A one-time offer for your university IT department to avoid data volume price traps – and transform to a high performance backup environment.

Plus: get an extra plugin of your choice* (free for one year) for Subscriptions purchased before December 20th 2018.

Now you can drastically minimize data backup costs and support time, despite your increasingly diverse technology environment! Bacula Systems’ low-cost, predictable pricing model means you can relax… and let your data grow.

Largely as a result of external forces and institutional strategic priorities, the transformation of higher education information technology is now happening faster than ever before. Institutional priorities, such as the critical containment of costs, and achieving demonstrable improvements are now starting to become reality. This is demonstrated by innovative IT departments such as Ulm and Hannover Universities, the Universities of Hawaii, Southern Indiana, Alabama, Johns Hopkins, MIT, and many more. These Higher Education and Research IT innovators are also reshaping and revitalizing their departments with new service options and capabilities. However, many university IT departments have yet to improve their Backup and Restore approach, and make the switch from proprietary solutions to open, modern, efficient and higher-value alternatives.

One of the reasons for the explosive adoption of Bacula Enterprise Edition in Higher Education institutions is that the culture of university education and research is one that highly values autonomy, freedom, collaboration and sharing, with decentralized administration and distributed decision-making.

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Bacula Enterprise Edition, with its unique pricing model, shares identical values. Through the Universities Data Backup Initiative, Bacula Systems helps your department to maintain IT funding models that sustain core service, support, innovation, and facilitate growth. In line with these values, Bacula Systems does not charge Universities and higher education establishments by data volume. This provides you with the freedom to grow your storage and accurately predict costs.

Bacula Systems’ advantageous annual subscription model means the resulting reduced or avoided costs may allow for significant reallocation of your department’s resources, shifting from the operation of the institution to a focus on its growth or further transformation.

“We feel so reassured by Bacula Systems that we will now migrate everything else to Bacula Enterprise Edition” – Thomas Nau, University of Ulm, Germany

Bacula Enterprise Edition is reliable and it does the job well. It saves us time. It is easy to troubleshoot, and see what’s going on. And its low price really helps! One thing is clear: since using Bacula, the amount of time we have to spend taking care of backup and restore has been cut by almost 60%. That means we are more often free to do other meaningful things that contribute to the department.”

Ed Evans, Computer Systems Manager, Texas A&M University Department of Biochemistry

  • *Please note: Offer does not include SAP HANA plugin

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“Bacula Enterprise was the only product that worked with IBM HPSS out-of-the-box, provided multi-user access, had encryption compliant with Federal Information Processing Standards…”
“We know that costs from Bacula will remain flat, regardless of how much our data volume grows or how often we need to replace our servers by more powerful ones. That’s really liberating”
“Bacula Enterprise Edition was the only backup software of all the products we surveyed that was capable of client authentication on all operating systems”
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Regarding Bacula training courses: “I really liked the interaction with the other trainees, sharing their own experience with Bacula Enterprise Edition”
– Patti Clark, Senior Systems Administrator
University of Hawaii at Mānoa
“Bacula Enterprise has saved my time to focus on other work. It’s reliable, stable and capable”
– Seowon Jung, Systems Administrator
Bacula Enterprise Edition gives us instant visibility into our Exchange backups, along with the ability to recover single mailboxes really quickly. We could not find any other vendor that can do this so well…

“We chose Bacula for the clarity of cost and the simplicity of its business model. Bacula offers similar or better solutions up to 25 times…”

“Since using Bacula, the amount of time we have to spend taking care of backup and restore has been cut by almost 60%. It can do recoveries very easily. I really like Bacula Enterprise Edition…”