Save time with Bacula Systems’ Windows Server backup software for 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016.
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Windows server backup software
Bacula Enterprise Windows Server backup software for 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016 backs up your data automatically with an impressive combination of ease and functionality. How? Because Bacula Enterprise Edition’s file and storage daemons both run on Windows. Not only that, but Bacula Systems’ set of advanced Windows Server backup utilities means you are able to precisely backup vast amounts of specific Windows-based data at a fraction of competitors costs. (note: a Linux or Unix server is needed for Bacula Director).

With this Windows Server backup solution you are able to backup Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016.

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With Bacula Enterprise for Windows Server backup you get:

  • Consistency

Windows Server backups are executed completely taking into account the requirements of the business (RTO and RPO) and are hardware-agnostic. The backup of Windows Server is carried out without affecting or interrupting the service. You can backup Windows system state, files, disks, partitions, Hyper V virtual machines, Outlook emails, AD objects, Sharepoint and others.

  • Integrity

Windows Server backup and restore operations for Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016 allow to copy and recover the data without losses or failures in the volumes that store the data itself. Our Windows Server backup solution is very media- and storage-agnostic: disks, NAS, SAN, cloud and tape.

  • Security

Windows Server backup software from Bacula Systems features the full protection of information, not only at hardware and storage level, but in each of the different elements that make up the platform, such as the transmission channel of the data and the volumes that contain the data itself. Our backup software for Windows Server supports Windows-specific EFS security technology.

  • Availability

Access the platform and Windows Server backup solution from different systems and devices, including mobile, with the appropriate permissions and authorized roles according to the configured security levels. Similarly with the use of the cloud as storage repository for backup volumes and management tools – access to them can be done from anywhere within or outside of organizations.

MS SQL Server
Point-in-time recovery for SQL server is featured by this impressive MSSQL Server backup tool, which also delivers auto detection of SQL server databases. With comprehensive tools for database selection, it eliminates having to send the backed-up data to an intermediate disk. Its wide functionality range means it facilitates best-practice SQL Server backup. This versatile Windows Server backup utility brings differential and Incremental backup, Full – and Transactional backup in MSSQL. The VSS backup tool is also available for SQL Server.

Microsoft Hyper V

Bacula Enterprise backup utility for Windows Server supports the backup of Hyper V virtual machines. Full level Hyper V VM backups and restores are available through VSS through CLI, GUI interface or web-based application. Restore can be done for complete VM image or specific disk images. Hyper V backup includes the server data and can be executed rapidly by using our comm-line compression and Global Endpoint Deduplication technologies. Our backup utility for Windows Server allows to perform P2V, V2P and V2V operations.

Directory Server 
The Directory Server tool is designed to perform backups of individual Active Directory or LDAP objects. This tool is a dream come true – it allows you to restore any object in the Directory, such as users, groups and authentication details. What’s more, you can relocate objects or decide to restore them with some constraints: always, never, and if the object is newer or older!

Microsoft VSS
The VSS backup tool is designed to backup Exchange, Windows System State and other elements of enterprise applications available on Windows OS. With this Windows Server backup solution you can handle the following components:

One of the main advantages of using the Windows VSS tool is that if your system state is damaged, you can restore the particular element that is broken or the full state while the OS is running.

Microsoft Exchange VSS tool
This fabulous tool performs incremental backup and allows restore at the mailbox level. Convenient, fast and easy to use, it means administrators needing Exchange backup can sleep at night.

Microsoft SQL Server VSS tool
This Windows Server backup solution performs differential backup and allows restore at the database level. The VSS tool is designed to back up several Windows specific components, particularly backup MS SQL databases. Backing up MS SQL database(s) with Bacula Enterprise VSS tool is easy, and is able to restore either the master or the other databases instances. All databases, excluding the master, can be restored while MS SQL is running.

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Windows Server Backup Software Features

  • Easy and simple Windows Server backup solution installation

Not only the agents for the clients, but also the deployment process for those who manage the storage of the backups. Easy for all versions: Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2016.

  • Efficient backup policies 

With Bacula you can define an automatic schedule for the execution of Windows Server backups and the different backup levels which allow you to save storage space and network bandwidth. Windows Server incremental backup is especially helpful in saving storage space.

  • Fast and efficient execution Windows Server of backup and restore operations

Backup Windows Server through the use of different technologies and strategies that optimize the use of the resources that make up the Windows Server platform, including storage, network bandwidth, CPU, memory and others.

  • Verification mechanisms of the successful execution of the different backup jobs

These Windows Server backup checks include mail notifications and messages from the administration consoles.

  • Different storage media for Windows Server backups

The use of local storage increases productivity and recovery times since it uses devices physically located in organizations and includes NAS, SAN, disks, etc. However, the remote storage usage for Windows Server backup software allows the implementation of high availability and disaster recovery solutions. Backup Windows Server to the cloud using S3, Azure  and other clouds as storage. Access data from anywhere and at any time with the appropriate levels of protection and security.

  • Save disk space while using our Windows Server backup solution

The compression of the backup data and diverse methodologies of execution of the operations allow to save the disk space and reduce the execution time of the backup operations.

  • Data and information security

The usage of encryption through different algorithms and methodologies incl. Windows-specific EFS support guarantees the integrity and protection of Windows Server backup volumes.

Bacula Enterprise gives you the opportunity to make huge efficiency savings while using our Windows Server backup tool enhanced with our powerful technologies:

Bare Metal Recovery
The Bare Metal Recovery tool for Windows Server backup software is available for Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016.  With its easy to use interface, it enables your teams to perform safe, reliable disaster recovery using Bacula Enterprise Edition. With Bare Metal Recovery you get your critical Windows tools up and running quickly and safely in no time. We are one of the very few providers that bring added capabilities via support of (U)EFI and secure boot natively in you Windows Server backup tool.

Delta tool for Windows Server backups
Using the Delta tool is a must-have when dealing with large binary files such as Outlook PST. Designed to analyze file differences at the block level and generate binary patches for the backup of Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016 and other tools. This Windows Server backup tool saves significant amounts of space on files that have few modifications between two backups.

VSS for automatic snapshot
A very useful Windows server backup utility for Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016 – more than just snapshots, this feature can also be used for many other benefits such as ensuring applications are in a correct state for application quescing, etc.

Windows mount point snapshots
This Windows Server backup tool for Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016 automatically detects configurations such as reparse points and includes them in the VSS snapshot.

Windows Encrypting File System (EFS)
The Encrypting File System (EFS) on Microsoft Windows is a feature introduced in version 3.0 of NTFS that provides filesystem-level encryption. It enables files to be transparently encrypted to protect confidential data  from attackers with physical access to the computer. Bacula Enterprise Edition 8 has full Windows EFS Support.

Windows server backup solutionBWeb Management Suite
Manage and monitor statistics of your Windows Server backup solution for Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 with powerful and modern GUI for Bacula Enterprise Edition.

Windows Server incremental backup

Bacula Enterprise supports both incremental and differential backups of Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016. Now you can also take the advantages our Windows Server backup software even further with Bacula Systems’ unique Progressive Virtual Full™. Find out about this time and storage space saving process here.

Windows Server backup to cloud

With our recent announcement of S3 and Azure backup tools Bacula Enterprise users are now able to backup Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 to any public and private cloud.

“Bacula Systems’ Progressive Virtual Full technology is really impressive. It saves us a lot of time and money. Using it together with Bacula Systems’ Global Endpoint Deduplication, we save even more!”     

Stéphane Sanchez, Director of Infrastructure & Operations, Cecurity.com

Supported Windows Server Editions for Bacula products:

Our Windows Server backup software works with 2003 Server, 2008 Server, 2008 R2 Server, 2012 Server, 2012 R2 Server, 2016 Server. VSS-aware appplications that are supported include Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2016, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014 and 2016. Hypervisor versions that are supported are 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2 and 2016.

Further help on our Windows server backup software solutions: