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Effortlessly backup your IT infrastructure.

BackupAssist makes the core decisions easy: what to backup, where to backup and when to backup.
Your systems and data are in safe hands.


Rapidly retrieve the data you need.

BackupAssist provides an integrated suite of restore technologies that step you through the restore process. Fast, easy, comprehensive restores.


Quickly rebuild your entire system from a backup.

When disaster strikes, you can minimize downtime by relying on BackupAssist to recover your data & systems fast.


Easily manage multiple machines remotely

Save time and effort by managing backups, restores, reports, notifications and licensing across multiple machines from a central web application.

Reliable & Predictable – Full support with the complete range of Microsoft Windows and Small Business Servers. We’ve worked hard to become a certified Microsoft Gold Application Developer

Simple – Easily back up your data & systems with our intuitive, user-friendly interface. If disaster strikes, effortlessly restore or recover lost data with a few simple steps

Affordable – You only ever pay for what you need. Our flexible, modular pricing means you buy a base–license and purchase add-ons only as required. If you don’t need it, you won’t pay for it.

Powerful - Advanced users aren’t forgotten with powerful, configurable settings offering precise control over how your data is protected. Easy for novices, great for pros

Fast & Easy - Schedule and automate your backups for fast, painless data security. BackupAssist defines set and forget with advanced, customizable automatic backup schemes.

Flexible - Backup to a comprehensive range of destinations. Define your own dynamic security and backup to network, NAS, RDX, iSCSI, local drives, optical drives, USB HDD, tape or cloud.

Choose BackupAssist v8 for


What's new in v8?

+NEW - Superior imaging backups – Your backup history and storage space are now fully managed, giving you added control over how much history to keep.

+NEW - Improved imaging backup reports – You can better manage storage capacity issues by actively monitoring your restore points, including a detailed breakdown of what your backup destination contains.

+NEW - Advanced backup verification – Get feedback on potential restoration issues, plus added reassurance your application data is secure. V8 offers restore testing and built in validations for Image, File, Archival, Exchange and Hyper-V backups.

+NEW - Optimized System Protection – Your server backups are faster and more precise than ever through utilization of our cutting-edge "fast incremental" technology.

+NEW - Improved Hyper–V setup – It's even simpler to configure your Hyper–V backup options a number of cast improvements to the setup process for Hyper–V hosts.

+NEW - Flexible custom schemes – You can tailor your backup schedule to your exact requirements with greater flexibility and precision added to custom scheme options.

+NEW - Improved Exchange granular restore – You can open, search and restore mail items from PST and OST files with enhanced Exchanged account impersonation.

+NEW - Increased Server 2012 R2 support – Your Server 2012 R2 benefits from improved support for backup, restore and recovery options of your data, systems and applications.

+NEW - Enhanced installation process – You can perform administrative MSI installs without the hassle of interactive prompts.

+NEW - Superior volume management – Your image backup history (including iSCSI backups) is more secure than ever with inbuilt warnings when servers are missing a crucial VSS hotfix needed for securing backup history.


Systems Supported

The backup features depend on the operating system. For a list of supported environments for each backup technology, please refer to the individual feature pages.
Below is a list of operating systems and technologies supported by BackupAssist.

Microsoft VSS Applications*

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010

* All Microsoft VSS aware applications supported

Microsoft Virtual Environments

  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2012
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2008

Microsoft Client Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 (Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate)
  • Windows 8/8.1 (Professional, Enterprise)

Microsoft Server Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 family
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 family
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 family
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 family (64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011
    (Standard, Essentials & Premium)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008
    (Standard & Premium)
  • Microsoft Windows Essential Business Server 2008
    (Standard & Premium)
  • Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2008

Windows Server 2003, or Small Business Server 2003? Download BackupAssist v7.5