Novosoft, a specialist in developing data backup solutions and disaster recovery software for Windows, required by home and corporate users released the Linux edition of Handy Backup, its flagship software.
Aleksey Dolgushev, head of Handy Backup business development department said, “We are happy that we have managed to create a full-featured and easy-to-use backup solution suitable for mixed Linux-Windows networks.”
Handy Backup is a backup software for Linux which allows the backing up of mixed operating system networks. Also Handy Backup Server Network edition is designed to offer native support for Linux-based workstations as client agents.
The solution features advanced functionality that is compatible with Windows 8/7/Vista/XP, Windows Server 2012/2008/2003 and Linux environments. In addition to backing up the program it allows synchronization and recovery of local and remote files, HDD images, MySQL, MS SQL, PostgreSQL, MS Exchange, Oracle (News - Alert), DB2 and other data.
“Our new product is featured as a part of network editions of Handy Backup and allows managing backup of remote Linux workstations from a single control panel. Moreover, Handy Backup for Linux provides excellent reliability and backup speed that makes it a convenient solution for both home and corporate users,” Dolgushev added.
Officials confirmed that all the functions which are featured in the Windows editions of Handy Backup will also be included in the Linux version. The smart scheduler feature ensures that, when a program is set up once it can run backup and restore tasks multiple times automatically on a minute to monthly basis.
Also agents for Linux can be installed on network-attached storage (NAS) in order to enlarge its backup functionality. Users can download Linux workstation agents suitable for Debian-based and Red Hat (News - Alert)-like distributives of Linux from the Handy Backup website. Handy Backup is available in several editions that suits users in the home and corporate environments.
In March 2013 Novosoft released a new version of Handy Backup that was optimized for high-load servers. Handy Backup v 7.3.4 features improvements focusing on performance and stability under high loads.