NovaBACKUP® Business Essentials


All-inclusive Windows server backup for business-critical applications & virtual machines.

Small business backup made easy...

We understand small business backup and are here for YOU. Everything from choosing your backup plan and installing it, to recovering your data in case of a crash, to providing unmatched local support. NovaBACKUP Business Essentials gives you everything you need to protect all your business data, in one all-inclusive solution.

  • Physical and Virtual Server Backup
  • Protection for SQL and Exchange
  • Disaster Recovery and Bare Metal Restore
  • Dissimilar Hardware Restores
  • VM Replication and Single File Restore
  • Granular Restore for Exchange and SQL
  • FREE Installation, Setup Assistance and Support
  • FREE Remote Monitoring Console

We protect your entire system with a single solution.
Our business is protecting your business at an affordable price, with no surprise extras or add-on costs. We protect your entire system (files, applications, operating system) with file backups and Disaster Recovery image backups in one solution. You get award-winning Windows server backup software for SQL and Exchange with granular restore, plus support for unlimited virtual machines for one price. With NovaBACKUP, you don't need multiple solutions to protect all your business data. One solution does it all.

It's backup for the rest of us.

Powerful, user-friendly features and benefits

NovaBACKUP Business Essentials offers Windows server backup for both physical and virtual machines a single, all-inclusive solution.

Physical and virtual server backup.

Protect your physical servers and virtual machines with a single license and a single installation for one low price. Works on Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2012, 2010 and 2008, plus up to Hyper-V 2016 and VMware vSphere 6.

Protection for critical business applications.

Perform Exchange and Microsoft SQL server backup.  Database backup can be done from the same application, without additional add-on costs or separate plugin installations. Supports up to SQL 2016 and Exchange 2016.

Granular restore for SQL and Exchange.

Enables quick and bandwidth-savvy granular restores from file- and image-level backups for offline SQL databases and Microsoft Exchange Server mailbox stores and Outlook files, eliminating the need for brick-level backup agents.

Flexible file backups.

Gain complete control of your backups. Backup all of your data, just specific files or folders, or only back up your changed files. With incremental and differential backups and file exclusion options, you can save storage space and greatly reduce your backup window.

Disaster recovery image backups.

Hard drive crashes are a fact of life. With Disaster Recovery image backups, you always have an exact duplicate copy of your entire system, from your operating system down to your email settings, so you can recover your entire system in just minutes. Restore to the same location, to an entirely new system with dissimilar hardware, or to a virtual machine.

Multiple backup destinations.

Store your data in a way that suits the needs of your business. Backup solutions from NovaStor allow you to back up your data to as many destinations as you want. Choose from local media devices, network attached storage, or cloud backup, plus seamless integration with file-sharing services like Dropbox, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, Google Drive, iDriveSync, SkyDrive, and SafeSync for secure online backup for small-business owners.

Dissimilar hardware restores.

With true Universal Restore, you can quickly and easily restore your system to an entirely new system, even one with dissimilar hardware, using a bootable media device.


Meet the needs of your recovery point objectives (RPOs) by using Hyper-V or VMware virtual machine replication with changed block tracking. In the event of a disaster, you can move your virtual machine into production within minutes, significantly reducing downtime.

FREE Central Monitoring

Free web-based monitoring console allows you to remotely monitor all of your NovaBACKUP licenses from a single pane of glass. Designed from the ground-up to meeting the backup monitoring needs of customers and partners. Works on all popular web browsers.

Local, expert support and real-time reporting

Get one-on-one help from local NovaStor support experts.

Custom installation and setup assistance.

From developing a backup plan, to installation and the configuring of your first backup jobs to see that data is protected from day one, our experts are with you every step of the way.

Invaluable real-time reporting.

Be in control and know where your backups stand at all times. Automate and configure daily, weekly and monthly backup reports for delivery via email or printed for quick-viewing. Track the status and health of your backup jobs as well as the amount of storage available on your destination devices.

One-step email notifications.

Fast email setup for backup job notifications: Just enter your email address and you’re done! No configuration is needed. You can even set up different email notifications for different users.

Always Microsoft-ready, with full Windows Server support.

NovaBACKUP is fully compatible with Microsoft. Backup software from NovaStor is always Microsoft-ready, and support for the latest OS comes standard – including Server 2016.

NovaCare support.

NovaBACKUP Business Essentials includes our industry-leading NovaCare support. That means unlimited access to phone, email, and live chat help from our local, expert support engineers, unlimited product updates, and unlimited access to a vast library of helpful guides and documentation.

Fast, secure, and scalable

NovaBACKUP Business Essentials offers an unmatched combination of speed and security.

Fast backup speeds.

NovaBACKUP Business Essentials tested 133% faster than the next competitor. And you can use automatic scheduling to backup bit-level or incremental changes between your full backups, ensuring your files and database data are always protected without needing to continuously run full backups. 

Optimized for fast NAS device setup.

Simple one-step setup for NAS devices makes it easier than ever to backup to NAS. Setup one or multiple NAS devices once and all your NAS devices become available as a destination for any backup job you run in a single click.

Secure backups with 256-bit encryption.

Guard your data with military-grade, 256-bit AES encryption to ensure that your critical and confidential data is secure at all times. For your added protection, NovaBACKUP Business Essentials does not store your private encryption key on your servers.

Patented technology for fast file restoration.

Restore any file or files, regardless of when or where the files were backed up. With our Patented time-slider technology, you can restore files from a specific point in time, even if you forgot which backup device you saved them to. And with the fastest restore process on the market, you and your data can get back to work in no time.

Don't take our word for it:

“It protects my business data, and I don't even know that it‘s there.“

Phillip van Niekerk, CEO


"The new virtualization features in NovaBACKUP Business Essentials offer great benefits in a single backup...

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