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Backup Data to Amazon S3


CloudBacko can perform block-level incremental / differential backup of your VMware / Hyper-V guest VMs, Microsoft Exchange database and individual mailboxes, Microsoft SQL database, MySQL database, Oracle database, Lotus Domino, Windows System and System State, Outlook pst, and ordinary files to Amazon S3 Cloud Storage for offsite data protection. In case your local site is striked by a disaster, your mission critical data will still be intact and ready for restore from Amazon S3. Read all the benefits that CloudBacko backup software can give you from here.

Why use CloudBacko when I can directly upload data to Amazon S3?

Good question! First of all, Amazon S3 just provides you with storage space and a simple web interface so that you can manually upload data. However, how are you going to copy Office 365 Exchange Online mailboxes / emails, VMware / Hyper-V guest virtual machines, Microsoft Exchange Database, Microsoft SQL Database to there automatically and as frequent as you want? CloudBacko is the answer.

Secondly, CloudBacko encrypts all the filenames and contents of your data on your local machine before sending to Amazon S3. Besides, it encrypts everything with 256-bit truly randomized encrypting key. Thus, no easily hackable key such as "123", "abc", etc. will be used. With this unique encryption methodology, no one, not even the people from Amazon, is able to know what you have backed up.

Moreover, CloudBacko Pro and CloudBacko Lite can automate everything. Once set up, backup will be run automatically based on preset schedules. It also has many built-in features that handle the scheduling, retention and versioning, security, speed optimization, incremental backup, data integrity, reporting, etc.

All these are the values that CloudBacko provides so that you don't need your IT staff to write your own backup scripts. All the scripts, the functions and features you need are all included in CloudBacko. Check out all the features from here..

Why Amazon S3

It is scalable. It offers 5GB monthly free storage for one year. It's price is based on your actual usage. Its price point is reasonable. Storage fee starts at US$0.023 per GB only. Since you will normally use incremental backup, the request and data transfer costs for backup will only be around 10 - 80% of the storage cost. On the contrary, if you set up the whole offsite backup by yourself, the total cost could be much higher. Its service level is covered by SLA. It is trustworthy with many Fortune 500 customers. It gives you peace of mind. Check out their website for more benefits.

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