Fully-featured data protection

An intuitive interface with Backup, Restore, Recover and Remote tabs that make navigation easy A suite of Backup options that can create image backups, replication backups and compressed backups An integrated and easy-to-use Restore process with access to a powerful set of restore features A Recovery tool that can create a customized, bootable media and launch a recovery environment Remote support for real-time monitoring and reporting, and remote backup and restore sessions. VSS-Aware backups to protect Microsoft applications such as Exchange, SQL and Hyper-V Granular restore options for individual mail items, files inside Hyper-V environments and individual SQL databases Cloud ready internet backups using Rsync or FTP Comprehensive support for backup destinations based on the type of backup you wish to perform including: local drives, optical disks, tape drives and network, NAS, RDX and iSCSI destinations

Effortlessly backup your IT infrastructure, both systems and data

BackupAssist makes the core decisions easy when you need to create a backup, guiding you through what to backup, where to backup and when to backup.

Back up everything from files and applications to complete servers using a selection of backup technologies including: image backups, replication backups and compressed archive backups.

Each standard backup type is VSS-Aware, allowing flexibility and choice when planning a backup strategy for Exchange, SQL, SharePoint and other VSS applications.

  • Back up Hyper-V machines, including those in CSV environments.
  • Back up SQL Servers on a near-continuous basis (minimum every 15 minutes) for maximum protection.
  • Back up Exchange Servers with backups that can be used to restore both databases and mail items.
  • Destination support. Each backup type supports many destinations including: local disks, external disks, optical disks, RDX drives, tape drives, flash drives and network media such as NAS devices and iSCSI targets.
  • Advanced scheduling. Each destination type has a tailored selection of schemes that provide both daily and historical backups. Media labelling and advanced customizations are also supported.
  • Comprehensive Backup management. Create, manage, monitor and report on your backups in real time both locally and remotely.

Rapidly retrieve your data from your backup

BackupAssist provides an integrated suite of restore technologies that step you through the restore process. BackupAssist will catalogue your backups so they are easy to locate and then associate your selected backup with the appropriate restore tool.

  • Restore data using a fully-featured console that allows you to search multiple backups at the same time, and browse a backup so that you can locate the data you want.
  • Restore individual Hyper-V files from a guest and its host, or restore the virtual machine itself.
  • Restore an Exchange Server's information store database, storage groups, mailboxes and individual mail items like emails, contacts and appointments from a single backup.
  • Restore an entire SQL Server or individual databases.

Swiftly rebuild your entire system from a backup

When disaster strikes and you have lost systems and data, the resulting downtime is very expensive. You can rely on BackupAssist to recover your systems and data quickly and minimise your downtime

  • Create a customized, bootable recovery media using RecoverAssist.
  • Launch a custom recovery environment with support files, drivers and command line support.
  • Access an image backup from a local drive, network share or iSCSI target and perform a bare-metal recovery of your system and data

Remote administration and monitoring made easy

Time is money, and the remote tools provided by BackupAssist make managing multiple machines quick and easy.

  • Central Administration - an integrated technology that can be used to perform remote backups, remote restores and real-time monitoring and reporting.
  • Remote console: a web console that can be used from anywhere on your LAN to view reports and to start, stop and monitor your backup jobs.
  • Remote session. Use the web console to open a remote session and manage another computer's BackupAssist installation - so you can create and modify backup jobs, and also restore data.
  • Centralized Monitoring - a web resource that simplifies the burden of managing multiple reports from multiple BackupAssist installations. This hosted service consolidates reports from all of your backup jobs and provides helpful options for viewing and analysing those reports.

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Download BackupAssist 30-Day-Trial
You can install the free fully functional 30-day trial version of BackupAssist Server in just a few minutes on any Windows (or virtual) PC and immediately begin setting up your backups. To continue using BackupAssist after you've completed your trial you will need to purchase a license key.