What's New with NovaBACKUP?

Learn about our latest product updates and improvements

Recent Updates

Current NovaBACKUP Version: 19.7.409.1

Latest Release Dates: 4/16/21

Our most recent update brings performance improvements to the Central Monitoring Console (CMon), plus fixes for CMon and NovaBACKUP software.

Among the updates in this release, there is a continued focus on increasing NovaBACKUP Cloud’s reliability and CMon back-end performance when targeting NovaBACKUP hosted cloud as a backup destination.



Why are cloud backups paramount for optimal data protection?

  • It supports the 3-2-1 Backup Rule, which states: Have 3 copies of your data; stored on 2 different types formats (i.e. tape, disk, cloud, etc.), with 1 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 Cloud:

  1. Download and install NovaBACKUP 19.7 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”
More Recently Added Features:
  • Increased functionality and improved performance of CMon.
  • Added support for Windows 10 April 2020 Cumulative Update (version 1909).
  • Added support for Microsoft SQL Server 2019.
  • Added support for Microsoft Exchange 2019.
  • Cloud backup account creation and login flow optimized in CMon. 
Removed Features / New Requirements:
  • Windows 7 and Windows 8.0 are no longer support (Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 are still supported).
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 are no longer supported. (Microsoft ended support Jan. 14, 2020)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 SP2 and 2011 are no longer supported.
  • New Prerequisite for NovaBACKUP: The setup installers have been updated with .NET Framework 4.7.2 and will be automatically installed.
  • New Prerequisite for CMon: CMon web application now uses Microsoft ASP.NET Core 3.1.10 Windows Hosting Bundle  and can be automatically installed as part of the CMon setup installer.
Click here to check out all the changes and fixes.

Ready to Upgrade?

Highlights of Previous Version 19 Releases

Version 19

Update Log

Earlier Major Versions of NovaBACKUP

Previous Versions

Major versions only