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Bacula – High Efficiency, Super Low Cost SaaS Data Protection

Bacula provides an extremely competitive and low cost way to back up an ever-increasing range of SaaS applications.


The most competitive, comprehensive M365 backup solution.

Bacula’s’ backup and recovery module for Microsoft 365 is available with a unique pricing model that makes a great difference all MSPs and large data centers. Its module for Microsoft 365 includes advanced granular backup and recovery capabilities for OneDrive, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online, OneNote and Calendar, Teams, and more. More details here.

Bacula’s highly scalable solution now comes with a game-changing pricing model that allows large organizations and MSPs to make enormous savings. This is applicable to every organization that have more than three or four hundred M365 users. Every MSP now has a new opportunity to enhance its product portfolio and profitability.

There are also other features of Bacula as a M365 backup solution that users can take advantage of, such as:

  • Backup automation, with an unusually high degree of control.
  • Capability to protect the entire set of Microsoft 365 apps – from SharePoint and Teams to OneDrive, Exchange, and more;
  • Extremely high levels of security – especially compared to other  backup and recovery vendors, to prevent multiple different cases of data loss, such as ransomware, accident, or human error;
  • Ability to restore both the entire environments as well as specific files or objects from a backup – there is a search feature, as well as multiple different restoration criteria (content type, owner, title, etc.);
  • A unified management platform that allows for API access, audit reporting, as well as many different administrative tasks;
  • Throttling reduction measures for faster M365 backups by using multiple accounts;
  • Ability to integrate with APIs of specific Microsoft applications, this includes using access to MS Teams API to create purpose-built backups with full control over them;
  • Support for hybrid M365 environments, combining the advantages of remote and on-premise deployments without lowering the level of backup protection that a Microsoft 365 backup solution can provide.

Unlike other vendors, Bacula’s unique restore capabilities mean you can read restored data even when Microsoft is completely offline.

Bacula scales to many thousands of users. Its backup and recovery solution for MSPs also includes a user-oriented web front-end to allow an MSPs’ customers to easily perform their own backup and recovery tasks. Bacula also provides Incremental and Differential backup, advanced Deduplication and Compression technologies, as well as a REST API for Cloud Service Providers to develop their own user front-end or C-Panel.

Bacula’s module for Microsoft 365 is very easy to deploy and configure. It is shipped with advanced parallelization, resiliency and flexibility features in addition to be covering most of the possible M365 use case scenarios. Remember – Bacula not only covers M365, it also covers your entire IT infrastructure to an extremely granular level. Contact us to find out more.

Google Workspace

The Bacula Enterprise Google Workspace Module is very easy to deploy and configure. Not only that; it is available with a unique flat licensing model that allows users to scale up without any cost restrictions of any kind (just like Bacula M365 Module!)

It supports the following specific services:

  • Google Drive
  • Google Mail

It is shipped with advanced parallelization, resiliency, and flexibility features in addition to covering most of the possible Google Workspace use case scenarios. A full feature list is presented here.

Bacula has a huge range of compatibility, compared to any other backup and recovery vendor



Azure Virtual Machines

Bacula provides comprehensive Backup & Recovery for Azure virtual machines, including Consistent Snaps, hot-based online backup of any Virtual Machine, Agentless backup based on Azure API, Full, Incremental and Differential block level image backup, and the ability to restore complete virtual machine image. full details on Azure Virtual Machine backup and S3 Objects here.

Integrated into the backup solutions from Bacula Systems, Bacula Enterprise is fully featured and also provides specific functionality, dedicated to the managed service providers, cloud and disaster recovery solutions providers, including:

Global Endpoint Deduplication™ capabilities (from the client to the storage) or universal deduplication feature to maximize speed of cloud disaster recovery, minimize network bandwidth utilization and hardware investment
Backup enterprise applications and servers to the cloud using replication capabilities, enhanced by our deduplication technology
Comm line compression for a better performance between your data center and your customers which makes cloud provider backup faster
REST API to easily and quickly develop your own user front-end and c-panel
BCloud Service: a user-oriented web front-end for self-service backup and recovery
Client initiated backup and client initiated recovery
10 000+ protected servers managed by only one Bacula Enterprise instance to benefit from the best ROI

File size and file number limitations for a better management of your commercial backup as a service offering
Secure backup for service providers: Windows Encrypting File System (EFS) to ensure the confidentiality of your customers’ data
BWeb Management Suite to smoothly configure, analyze and manage backups and cloud disaster recovery
Snapshot management capabilities to take snapshots of data and back them up without any interruption of your services – a fast, easy and non intrusive way to ensure smooth backup of your customers data
Full virtual environment backup & restore: VMware, Hyper-V, Xen, KVM and Proxmox. Bacula is also the world’s first broad backup and recovery solution to offer comprehensive container integration for Docker, Kubernetes clusters and Red Hat OpenShift, including their persistent data.
Low risk approach without worries or issues with your infrastructure or systems during operations or upgrades

disaster recovery as a serviceFor cloud computing installations, particularly IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), bytemine and Bacula Systems have partnered to provide hosted Bacula Enterprise support at ProfitBricks. As a result of this, ProfitBricks is now providing its customers with a cloud backup based on Bacula Enterprise utilizing the full potential of the managed backup as a service business model.

enterprise cloud based backup solutions

With Bacula we can help you take advantage of our different business model, allowing you to free up valuable capital to invest in other, more innovative areas; safe in the knowledge that your environment and that of your customers is well protected.

Bacula also comes for a fraction of the cost you are paying your legacy vendor today. We do not charge based on data volumes, nor the number of CPUs in your servers. Instead, our pricing model gives you complete control over your costs, as well as reducing them substantially.

Some managed service and cloud providers who use cloud backup solutions from Bacula:

Further help on managed service provider backup: