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Simple and easy to use, low cost and feature rich

Simple and easy to use, low cost and feature rich, BackupAssist is designed specifically to address the needs of small and medium sized businesses. BackupAssist guides you through setting up multiple scheduled backup jobs to build a comprehensive layered backup strategy for your business in minutes.

With a clear and easy to use interface and setup wizards, backup jobs take only minutes to configure allowing you to backup everything from specific files to complete servers. Choose from one of the many pre-configured media rotation strategies to help manage your pool of backup devices and destination folders, and use the built in media labelling and preparation to keep track of and send alerts when backup devices need to be changed.

BackupAssist also provides easy to read reports via email making it easy to monitor the status of your backups and backup media.

Multi Layered Backups

Having a single backup of all the data on the sever is not always the best solution - it's great if you need to recover from a disaster but not ideal if you just need to replace an accidentally deleted email or file. For this reason BackupAssist provides multiple job types that can overlap to provide many layers of protection. An additional benefit of layering backups is that you are no longer reliant on just one backup type. Should you have a complete disaster where you lose both the server and the last local backup, it's a definite benefit to have a second off site backup to fall back on.

Protection options include...
  • Disk imaging with super fast differential updates
  • Files and Folders archive backup with large history
  • Application specific backups for VSS aware applications (Exchange, SQL, Sharepoint)
  • System State and Active directory backup to help role back a server OS to a previous stable version
  • Automatic off site data replication and archiving

Wide support of different hardware and destinations

Choose from a wide range of destinations. Whether you use low cost USB removable drives or dedicated NAS devices there are many options to make use of the backup media you have. BackupAssist takes the hard work out of managing a pool of removable devices and fully automates the task - simply tell BackupAssist how many devices you have in a pool and it will organise and label them for you. By keeping track of drives and tapes it is no longer an issue if the wrong media has been left in as the job will warn you but continue to run if required.
  • Removable USB drives
  • NAS
  • Tape drives
  • iSCSI targets
  • Local directories
  • Windows shares
  • REV drives
  • Rdx drives
  • Blu-Ray, CD, DVD
  • FTP server

Multisite Management made easy

With the BackupAssist Multisite Manager*, remote management of your BackupAssist protected servers across a WAN or LAN becomes easy, providing powerful features and advanced functionality for easy remote backups, restores, reports and notifications - a perfect solution for resellers.
  • Receive summary email reports for your connected BackupAssist installations
  • Securely run and monitor all of your connected BackupAssist installations from one web console
  • Manage backup jobs on connected BackupAssist installations
  • Initiate a remote session to any connected BackupAssist installations
  • View all of your backup reports from a single web console
  • View the licensing status of all of your connected BackupAssist installations from the screen

* BackupAssist Multisite Manager is available as a seperate purchase - 30 day free trial available

Provider independent Cloud backups

Whatever your requirement, BackupAssist makes it easy to incorporate fast, efficient and encrypted off-site backup, either as part of your existing strategy, or as a standalone solution.

Back up your files, folders and applications to the highly secure infrastructure of cloud hosting juggernauts Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, or use rsync to back up to your own 'private' cloud such as a NAS device or Windows server.

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Granular restore from Exchange (Exchange 2007 onwards)

While the BackupAssist core product provides the ability to backup your entire Exchange Server's Storage Group and Information Store, the BackupAssist Exchange Granular Restore add-on allows you to drill down into these backups and restore individual mailbox data from a previous point in time. Simply select any backup that contains an Exchange database, open and browse individual mailboxes and preview the contents of emails, contacts, notes, tasks and appointments. The easy-to-use console can then be used to re-import this specific data directly to any user's mailbox on the existing or new Exchange Server. Alternatively, the missing data can also be exported to an Outlook PST file.
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Near continuous backup of SQL databases

For constantly changing Microsoft SQL databases, relying on a single daily backup of the data is not necessarily the ideal option. For these scenarios the BackupAssist SQL add-on can be used to provide not only a secondary daily full backup of the database but also a near continuous backup of the transaction logs which, if required, can be used to restore a database back to a specific point in time.

Multiple 'SQL' jobs can be created to backup an unlimited number of databases from any number of SQL servers on the network from a single installation of BackupAssist.

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Hyper-V Granular Restore Console

This add-on provides simple and flexible backup of Hyper-V servers. Create an image of your entire Hyper-V host machine with a single pass backup job. Using the Granular restore console this single image backup can be used for disaster recovery, restoring a specific virtual machine or to drill down into the backup and restore specific files and folders from within Virtual Machine file systems. By utilising the imaging engine Hyper-V servers can benefit from multiple daily snapshot backups with differential imaging support on local and iSCSI destinations to provide a highly granular backup strategy.
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Bare Metal Disaster Recovery with RecoverAssist

RecoverAssist is a superior replacement for the Windows Recovery Environment. Easily create your own custom recovery media on CD/DVD or USB pen drive with a simple to use wizard that lets you include your own device drivers from or manufacturer discs. Recover to dissimilar hardware from images located on HDD, Network Shares and RDX drives as well as from iSCSI targets or VHD containers. Recover assist also helps you avoid many Microsoft Blue Screen Of Death problems by providing a useful set of diagnostic tools to help adjust the appropriate settings within a windows installation that is refusing to boot.

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