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Frequently Asked Questions about Windows Backup Server software from WholesaleBackup
What type of Windows Backup Server software does WholesaleBackup carry?
The Windows Backup Server software is engineered to be installed and run on any mainstream Windows Server operating systems releases, such as Server 2012, Server 2016, Server 2019, and Server 2022. It’s most commonly used by MSPs, service providers, and resellers, who are managing their own servers and self-hosting their customers’ business data backups. The setup is scalable allowing you to add more “of your own” storage incrementally as your data needs grow.
What storage options does the Windows Backup Server software connect to?
The Windows Backup Server software will pair with all common types of storage that connect to a Windows Server. The most popular types are Direct attached storage – DAS, Storage area network – SAN, and Network attached storage – NAS. The benefit of this type of storage is that you have full control over the storage because you own it, and you will not be paying monthly storage fees to a third-party vendor, that chip away at the profitability of your backup service.
What types of computers can I back up with the software?
If you are running a self-hosted Windows Backup Server from WholesaleBackup you have the ability to perform continuous, encrypted, incremental backups, and disk imaging for any Windows Servers, including MySQL Server, Microsoft Exchange, Windows Desktop Workstations, Windows Laptops and Tablets, macOS Servers, macOS Workstations, macOS Laptops such Mac Book Pros.
How do I monitor my backups with the Windows Backup Server software?
The Windows Backup Server software is designed for backup service providers, offering helpful views so at a glance you can see who is actively connected, or when an account was last backed up, in addition to storage metrics and account administration functions. Another popular method is setting up the integrated email reporting service for receiving status updates about your backup accounts.
Does the Windows Backup Server allow me to remotely configure my backups?
Yes, you have the ability to update backup settings, schedules, and configurations, and sync those changes remotely from the self-hosted Windows Backup Server software and even from your included cloud-based Backup Ops web console.