Data protection provider, NovaStor announced this week that the company will provide SMBs with a practical network backup solution, NovaBACKUP Business Essentials Network (BEN). The product is characterized by ease of use and low requirements. The centralized management of servers and workstations with a central management console. Backup is performed to central NAS or DAS devices. NovaStor recommends this solution for networks of three servers and up.
Professional data backup is an essential part of protecting the interests of small and medium sized companies. All too often the subject of proper backup procedure is neglected in these environments due to limited finances and lack of necessary IT resources.
NovaBACKUP BEN is a centralized network backup solution for Windows Workstations, Microsoft SQL and Exchange as well as for agent-less backup of virtual machines under VMware and Hyper-V. The backups are created on a central storage device (Network Attached Storage/NAS) or a local storage (Direct Attached Storage/DAS). NovaBACKUP BEN supports all standard storage devices such as hard disks, CD/DVD and USB as well as single tape drives (magnetic tape). Cloud Backup capability to protect data at a redundant location is a standard option of NovaBACKUP BEN. Companies are thus able to create their own customized backup strategy regarding preferred schedules, technologies, and locations.
NovaBACKUP BEN is tailored to the needs of small businesses. Need for additional hardware is reduced or eliminated through the optimal use of the existing infrastructure. Data backup and restore can be initiated manually or through automated schedules through the use of the included central management console. This component empowers even users with little IT-knowledge to control all backup and restore processes locally as well as offsite, remotely via the internet.
With NovaBACKUP BEN, simple and fast installation, minimal system requirements as well as central backup and administration reduce the daily work load of users with little expertise as well as IT staff considerably. E-mail and telephone support is carried out by qualified support engineers based in the US and Germany.
Stefan Utzinger, CEO at NovaStor: “The demands of small and medium sized businesses are very different from those of large companies. Robust technology, a user interface which suits everyday needs and an appropriate price-performance ratio make the success of a backup solution. NovaBACKUP BEN not only secures business continuity, but also facilitates daily business processes.”
NovaBACKUP BEN is available from NovaStor as well as from authorized resellers. The base package includes protection for three servers and all options for Exchange, SQL, Hyper-V and VMware for $1.499. Also included is the Central Management Console, and technical support from NovaStor’s US support team, either by e-mail or phone for the first year.