Add-ons - Basic or Advanced File Backups

Protect all of your data!


You need to know that your business data powering your web site are both protected and secure. Most importantly, you need to know that you can recover that data in the event of loss.


Included Basic Advanced
Backup Type Full Disk Snapshot Files and Databases Files and Databases
Frequency Weekly Daily Daily
Archive Length 4 weekly 30 days 90 days
Stored Off-Host / On-Site Off-Host / On-Site Off-Host / Off-Site
Data Storage Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Recovery Type Full System Only Any File, Directory or Database Any File, Directory or Database
Recovery Speed 4 to 8 hours 1 to 3 hours 1 to 3 hours


Included Basic Advanced
Nano 512M & 1GB Free $5 / month $10 / month
VPS 1GB - 8GB Free $10 / month $20 / month
VPS 12GB - 32GB Free $15 / month $30 / month
VPS 48GB - 64GB Free $20 / month $40 / month
Multi VPS Plans Free Contact Sales Contact Sales
Load-balanced VPS Plans Free Contact Sales Contact Sales

Additional Details:

How do i add basic or advanced file backups to my VPS?

You just need to contact our Support Team to set up the Basic or Advanced File Backups on your Arcustech VPS account! They will take care of the rest.

What is included with the free "snapshot" backups?

We provide this level of backup service as an included feature for all VPS Plans, at no additional cost.

Each VPS plan includes full server "snapshot" disaster recovery backups on a schedule of four (4) weekly restore points, taken during a Saturday to Sunday backup window.

Individual files, folders, databases cannot be restored on their own. Systems are restored in full, to the exact point in time when the snapshot was made.

How do I recover using Free or Paid backups?

Included "Snapshot" Backups - You can request a restore by contacting our Support Team for one of the previous 4 weekly points in time.

Basic or Advanced File Backups - You can easily request a file, folder, database, or any combination, to be restored. Restores can be done back to the original location, or restored to a recovery directory or new database name upon request. As a fully managed service, you simply need to request what you need restored, and from when, and our Support Team will assist you from there.

How am I billed for the paid backup plans?

Initially, you will be charged a pro-rated amount based on the number of days between activation and your next VPS server billing renewal date. In the future, you will see the Basic or Advanced File Backups as a line item each time you are billed.

What does "Recovery Speed" mean?

These are "average" recovery speeds based on factors such as type of backup (full disk vs. file level), and the amount of data being recovered.

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