BackupAssist v7 out now! More usable, better looking and now with central administration…

“Simplify it” was the brief the BackupAssist team were given to work with for version 7 and those of you who’ve been following our preview posts will already know that’s exactly what they’ve managed to achieve.

I’m pleased to be letting you know the latest major release of the fantastic BackupAssist software is now available for download from our site.

Download BackupAssist v.7.0 here.

“What’s new in version 7?” video here.

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MailStore v8.0 released today – updated interface, Outlook 2013 support and more…

MailStore 8 box shotThe latest major new release of MailStore is now live and available for download from our Web site.

Version 8.0 brings a selection of updates and fixes along with new support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and Microsoft Outlook 2013 (including Click-to-Run for Office 365). For those of you running Outlook 2010 64-bit there is also a 64-bit version of the MailStore client available.

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BackupAssist v7 beta: Preview 2 – Central Administration

BackupAssist version 7 sees the first iteration of a great new central administration console  for remote control access.

Administrators can now manage all of their local network installations of BackupAssist through one single web interface hosted by a central nominated BackupAssist installation.

All backup jobs and reports from your various installations can be quickly monitored and remote control sessions can be launched to manage a specific installation for changes. In effect, administrators no longer need to remotely log in to a BackupAssist server to manage all of its settings.

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BackupAssist v7 beta: Preview 1 – New interface

http://www.zensoftware.co.uk/blogresources/2012/11/ba7Beta_box.pngOne of the most noticeable changes in version 7 of BackupAssist is how it looks and feels, so I thought I’d use this first of two preview posts to take an early look at the new interface in a little more detail.

Earlier iterations of BackupAssist have often been praised for their simple interface layout and ease of use, so when I first heard that the developers were looking to improve on this for version 7, I’ll admit to being a little apprehensive!

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