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BackupAssist ER gives you Express Recovery in many scenarios.

Local • Cloud • Physical • Virtual

Our founder, Linus took less than 15 minutes to perform a system back up and two local recoveries. Challenge and beat him to win some massive prizes.

Disk-to-disk-to-cloud Backup

  • Hands On Time: 4 min 51 sec
  • Total Backup Time: 2 hr 27 min

The Local VM Instant Boot

  • Hands On Time: 3 min 52 sec
  • Total Recovery Time: 6 min 17 sec

The Full Bare Metal Recovery

  • Hands On Time: 3 min 13 sec
  • Total Recovery Time: 11 min 10 sec

The Cloud VM Disaster Recovery

  • Hands On Time: 7 min 58 sec
  • Total Recovery Time: 1 hr 2 min 41 sec

The Extreme Recovery

Be creative, be extreme
Linus did a Microsoft Surface to Cloud to MacBook! What’s your Extreme?

Can you be the Cyber-Resilience Champion for 2020?

$100

Credit to Your Partner Account

For the first 25 complete entries

Accreditation Certificate as a
Recovery Specialist 2020

Here's how it works:

  • Submit a backup + any type of recovery for a prize
  • Multiple recovery types ⇒ multiple prizes
  • The first 25 submissions will win

$1000

Credit to Your Partner Account

Overall most versatile and skilled recovery practitioner.
Do 1 backup + most number of recovery types, with lowest hands-on time.

Accreditation Certificate as the
BA Cyber-Resilience Champion 2020

Here's how it works:

  • Our champion has the most versatility at recoveries
  • The winner does the most recovery types (up to 4)
  • In a tiebreak, winner has best total hands-on time

$300

Credit to Your Partner Account

For the top 2 fastest times on the leaderboard
for each of the 4 scenarios

Accreditation Certificate as a
Speed Daemon 2020

Here's how it works:

  • Recover a system fast to get on a leaderboard.
  • Do multiple recovery types ⇒ multiple leaderboards
  • No limit to the number of submissions.
  • Top 2 fastest times per recovery type will win

Also up for grabs - the

$100 credit prize for the most extreme recovery scenario

Leaderboard

Get your name in the list below and win the prizes

The Local VM Instant Boot

Contestant

Time

Linus Chang

3 min 52 sec

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Full Bare Metal Recovery

Contestant

Time

Linus Chang

3 min 13 sec

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Cloud VMDR

Contestant

Time

Linus Chang

7 min 58 sec

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Extreme Recovery

Contestant

Time

Linus Chang

8min 31sec

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Register
Submission

Register for the Challenge

Submit your details here and we will send you a license key and a download link of the BackupAssist ER software
https://backupassist.com/er/challenge

Submit Your Entry

Use this section after you’ve recorded the challenge


The Backup Data Source Hardware

Recovery Destination Scenarios

Challenge Scenario #1 : Local VM Instant Boot

Challenge Scenario #2 : Full Bare metal

Challenge Scenario #3 : VMDR in Cloud

Extreme Recovery Scenarios

Challenge Scenario #4 : Extreme Recovery


  • This competition is open to any bona fide MSP, even if you are not a current partner with us
  • If you win a prize and are not yet a BackupAssist Partner, we will create you an account and credit it with your prize
  • You and your colleagues can submit as many attempts as you like; as well as re-submit or re-do any attempts, should you want to maintain your position on the Leaderboard
  • Multiple people from the same MSP may submit results, but these results will count towards the same MSP. The maximum prize that any MSP can win is $2,700
FOR EXAMPLE:
Submit 1 backup and 4 different type of recoveries
4 Bronzes X $100 = $400 in prizes

PLUS achieve a Top 2 position in all 4 types of recoveries
4 Silvers X $300 = $1,200 in prizes

PLUS Fastest total time
1 backup + 4 different types of recoveries at fastest total time = 1 Gold X $1,000 = $1,000 prize

PLUS Extreme Eagle for most creative or Extreme recovery
$100 prize
TOTAL PRIZES YOU WIN = $400 + $1,200 + $1,000 + $100 = $2,700
  • Minimum data size of 10GB or more. The timer should clock in your hands on time only and not the wait time for the data transfers upload / download as this is subject to locations and ISP speeds. In the scenarios provided Linus backed up and transferred 50GB of data.
  • Different destinations of backup and recovery using various hardware are allowed. You DO NOT NEED to use the same hardware and set up as Linus’. Please list your hardware; backup destination and recovery target destination
  • All winners must participate in a 15 minute online interview in order to receive their prize. Please note that you will be contacted by our team member, to coordinate a time for 15-minute Zoom call. This will be a short interview to gather feedback on your experience using BackupAssist ER for this ER Challenge
  • If you win multiple prizes, only one interview call is required
  • Interview footage and information you submit to us may be used or published in whole or modified form, at the organizer’s discretion
  • By participating in this competition, you agree to be bound by these official rules and to the judges’ decisions, which are final and binding on all matters relating to the competition
  • The competition submission period begins at 12:00 p.m. E.D.T. on May 11, 2020, and ends at 11:59 p.m. E.D.T. on June 30, 2020 or until such time that there are 25 Bronze award winners
  • The judges decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into
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