(non-compressed) 
Full backup 
(d:h:m:s)
Incremental backup
(d:h:m:s)
 over 100 Mbit/s link:0:11:06:400:00:33:20
 over 1.0 Gbit/s link:0:01:06:400:00:03:20
 over 10.0 Gbit/s link:0:00:06:400:00:00:20