Max Backup Features and Benefits

Max Backup Features and Benefits

MAX Backup offers a fast, reliable, automatic, offsite, secure backup solution with a 28 day retention policy. No more worrying about on-premise backup failures, or someone missing a crucial tape back-up. The days of lost data are gone!

With MAX Backup, you have an easy way to secure your data, removing the hassle and stress from on-premise backup solutions.  We give you the convenience and efficiency of the cloud and make sure your precious data is stored safely and securely, should disaster strike.

Features and Benefits

Designed to have a low footprint on CPU, bandwidth and storage usage, employing innovative and industry-leading technologies, MAX Backup is designed to have minimal impact on your systems and network performance.

The tables below list the most important features and benefits of MAX Backup:

Feature Set Features Benefits
True Delta Technology True Delta Technology reduces backup volume. Incremental backups only include block level changes. You only backup the part of the file that has changed, not the whole document each time. <1% a day prevents using too much bandwidth and excessive cloud storage for daily backups


Client-side encryption 128 bit AES encryption, standard protocol used for all secure web transactions today:
Client-side encryption Before sending, the data is encrypted. No need for an extra secure connection or extra security on your storage
No cloud decryption There is no decryption on the storage

MAX Backup Client

Client-side delta discovery Fast discovery of the changes in directories and even within files, reduce backup windows up to 10 times
Client-side deduplication Deduplication on a very high level, block based. Prevents sending and storing data unnecessarily
Client-side compression Prevents sending and storing more data than needed
Client-side cabinet caching Before sending data to the cloud, it’s cached client-side. This greatly reduces bandwidth load, files stored in the cloud and also the CPU overhead required.
CPU optimized client Performing the backup takes less than 10% of a typical CPUs capacity.

Cloud Storage

Fully audited, highly secure datacenters: Minimized security risks on datacenter usage Redundant cloud management
Maximum coverage SLA
Datacenter’s certifications: ISO 9001-14001-27001-50001, OHSAS 18801, PCI DSS, chapter 9 compliant SSAE16 SOC1

2-Tier Backup

Local Speed Vault Storing a second local backup on the client-side makes it possible to perform restores using local storage.
For larger datasets, restores will not be limited by the speed of the connection to the cloud
Feel safer, not only storing data in the cloud, but also on premise.


Low bandwidth usage Cabinet technology and low delta’s minimize the usage of the connection, both for backup and restore
Advanced reconnect When the connection fails during backup, backups will continue when the connection is restored
Advanced bandwidth throttling Limits the usage of the bandwidth during specific hours

Seed Loading

Perform initial offline backup and upload through Self-Service Seed Loading. Seed Loading offers the opportunity to speed up the initial backup upload process. Particularly for large datasets or where devices are on a slow or unstable internet connection
Only applies to the initial backup with all subsequent backups upload directly from device

Monitoring and Management

Dashboard monitoring and management Easily monitor and manage backups with an absolute minimum of time
Dashboard Reporting View reports containing the Session History and Selection for all or specific customers
Dashboard remote commands Push settings and commands from the Dashboard to the Backup Manager
Remotely access the Backup Manager Access the device’s MAX Backup Manager directly from the Dashboard
Agent auto-update Automatically update agents from the Dashboard to the latest version of MAX Backup
Daily Selected Size Check Set a soft limit on per day usage and receive notifications when plugins/data sources exceed the configured threshold value
Dashboard user roles/auditing Different roles can be predefined, supports auditing
Backup Manager advanced scheduling Enables backups to be scheduled per plugin/data source, per hour or weekly
Easy exclude Selected file types can be easily excluded from the backup, prevents storing data you don’t want to backup
Easy selection Easily select files to backup through a predefined set
28 day retention policy You can restore the last revision, or any revision from the last 28 days, either online or from the optional Local Speed Vault.
Delta restore The absolute minimum delta from the cloud will be retrieved to perform a restore, resulting in very fast restore times
Archiving With the MAX Backup Archiving Service you can specify a backup set for any device’s data source and designate this as a never to be deleted archive. This way you will always have a snapshot of your data and can recover this from the archive, even if it was deleted weeks ago from the normal backup remediation.

Plugins/Data Sources

Database backups All supported database backups can be backed-up and restored flat file, though there are some databases that can be processed ‘live’
MySQL database Select multiple database backup.
System State System State backup using VSS
Files and folders Easily select the Files and folders to include in your dataset
MS SQL databases (VSS) Backup and restore MS SQL databases