Overview

PowerBiz Backup Essentials aka “The BoonBox” is a backup storage device built upon the foundation of two major strategic software and hardware vendors – Microsoft and HP.

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The software is Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. It is a network attached storage server product (NAS) targeted at the small business market. Protecting data and providing an easy to use solution for disaster recovery is critical in this market space, where extended downtime could signal the end of the business. The server software easily integrates into an existing domain, or can be configured to stand by itself. The three major benefits of the software are Better protection for Important Business Information, Grow your storage as your business grows, and Simplify deployment and management.

The underlying hardware supporting this server operating system is the HP Proliant Microserver. The Microserver is part of a “Just Right IT” solution for smaller businesses. It was designed to provide a proper server solution to smaller businesses looking to save money and increase efficiency by using hardware supplier by a trusted global vendor.

Key Features

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  • Client Computer Backups. Supports complete
    de-duped image backups of up to 25 Windows
    or Macintosh computers.
  • Automated Recovery. Easily recover individual files, folders or complete computer recovery from image-based backups.
  • Domain Join. Easily join an existing Active Directory domain from a single wizard.
  • Remote Access. Easily connect to the server from virtually anywhere with a personalised Internet address to share computer access and/or collaborate and share files.
  • Network Health Monitoring. New Console view monitors the status and health of computers on the network.
  • Third-Party Add-ins. Support for add-ins from various developers across various categories such as Anti-Virus, Data Protection, Management and Monitoring, and System Tools.
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  • Compact Form Factor and low noise chassis for deployment in office environments.
  • Four easily removable non-hot plug drive bays for expansion.
  • Gigabit Ethernet connectivity.
  • Integrated SATA 4 port RAID controller.
  • Access via Remote Management Card, or direct Console.
  • 3 year next business day warranty.

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