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Have you ever worried about losing your important files, folders, or file permissions because other applications opened or locked them during the backup process?

Backups are essential for protecting data and ensuring business continuity. However, not all backup solutions are created equal. One critical feature that is often overlooked is the ability to perform open file backup. We will explain how Ahsay works in open file backup and why open file backup is important and how it can benefit businesses.

Ahsay ensures your file backups are always complete and reliable. It uses Microsoft VSS (Volume Shadow Copy service) to backup open files without any interruption. Microsoft VSS creates a snapshot of the data on your Windows machine at the start of the backup. This way, you can access your files normally while Ahsay backs them up in the background. You can also restore your files easily and accurately whenever you need them.

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Why Open File Backup is Important

Data Consistency

One of the biggest advantages of open file backup is data consistency. Traditional backup methods may not be able to back up files that are currently in use, resulting in data inconsistency. With open file backup, files that are open or in use can be backed up without any issues. This ensures that the backed-up data is consistent and can be restored without any data loss or corruption.

Reduced Downtime

Another benefit of open file backup is the reduced downtime. Traditional backup methods may require that files be closed or services be stopped during the backup process, causing downtime and disruptions to business operations. Open file backup eliminates the need for downtime, as files can be backed up while they are still in use. This allows businesses to continue operating without interruption, even during the backup process.

Increased Flexibility

Open file backup also offers increased flexibility. With traditional backup methods, businesses may have to schedule backups during off-hours to avoid disrupting business operations. However, with open file backup, backups can be performed at any time, including during business hours. This provides businesses with more flexibility and allows them to customize their backup schedule to meet their specific needs.

In conclusion, open file backup is an essential feature that businesses should look for in their backup solutions. By ensuring data consistency, reducing downtime, and increasing flexibility, open file backup can help businesses protect their data and maintain business continuity. When choosing a backup solution, be sure to consider whether it offers open file backup and how it can benefit your business. Take advantage of the open file backup that Ahsay brings to you.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

We provide good reseller package. If you are interested in becoming an Ahsay reseller. Please don't hesitate to contact us. 

The cost of your backup service will depend on two factors; backup data storage requirement and type of backup plan (File /NAS, Databases & VM, or Microsoft 365 backup plan).
 
An Ahsay subscription plan already includes the use of Ahsay Drive which is powered by Microsoft Azure. However, you can save even more money by selecting a bring your own drive/storage plan. Check out our pricing

A single Ahsay Managed Backup-as-a-Service(AMBaaS) subscription covers backups of unlimited devices or endpoints to Ahsay Drive cloud storage. There is no need to invest in additional hardware, set up centralized backup servers, provision storage, or hire experienced IT personnel to manage your backups.

There different types of subscriptions plans available depending on your customer requirements; File, virtual machines & databases, and or Microsoft 365. You can get started and have your backups running in a few minutes.

If you still have questions, please contact us on WhatsApp or send us an email.

If you prefer a backup solution that is based on a license purchase model we recommend you use the Ahsay self-hosted backup solution. Check out our self-hosted license pricing

Ahsay is committed to offering the best available data protection technologies on our backup solutions such as AES 256-bit data encryption, 256-bit SSL communication, Two-factor authentication (2FA), Immutable backups, Air gap backups etc.

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