Paragon Software® Launches New Drive Backup 9.0 SP1 For Home Users

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New Software provides Fast, Reliable, Complete System Backup for Windows Systems Based on Industry Standard Paragon Imaging Technology.

London, UK, 3rd February 2009, - Paragon Software Group (PSG), the technology leader in innovative data security and data management solutions, today announced the immediate availability of Drive Backup 9.0 SP1. Paragon Drive Backup is designed to completely backup your system and data, providing the user with the most efficient methods for data protection. With the new version, Paragon Software Group have implemented Adaptive Restore with support of Windows 2000/XP in addition to Vista and improved remote management facilities.

Adaptive Restore enables the user to restore their system to a different hardware configuration. If the user needs to replace failed hardware and cannot find an exact match for their original system specifications, this feature will help. The user can even restore a backup image of their real system to a virtual one and vice versa.

File Compliment allows appending latest files to a sector-based backup, so the user can keep updated only information that is critical making sure their system is safe from any disaster.

Apple Boot Camp Configuration Support allows successful backup/restore of a dual boot Mac system (Mac OS X and Windows XP/Vista)


Complete Recovery Environment on USB Flash Drive allows the user to create bootable recovery media on a USB flash drive then boot the PC and perform any operations directly from the flash drive in case of the operating system corruption or boot problems.

Paragon Drive Backup 9.0 SP1 is aimed at consumers who care about data protection and have some security software installed. Paragon Drive Backup 9.0 SP1 complements antivirus protection with total system and data protection based on industry standard Paragon Imaging technology. In other words image based backup leverages antivirus security and provides complete protection for Windows based systems.

Drive Backup 9.0 SP1 is available in 2 versions:

Personal, which includes file backup, entire PC backup and powerful recovery tools; and Professional, which is targeted to more advanced users, and leverages technology from Paragon Drive Backup Business solutions to let advanced users create a more professional personal backup and recovery tool.

Paragon's Drive Backup 9.0 SP1 features maximum ease-of-use and features include an innovative file-level protection system that allows users to protect all files, including emails, Outlook files, photos, music, videos, spreadsheets and other documents from damage through the creation of a backup copy.  Drive Backup 9.0 SP1 differs from competing offerings in that it utilizes File Complement for sector-level image: which allows the user to do a full backup of a partition and then afterwards attaches  only the latest files to it

Other key features include:

  • File-Level Backup/Restore - Provides full file-level backup/restore functionality including incremental backups.
  • Option to Exclude Files/Folders - Ability to exclude files or folders from a backup archive.
  • Recovery Environment - Supports a wide range of hardware configurations.
  • Disk-Based Backup and Restore in Minutes - Backs up the whole hard disk to separate hard disk, or external media providing complete protection from viruses, trojans as well as hardware failures and human mistakes that can cause the significant loss of data.
  • Blu-ray Disk Support - Allows burning of backup archives to Blu-ray discs.

Price & Availability:

Priced at £15.95 or the Personal version and £39.95 for the Professional version, Paragon's Drive Backup 9.0 SP1 is available now at

About Paragon Software Group

Paragon Software Group (PSG) is an innovative software developer focused on two

dynamic growth markets.  The company's comprehensive product line for the data storage

market addresses the needs of data security, storage and management for PCs, servers and networks.  A second portfolio of products focuses on mobile productivity applications for handheld devices.  Founded in 1994, PSG has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan and Russia delivering its solutions to consumers, small business and enterprise clients worldwide through a network of Value Added Resellers, distributors and OEMs as well as online through the company website. PSG provides technology to a host of world class companies and partners including Dell®, Toshiba®, Nec®, Siemens®, Phoenix®, Microsoft®, Motorola®, Nokia®  and more.  For more information please visit the company website at