Acronis Backup 12.5 Windows Server Essentials Review: The Fastest and Easiest Backup Solution for Windows Servers
The Acronis Backup for Windows Server Essentials is the fastest and easiest backup solution for your Windows Server. Trusted by over 500,000 businesses, Acronis Backup is a reliable solution to protect, backup and restore your important data all under one roof. To take it up a notch this product comes in two different versions- the Standard and the Advanced. Boasting of the world's fastest recovery and inventive data protection it is without a doubt the best solution to your backup problems.
Does it live up to the hype it has created? Well let us take a deeper look into what this product has to offer and why it is trusted by so many companies and individuals. Let's start with the features.
We all have face hardware failures once or more than once and it is dreadful to lose all your important data and files that you have been storing in your computer for years. All it takes is a miss click or a simple hard disk failure to wipe out all your files. The internet abounds in backup solutions but none is as good as Acronis Backup Advanced 12.5 solutions. It is very easy to set up on your computer with a touch friendly interface that is fairly intuitive of the user's requirements. Once set up it can create backup of your entire system or selected files in a jiffy. It can even create backup of remote systems, data in private or public clouds and mobile devices. The disk imaging tool is reliable and pretty easy to use.
Storage with the Acronis Backup 12.5 Windows Server Essentials is not an issue as you can backup your system on to a variety of storage devices such as local disks, network storage, public or private clouds and tape devices. Acronis cloud storage is reliable and protects all your data from cyber attackers by encrypting your backed up data using industry standard 256-bit AES encryption.
Recovery of your data doesn't get faster than this. A three click recovery which takes even less than half a minute is the show stealer. Just like backup you can recover entire systems or only selected files. Bare metal recovery allows you to restore an entire system from 'bare metal' that is, without having to restore the operating system or previously installed software. You can restore backup to any machine be it physical, virtual or cloud with just a few clicks.
Acronis backup not only creates backup and recovers data but also protects your backup and other data from ransom ware attacks. The data protection offered is best in its class evident by its ability to detect and block any suspicious changes to your data. You can control your infrastructure by subscribing to alerts or email notifications and even get detailed reports of your infrastructure to help you understand it better. The Acronis cloud storage is extremely reliable and your backup is given the best protection possible.
The Acronis software is protected by robust self defense mechanisms to deter cyber criminals from attacking the backup software itself in a bid to corrupt the backup it creates. Its self defense doesn't allow criminals to access your backed up data and it also monitors boot record of Windows monitors so as to prevent any problems during booting.
One of the best things about this product is its flexibility. This software cannot only backup data from systems on premises but also from remote systems including private and public clouds. The fact that it is also able to create backups from mobile devices is an added bonus. Storage options are also very flexible as you can store on your local hard disk, remote networks or external hard disks. Such flexibility ensures the optimal experience while backing up or restoring data. Total control is given to the user ensuring a hassle free experience. Moreover its two versions cater to users across different generations making it all the more popular.
A centralized web based console reduces IT workload and cuts down recovery time drastically by accessing the web console form any device on premises or remote and even your mobile devices. A built in application protects your Microsoft Essentials Applications. The flexible storage option allows you to store backup on any devices in multiple locations so that you can reliably recover your backup in case of a disaster. A customizable dashboard provides you with quick insight into your infrastructure allowing you to resolve issues quicker.
Built in compression is used to significantly reduce network usage and storage requirements thereby using up very little RAM or hard disk space. Control over network bandwidth and disk write speed allows you to comfortably run backups while working and ensures that system performance is compromised. On top of this Acronis supports a wide range of storage options like local disks, network storage, removable media, external HDDs, tape devices and Acronis Cloud Storage. The Acronis Cloud storage however is only available with the advanced version and you will have to subscribe at the time of purchase.