January 31, 2012 – (HOSTSEARCH.COM) – Novosoft
, a custom software developer and consultant service provider, reports that the cloud suppliers of the Handy Backup
online backup service have once again proved their efficiency. The data centers got successfully audited getting the SAS70 Type 2 certificate, which indicates the reliability of internal controls and operations in these cloud vendor companies. This fact adds value to the commonly recognized efficiency of Handy Backup storage options (backup to FTP, SFTP, Amazon S3, local storage, and others) and makes the solution one of the enterprise backup service market’s most powerful yet cost-efficient ones.
"Online backup service is a thing you can’t afford choosing with lack of thoroughness these days. With all the numerous players in the cloud supplier industry, you have a world of choices: the payment plans, storage capacities, and, and last but not least, the levels of data safety. Back in 2011, we witnessed several incidents involving major cloud downtimes, with Amazon EC2 servers failing. Those incidents showed that cloud is not all about the profit by default and that you have to be careful in choosing a data center," shared Aleks Dow, the head of Novosoft Analytics Department.
"Luckily, there is audit for data centers. For Handy Backup online storage service we choose only those data centers which reliability is proved with the SAS70 Type 2 certificate and stick to multi cloud supplier policy. So, in theory, with Handy Backup your business data stay protected even, God forbids, after a nuclear strike on a data center (hope we never get a chance to check)," added Mr. Dow.
The online backup service by Handy Backup is an option for storing data off-site. The backups are securely transferred to and from servers of a protected data center and are instantly available on the web. Along with off-site storage, also comes an advanced backup software solution featuring data management automation, encryption, compression, and other smart options. Plus, there is an on-site backup alternative featured, with multiple choices for storage available (internal and external hard drives, network servers and workstations, FTP/SFTP, etc.).
Online backup servers are monitored by professional engineers. The reliability of storage services is guaranteed by the SAS70 Type 2 certificate. This particularly involves monitoring and risk assessment, security of data, and other controls options proved to be efficiently managed.
The remote data backup service can be accessed right in the Handy Backup software interface (e.g. on the "Where to back up" screen in the step-by-step wizard), with no routine manual account registration required. The manual registration is nonetheless available on the official Handy Backup brand web page.
About Handy Backup
Handy Backup is a data backup service for home and business users. The service features a software family of 4 products for PCs and networks and an app for Android mobile devices. The remote data backup option is available for $0.35 per GB or for a custom price (for clients with an exclusive IT infrastructure). The present software version is 7.0.15.
Established in 1992, Novosoft LLC specializes in software development and IT consultancy services. The software line includes products for automatic data backup, metrology automation, and many several others. Among Novosoft's partners and clients there are big names like NASA, Stanford University, Microsoft, IBM, and many others. Besides the reliable business partner reputation, the company is known for social and educational initiatives.