System Recovery: the Dark Side of the Backup and Data Protection Moon

Novosoft LLC, the acclaimed backup service supplier, published an overview of the most common backup software cost aspects users fail to manage in advance.

Alliance, OH, March 15, 2012 --( Novosoft LLC, the software market player known for its Handy Backup tools and industry analytics reports, released an in-depth overview of factors in choosing a cost-efficient data protection solution. The overview indicates the efficiency of system restore to be the most vital yet underestimated factor of choosing a backup and system recovery solution. Also, the report presents a number of tips for avoiding paying hidden extra costs of backup software.

"What is your strategy for the bad times of your data? By bad times I mean that a data loss incident causing the failure of your personal or business crucial files and system settings might actually happen right the next moment. And by your strategy I mean your confidence about completely bringing back everything you have backed up. Have you really thought about that? How much time will you need to recover your system? If you run a heterogeneous environment, do you have a system restore plan for every part? Is the price you pay for those things fair? So, let’s figure out the answers together," said Aleks Dow, the head of Handy Backup Analytics Department.

Novosoft announced a report on major factors forming the price of the most popular backup software solutions. The key finding: the most common among vital yet lacking proper user management issues of secure data storage is the efficiency of ultimate system restore, specifically the options for proper Windows system recovery ( ).

The fact holds for the two popular enterprise backup storage strategies: keeping data in a cloud or on tape. As online backup has been notably trending recently, with all the advantages of data accessibility it still lacks the speed of system restore, which usually drops out of user scope on the stage of configuring a recovery plan. An akin thing takes place regarding tape as the storage media: great backup, poor restore options.

Among other factors contributing heavily to the price of data protection solutions, the report covers common supplier strategies of billing users for upgrades and new workstations in a backup network. Along with analysis, there are the best practices for avoiding paying hidden costs of data restore presented.

Novosoft claims its Handy Backup software product to be optimal in view of the most factors and accepts the challenge to prove it to anyone sending a request to

About Handy Backup

Handy Backup is a family of acclaimed data backup and restore killer apps for PCs, servers, mixed OS networks, and Android mobile devices. The software prices are from $0 for Handy Backup for Android to $599 for Handy Backup Network Server, the most advanced software editions for running backups of an entire network from a single administrator PC. The latest version is 7.1.1. For more information, feel irresistibly welcome to visit the official Handy Backup brand page, Handy Backup on Google+ (free software licenses for hanging out with Handy Backup social media managers), Facebook, and @Handy_Backup channel on Twitter.

About Novosoft

Established in 1992, Novosoft LLC specializes in software development and IT consultancy services. The product line includes software for powerful yet cost-efficient data backup, business process automation, and a number of other killer apps. Among Novosoft partners and clients there are Stanford University, Microsoft, IBM, Motorola, and many companies of literally all possible sizes. For more information, please be welcome to refer to


Aleksey Dolgushev
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Novosoft LLC
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Aleksey Dolgushev
Phone: +7 (383) 330-34-69