What's New with NovaBACKUP?

Learn about our latest product updates and releases.

  NEW    NovaBACKUP 19.8 Just Released 

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Recent Updates

Current NovaBACKUP Version: 19.8.1325.1

Latest Release Dates: 2/2/22

This release signifies a significant shift in the management of NovaBACKUP licenses. By utilizing NovaBACKUP CMon, users can now remotely backup data for any NovaBACKUP client license using NovaBACKUP CMon from anywhere with internet access. For MSPs and Resellers, this provides an opportunity to provide your clients with remote services like creating and updating backup jobs without the need to be on-site.

We are excited to announce that you can also now add any S3-compatible device as a cloud storage destination to our NovaBACKUP PC, Server, and Business Essentials licenses, giving you more options for cloud storage. This new functionality will allow you to add, back up to, and restore S3-compatible devices from NovaBACKUP.

We are excited to announce that you can also now add any S3-compatible device as a cloud storage destination to our NovaBACKUP PC, Server and Business Essentials licenses, giving you more options for cloud storage. This new functionality will allow you to add, back up to, and restore from S3-compatible devices from NovaBACKUP.

As a bonus, NovaBACKUP offers significantly faster backup and restore speeds with our new S3 compliant data mover; testing revealed increases upwards of 10X over our previous Amazon S3 speeds.

New NovaBACKUP CMon Features:
  • Increased backup and restore management functionality of CMon
  • Added ability to list, create, view, and delete backup jobs for an agent
  • Updated API to support more file backup and restore job settings and functions
  • Updated database schema to improve data integrity, data performance and functionality
  • Created a safeguard to prevent devices in use from being deleted to prevent backup failures

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New NovaBACKUP Client License Features:
  • Support for Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022
  • New technology for fast backups and restores to any S3 compatible device
  • Get up to 10X faster backup speeds with our new S3 compliant data mover
  • Improved file backup functionality to OneDrive
  • Enhanced details on backup job logs for error messages to improve error handling
  • Added details to logs to indicate skipped files that already exist when backing up to a cloud storage device
  • Ability to specify network credentials for backup retention jobs
  • Added support for setting up default email settings for image backups and retention jobs
  • Updated support tab with the embedded web browser to emulate Internet Explorer 10 mode

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Removed Features / New Requirements:

NovaBACKUP Storage Server:

  • The setup installer will now prevent users from installing on Windows Operating Systems that are no longer supported: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Small Business Server 2011
  • Windows Server 2012 or higher is required.

NovaBACKUP Client:

  • Instead of creating an Amazon S3 device like in NovaBACKUP version 19.7 and prior, you will now be able to create S3 compatible devices.
  • The setup installer will now prevent users from installing on Windows Operating Systems that are no longer supported: Windows 7, Windows 8.0, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Small Business Server 2011, and Windows 10 Version 1507
  • Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10 Version 1607, or higher is required.

NovaBACKUP CMon:

  • The setup installer will now prevent users from installing on Windows Operating systems that are no longer supported: Windows 7, Windows 8.0, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Small Business Server 2011, and Windows 10 Version 1507
  • Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10 Version 1607, or higher is required.
Click here to check out all the changes and fixes.
 
 
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Why are cloud backups paramount for optimal data protection?

  • It supports the 3-2-1 Backup Rule, which states: Have three copies of your data; stored on two different types formats (i.e. tape, disk, cloud, etc.), with one kept off-site (cloud for example).
  • It’s also easy to access and cost-effective. Shield yourself and your business from ransomware, disasters, hardware crashes, computer theft and accidental deletion by quickly restoring your data at any time.
  • Save resources and storage space. Our cloud storage is affordable and scalable.
  • Stay compliant with industry regulations like HIPAA, FERPA and GLBA. All data stored in the NovaBACKUP Cloud is encrypted, compressed and hosted in our secure US data center.

Cloud Storage Buckets for PCs
Pick 50GB, 100GB, 250GB, 500GB, 1TB or more. The amount of cloud storage is attached to your NovaBACKUP license. If you are using a 5-pack PC license for your family for example, the cloud storage plan can be shared with all users.

FREE: All PC licenses include 5GB, and you can add more as you need it. 

Cloud Storage Buckets for Servers
Pick from a total of 100GB, 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB or 5TB. The amount of cloud storage is attached to your NovaBACKUP license.

Follow these steps to start using NovaBACKUP-hosted Cloud:

  1. Download and install NovaBACKUP 19.8 by clicking here
    Your settings and backup jobs will remain the same.
  2. Click on Cloud Backup
  3. Choose the amount of cloud storage, then click on “Add Cloud Storage.”

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Highlights of Previous Version 19 Releases

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