In this case, what you need is a tape backup. You can purchase a tape drive and get some blank tapes and do a backup daily, weekly, monthly and maybe yearly, depends on how sensitive your information is. It doesn't have to be top of the line tape drvie. For server configuration, you can do a GHOST image. What it does is that it duplicates your current desktop settings. If your server crash, you can reload the image that you ghosted and all your original settings and configurations will be there.
A burned software is not pirated software, it is shareware. :wink: