Windows Server backup and disaster recovery software

Ensure business continuity with simple, fast and reliable backups of your Microsoft Windows Servers. With a comprehensive suite of technologies to back up, restore and recover your data and systems, you are in safe hands with BackupAssist.

Choose BackupAssist v7.4 for

Backup - Fast, simple and reliable 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, with RecoverAssist, our clever recovery tool.
Remote - Centralized Administration Console to help you manage your backup strategy across multiple servers.

Our Edge

Reliable & Predictable - Supporting the full range of Microsoft Windows servers and Small Business servers, we have worked hard to achieve our Gold Application Developer certification from Microsoft.
Affordable - Flexible and modular pricing means you only pay for what you need. Buy a base license, then purchase Add-ons if you need them. Keep your costs under control, by not purchasing what you don't need.
Simple - Our intuitive user Interface and wizards make it a breeze to back up your data & systems. Should disaster strike, let us step you through some simple steps to seamlessly restore or recover your data.
Fast & Easy - Schedule and automate your backups with advanced, custom schemes for fast backups. With BackupAssist, our automatic back up defines set and forget.
Powerful - Designed for novice users, advanced users aren't forgotten with powerful configurable settings to give you precise control over how your data is protected.
Multiple backup destinations - Comprehensive support for backup destinations including: network destinations, NAS, RDX, iSCSI devices, local drives, optical disks, tape drives and cloud storage.
Support - Our support is awesome. And best of all, it's free.

What's new in v7.4?



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.

Rapidly retrieve data from your backup

BackupAssist provides an integrated suite of restore technologies that step you through the restore process.





Swiftly rebuild your entire system from a backup

You can rely on BackupAssist to recover your data & systems quickly and minimise your downtime

Remote administration made easy

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



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Systems Supported

The backup features depend on the operating system. For a list of supported environments for each backup technology, please refer to the individual feature pages.

Below is a list of operating systems and technologies supported by BackupAssist.

Microsoft VSS Applications*

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010

* All Microsoft VSS aware applications supported

Microsoft Virtual Environments

  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2012
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2008

Microsoft Client Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 8 (Ultimate & Professional)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (Ultimate & Professional)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (Ultimate, Business & Enterprise)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

Microsoft Server Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 family
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 family
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 family
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 family
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 family
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1 family
  • * Server 2012R2 Hyper-V support is for non-CSV environments.

  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011
    (Standard, Essentials & Premium)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008
    (Standard & Premium)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2
    (Standard & Premium)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003
    (Standard & Premium)
  • Microsoft Windows Essential Business Server 2008
    (Standard & Premium)
  • Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 SP1