About School Backups

School Backups is an easy-to-use and cost-effective backup solution specifically designed for schools. A robust remote backup plan should be included in every school’s disaster recovery plans.

You can easily back up your SIMS Server, Windows Servers, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Lotus Domino/Notes, Oracle database, MySQL database, Linux servers, desktops and laptops to School Backup’s highly dependable datacenter.

School Backups is a service provided by Primary Technology®.

Frequently Asked Questions

How often will my backups be run?

Backup times can be chosen by you, when you configure your backups to be run you can select when you would like them to run. You can even have different backup sets running at different times!

What’s the retention policy on my backups?

The default data retention policy is kept for 30 days (this can be adjusted to suit your needs) this means if you accidentally delete a file, you can still restore the file for upto 30 days (or more)!

How can I restore my data?

Restoring data couldn’t be simpler, you login to the online School Backups manager, find the data you want, provide your unique encryption key and click restore!

What type of data can be backed up?

You can backup pretty much any type of data. We support:
  • All Files
  • MYSQL and SQL
  • Lotus
  • System State

Will my data be safe?

Yes, we use 256bit encryption between your school’s servers and our backup sites so no-one can access your data without your encryption key.


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