Product Review - Unitrends Enterprise Backup™

Unitrends offering complete enterprise backup solution through easy to use and robust software entitled Unitrends Enterprise Backup™. The software provides complete backup and recovery solution for large or mid size enterprise at an affordable cost.

Unitrends has been in the  backup industry for over 20 years and since then, offering great utilities that facilitates businesses and easy to use and must have utilities for keep alive in today’s competitive industry.

Keeping regular and updated backups is pretty challenging tasks in the real world but Unitrends will make it easier for you by heavily protecting your business against loosing valuable data due to disaster, power failure or human misdeeds.

Unitrends offering three versions of Unitrends Enterprise backup: Free, Enterprise & NFR (Not for Resale). You can choose any of the three versions to install only after downloading the application and begin installing it. Moreover, company offering separate versions of Unitrends Enterprise backup for VMware and Hyper-V environment. However if you don’t have any of these, don’t worry as the software is still capable to backup and protect both your physical and virtual environment.

Requirements for Installation in your environment:

Free Space: 100 GB
CPU’s required: Minimum 2 CPU’s
RAM/Memory: 4 GB

Unitrends utilizes the virtual route to install software on any specific environment i.e., Double Click on .exe file > Deploy OVF template and simple on screen steps to follow. All the procedure will not take more than 10 minutes and you’re all set to begin deploying.

How to configure applications properly?
Unlike other hefty virtual applications, Unitrends provides simple and secure to get this backup application up and running. At first, you’ll need to configure IP and DNS settings inside the VM console. After that, for the rest configuration you’ll need to open your web browser and point the IP of your Unitrends appliance. Upon the first login, Unitrends displays a setup wizard which guides you the rest steps you need to complete before to get this application up and running.

Below mentioned steps are the quick walkthrough of the installation process:
  • Accept EULA (End User License Agreement)
  • Set Date/ Time Parameters
  • Configure Hostname
  • Configure SMTP server
  • Change default console authentication (root password)
  • Add any additional administrative users to the system
  • Select an installation type
  • Add additional users to the Unitrends system
  • Install any required agents
  • Add Client
  • Deduplication options: You can disable Unitrends software deduplication if you happen to be using a deduplication appliance.

    Few Screenshots of the software:

Once the all steps were completed successfully, you’re all set to start protecting your virtual environment. Just be sure to check the entries were entered successfully and working properly.

Final Thoughts

Unitrends enterprise backup is unique of its kind and offers guarantee to never lose your business data due to causes whatsoever. Unitrends have great support service to help you effortlessly whenever you need. Just go to support section of Unitrends and fire, Email, Call Phone or create a ticket.

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