Virtual Machine Backup and Replication for Hyper-V

Removes the complexities of backing up and replicating Hyper-V VMs

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Altaro VM Backup offers full support for Microsoft Hyper-V and was designed to take away the complexities of backing up and replicating Hyper-V. With an intuitive user interface, you can accomplish advanced tasks, making it easy to configure and run backup/restore and replication jobs quickly and reliably.

Back up Hyper-V VMs easily and reliably

With all the complexities involved with a virtual Hyper-V environment, it can be tricky to set up a solid backup strategy. Altaro VM Backup makes it easy to get reliable backups and replication in place for Hyper-V. Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer ensures that live VM backups are taken with zero downtime.

  • Backups just got faster with increased concurrent backups per hypervisor. More VMs can be backed simultaneously, drastically reducing backup time and resulting in more efficient backup operations
  • Take your first Hyper-V VM backup in under 15 minutes
  • WAN-Optimized Replication - VMs can be continuously replicated to a remote site, radically improving the Recovery Time Objective (RTO).
  • Switch from running daily backups to a Continuous Data Protection (CDP) model, enabling you to back up as frequently as every 5 minutes, significantly improving the Recovery Point Objective (RPO)
  • Centrally monitor and manage all your Altaro VM Backup installations from a cloud-based ground-breaking console. More Info
  • Cloud Backup to Azure - Backup to an Azure Block Blob storage account, the most cost-effective Azure storage option. More info
  • Back up to other public clouds - Back up to other public clouds – The Altaro Offsite Server, provided at no cost, can be installed on a VM in any cloud platform such as AWS and Google Storage, to act as a backup server in the cloud.
  • Verify your Hyper-V backups data with automated data verification, for peace of mind
  • 3-2-1 backup - Keep at least three copies of your data for added security, 2 local copies and at least 1 copy offsite. More info
  • Compatible with all Guest OS supported by Hyper-V including Linux VMs
  • Backs up all applications compatible with Hyper-V VSS Writer such as Exchange Server and SQL

Performance when you need it most

With Augmented Inline Deduplication you’ll experience the best storage savings in the industry. Altaro has got the best deduplication technology where on average customers save 63% in backup storage! Also resulting in much faster backups as there is less data to transfer.

Being able to back up VMs quickly and reliably is important, but being able to restore and recover even more so. Altaro VM Backup gives you the power and granularity you need to get your Hyper-V environment back online, FAST.

  • Altaro VM Backup creates the smallest Hyper-V backups in the industry enhanced with our Augmented Inline Duplication technology
  • Our inline deduplication runs for every VM backup job without the use of post-processing and doesn’t tax on server performance
  • Variable Block Size provides the best efficiency for deduplication
  • Business continuity – With Altaro’s WAN-Optimized Replication, you can seamlessly continue working from your replicated VMs should something go wrong with the live VMs
  • Optimized OnePass restores for FAST recovery of VMs
  • Instantly boot a VM from backup
  • Instantly restore individual files and Exchange emails directly from a VM backup
  • Restore VMs to a different Hyper-V host, restore an older version or restore a clone
  • Supports Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV)

Hyper-V backup solution at unbeatable value

No other backup solution for Microsoft Hyper-V will give you the same functionality and performance as affordably as Altaro VM Backup.

  • Priced per host, not per CPU / socket / VM
  • Premium support as part of the package. Experts on Hyper-V, quick resolutions.
  • Free for 2 VMs per host, forever – our way of assisting micro businesses.
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Why choose Altaro VM Backup as your Hyper-V Backup solution?

Multi-hypervisor support

Altaro VM Backup supports both VMware as well as Microsoft Hyper-V, all from a single console. Easy.

Get started

You will only need 15 minutes to get started with Altaro VM Backup. Just run the install wizard, select the hosts you’d like to back up your virtual machines for and you’re ready to start your first backup.

Explore Altaro VM Backup

Download your 30-day trial (or Free Edition). If you’d like to learn more, sign up to one of our webinars with live Q&A sessions or view a 10-minute demo (no registration required).

  • Easy to set up and configure - We understand Hyper-V inside out, so you don’t have to.
  • Backs up Hyper-V clusters in larger environments with ease
  • Archive Backup Versions apart from your continuous and daily backups instead of deleting them, with Grandfather-Father-Son Archiving (GFS)
  • Designed to take away the complexities of Hyper-V while giving you full control over your VM backups
  • Leverages Microsoft’s VSS Writer to take application consistent backups of live VMs with zero downtime
  • Fast recovery from failures, easy and quick access to individual files and Exchange emails from your VM backups
  • Automated, scheduled backup verification for peace of mind
  • Praise winning, professional and effective Support

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OS Support

  • Windows Server 2019 (coming soon)
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server (Core)
  • Also supported
  • VMware vCenter 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5, 6.7
  • VMware vSphere 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5, 6.7
  • VMware ESXi 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5, 6.7
  • (Free VMware ESXi is not supported)
  • Dependencies
  • None
  • No SQL Required
  • No need for additional Windows Licences

More than 40,000 businesses trust Altaro to protect their virtual environments.

"We had a server with consistent backup problems. When we switched to Altaro for our backup solution, they helped me fix a problem that haunted us for months. Working with them has always been a pleasure!"

Rachel Lewis Bensinger Consulting

"Altaro Hyper-V Backup is just the program I was looking for. Altaro sets up in just minutes with its very friendly interface. Altaro Hyper-V Backup is a great affordable product that I would recommend to anyone running Hyper-V."

Brice Milla Keystone Technology Consultants

Whether you're a small or mid-market business or a large corporation, Altaro is provider of choice for Hyper-V and VMware backup and replication

Are you interested in learning more about what Altaro VM Backup can do for your Hyper-V and VMware environments?

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