Backup Server 2012 Essentials to the Cloud – Part 2 (CloudBerry vs. Duplicati)

With no clear winner for a cloud backup solution, I was left unsatisfied after my previous post. I started searching for some tools to directly access (cloud) storage providers. That’s when I discovered Amazon Glacier. Glacier is the low-cost cloud storage solution from Amazon. And it really is low-cost compared to others. You pay only 0,01 Euro or 1 Cent per GB you use! Compare that to 20 Cent per GB at Microsoft Azure. But of course there are some pitfalls. […]

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Backup Server 2012 Essentials to the Cloud – Part 1 (Crashplan, Keepvault, MS Azure and Acronis)

Having switched to Server 2012 R2 Essentials from Windows Home Server 2011 I was confronted with the problem that the new OS is considered a Business Solution instead of a Home Solution by almost all Software companies. That made most of the Home-targeted Backup solutions not applicable and you are forced to purchase very expensive Business Solutions. That was my motivation to search for cheaper alternatives. In this post I’m going to present and compare solutions from Crashplan, Keepvault, Microsoft Azure and Acronis [..]

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