Reliable Windows Server
Backup and Recovery.

BackupAssist is built for everything from big virtualized environments to small physical servers. Take the disaster out of disaster recovery and protect your physical, virtual, and hybrid environments.

Try BackupAssist for free for 30 days!

Customers in 146 countries have chosen BackupAssist!

Watch this short video to learn why.

A little of what BackupAssist can do for you:

Our Edge

Full Free Support

Easy access to our dedicated support teams via phone, e-mail and our forums. Got a question for us? Just ask!

Reliable & Predictable – Full support with the complete range of Microsoft Windows Servers and server applications. We’ve worked hard to become a certified Microsoft Gold Application Developer.

Simple – Easily back up your data & systems with our intuitive, user-friendly interface. If disaster strikes, effortlessly restore or recover lost data with a few simple steps.

Affordable – You only ever pay for what you need. Our flexible, modular pricing means you buy a base–license and purchase add-ons only as required. If you don’t need it, you won’t pay for it.

Powerful - Advanced users aren’t forgotten with powerful, configurable settings offering precise control over how your data is protected. Easy for novices, great for pros.

Fast & Easy - Schedule and automate your backups for fast, painless data security. BackupAssist defines set and forget with advanced, customizable backup schemes.

Flexible - Backup to a comprehensive range of destinations. Define your own dynamic security and backup to network, NAS, RDX, iSCSI, local drives, flash drives, optical drives, USB HDD, tape or cloud.

Effortless, Scalable Backups

With BackupAssist, you're in complete control. Capture everything while it's live and in-use, from entire servers and workstations to individual files. It doesn't matter if it's physical or virtual, either.

  • No Fuss, Automated Backups: Above all, BackupAssist is user-friendly. Backup scheduling is smooth and straightforward, no matter the scale of your saves. Perform Image level backups with System Protection, file level replication backups with File Protection or compress you backups with File Archiving.
  • Incremental and Differential Backups: BackupAssist identifies only what needs to be changed since the last backup, saving you backup time, storage space, and network usage.
  • Ironclad, Military-Grade Encryption: Be safe instead of sorry with our secure Bitlocker or AED 265-bit encryption. Step up your security and give hackers an extra hoop to leap through by creating a USB security key as well as a passcode.
  • Anti-Corruption Defence: BackupAssist goes out of its way to make sure your backup is not corrupted. It thoroughly tests your backup destination before you start, then verifies your data has made it intact after the backup process.
  • Mission-Critical VSS Protection: Ensure your business continuity by protecting mission-critical VSS applications such as Exchange, SQL, Sharepoint and Active Directory. BackupAssist is VSS-Aware and can create application-consistent backups of servers and Hyper-V environments.
  • Choose your Backup Location:It doesn't matter where you want to back data up for later recovery, BackupAssist supports it. Back up to USB devices, HDD, RDX, Tape and local drives, network locations, iSCSI devices, and more. (Our Supported Hardware)

Read more about about our easy, hassle-free backup tools.

Uniquely Targeted Restores

When you need just a few files, fast, BackupAssist has raised the bar when it comes to accuracy. With just a few clicks, you can restore anything—servers, databases, applications, files, mail items, etc.

  • Granular Hyper-V Restoration: Make a backup of Hyper-V guests with Hyper-V Advanced so you can precisely select and restore files at a later date, including mail items from Exchange Servers running on VMs.
  • Smart Exchange Recovery: Restore individual e-mails, attachments, appointments and contacts with Exchange Granular. Handy for restoring lost employee e-mails or those of your clients.
  • Rescue SQL Data: Track down individual SQL activity and restore a single database to a specific point in time. Never lose precious time again!
  • Multi-Backup Search: With BackupAssist, you can quickly search single or multiple backups to find the exact data you need. Search by time frame, across different backup types, for a particular file name or type, or all of the above. Forgot the name? Use a wildcard search!
  • Dedicated Failover Support: BackupAssist is uniquely tailored to operate in and restore Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV). It can easily restore single, multiple, or all of a host’s guests, including the host itself.
  • Offsite Restores: Restore your data from an offsite location, data centre or cloud provider, whether it’s to the same or a different machine.

Learn more about our about our intuitive guided restore tools.

Rapid Disaster Recovery

Server and Virtual Machine Crashes are a fact of life. Avoid downtime and its cost with our swift data recovery tools.

  • Immediate and Full VM Recoveries: Bring your VM machines back online without even taking them off your backup media! Don’t lose three hours you can’t afford with our rapid recovery tool. At the same time, get your VMs permanently online with a full recovery.
  • Bare-Metal? Barely a Problem: With BackupAssist, recovering an entire physical system to bare-metal takes just a few clicks. Our easy-to-navigate RecoverAssist UI makes it even easier.
  • Combine Backups and Boot Devices: Create a 'Bootable Backup' and turn your USB hard drive into a one-stop-shop for data recovery.
  • Hardware Agnostic: Whether you're booting your crashed system to the same or dissimilar hardware, BackupAssist supports you during the move.
  • Custom Recovery Environments: Launch up with support files, drivers, and command-line support at your disposal. Add and bundle a selection of useful recovery tools and applications to get your server back up and running.
  • Own Your Backups: BackupAssist doesn't block your backups behind proprietary code, allowing you to recover your data how and where you wish.
  • SQL Continuous Backups: Your databases are important, and every minute counts. In an emergency, minimize data loss to as low as five minutes with transaction-level backups, keeping track of your Live SQL Servers and data changes in real time.

We have physical, virtual, and hybrid environments covered with our full bare-metal recovery and Hyper-V Guest Recovery.

Manage Everything Remotely

Gain a whole new level of control over your entire network. Wield the full power of BackupAssist from afar on machines that have it, and remotely deploy installations to those that don’t.

  • Unified, Central Management: Manage all, some, or one of your BackupAssist installations with unprecedented control. Administer backup and restore jobs for physical and virtual machines from any device over WAN or LAN.
  • Simple, Synchronized Network: View all the deployed versions of BackupAssist , making sure they’re the latest version and properly licensed. If they’re not, quickly fix it from afar. Save time and money by being able to check it all in one single location.
  • Easy-To-Use Web Application: Our straightforward web display makes remote management a breeze, while still offering multiple levels of detail when you need it.
  • Complete Visibility: Have instant access to detailed reports on each and every one of your machines, and any backup or restorations they’re running. Tailor them to learn exactly what you want to know about your physical, virtual, or hybrid environments.
  • Global Reports: Keep in the loop with instant success, failure, and warning alerts. Set up custom times to receive current status reports, whether it’s daily, weekly, or a specific time each month.
  • Shared Reporting: Use a managed recipients list to send detailed reports to those who need it, making sure more than one person is in the know.

Read more about BackupAssist’s powerful Multisite Manager.

Try it for yourself - 30 Day Fully Featured Trial


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 2016
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016
  • 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 R2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2012
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2008

Microsoft Client Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 (Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate) (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows 8/8.1 (Professional, Enterprise) (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows 10 (32-bit/64-bit)

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

Windows Server 2003, or Small Business Server 2003? We have you covered

Microsoft Certified Partner

Just a few of our happy customers