updated 10:00 am EDT, Tue July 28, 2009
Retrospect 8.1 update
EMC has released Retrospect 8.1 for the Mac, which now runs on PowerPC systems. The new version also includes minor interface improvements, and performance increases for Intel Mac users of up to 15 percent over version 8, and 30 to 35 percent over v6.1.
Dual-core PowerPC machines are said to gain 10 to 15 percent more performance over v6.1; other models, however, may see a decrease in performance. Retrospect 8.1 is a free upgrade for owners of v8.0, or those who purchased v6.1 after January 14th, 2008. The three-user Desktop version is available new for $130, or at $60 for upgrading users. Server licenses start at $480 for 20 clients or $280 for an upgrade package.