NovaStor Updates NovaBACKUP to Version 17.2 Adding VMware 6 Support

November 18th, 2015

NovaBACKUP, the #1 rated backup and recovery software for single servers, has been updated to version 17.2 adding VMware 6 support and a range of user experience enhancements. NovaBACKUP 17 also includes free remote Setup Assistance, to ensure that backups are configured correctly from day one.

NovaStor, an international provider of award-winning backup solutions, announced today the version update of NovaBACKUP® to 17.2. This latest release adds support for the backup and restore of virtual machines running under VMware 6, to the NovaBACKUP Business Essentials product – which has established itself as one of the best single server backup solutions on the market via 3rd party reviews. The ability to protect data on both physical and virtual machines in a single license, at a price point which is budget friendly for small businesses has made this product highly sought after by IT integrators and providers alike.

The backup and restore of business applications such as Microsoft SQL and Exchange has been further streamlined so that in the event of catastrophic failure, businesses are able to get critical systems back online quickly.
Disaster recovery has become more robust and stable, with improved error handling, allowing users to restore an entire system (including operating system and applications) with minimal effort – even to dissimilar hardware.
Enhanced cloud functionality provides new options for customers to store their data when utilizing services such as Amazon S3 or Microsoft OneDrive.

With version 17.2, all server products include free remote Setup Assistance providing a scheduled appointment with a NovaStor backup engineer to help install and configure initial backup jobs and ensure that data is secure from day one.
The new release comes with new self-healing capabilities that offer customers the option of reporting software issues to the NovaStor engineering team to be addressed in future updates.
“This update to NovaBACKUP 17.2 continues our traditional of always supporting the latest technologies, while further improving upon our already impressive set of features. Our remote Setup Assistance remains popular with both users and technology partners, as an excellent way to minimize the time spent configuring and managing backup jobs. Continually refining our products to be convenient in the small business environments further speaks to our claim of being Backup for the Rest of Us, says Mike Andrews, Managing Director at NovaStor.

About NovaStor
NovaStor® ( is an international provider of powerful, affordable, all inclusive data-protection solutions for physical and virtual environments. NovaStor provides backup & restore solutions to small and medium business (SMB) as well as heterogeneous environments to protect data on both sides of the cloud. NovaStor’s SMB solution NovaBACKUP® is rated #1 for businesses requiring local and remote protection of Windows Servers, VMware, Hyper-V and NAS environments with advanced monitoring capability, detailed reporting, and administration from a Central Management Console. NovaStor’s network backup solution NovaBACKUP DataCenter brings F500 references, scalability, reliability and speed to heterogeneous environments; a single pane of glass designed to reduce administrative effort and lower TCO. NovaStor’ Setup Assistance is an industry first where experts relieve clients from the complexity of installation and support. NovaStor is management-owned with over 1,000 partners, and millions of seats distributed. With global headquarters located in Zug, Switzerland and offices in Germany (Hamburg) and the USA (Agoura Hills), NovaStor is also represented in numerous other countries through partnerships.

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