TECH GUIDE - Linux Server Backup from Cloud Direct

TECH GUIDE - Linux Server Backup from Cloud Direct


Cloud Direct have a variety of online server backup technologies that are compatible with most Linux and Open Source operating systems. Our automatic, offsite backup service helps you protect your business server without the hassle and unreliability of tape backup systems.

Through a unique web-browser interface, you configure the service to your exact requirements. You choose the data sets you'd like to backup, when you'd like your backups to run and how often they run. You can monitor your backup activity from a remote control panel and begin restoring individual files, folders and databases within minutes of data loss.

Open Source Operating System Compatibility

Cloud Direct online server backup is compatible with:

  • Linux Red Hat Enterprise
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Sun Solaris 9 & 10
  • Ubuntu Server Edition

Features and benefits of Linux Backup:

  • Secure - All data backed up from your Linux server is encrypted and sent over the internet to the Cloud Direct data centres using Secure Socket layer (SSL) protocol. Here is resides fully encrypted in some of the most robust and secure data centres in the world.
  • Automatic - The backup of critical data from your Linux server is an automatic process. No more fiddling around with tapes or external hard-drives, just set and forget. With ongoing reporting and monitoring from the Cloud Direct staff you can get on with the business of running your business and have confidence that your data is in safe hands.
  • Recovery - thanks to intelligent data reduction technologies, the amount of data needing recover after loss is minimal. This means that data recovery is rapid. You can retrieve files within seconds, and recover entire databases in minutes.
  • Support - the Cloud Direct specialist data recovery team are on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will be here to help you in your time of need - guaranteed.

To find out more about the features and benefits of Linux Server Backup visit the online backup for servers page. 

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