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Synology – Active Backup for Business

Synology provides a variety of backup solutions included with their NAS appliances to enable protection across a variety of different platforms. Starting with the protection of files/folders on a desktop, virtual machines running on a hypervisor continuing right up to SaaS platforms such as Microsoft Office 365 and more.

Introduction to Active Backup for Business

ABB is an all-in-one business data protection solution, centralising protection for IT environments that include virtualised environments, physical servers, file servers, and personal computers based on the operating system DMS running within the Synology NAS appliance.

An appealing feature about ABB is the price, which is nothing. Synology does not charge a fee for installing or using ABB on their NAS appliances, meaning we can backup Windows endpoints, VMware, Hyper-V and file servers without additional software license costs. There is no license limit to the number of machines that can be protected either.

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