Backup Assist

Windows Server Backup and Disaster Recovery Software

BackupAssist provides simple, fast and predictable backups of your Microsoft Windows Servers. Ensure business continuity with a comprehensive suite of technologies to backup, restore, recover and remotely manage your data and systems

Choose BackupAssist v10 for

  • Backup – Simple, fast and predictable backups of your Windows Servers, applications, data & systems.
  • Restore – Easy to use Restore Console, with granular restore tools for Exchange, Hyper-V and SQL backups.
  • Recover – Customized bare–metal recovery to same or dissimilar hardware, using RecoverAssist, our clever recovery tool.
  • Remote – MultiSite Manager offers an advanced web interface for the remote deployment, management and reporting of BackupAssist installations.
  • Ransomware Protection – CryptoSafeGuard contains features designed to stop ransomware from compromising your backups.


BackupBackup Effortlessly backup your IT infrastructure, both systems and data

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

  • Automatic back up of files and applications or complete servers using System Protection, File Protection and File Archiving.
  • Standard backups are VSS-Aware allowing for real-time backups of Exchange, SQL, Hyper-V and other VSS applications.
  • Exchange – Create live backups of your Exchange Server and its databases. Perform granular restores of individual mail items and directly inject them back into a live Exchange Server, whether it be the original or different server.
  • SQL – Backup whole SQL Servers or individual databases. With transactional logging, you can create near continuous SQL backups that support point-in-time SQL restores
  • Hyper-V – Backup Exchange Servers and SQL Servers on Hyper-V guests, all in one back up of a Hyper-V host. Restore data from inside guest, including Exchange mailbox items.
  • Rsync – Back up files and data across the internet to an offsite location, datacentre or cloud provider. Ideal for remote offices, home offices and roaming users.
  • Tape – Create secure tape drive backups with support for full, differential and incremental backups to tape. Take advantage of our data compression and encryption to back up data to standalone tape devices.
  • A tailored selection of schemes that provide both daily and historical backups with media labelling and notifications.
  • Create, manage, monitor and report on your backups in real time both locally and remotely.
  • Data containers that can be created for image backups on network, external disk, local drive and RDX destinations.
  • Portable image backups for RDX, network, external disk and local drive destinations. Image backups can now be moved to another supported media and all the backups on that media can still be restored.



Rapidly retrieve 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 associate them with the appropriate restore tool..
  • Use the Restore Console to search multiple backups at the same time or browse a single backup to locate the data you want.
  • Restore individual files from a Hyper-V guest and its host or restore the virtual machine itself.
  • Restore an Exchange Server›s databases, mailboxes and individual mail items like emails from a single backup.
  • Restore an entire SQL Server, databases or individual transactions.
  • Exchange Granular Restore can be used to restore individual mail items to a PST file or a live Exchange Sever. This feature can use any standard backup type and includes support for Exchange 2013.



Swiftly rebuild your entire system from a backup

You can rely on BackupAssist to recover your data & systems 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.
  • Select from a list of recovery tools and applications and add them to your recovery media.
  • 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 made easy

The remote tools provided by BackupAssist make managing multiple machines quick and easy.

  • MultiSite Manager – offers one easy–to–use web interface with powerful and advanced features to simplify the remote management of your BackupAssist installations. Deploy and manage your BackupAssist installations across multiple sites, and save time and money by receiving alerts and notifications from the one unified console. MutliSite Manager is now available as a public beta
  1. deploy and update BackupAssist installations across multiple sites
  2. manage backup jobs and restores for each installation and site
  3. access reports and alerts on the status of each backup job
  4. customize and configure email reports
  5. Manage licensing requirements for each site and machine
  • Centralized Monitoring: – a web resource for Resellers that consolidates reports from all of your backup jobs and provides helpful options for viewing and analysing those reports. Built specifically for resellers and MSP’s, our Centralized Monitoring Console allows you to monitor multiple jobs from the one central location.