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Handy Backup 10th Anniversary: Cross-platform Network Backup, Webdav, and More Features Coming

Novosoft LLC, a data backup service provider, announced a new stage of Handy Backup software evolution featuring cross-platform network backup and rich cloud options

Sept. 20, 2012 - PRLog -- Alliance, Ohio, September 20, 2012 – Novosoft, the developer of Handy Backup, the acclaimed data backup solutions, announced plans for celebrating the product’s 10th anniversary. The plans include a major update of the software functionality featuring more cross-platform backup options for networks (new approach to remote configuration of Windows and Linux servers and workstations), support of the WebDav protocol (hence the compatibility of Handy Backup with Yandex.Disk, JungleDisk, Box, iDrive, and other popular cloud services utilizing the protocol). Among other anniversary plans there are limited pre-sale distribution of exclusive editions (supporting Amazon Glacier among others), gifts and special offers for Handy Backup users and partners, and online backup white-label customization program update.

"When we started the Handy Backup project back in 2012, it was just an app copying the files you select from one folder on your computer to another. And now, after 10 years down the road in the backup software industry, we have one of the market’s most powerful products: presently, Handy Backup is a platform fully scalable from backing up a single home computer to the backup of big data in large corporate networks. Right now, as a part of 10th anniversary celebration we are excited to present cross-platform backup network features, rich cloud opportunities, and . Get aboard of Handy Backup’s 10th anniversary grand celebration and you’ll get tons of great backup stuff!" said Aleks Dolgushev, the head of Handy Backup Business Development Department.

The plans announced by Novosoft for celebrating the 10th anniversary of Handy Backup presence on the backup software market presented a significant product functionality update. This update includes cross-platform network backup: the next version of the software, Handy Backup 7.3.0, is announced to bring a simplified interface of remote configuration of servers and workstations for backup (it takes as much as submitting the respective host, login, and password in the Handy Backup wizard).

Among other new features, the support of WebDav protocol is announced. Starting from the version 7.3.0, the software will provide the functionality of using Yandex.Disk, iDrive, JungleDisk, and other popular cloud storage as backup destination.

For the versions coming after 7.3.0 there have also been announced a number of features: support of Amazon Glacier, browsable disk images, and restore of backups created in some of the competitor backup products. These features are in development and claimed to be released in the next few months.

As for the celebration of 10th anniversary of Handy Backup as it is, the announcement by Novosoft also mentioned special offers (price and volume discounts) and gifts for customers and partners acquiring software in the next two months. The details are available from Handy Backup sales and account managers.

About Handy Backup

Handy Backup is a family of backup software products and online backup services for data protection of Windows PCs, servers, cross-platform networks, and Android mobile devices. The software prices range from $0 for Handy Backup for Android, the mobile app, to $599 for Handy Backup Network Server, the remote cross-platform backup tool for corporate networks. The current version of the software is 7.2.2. In the fall of 2012, the brand is celebrating its 10th anniversary. For more information, feel welcome to visit the official Handy Backup brand page http://www.handybackup.net, Handy Backup on Google+, Facebook, @Handy_Backup channel on Twitter, and Handy Backup on Google Groups.

About Novosoft

Novosoft LLC specializes in system software development and IT consultancy. The company product line includes programs for cost-efficient data backup, ERM, and other apps. Among partners and clients there are universities (Stanford, Ohio, and more), large holdings (Motorola, Siemens, and others), and numerous companies of all sizes and individuals who trust their data backup to Novosoft. In 2012, the company celebrates the 20th anniversary of working on the international software market. Besides industry leadership, the company is known for educational activities (scholarship for outstanding students in IT, establishing departments in international universities, etc.). For more information, please visit http://www.novosoft-us.com.

Aleksey Dolgushev
Phone: +7 (383) 330-34-69

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