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Back up your data online with CloudBerry S3 Backup

Back up your data online with CloudBerry S3 Backup

CloudBerry Lab has released CloudBerry Online Backup - an application that allows users to backup their data online to their Amazon S3 accounts.

Disaster recovery planning is often times an afterthought that comes to light when disaster strikes. Very seldom do companies fully recover from loss of critical data which could lead to loss of business. CloudBerry Backup provides a powerful Backup and Restore product designed to leverage Amazon S3 reliable and secure online storage to make your disaster recovery plan simple, reliable, and affordable.

CloudBerry Backup is a backup product that you can easily install and configure. Backup Wizard will help you setup and schedule your first backup plan in minutes. The intuitive interface provides easy file and folder selection capabilities. Scheduling capabilities automate the backup process. 

As you work with your computer you create more files on your hard disk, CloudBerry Backup will automatically pick up new files and copy them to backup storage. What’s more, it will also recognize modified files and copy them as versions and you will be able to restore a file to a particular point in time. Strong data encryption protects your data from unauthorized access.

In the event of data loss Restore Wizard will help you to find the file(s) in online storage and recover them within minutes.

Newer version supports copying files that are locked exclusively such as Microsoft Outlook PST and /or QuickBooks data files.  Parallel data transfer significantly speeds up backup and restore operations.  Command line interface opens the door for the third party vendors to integrate backup product into their own solutions.

CloudBerry Lab is currently working on a virtual drive that will expose your backup storage as a disk on your local computer.  Moreover, the next release will feature block level backup that will further improve backup and restore time and reduce storage requirements. In addition the released version will also integrate with Windows Home Server (http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/windowshomeserver/default.mspx )

CloudBerry Backup is designed to work on Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7. Microsoft PowerShell command line interface allows advanced computer users integrate backup and restore plans with other routines.

CloudBerry S3 Backup 1.0 for Windows costs $29.99(US) for a single-user license. Site licenses are available. CloudBerry Backup will be offered without charge to students, educational institutions and non-profit organizations. You will continue to pay Amazon directly for their S3 charges.

For more information & to download the evaluation copy, visit our Web site at: http://www.cloudberrylab.com/default.aspx?page=cloudberry-backup/

About CloudBerry Lab

CloudBerry Lab was established in 2008 by a group of experienced IT professionals with the mission to help organizations in adopting Cloud computing technologies by closing the gap between Cloud vendor propositions and consumer needs through development of innovative low-costs solutions.

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Marketing Manager at CloudBerry Lab, the company that specialize on tool that makes Cloud Computing adoption easier. CloudBerry Lab is established in 2008 by a group of experienced IT professionals with the mission to help organization in adopting Cloud computing technologies by closing the gap between Cloud vendors propositions and consumer needs through development of innovative low costs solutions.

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