Zetta.net is one of a number of companies offering cloud-based backup and disaster recovery services. Version 4.5 of Zetta's DataProtect is designed to deliver an appliance-free ability to backup server images.
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The most original Mac backup product in years is out from Acronis, a leading Windows backup vendor. But is different better? Here's what I found.
Microsoft OneDrive for Windows Phone 8.1 users get support for high-resolution photo backup, and OneDrive for Business customers get Yammer 'document conversations' functionality.
Malwarebytes has launched a backup service that includes scanning files for malware. It backs up multiple Windows PCs, and Android and Apple iOS devices, with optional encryption to protect your files in the cloud.
An updated test release of Microsoft's cloud backup service adds support for Windows Server Essentials 2012, among other new features.
Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials was disappointing, but there's a lot to like in its successor, which provides a small file-and-print server with integrated systems management and backup tools that's ideal for a small business or a home office.
The company has explained the rationale behind the new File History feature, although its background nature may make it unsuitable for many enterprise customers
Microsoft is testing a beta of an Azure-based online backup service for Windows Server 8. Here are a few more tidbits about it.
Did your most recent Windows PC come with reinstallation media? Many do, some don't. But contrary to what you might have read, creating replacement Windows discs is easy, and every major PC maker will supply backup discs, sometimes for free. I have details.
Windows Server 2008 R2 has been wrapped in a Windows 7-like user interface by platform vendor ThinkGrid, to allow businesses to rent hosted virtual desktops that look like Windows 7, but without its licensing costs.The desktops, introduced on Monday, include high-availability redundancy, antivirus protection and backup.
DataCore hopes to make storage virtualization easy for users of Microsoft Windows Home Server 2011
Bill Detwiler shows you how to quickly search, backup, and prevent accidental deletions of Windows 7 Sticky Notes.
Microsoft has just announced the release of a public beta of the next version of Windows Home Server (WHS), the operating system that powers its SME and consumer network storage and backup devices, such as the HP StorageWorks X510 Data Vault we reviewed recently.Codenamed 'Vail', this new version of WHS is notable chiefly for being based on Windows Server 2008 R2 — a major upgrade from the current version, which uses Windows Server 2003 SP2 as the underlying OS.
The 2010 version of Backup Exec offers a huge range of options, including protection for both Microsoft and VMware virtual environments and deduplication, which could help rein in storage spending.
It's been in beta since July 2009, but Microsoft has finally released the Power Pack 3 (PP3) service pack for its Windows Home Server (WHS) storage and backup operating system. This is an important and timely update as one its main features is the addition of full Windows 7 client integration.
Don't let its size or consumer heritage fool you: the StorageWorks X510 is a powerful backup, sharing and remote access solution that's ideal for smaller offices with limited IT support.
Over the past few years, I've criticized Microsoft for its "irrational" Windows pricing. That's especially true for Ultimate edition, which was your only choice if you wanted certain combinations of Windows Vista features, like Media Center and Complete PC Backup. Now, as Windows 7 approaches its official launch date, will Vista Ultimate users get another gouging? Or is Microsoft getting ready to unveil another "special deal"?
One of the weakest features of Windows Mobile is the current web browser, Internet Explorer Mobile. There are several better alternatives such as the fantastic Opera Mobile 9.5 for Windows Mobile that is included on some devices as the default browser and the Skyfire proxy browser (I can watch Hulu.com with this browser). There has been talk for quite some time about Mozilla entering the Windows Mobile space and as reported by WMExperts.com the Fennec browser is now available in very early pre-alpha form (aka milestone release) to try on HTC Touch Pro devices. Make sure you have a backup of your device and are willing to risk a hard reset before trying this software out as it is very early in the development cycle and not that stable.
If you’re a savvy Windows Vista user or IT professional, you’ve probably used Vista’s Complete PC Backup to image your hard disk and you scheduled regular backups through Windows Backup.If you don’t really trust Vista’s built-in tools or just like to have additional copies of your really important files, Vista includes a powerful, but hidden directory replication utility, called Robocopy that makes backing up files a snap.
Open source backup and recovery independent software developer (ISV) Zmanda formally announced two new products tailored for Windows users.Zmanda, of Sunnyvale, Calif.
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