NovaStor adds advanced disaster recovery, expanded remote management, and enhanced virtual machine cluster support to the NovaBACKUP family of backup solutions certified for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
Agoura Hills / (CA) USA, Hamburg / Germany, Zug / Switzerland, October 23, 2012 –Data protection specialist NovaStor released today version 14 of its family of NovaBACKUP products. The latest version adds advanced disaster recovery, virtual machine, and remote management features as well as core technology updates to enhance reliability. Additionally, NovaBACKUP products for servers now include one year of premium telephone support. With performance up to 4 times faster than the competition, NovaBACKUP provides a complete line of comprehensive and easily scalable backup and restore solutions that is tailor-made for the unique needs of small to medium-sized businesses.
Advanced Disaster Recovery with Expanded Remote Management
The disaster recovery functionality has been enhanced for flexibility and scalability to meet the growing needs of businesses and resellers. Disaster recovery images can now be restored onto partitions of any size, allowing less complicated VM migrations as well as more efficient usage of storage.
Businesses and resellers with distributed clients can manage virtually any number of NovaBACKUP installations with Central Management Console via the web from anywhere in the world. Unlike other products on the market which are restricted to the LAN, NovaBACKUP’s Central Management Console can now execute disaster recovery tasks as well as manage regular backup and restore schedules in both LAN and WAN environments.
NovaBACKUP Fulfills Business Needs for Virtual Machine Backup
NovaBACKUP version 14.0 addresses the demands of more complex business infrastructures by expanding virtual machine support to clustered environments. Hyper-V virtual machines in a cluster configuration and Cluster Shared Volume environments are now fully protected. For businesses and resellers that need to protect sophisticated VM infrastructures utilizing VMware, Hyper-V, and/or clustering, NovaBACKUP provides a full line of powerful yet easy-to-use solutions that won’t break today’s tight budgets.
Updates to support the latest technology and enhanced reliability
NovaBACKUP is regularly updated to support the latest technologies. Version 14.0 of NovaBACKUP has been certified for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to ensure full compatibility. Support for Microsoft SQL 2012, Exchange 2010 as well as the latest Hyper-V and VMware environments are also included. Finally, the backup devices library has been updated for increased reliability and operating system support. Customers who purchase new systems or upgrade to the latest OS can be assured that their data will be safe with NovaBACKUP.
New Licensing Includes First Year Premium Support and Free Upgrades
In response to customer feedback, NovaBACKUP server products now include one year of premium telephone support and free upgrades to future versions. Owners of NovaBACKUP Server, NovaBACKUP Business Essentials, and NovaBACKUP Business Essentials Network will have direct access to senior technicians who work daily with the engineers that build the product in the same office, not thousands of miles away. NovaStor’s commitment to providing local support and free upgrades ensures users and resellers always get the best support on the latest NovaBACKUP product today and in the future.
“There are three reasons that should attract companies and resellers to NovaBACKUP 14.0. Its superior backup speeds that reduce backup windows and its excellent manageability in the local network as well as over the internet simplify the professional data protection. Small and medium-sized businesses also profit from NovaBACKUP’s support of business demands such as SQL, Exchange and virtual machines backup in one single license“ says Stefan Utzinger, CEO at NovaStor.
Links for free trial versions, software licenses and additional information on
NovaBACKUP version 14.0 are available at www.novastor.com/v14en.
NovaStor (www.novastor.com) is a leading international provider of software solutions for data protection and availability. NovaStor provides software, SaaS solutions and services for local and online backup, restore and retention of business-critical data. Clients include home, mobile, and SMB users, service providers as well as international corporations. NovaStor’s cost-effective solutions are platform- and hardware-independent and ensure that optimal technological and economical use is gained from the customer’s existing and future IT environment. NovaStor is headquartered in Switzerland (Zug), has offices in Germany (Hamburg) and the USA (CA, Agoura Hills), and is represented in numerous other countries through partnerships.
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