Bacula Enterprise Windows Server backup software backs up your data automatically with an impressive combination of ease and functionality. How? Because Bacula Enterprise’s file and storage daemons both run on Windows. Not only that, but Bacula Systems’ set of advanced 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 backup solution you are able to quickly, effectively backup and recover Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2019 editions.
With Bacula Enterprise Windows Server backup tools you get:
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!
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.
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.
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.
Windows Server Backup Software Features
Bacula Enterprise gives you the opportunity to make huge efficiency savings while using our Windows Server backup software 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 your backup tool.
VSS for automatic snapshot
A very useful Windows 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.
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 has full Windows EFS Support.
Windows Server backup to cloud
Bacula Enterprise users are able to backup Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016 to any public and private cloud incl. Amazon, Azure, Google, Oracle and other clouds.
Delta compression tool
Using the Delta tool is a must-have when dealing with large binary files such as Outlook PST or VM images. Designed to analyze file differences at the block level and generate binary patches, this tool saves significant amounts of space on files that have few modifications between two backups.
Windows mount point snapshots
This tool automatically detects configurations such as reparse points and includes them in the VSS snapshot.
BWeb Management Suite
Manage and monitor statistics of your Windows Server backups with powerful and modern GUI for Bacula Enterprise Edition.
Incremental and differential backup
Bacula Enterprise supports both incremental and differential backups of Windows Server. You can also take the advantages our Windows Server backup software even further with Bacula Systems’ unique Progressive Virtual Full™.
“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 Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 and 2016. 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:
Take a deeper look at the internals of our backup software. See the exact solutions including the software code itself.
These video materials help the new Bacula users to get acquainted with the basics of our enterprise backup software.
Best practice implementations of Bacula Systems products in enterprise-grade IT infrastructures.
Webinars with Bacula executives, product experts and senior software developers.