QNAP unveils Hybrid Backup Sync


QNAP Systems has released the all-in-one Hybrid Backup Sync app. Consolidating backup, restoration and synchronization tasks, Hybrid Backup Sync allows users to centrally manage multiple tasks for efficient data backup and retrieval in local, remote and cloud storage. Featuring task overview, multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, smart data reduction, fast data transfer and upgraded encryption, Hybrid Backup Sync boosts productivity for daily backup tasks and expedites reaction time for disaster recovery.

“Backing up and restoring data at anytime, anywhere is a basic requirement of IT management,” said Norman Tsai, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “Hybrid Backup Sync incorporates commonly-used network protocols and cloud services with a user-friendly interface to provide a flexible and productive tool for businesses and individuals to simplify backup and restoration tasks.”

As a hybrid cloud solution that leverages storage of private and public storage, Hybrid Backup Sync provides multiple ways to create customized job plans for data preservation, including backup from an external device to a QNAP NAS, or from one NAS to other local, remote and cloud storage for double protection. Options for data backup and synchronization include USB one-touch backup and remote synchronization via RTRR, rsync, FTP or CIFS/SMB.

Hybrid Backup Sync supports various cloud services for real-time sync or scheduled backup of data, including Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, Dropbox, Dropbox Business, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk, Box, hubiC, Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage, HiDrive, Backblaze B2, HKBN and Amazon S3/OpenStack Swift/WebDAV compatible services.