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NovoSoft Adding New Online Backup Services

Cliff Boodoosingh, Digital Content Manager on January 29, 2013
 
Alliance, Ohio, January 29, 2013 – Novosoft, an international software development company and IT solutions provider began rolling out a new version of their Online Backup service. The updates include ultra-fast performance, initial backup seeding service, new web interface, and more.

“This is the biggest change we’ve ever made to the service, and it touches every single part of it,” said Alexander Rassokhin, product manager of Handy Backup. “Everything became much faster: our tests showed up to 5x increase in performance when doing incremental backups. We’re launching a new service of initial backup seeding that will let users physically ship their hard drives to our storage centers instead of transferring gigabytes of data over the Internet. We have a new web interface that became simpler and easier to use. And there’s more to come!”

The new Online Backup service is a result of the company’s recent efforts in creating a Linux version of Handy Backup. It shares client-server architecture of their enterprise edition of the program, Handy Backup Network Server, with storage components launched in the cloud. In this scheme, remote clients communicate with the cloud software using Novosoft’s proprietary rsync-like protocol, making backups very fast and secure.

“All participants of Early Access Program can already take advantage of the new system. We are planning to roll it out globally in a month, starting with the US and Canada. Right now it is available in Windows version only, but Linux and Android clients will come in the nearest future.”

About Novosoft LLC
Established 20 years ago as an offshore development company, Novosoft now focuses on its own backup software, Handy Backup™. Rich expertise of the company’s engineers and well-established partnerships with large IT distributors lets it stay ahead of the competition and win the highest customer satisfaction and trust. You can read more about the company at http://www.novosoft-us.com.

About Handy Backup
Handy Backup is a line of Novosoft’s flagship data backup and disaster recovery solutions. Designed for Windows, Linux and Android, it is famous for its ultra-fast architecture, in which all operations are performed “on-the-fly” and use no temporary files. The program allows protecting local and remote files, HDD images, backing up MySQL, MS SQL, MS Exchange, Oracle and other data. Supported storage locations include CD/DVD, FTP/SFTP/FTPS, WebDAV, Amazon S3 and Novosoft Online Backup Service.
Prices of the software range from $39 for Home Standard to $599 for Network Server edition which is an all-included solution that allows protecting up to 10 networked computers from one control point. To learn more about Handy Backup, please refer to http://www.handybackup.net.

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