Handy Backup has a pack of features allowing users fully controlling what, where, when and how to take copies of any data on their PCs or even networks. Some editions allow purchasing feature when a user feel a need for it; other, like a Small Business solution, already contain all features out-of-the-box.
Version 8.5.0 , built on September 19, 2023. 116 MB
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Backup is saving copies of information to some secured place, physically or logically separated among an original data storage. This allows always keeping a good, consistent copy of crucial data and restoring these data at any time when a need will emerge. Therefore, backup can protect from any peril!
Any backup software, including Handy Backup, has some set of principal features working with backup tasks. To compare feature set from different editions of Handy Backup, please refer to the Backup Software Comparison Chart. For convenience of browsing, we divide all features into several categories.
Thanks to a well-developed plug-in architecture, the list of supported data source options can impress or even enjoy. With Handy Backup, you can work with different file systems, databases, applications, and much more.
What is backup data by network? In this mode, you can use all features described in this article to backup files from a single management panel in a local network. Save data remotely, making an efficient online backup without physically moving between different machines!
Server backup – allows saving server-level data, such as databases, virtual machines, websites and FTP content, to any local storage connected to network machines, or to remote data vaults including local and Internet-based FTP servers, clouds etc.
Workstation backup - provides backup functions for remote user PCs and workstations running under any type of OS, to save projects, workfiles, emails and other user-level data wherever you want, including local, network and Web-connected storage of almost any type in exist.
Attention! Only the Server Network solution provides the centralized network backup function. In addition, you must purchase a Network Agent of appropriate type (i.e. a Server Agent or a Workstation Agent) to each machine connected to your network, if you plan to back up to and from this machine.
You can back up your data wherever you want! Are you a home user? Use home NAS or USB drives. Are you an IT expert? Take advantage of secured SFTP or FTPS connections and cloud replication.
For any users and any needs, Handy Backup allows selecting the most appropriate storage feature for keeping backup data.
The software comes with a wide range of options, including data compression, encryption, scheduling and much more.
*Note: Backup verification is temporarily unavailable in the latest version, 8.5.0.
Handy Backup provides some methods of backing up data, as well as some storage techniques allowing saving time, space and efforts on backup operations.
Handy Backup is a solution designed to backup Windows computers and back up small business servers running under Windows:
Note: You can back up Windows Servers and workstations working under both 32- and 64-bit platforms. Handy Backup will automatically select an appropriate type of software, according to the configuration of machine and OS.
Backup Linux - you can run Handy Backup from some Linux distros under Wine, or as a part of a network architecture (for network-oriented editions).