Learning BackupAssist: Cloud Backup (Azure Example)


In addition to supporting local destination media such as USB hard drives, network shares and RDX, BackupAssist also provides a way to back up important files and folders to a public cloud provider such as Amazon or Microsoft.

Designed to be an additional layer of protection to your local backup routine, the Cloud Backup Add-on is ideal for disaster recovery scenarios and popular with Hyper-V users who want an off-site location for Guest VM’s.

In the second instalment of a new series where we focus on specific features, Neil walks you through setting up a job using the Cloud Backup Add-on, showing both the steps required in BackupAssist and what’s needed in Azure.

Over to you Neil!

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Learning BackupAssist: System Protection Jobs (Bare metal/Imaging)


System Protection is ‘BackupAssist speak’ for what you’ll probably know as a bare metal backup or image of your server. It’s also the backup type of choice for the vast majority of our customers.

It’s a popular option because it’s a safe one. It guarantees your entire system is backed up in one hit with nothing left behind, but also still provides you with the ability to restore granular data should you wish, such as files, folders or mailbox items.

In the first of a new series of videos designed to help new users get started, and existing ones brush up their knowledge, Neil gets behind the camera to walk you through the process of creating a job, explaining both the benefits and limitations as he goes.

Over to you Neil!

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Partner briefing: What’s new in SecurityGateway v3.0?

Big price changes, adjustments to the licencing model and a new antivirus engine. 

SecurityGateway v3.0 looks fantastic and last week I ran a live 20 minute webinar update for the partner channel going over the key changes…

View our forthcoming live webinar sessions.

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MailStore email archiver wins “Gold award” from MSExchange.org

mailStore box shotExciting stuff! One of the leading Exchange resource sites today published a glowing review of MailStore giving it the highest category of praise and their coveted Gold award.

>> READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE <<

The author J. Peter Bruzzes, who’s an MVP and director of Exclusively Exchange gave a summary of the install process in his test lab environment. Not that we had any doubts, but we were extremely pleased to read his subsequent feedback which included quotes such as “I liked MailStore Server. I liked it a lot because it was incredibly easy-to-use, extremely flexible, reasonably priced and well supported”.

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