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Virtual Machine Backup Software for Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware

Altaro VM Backup is an easy to use backup software solution for Hyper-V and VMware. It’s built specifically for SMBs with up to 50 host servers and is trusted by over 30,000 customers to back up and restore their virtual machines. Eliminate hassle and headaches with an easy-to-use interface, straightforward setup and a backup solution that gets the job done every time, without the budget drain.

Altaro VM Backup is reliable, intuitive and feature-rich, plus you get outstanding support as part of the package.

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Hassle-free & effective

Set up rock solid backup strategies in under 15 mins.

Unbeatable value

A highly capable VM backup solution without the budget drain.

Outstanding Support

Fast, effective Support as part of the package.

An easy to use interface for hassle-free VM backups

Hassle-free virtual machine backup

With Altaro VM Backup, you can install and run your first virtual machine (VM) backup in less than 15 minutes. Get up and running quickly, without the need for complex configurations or software dependencies. You’ll be backing up and protecting your VMs in no time.

Altaro VM Backup is designed to give you the power you need, without the hassle and steep learning curve.

  • Easy to use, intuitive UI - making it easy to implement a rock solid backup strategy
  • Managing and configuring backup/restore jobs across multiple hosts has never been simpler
  • Full control & scalability – Monitor and manage all your Hyper-V and VMware hosts from a single console
  • Central management – a single pane of glass to manage all backups from your Hyper-V and VMware hosts.

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Affordable power and performance

Altaro VM Backup is designed for ease of use but packs powerful tools and great performance at unbeatable value. You’ll be able to create and execute a rock solid backup strategy without hassle or headaches and without the bloated price tag.

  • Powerful functionality, easy to use - Offsite backup replication (with WAN acceleration), granular restore options for individual files and Exchange items, automated backup verification, and more!
  • Flexibility without the complexities – Simply drag and drop selected VMs to your chosen backup schedules and retention policies
  • Unbeatable value – Avoid bloated prices! We charge per host, not per socket, CPU or VM.
  • Free for 2 VMs per host – Fundamental protection, for free, forever.

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“Best Support in the IT industry”

No matter how good a solution is, every environment is unique and unexpected issues do happen. If something goes wrong, you need to be able to rely on fast, knowledgeable and effective support. Altaro’s Support team are experts on Hyper-V and VMware and go the extra mile for you.

  • Outstanding Support is available as part of the package. No hidden costs.
  • Available by phone (in less than a minute), email (a reply within the hour) and live chat (almost instantly)
  • Get solutions quickly, from an actual person rather than receiving a canned response
  • Speak directly to a product expert – No tier 1 agents or ‘Gatekeepers’.

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OS Support

  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server (Core)


  • vCenter 5.0, 5.1, 5.5 & 6.0
  • VMware vSphere 5.0, 5.1, 5.5 & 6.0
  • VMware ESXi 5.0, 5.1, 5.5 & 6.0
  • (Free VMware ESXi is not supported)


Over 30,000 organizations worldwide trust Altaro to securely and reliably protect their virtual environments.
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