Linux Workstation Backup

Use NAKIVO Backup & Replication to easily yet effectively back up Linux workstations running Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop and Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop. Perform application-aware, incremental backups to avoid data loss and send backup copies to storage devices and the cloud to ensure high availability. If a disruption occurs, you can resume operations quickly by recovering entire workstations to VMs or individual files directly from compressed and deduplicated Linux backups.

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Key Features at a glance

App-aware, Incremental Backups

App-aware, Incremental Backups

Shrink backup windows and ensure backups are up-to-date and transactionally consistent

Lightweight Linux Ubuntu Backups

Lightweight Linux Ubuntu Backups

Reduce backup sizes and save on storage space with global deduplication and compression

Instant File & Object Recovery

Instant File & Object Recovery

Restore files and objects back to original or custom locations directly from Linux backups

Smooth Physical to Virtual Recovery

Smooth Physical to Virtual Recovery

Recover Linux workstations to VMware VMs for near-instant recovery and physical to virtual migrations

Flexible Storage Destinations

Flexible Storage Destinations

Send backups and backup copies to storage devices and the cloud directly from the web-based UI

Encryption in Flight and at Rest

Encryption in Flight and at Rest

Ensure your Linux backups remain protected at rest and in flight with AES 256-bit encryption

Why Back Up Linux Workstations with NAKIVO Backup & Replication

Send Backup Copies Off-site or to the Cloud

Eliminate a single point of failure by storing copies of Linux Ubuntu backups off-site or in the cloud. NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers the Backup Copy feature so that you can create copies without affecting the source machine. Once you back up Ubuntu workloads, you can send your backup copies to storage devices or public clouds, such as Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure and Wasabi. Maintaining up-to-date backup copies ensures that your Linux workstations are recoverable if even the primary backup becomes corrupted or unavailable.

Avoid Network Congestion

NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers multiple features to ensure that data protection jobs do not interfere with your primary business processes. Network Acceleration speeds up backup and recovery jobs, thereby shrinking backup windows to fit within non-business hours. If you need to back up Linux workstations during business hours, use Advanced Bandwidth Throttling to set a limit on how much bandwidth each backup job can consume.

Save on Storage Costs

When you back up Ubuntu workloads, NAKIVO Backup & Replication can reduce the backup size with compression, deduplication and incremental backups. Smaller backups allow you to maximize the storage capacity of existing hardware and use less cloud storage, resulting in lower costs. Incremental backups reduce backup sizes by only sending new data to the backup repository after the initial full backup. For even more space savings, this Linux Ubuntu backup software offers data deduplication and compression, which reduces the total size of deduplicated backups.

Automate Data Protection

Protecting your Linux environment does not need to be a time-consuming and stressful task. With NAKIVO Backup & Replication, you can schedule routine Linux backups to automatically run daily, weekly, monthly or create a custom schedule that best fits your business needs. This way, instead of wasting time manually performing backups, you can simply set a schedule and focus on other tasks. If at any time you want to monitor completed and future tasks, you can use the Calendar dashboard for a unified view of all your data protection activities.

Restore Individual Files and Objects

Files and application objects can be corrupted, lost, deleted or targeted by ransomware at any time. Fortunately, NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers Instant File Recovery and Universal Object Recovery for efficient granular recoveries. With Instant File Recovery, you can restore files to original and custom locations directly from compressed and deduplicated backups. With Universal Object Recovery, you can restore the objects of any application. These features let you restore exactly what you need, saving you time and resources.

Keep Linux Backups Safe and Secure

Competitors, ransomware attackers and malicious insiders all see your data as a potential target. NAKIVO Backup & Replication, one of the most reliable Linux backup solutions in the market, can help you keep your backups safe with 256-bit encryption and role-based access control (RBAC). 256-bit encryption converts your data into ciphertext, ensuring it remains protected at rest and in-flight. With RBAC, you can create custom roles, with a specific set of permissions, and assign them to users. Limiting access reduces the risk of accidental deletions and malicious activity by unauthorized users.

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