New! NovaBACKUP 18 Update
Supports Windows Server 2016, Hyper-V, SQL and Exchange 2016. Now with Granular Restore.
Plus, new monitoring console FREE for all users!
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NovaBACKUP 18.5 | Update Now Available
Release Date: 9/27/16
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Dozens of Under the Hood Enhancements and Fixes
Our team of Engineers are constantly working to improve NovaBACKUP based on user and partner feedback. This product update includes dozens of improvements to product features including backup and image retention, copy jobs, image backups, virtual dashboard, daylight savings time and file backups.
NovaCare Expire Date Now Visible in Product
Quickly check to see when your NovaCare or subscription plan expires by visiting help > about within your NovaBACKUP software. NovaCare gives you full access to all product updates and upgrades as well as unlimited access to our US-based, in-house phone support.
Granular Restore for Microsoft Exchange & SQL
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.
Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016
NovaStor moves quickly to support the latest technologies and operating systems that power your business, including Windows Server 2016.
Support for Microsoft Hyper-V 2016
Microsoft Hyper-V 2016 brings a range of new enhancements to improve VM capability. As virtual machines become more light weight and easy to manage, NovaBACKUP fully supports the backup and restore of VM’s running under Hyper-V.
Support for Microsoft SQL 2016
NovaBACKUP protects Microsoft SQL 2016 databases against corruption and user error with powerful backup and restore functionality. NovaBACKUP maintains its position as one of the first backup applications to support SQL 2016.
Support for Microsoft Exchange 2016
With NovaBACKUP customers and partners can be sure that the latest databases will be backed up. Microsoft Exchange 2016 is fully supported with this release.
Native 64-Bit Support with Auto Installer
NovaBACKUP now auto-detects your operating system and installs with the appropriate application support (32-bit x86 and 64-bit x64), offering greater memory resources and performance enhancements.
NEW Monitoring Console: NovaBACKUP CMon (FREE)
A completely redesigned web-based Central Monitoring application lets NovaStor customers and partners check the status of backup jobs instantly via the Internet. Designed from the ground up and available completely for FREE to NovaBACKUP users.
Network Backup Solution Now Available
NovaBACKUP product line now includes NovaBACKUP Network, a centrally managed network backup software designed for small Windows network environments.
NovaBACKUP 18 additional features and benefits:
- Product Enhancements & Fixes NovaBACKUP 18 includes expanded OS support, technology improvements, UI changes and fixes.
- Physical and Virtual Machine BackupSupport for both physical and virtual environments (Hyper-V and VMware) from a single license, single installation, and single interface.
- Protects Critical Business ApplicationsBackup and restore all of your data, even Microsoft SQL and Exchange from the same application, without additional add-on costs or separate plugin installations. Supports up to SQL 2016 and Exchange 2016.
- Flexible, All-Inclusive Data ProtectionProtect just your business files or do complete system image backups from one solution. Backup all your files, or just your changed files with incremental and differential backups.
- Fast Application RestoresRestore Microsoft SQL, Exchange, VMware and Hyper-V data to an alternate location in a fraction of the time it use to take.
- Disaster RecoveryAlways have an exact copy of your entire system, from operating system down to your email settings, so you can completely restore your entire system in just minutes.
- Dissimilar Hardware RestoresWith true Universal Restore, you can restore your system to an entirely new system, even with dissimilar hardware quickly and easily using a bootable media device.
- Local, Cloud Backup and File SyncManage local and cloud backups, all from a single interface, plus get seamless support of popular file sharing applications like Dropbox, OneDrive and more, to safely encrypt and protect your data in the cloud!
- Secure 256-Bit AES EncryptionGuard your data with military-grade, 256-bit encryption to ensure that your critical and confidential data is secure at all times.
- Supports Latest Microsoft Windows OSMove to the latest technology with confidence. NovaBACKUP 18 supports up to Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
- Integrated Support TabGet years of NovaStor technical expertise at your fingertips 24 hours a day. Get immediate access to FAQs, our knowledgebase, product documentation, how-to videos and more.
- Built-in Search FunctionalityIt's now easier than ever to get your questions answered with our new in-product search box. Answers to your questions are displayed online for easy viewing with a single click.
- Advanced SchedulerYou can setup a personalized backup schedule to enable and disable backup jobs on your days of choice.
- Single Mailbox Restore for ExchangeEasily search for and recover individual mailboxes, down to the item level within Microsoft Exchange.
- Direct Streaming for BackupsBackup Microsoft SQL, Exchange, VMware, and Hyper-V directly without temporary caching for up to 400% faster backups.
- Single File Restore for Virtual MachinesUsing file-level restore, you can restore individual files, subdirectories, or entire drives from your virtual machines.
- Simplified Virtual BackupsManage Hyper-V and VMware virtual backups from a single platform, and advanced backup tasks in just a few clicks.
- Virtual Machine ReplicationEasily copy Hyper-V and VMware virtual machines for testing, upgrading hardware, and disaster recovery purposes.
- Improved Boot Disk CreationBoot disks can be saved to a USB drive, allowing users without a CD/DVD drive to backup their data quickly and easily.
- Fast and Streamline InstallationOne small installation, with no additional plug-ins required. Up to 25x smaller installer than the competition.
- Up to 4x Faster than the Competition
NovaBACKUP PC tested 458% faster than the nearest competitor and Server and Business Essentials tested 133% faster.
- Simplified Image BackupsWe've simplified image backups so the job name is now automatically generated for incremental and differential backup jobs.
- Supports Latest .NET FrameworkNovaBACKUP can utilize either .NET Framework version 3.5 or 4.0 and above, whichever is already installed so you don't have to install the latest version.
- Enhanced Smart Log FunctionalityView just an overview displayed in HTML format, or dig several layers deeper for detailed information to help you find and resolve any issues you encounter.
- Exclude Files OptionReduce your backup window and storage space requirements by manually excluding non-essential files, folders or file formats from your backups.
- No Reboot RequirementNo need to schedule down-time to reboot your production servers. With NovaBACKUP installations, you will not need to reboot, as this is not required.
- Patented Restore TechnologyRestore any file or files, regardless of when or where the files were backed up. You can restore files from a specific point in time, even if you forgot which backup device you saved them to.
- Fast NAS Device SetupSimple one-step setup for NAS devices makes it easier than ever to backup to NAS. Once setup, all NAS devices are available as a destination for all backup jobs in a single click.
- One-Step Email NotificationsFast email setup for backup job notifications. Just enter your email address and you’re DONE! No configuration needed. You can even set up different email notifications for different users.
- Real-Time ReportingKnow your backup status at all times. New daily, weekly and monthly backup summary reports allow you to verify your backup job status and the amount of available storage space on your destination devices quickly and easily.
- Enhanced Local & Cloud BackupWe've added a new offsite backup service option to our cloud backup providers, made enhancements for cloud backup to Amazon S3, and added support for OneDrive for Windows 10 users.
- Health MonitoringNew self-diagnostic technology within NovaBACKUP enables better health monitoring for more reliable data protection. Reports any suspicious activity dynamically on the fly for added protection.
- Express Wizard RemovedBased on partner requests, the express wizard was removed from NovaBACKUP 18 to reduce the confusion or having two means to backup. It is now easier to start, create and edit a backup job.
- Improved VMware FunctionalityThe vmware.exe plugin was updated to support the latest technologies like Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL 2016. Offers improved speed and reliability of VMware backups and restores.
- U.S Based SupportWith NovaStor, you always speak to a certified backup expert as we never outsource our support. Our support is all in-house, so when you pick up the phone, you speak directly with a knowledgeable NovaStor employee, not a call center rep.
- Concierge Setup AssistanceGet a personal appointment for custom installation and setup with every order or trial of NovaBACKUP Server, and Business Essentials from certified backup experts. Includes remote installation, configuration and setup of your first backup job.
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