Data is vital to today’s business landscape. Losing it can be catastrophic, whether it’s due to tech changes, accidents, or cyber threats. Businesses these days rely heavily on their online presence to generate revenue, making efficient offsite backups crucial for quick data restoration during disruptions.
Backups on Cloudways
At Cloudways, safeguarding your data has been our top priority. This is why our users have had the option to take local and offsite backups with our reliable backup solution. But we understand that our previous system had its limitations, such as:
- No backup retention beyond 30 days
- Inability to push backups to their own S3 storage (DigitalOcean Storage, Amazon S3, Google Drive)
- Inability to download offsite backups
After listening to our customers’ feedback, we discovered that these features were in high demand among many of our customers. However, till now, we have been unable to focus on this issue due to other requests. This was until the acquisition of SnapShooter by DigitalOcean which opened up an exciting opportunity for us to collaborate in this space.
This partnership has opened up a new realm of possibilities and opportunities for us to work together to enhance our backup system.
What is SnapShooter?
SnapShooter is a secure, easy-to-use, & affordable offsite backups solution used by agencies & web developers worldwide to schedule and automate offsite backups for their servers, databases & applications.
SnapShooter makes it easy to set up offsite server backup jobs to meet your specific needs. For instance, a developer can create a backup job for all WordPress application files and MySQL databases within a server, which will run according to the set frequency and backup all selected files to your preferred storage.
Backups With SnapShooter
SnapShooter offers an effortless way for Cloudways customers to create offsite backups of all their applications and databases in one go.
You can simply connect your Cloudways server, and it will automatically find all applications, databases, and files installed on the server and create individual backups for each. This simplifies backup management by creating smaller backup files for each application.
As a part of DigitalOcean, SnapShooter is offering an exclusive 20% discount for Cloudways customers on all plans for the first 3 months if you choose to pay monthly. If you opt for annual payment, you can avail a 20% discount on top of the existing 34% discount.
The discount code will apply as soon as you sign up using our link, giving you 20% off on all SnapShooter plans for the next 3 months. In case the discount is not applied automatically, customers may apply the coupon code “Cloudways” in the Coupon menu in the billing section to avail of the discount.
Get Started with SnapShooter Today
Effortlessly backup all applications, databases & filesystems on your Cloudways Server.
Here are some of the main features of SnapShooter.
Offsite Server Backups
Create efficient and reliable offsite backups for all applications and databases on your servers using SnapShooter’s configurable backup jobs.
Real-Time Backup Logs
Customize your backup frequency, monitor your backups in real-time, and easily keep track of when your backups were run.
Multiple Storage Choices
Choose between SnapShooter’s own storage or use your own S3 storage provider. With support for popular providers like DigitalOcean Spaces, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Dropbox, Firebase Wasabi, Blackbase B2, and Upcloud Scaleway, you have plenty of options.
Restore your backups quickly and easily with just one click through SnapShooter’s console.
Stay informed about your backups with daily email and Slack notifications from SnapShooter. Never miss an important update again.
Getting Started With SnapShooter
At Cloudways, we are always looking for ways to improve our services and provide our customers with the best possible experience. With the recent acquisition of SnapShooter by DigitalOcean, we are excited to explore new opportunities for collaboration and integration.
Our future plans include partnering with the SnapShooter team to enhance our existing backups solution on Cloudways. This will allow us to offer more comprehensive and advanced backup features to our customers, making it easier than ever to protect their valuable data.
Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting development. We can’t wait to share our progress with you and continue to provide top-notch services that meet all your business needs.
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