Acronis True Image for MS Small Business Server is a purpose-built application that allows you to create an exact SBS Windows server disk image, including the operating system, databases, and applications and to migrate your MS SBS systems among virtual and physical servers quickly and easily.
After a system crash, Acronis True Image for MS SBS allows you to perform the entire server restore in just minutes. Complete system restoration can be performed to an existing system as well as to a new system with different hardware or to a virtual server (requires Acronis Universal Restore).
Acronis True Image for MS SBS has been specifically designed for the small business market. Like all enterprise-class Acronis products, Acronis True Image for MS SBS provides comprehensive backup and disaster recovery features and functionality. However, it is packaged and priced for the small business market.
Acronis Management Console included in Acronis True Image for MS SBS provides you a convenient way to manage backup jobs on multiple remote servers.
Based on the exclusive Acronis Drive Snapshot technology, Acronis True Image allows you to create a server disk backup image without interrupting server operations, providing 24 x 7 availability.
Here are the Top 7 features for a small business:
Acronis Universal Restore — restore to different hardware or to a virtual server
(note: requires separate product license)
Exclude files from backups — Capture only business data and save space in storage archive
Backup image encryption
Boot from an image, using Acronis Active Restore™ (a patent pending technology) — Decrease downtime by allowing systems to be used during recovery
Throttling to control hard disk write speed and network bandwidth usage — Minimize disruptions of business operations
Scheduling and Notifications — Includes event-driven backups, periodic backup validations, and schedule cloning
Modify images — Mount images in read/write mode and apply changes directly, such as removing viruses and malware from
Convert image files for easier virtualization — Supports major virtualization operating systems from VMware®, Microsoft®, Parallels®, and now Citrix® XenServer.
Dual-Destination Backups — When enabled, automatically places an additional copy of the backup being created on a local drive or network share.
Acronis Recovery for Exchange Integration — Users of Acronis Recovery for Microsoft Exchange can now access Exchange-specific functions from within the Acronis True Image Echo Management Console.
Resiliency to failures — Reconnection options will automatically attempt to connect to a group server or backup server if it goes offline. Makes servers more resilient to network failures.
Retry unavailable machine if backup can’t be completed. If a backup destination location can’t be reached or is otherwise unavailable, the program will attempt to reach the location at a specified time interval until it can complete the backup.
Better Logging — Enhanced logs provide more information on tasks completed, systems availability, and errors encountered.
Enhanced FTP support — FTP can be used in Active Mode and its default port can be changed. This adds active mode support to existing Basic Mode support.