Handy Backup Server: Enterprise network backup software for workstation data backup.
Today’s enterprise simply couldn’t function without the automation that computers provide. It goes without saying; computers have become critical to the effective operation, and stability, of any business. System downtime then, regardless of the cause, can have lasting impact on a business’s long term viability, and reputation.
Without an effective system backup and recovery plan, an enterprise is gambling with its ability to survive in a business environment that does not forgive critical errors in planning, or strategy.
Any business which lacks an effective and systematic data recovery plan, is courting disaster, and is simply living on borrowed time.
As part of our ongoing “backup your data campaign”, we have arranged with Novosoft, to give away one free license (retail value $599 U.S.), for Handy Backup Server Edition, a backup application designed for small and medium sized businesses, with simplicity and convenience in mind.
To enter the contest, simply add a comment at the end of this article. On May 31, 2010, all comments will be added to the online List Randomizer, and the first name that appears, will win a free license for this valuable backup application.
You don’t need to write a paragraph – “enter me in the contest”, or similar, is enough. Good luck!
Read the following review and I’m sure you’ll agree, this is a contest worth entering.
Handy Backup Server enterprise network edition – the right application for those tough backup jobs.
Operating a small/medium sized business has always been a tough job. But, the unstable economy that we are all forced to content with, has made a tough job, even tougher.
The bottom line, always a major consideration, now looms ever larger in the background. But investing in the right technologies can deliver operational, and productivity efficiencies, that can flow straight to the bottom line.
Backup solutions, for example, don’t have to be a cost center. A strong and aggressive backup strategy, effectively implemented, can have a measureable effect on the bottom line by impacting positively on system administrator productivity.
Choosing the right backup solution and service provider then, has taken on a new importance. One in which cost savings can be realized through system administration productivity growth.
Handy Backup Server, from Novosoft, is a complete server-based network backup solution for small business enterprises. This application is designed to allow the user to back up and recover data stored on both central servers and remote computers, on a client-server scheme, and has multiple server-specific functions.
Workstation backup tasks can run as a service under Windows 2008/2003 Server, or Windows 7, Vista/XP/2000 seamlessly, and will not interfere with employees’ work.
Handy Backup Server allows the enterprise to backup not only individual files and folders, but in addition, creates drive images – backups of the operating system and all applications.
All workstation backup tasks are fully automated, and run with low system priority – making it easy to perform backup tasks during operational hours.
A Comprehensive user interface provides easy, step-by-step, adjustment of network backup – including compression, encryption and flexible task scheduling options. E-mail notifications, command line interface, and log file generation, makes the system administrator’s task management easy and efficient.
As well as file, folder and HDD imaging, this application features plug-ins for backing up MS Exchange, MS SQL, DB2 databases and Lotus Notes/Domino data, stored on the central server.
Additionally, the user can back up Oracle database and ODBC-compatible databases, which can be located on both a local server, and remote workstations.
Data transferred to the central server can be stored on the widest range of backup media: the user can backup to FTP, SFTP, Network, FireWire and USB hard/flash drives, CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, HD DVD and much more. Detailed online help is available.
Centralized workstation backup and fast system recovery ability, distinguish Handy Backup Server from other network backup software. Handy Backup Server carries the “Certified for Windows Vista” and “Works with Windows Server 2008″ logos, and is acknowledged as one of the best tools for backup and recovery of the entire office network, or local server.
Image backup – snapshot of entire hard drive contents including all programs and data files
Hot database backup through ODBC protocol
Backup of Lotus Notes/Domino databases
MS Exchange Server Backup
Client-server network backup – centralized workstation backup managed by one enterprise backup server
Backup of email directly from the server
Support for backup to CD-R/CD-RW, backup to DVD/Blu-ray/HD DVD media; remote FTP backup, secure SFTP backup; local and network drives; ZIP, JAZ, MO; flash drives; HDD and floppy disks, USB drive
ICQ Backup plug-in
128-bit encryption support
E-mail notification on operation results
System requirements: Windows 2008/2003 Server, and Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000.
For additional information on Handy Backup Server edition, please visit the official website.
In the meantime, you can download a full-featured 30-day trial by clicking on the following link: Download Handy Backup 30 day trial
Note: A number of our regular readers are Handy Backup users and consistently report excellent results with this application.
Novosoft LLC was established in 1992. Over the years Novosoft has established an excellent reputation and the recognition of users worldwide. Today, Novosoft LLC is a prominent developer of computer and server backup software for both home users and small and middle-sized enterprises.
The key products of the company include three major editions meeting every user’s needs: Handy Backup Standard, Handy Backup Professional and Handy Backup Server.
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