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Getting started with Hyper-V backups

  This is the first in a series of articles where we will take a closer look at Hyper-V backups and restores. In this article, we will just touch on a couple of common questions. […]

BackupAssist Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) support

You’ve heard us talk a lot about BackupAssist’s support for Windows Hyper-V Servers. An important feature of many Hyper-V environments is the need for reliability and failover capability. For Hyper-V, this can be achieved by […]

Data Deduplication and BackupAssist

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R1/R2 includes a technology called Data Deduplication, which reduces the amount of disk space taken up by your data. Let’s take a deeper look at what Deduplication means for you and […]

Windows BitLocker drive detection pop-up

  BackupAssist uses BitLocker to encrypt removable drives. These drives can generate a pop-up message when they are attached to a server. This article explains the message and how to respond.

VSS application backups

The Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service or VSS is a storage management framework designed for Windows to create point-in-time copies or snapshots of drives while files are in use.

BackupAssist v8.2.1 features

This week saw the release of BackupAssist v8.2.1. We usually don’t do articles about maintenance releases, but because there are some great new features, we thought we’d share the good news.