New website – launched

Hi all, Today we’re proud to launch our new website, Windows Server Backup Resource Center, ortherwise known as This site contains several articles that I wrote on Windows Server 2008 backup and as I […]

Rsync – how effective is it?

There’s much excitement here as we’re about to release our Rsync Engine, which will enable data to be synchronized offsite in a bandwidth efficient manner. I’ve written up some findings on Rsync in terms of […]

Backing up VMware VMs – how we do it with v5

Hello world, In our network, we have multiple servers and some of these are Virtual Machines. In order to back these up, we use a Disk-to-Disk and a Disk-to-Disk-to-Tape strategy, using BackupAssist v5. Let’s look […]

Announcing… SBS 2008 and EBS 2008 Support!

Hi all, To coincide with Microsoft’s worldwide launch of SBS 2008 and EBS 2008, we’d like to formally announce our support for these two latest operating systems. The current version of BackupAssist (v5.0.5) supports these […]

Server 2008 backup taking a long time – caused by USB version setting

Hi all, I recently had a case where a client of ours was reporting that the backup was taking over 23 hours to complete, and it looked like it had “hung”. However, he promptly fixed […]

Windows Server 2008 Image Backup and REV / rdx drives

Hello all, This is an important message for users of the rdx and REV drives on Server 2008 and the Image Backup (aka Windows Server Backup). BackupAssist does support the rdx and REV devices as […]