Reference technet article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754015.aspx

Backup and recovery overview: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd979562%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

Use the Wbadmin Backup Command Line Utility in Windows Server 2008: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dd767786.aspx

Wbadmin and bare-metal-restore: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askcore/archive/2011/05/12/bare-metal-restore.aspx