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Linux Backup Software For Network Users And Business Tasks


Alliance, Ohio, October 15, 2013 – Novosoft, the well-known IT company developing popular data backup solutions under the Handy Backup label, now announces the new release of Handy Backup components natively supporting OS Linux. These components are oriented on control the backup and restoration of data stored on Linux-based workstations in mixed OS network infrastructures. Operating under the control of Handy Backup Server Network edition as client agents, these utilities provides all needed Linux backup functions.

As Aleksey Dolgushev, Head of Handy Backup Business Development Department, said: "We are happy to develop a fully functional version of Workstation Agent suitable for most common Linux distros. This version is a proofed and tested part of Handy Backup Server Network, allowing managing data backup workflow on Linux workstations from the main backup server. Also, Handy Backup Workstation Agent for Linux demonstrates excellent speed and stability, making it ideal to suit the increasing demands of any segment of the modern IT market".

The Linux version of Workstation Agent supports all the functions of Windows-based versions, well developed before to satisfy the needs of users. The program can perform Linux server backup as easy as any workstation data keeping. This solution also allows an administrator to schedule any backup frequency, from minutes to months, according to the type of backup and data stored.

Handy Backup Workstation Agents for Linux can be installed on Network-Attached Storage (NAS) devices running under Linux software. This can significantly expand the capability and functionality of some NASes in matters of backup strategy.

Today, Linux Workstation Agents provides support for most common Linux distributives, like Debian, Ubuntu and Mint Linux (DPKG package manager), or Red Hat, Fedora Core and Mandriva Linux (Yum/RPM package manager). These versions can be downloaded anytime at official Handy Backup website.

To get Linux edition of Handy Backup that supports more exotic package-managing software like YAST one needs to send an e-mail request to

About Novosoft LLC

The company Novosoft LLC was established in 1992. The main areas of business for this company are IT consulting, product developing and system integration. For now, Novosoft primarily focuses on different software solutions automatizing some business processes. The highest grade of Novosoft developers, combined with affordable prices and very reliable technical support, wins Novosoft product lines a popularity among different users and companies throughout the world.

About Handy Backup

Handy Backup is the data backup software supporting all modern versions of Windows including Windows 8/7/Vista/XP, Windows Server 2012/2008/2003, and now also running some functions under OS Linux. The rich functionality of Handy Backup allows saving, restoring and synchronizing data on local and remote machines, entire HDD images, almost all database types and some other data. All operations are controlled through the solid, classic-looking user interface.

Several editions of Handy Backup are available on market, aimed to suit the needs of every user.

For more information about Handy Backup, see the official product website: