An update to the CloudBerry Backup Add-In for Windows Home Server has been released.
Here is what CloudBerry has to say about the update:
CloudBerry Lab has released CloudBerry Backup version 1.5 — an application that allows users to backup their data online to their Amazon S3 accounts.
Disaster recovery planning is often times an afterthought that comes to light when disaster strikes. Very seldom do companies fully recover from loss of critical data which could lead to loss of business. CloudBerry Backup provides a powerful Backup and Restore product designed to leverage Amazon S3 reliable and secure online storage to make your disaster recovery plan simple, reliable, and affordable.
Newer version introduces a Simple Mode that enables users to create exact copy of their data on Amazon S3 and allows accessing that data with any S3 compatible tools.
Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS) enables users to store data in S3 at a 33% discount to the standard pricing in return for a reduced level of durability. Newer version of CloudBerry Backup allows users to take advantage of RSS by specifying appropriate settings.
Asia Pacific region has been recently added to the list of AWS supported regions allowing businesses with customers based in Asia leverage AWS’s cloud infrastructure. With new release of CloudBerry Backup users can back up their data to the data center located in Asia Pacific region.
CloudBerry Backup is also available as a Windows Home Server (http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/windowshomeserver/default.mspx ) add-on.
It integrates with the WHS console and offers scheduled backup to cloud storage, hosted on Amazon S3.
CloudBerry Backup is designed to work on Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7. Command line interface allows partners and advanced computer users integrate backup and restore plans with other routines.
CloudBerry S3 Backup for Windows costs $29.99(US) for a single-user license. Volume discounts are available. CloudBerry Backup will be offered without charge to students, educational institutions and non-profit organizations. You will continue to pay Amazon directly for their S3 charges.
For more information & to download the evaluation copy, visit our Web site at: http://www.cloudberrylab.com/default.aspx?page=cloudberry-backup
CloudBerry Backup for Windows Home Server is available at