By Catherine / Last Updated December 25, 2014

Why Server 2008 Need to Backup?

Nowadays, the most common Server operating system is Windows Server 2008. And Windows Server 2008 is used frequently by computer users. If you are a systems administrator for a small or medium-sized company, you should definitely make sure you have a good backup and recovery plan for using Windows Server 2008. If you have not yet, you are tempting fate, the damage will beyond your expectation. Reasons that may cause data loss could be various. For example: hard disk crashes, virus attack, a hacker, software and system crash and so on.

To minimize the losses for your Windows Server 2008, you’d better do a backup for your Windows Server scientifically. When you install Windows Server 2008, you have a default Server 2008 backup software - Windows built-in Backup & Restore program.

Windows Server 2008 Native Backup Tool

The Windows Server Backup function in Windows Server 2008 provides a complete solution for your daily backup and recovery needs. There are four wizards guide you with backups and restores. You can use Windows Server 2008 Backup program to backup a complete server, selected hard drive or the system partition. When restore, you can recover files selectively.

Windows Server Backup enables you to create and manage backups for the local computer as well as a remote computer. You can also do schedule backup or perform one-time backup to augment the scheduled backup.

AOMEI Backupper Server - Excellent Server 2008 Backup Software

If you think Windows Server 2008 Backup & Restore can’t satisfy your need. You may look for other great backup software for Windows server 2008. I recommend you try AOMEI Backupper Server Edition. Why? let me explain. Windows Server 2008 has deleted the media device from the Windows backup feature, which maybe a disaster on a grand scale. For the professional meet, AOMEI Backupper Server is a good choice. With AOMEI Backupper, you can backup to NAS, external hard disks or USB Flash drives, CD/DVD, all types of RAID (include hardware and software), Hyper-V, Virtual box, VMware virtual disk, etc.

Server 2008 Backup Software

AOMEI Backupper Server develops a feature: backup with command line prompt, which is very useful for unattended and multi-task backups. AOMEI Backupper is not only a backup software, but also a clone software, this may useful to you sometimes. You can create bootable media with it. Explore image and check image are two practical functions of AOMEI Backupper Server Edition. Supports VSS is another highlight.

This professional Server 2008 backup software can completely beat Windows Server 2008 Backup program. It supports widely Windows OSes. Windows PC: From Windows XP to Windows 8.1. Windows Server: From Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012. What’s the most important, it supports Windows Server 2008 R2 perfectly. Why I emphasize on this? Because Server 2008 most cases means Windows Server 2008 R2. Now you see, AOMEI Backupper Server is worth own.