Posted by: kurtsh | December 19, 2014

NEWS: Azure Backup – Announcing Support for Windows Client Operating System

For folks interested in cloud backup solutions for desktops & client systems, this announcement may be of interest.

imageWe are excited to announce the support for backing up data to Azure from Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 machines, using Azure Backup. You can find more details on the supported client operating system versions, SKUs in KB3015072. By downloading this update, you automatically get all the capabilities released in the last few months, including:

This release opens up new scenarios for Azure Backup by enabling customers to back up their on-premises files and folders directly to Azure. Once the initial backup copy is completed, Azure Backup tracks the changes to the backed up files and efficiently transfers only the changed content over HTTPS.

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