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Automating Amazon S3 Backup on Windows with CloudBerry S3 Backup

10 Jun

CloudBerry S3 Backup is a Windows application that automates backup and restore
processes to Amazon S3 secure cloud storage. CloudBerry S3
Backup provides a powerful Backup and Restore program designed
to leverage Amazon S3storage to make your disaster recovery plan simple,
reliable, and affordable.

Disaster recovery planning is often times an afterthought that comes to
light when disaster strikes.

Very seldom do companies fully recover from loss of critical data which could
lead to loss of business.

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What is Amazon S3

To use CloudBerry S3 Backup you should create your Amazon S3 account. Amazon S3 is unlimited
secure internet storage that leverages Amazon infrastructure. Amazon S3 is
primarily designed for software developers who want to take advantage of
scalable internet storage in their applications. However, the products like
CloudBerry S3 Backup unleash the power of Amazon S3 and make it available for
less sophisticated consumers.

There are no sign-up or minimum fees. You only pay
for what you use. In many cases your monthly checks will be less than a dollar!
The costs start at $0.15 per GB of data storage a month and ONLY (!) $0.03 per
GB of data transfer until June, 30 2009. The data transfer costs will return
to the normal $0.1 per GB as of July, 1 2009. So hurry up to do the initial
backup!

Check here
for more info on Amazon S3 pricing.

With CloudBerry S3 Backup you can

  • Setup your backup process in a couple of minutes
  • Strong data encryption protects your data
    from unauthorized access
  • Data compression allows you to lower your Amazon S3
    storage and transfer costs
  • Scheduling capabilities automate the backup
    process
  • Backups are available for recovery 24/7
  • Intuitive interface provides easy file and folder
    selection capabilities
  • No proprietary storage format. You can access your
    files using other Amazon S3 tools.
  • Control bandwidth utilization to do other tasks
    online when backup is running
  • Support multiple storage clouds in the future such
    as Microsoft Azure, Sun Cloud Storage Service

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This is a list of CloudBerry S3 Backup features.

  • Easy installation and configuration
  • Scheduling capabilities
  • Data encryption
  • Data retention schedule
  • Secure online storage
  • Backup verification
  • Alerting notifications
  • Indication for successful/failed backup status
  • The ability to restore to a particular date
  • Backup open files
  • Bandwidth throttling
  • Support SSL for secure data connection
  • Minimize to tray
  • Built-in feedback form

Conclusion

CloudBerry S3 Backup is a fully functional backup product that can help computer users ranging from private individuals to small and mid size business leverage Amazon S3 secure and reliable Cloud storage to automate data backup and restore processes. If you are considering using Amazon S3 for data backup purposes it is a good reason to start now and download CloudBerry S3 Backup from CloudBerry Lab website at http://cloudberrydrive.com/

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4 Comments

Posted by on June 10, 2009 in 1, Amazon S3, php, Web Services

 

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4 responses to “Automating Amazon S3 Backup on Windows with CloudBerry S3 Backup

  1. Nadya

    June 10, 2009 at 7:13 pm

    Thanks so much for posting a note about CloudBerry Online Backup!

     
  2. flash

    July 8, 2009 at 2:41 am

    Cool!

     
  3. Randy@OnlineBackupReview

    June 16, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    Is it possible to backup data through smart phones

     
  4. Carroll B. Merriman

    August 27, 2011 at 3:16 am

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