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Hot Snapshot Making: the New Era of Partition Backup and Windows Cloning by Novosoft

Novosoft LLC, the developer of next-gen data backup utilities, announced the hot imaging functionality of Handy Backup software. The new app version is to take system snapshots on the run.

PRLog - Feb. 21, 2012 - ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Alliance, Ohio, February 22, 2012 – Novosoft, an acclaimed software developer and IT consultant service provider, announced hot disk imaging functionality for Handy Backup, the popular backup software. The new version of the utility will feature smart copying of disk partitions or the entire hard drive with optimized operation time, minor requirements for PC user skills, and minimal number of steps to be made. The new hot image backup functionality is optimized for Windows, and basic disk imaging is also available for Linux.

"There are technologies which have a solid reputation of a hard nut to crack. Disk imaging has had one too. There were times when making a snapshot of a hard drive required those not so obvious steps: logging off and in between several operating systems on a single computer, initiating low-level data copying instead of file-based backup, shutting down all system processes, creating a bootable disk to download from for imaging the original system, and so on. With the new Handy Backup featuring hot disk imaging, those are nothing but nightmares of the past, gone to oblivion" said Alexander Prichalov, the head of Novosoft Development Department.

The announced new version of the Handy Backup software features hot image backup ( http://www.handybackup.net/image-backup.shtml ) functionality. From now on the making of a Windows disk snapshot takes as little as choosing the "Disk image" option among "What to back up" choices in the software interface, in a few clicks. No logging off Windows or stopping the system processes are required. The restorable copy of the disk drive is made on the run.

The hot disk imaging scheme organized that way presents optimized operation time, minimal requirements for PC user skills, and the smallest ever number of steps to be made.

Besides the entire system image backup, the options are individual disk partitions and partition table.

The new hot imaging is optimized for taking snapshots of Windows systems. Also, there is the traditional functionality for imaging Ubuntu drives, with the Handy Backup Disaster recovery bootable drive making. The software editions to feature hot imaging are Home Professional, Small Server, and Network Server.

About Handy Backup

Handy Backup is a family of next-gen data backup software solutions for home and business. The product line includes versions for Windows PCs, networks/servers, and Android mobile devices. The software prices are from $0 for Handy Backup for Android to $599 for Handy Backup Network Server. The present version is 7.0.16. For more information, feel awesomely encouraged to visit the official Handy Backup brand page http://www.handybackup.net, Handy Backup on Google+ ( https://plus.google.com/110815522739414748589/posts ), Facebook, and Twitter.

About Novosoft

Established in 1992, Novosoft LLC specializes in breakthrough software development and IT consultancy services. The software line includes products for automatic data backup, business process automation, and a number of others. Among Novosoft partners and clients there are big names like NASA, Stanford University, Microsoft, IBM, and many others. For more information, please be welcome to refer to http://www.novosoft-us.com.


Aleksey Dolgushev
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