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Handy Backup's Data Center SAS 70 Certified

Cliff Boodoosingh, Editor-in-Chief on February 02, 2012
Novosoft LLC, the manufacturer of data backup solutions, announced that data centers for Handy Backup online storage service have proved their safety with SAS 70 certificates.

Alliance, Ohio, January 31, 2012 – Novosoft, a security software developer and consulting service provider, reports that the cloud suppliers of the Handy Backup online backup service have once again proved their efficiency. The data centers got srongly examined getting the SAS 70 Type 2 certificate, which illustrates the safety of advanced management and operation in these cloud merchant companies. This data adds worth to the commonly recognized efficiency of Handy Backup storage alternatives (backup to FTP, SFTP, local storage, and others) and makes the solution one of the enterprise backup service market’s strongest yet economic ones.

“Online backup service is thing you can able to choosing with lack of attention to detail these months. With all the great player in the cloud supplier industry, you have a set of choices: the payment plans, storage capacity, and, last but not least, the steps of data security. Back in 2011, we saw several events including major cloud downtimes, with Amazon EC2 servers crash. Those events proved that cloud is not all about the benefit by default and that you have be accurate in choosing a data center,” shared Aleks Dow, the director of Novosoft Development Department.

“Luckily, there is audit for data centers. For Handy Backup online storage service we select only those data centers which safety is proved with the SAS 70 Type 2 certificate and stick to multi cloud supplier policy. Therefore, in theory, with Handy Backup your business data continue secured even, God forbids, after a nuclear strike on a data center (hope we never get a opportunity to check),” added Mr. Dow.

The online backup service by Handy Backup is an alternative for storing data off. The backups are safely moved to and from servers of a secured data center and are instantly accessible on the web. Along with off storage, also a professional backup tool comes featuring data management, automation, encryption, and other smart features. Plus, there is an on-site backup alternative featured, with multiple options for storage available (internal and external hard, network servers and network computers, FTP, SFTP, etc.).

Online backup servers are controled by professional planners. The security of storage services is confirmed by the SAS 70 Type 2 authorizing document. This specially involves monitoring and risk assessment, protection of data, and other control options proved to be easily managed.

The online data backup service can be accessed right in the Handy Backup program interface (e.g. on the “Where to back up” screen in the step-by-step wizard), with no routine account registration required. The manual registration is however accessible on the official Handy Backup software web.

About Handy Backup

Handy Backup is a data backup service for home and business users. The service features a software family of 4 products for PCs and networks and an app for Android mobile devices. The remote data backup option is available for $0.35 per GB or for a custom price (for clients with an exclusive IT infrastructure). The present software version is 7.0.15. For more information, feel welcome to visit the official Handy Backup web page and check Handy Backup on Google+, Facebook, and Twitter.

About Novosoft

Established in 1992, Novosoft LLC specializes in software development and IT consultancy services. The software line includes products for automatic data backup, metrology automation, and several others. Among Novosoft’s partners and clients there are big names like NASA, Stanford University, Microsoft, IBM, and many others. Besides the reliable business partner reputation, the company is known for social and educational initiatives.

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