By Ivy / Last update January 22, 2021


About Windows Small Business Server (SBS)

Windows Small Business Server (SBS) is designed by Microsoft for small and midsize businesses (up to 25 users or 50 devices) to run network management and remote access. The systems including Windows Small Business Server 2000, 2003 (R2), 2008, 2011, Windows Server 2012 (R2) Essentials, Windows Server 2016 Essentials, Windows Server 2019 Essentials.

How to create and manage Windows Small Business Server Backups easily? You will get the multiple backup solutions for Small Business.


Best Small Business Backup Software - AOMEI Backupper

To back up Server of the small business, it’s strongly recommended to try the server backup software - AOMEI Backupper Server, which designed for Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019 (including R2, Datacenter, Standard, Essentials editions), SBS 2003, 2008, 2011, and Windows PCs.

With the server backup software - AOMEI Backupper Server, you will get poweful server backup solutions for small business:

  • Backup full server for small business, including Windows operating system, installed programs, settings, critical business data, etc.

  • Provides flexible backup types: full Backup, incremental backup and differential backup.

  • Scheduling and automation: you could create schedule backup or sync task to protect small business data, or sync files between Windows Servers in real time.

  • Powerful Backup Management: you could comment the backup or sync task, compress, split or encrypt the Windows small business server backup file, enable email or SMS notification, delete old backup images automatically according to the rules you set up, etc.

  • Provides cloud backup solutions for small business. It helps you to backup data to cloud without efforts, the clouds include Google Drive, OneDrive, Dopbox, Sugarsync, Box, Cloudme, Hubic, etc.

Please download the best backup software for small business - AOMEI Backupper Server 30-day free trial on your Windows Small Business Server, and have a try.

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Small Business Cloud Backup

To show you the server backup software works, below we will show you the Windows small business server backup to cloud (Google Drive for example, please install Google Drive for Business first) easily.

Step 1. Launch AOMEI Backupper Server, choose Backup section and then select File Backup.

File Backup

Step 2. Click + Add Folder or + Add File to choose the critical business data to backup. Rename the Task Name if need be.

Add File or Folder

Step 3. Hit on the triangle icon, and choose Select a cloud drive, we pitch on the Google Drive, and click OK.

Select Cloud Drive

Choose Google Drive

Tip: You could choose local disk, external hard disk, USB flash drive, CD/DVD, network share, NAS as the destination as well.

Step 4. Press Start Backup >> to perform Windows small business server 2003/2008/2011/2016/2019 cloud backup easily.

Start Backup Files to Google Drive

There are some optional settings you could set up before backing up:

>> Options is capable of commenting the backup task, compress, split, encrypt the Windows small business server backup file, run specified program or script before or after the backup, etc.

>> Schedule enables you to run the Windows small business server backup daily, weekly, monthly, event triggers, USB plug in. And you could create full backup, incremental backup and differential backup (only backup changed part since the last (full) backup).

Schedule Settings General

>> Scheme allows you set up the retain number of backups, and then it will delete old backup images automatically while the backups over the retain number.


After a while, your critical business data on Windows Small Business Server has been protected. Besides, you could use the system backup to backup Windows Small Business Server 2003/2008/2011/2016/2019 operating system, installed programs, and so on; use disk backup to create Windows small business server full backup, etc.


Sync Files in Real Time between Windows Small Business Servers

If you prefer to transfer files from one Windows Small Business Server to another as soon as possible, please do the following steps:

Step 1. Choose Sync > Real-Time Sync subsequently.

Real Time Sync

Step 2. Hit + Add Folder to choose the Small Business data to sync.

Add Folder

Step 3. Select a destination to save the critical data.

Select Sync Destination

Step 4. Press Start Sync >> to sync files between Windows Small Business Servers easily.

Start Real Time Sync

After the first sync, if there any changes occurred to the source folder, it will automatic synced to the destination immediately, no human interaction.


Write in the End

It’s quite easy to create Windows Small Business Server backup with the help of small business backup solutions - AOMEI Backupper Server. If you would like to create backups for unlimited computers, please try AOMEI Backupper Technician Plus.

For small business users, deploy image to multiple computer is quite complex, the AOMEI Image Deploy could help you a lot, which deploy image to multiple computers simultaneously.

If you have to create, monitor and manage backups for all clients within your company, please try Centralized Backup Management Software to create centralized backup.