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17 October, 2019

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) can now back up their customers' physical servers with Altaro VM Backup for MSPs

MSPs can back up and manage customers' virtual machines and any physical Windows servers using a multi-tenant console

London, UK & Malta, 17 October, 2019: Managed Service Providers (MSPs) can now back up customers' physical servers in addition to their virtual machines (VMs), thanks to new functionality in Altaro VM Backup for MSPs, being launched today.

Several organisations with virtual environments still have one or more physical servers that have not been virtualized, which require data protection. With Altaro VM Backup for MSPs, MSPs can back up their customers' physical Windows servers and restore them to a virtual environment (as a virtual disk or a virtual machine running on a Hyper-V hypervisor).

MSPs can manage customer physical server backups from the same multi-tenant Cloud Management Console as their VM backups. Billing and reporting are also integrated into the console. MSPs also benefit from priority 24/7 support as part of the package.

"This functionality meets a need expressed by our Altaro community who want to extend their VM backup offerings to physical Windows servers too," said David Vella, Altaro CEO.” It also gives Altaro MSPs a wider services portfolio and a new revenue stream.

Additional functionality

The latest version gives MSPs several cloud storage options to offer their customers, namely: Microsoft Azure, Amazon S3 and Wasabi, with full native integration between them and Altaro VM Backup. Altaro VM Backup securely and seamlessly handles data transfers, without requiring any additional resources running in the cloud to provide backup storage.

Free trial for MSPs

MSPs wishing to try the solution can do so for free and with no commitment for 30 days, by registering here.

More information is available here.

About Altaro

Altaro is a fast-growing developer of robust backup solutions for managed service providers (MSPs), IT resellers and companies. With 50,000+ customers in 121+ countries worldwide, 10,000 partners and 2,000+ MSPs to date, Altaro provides affordable enterprise-class functionality while avoiding unnecessary features that add cost and undue complexity. Its flagship solution is Altaro VM Backup, a backup solution for virtualised environments that has gained traction as the natural choice for Hyper-V and VMware backup and replication. Altaro Office 365 Backup is its subscription solution to back up and restore Office 365 mailboxes, OneDrive and SharePoint. Both products are also available as monthly subscription programs for MSPs. A physical Windows Server backup solution is also available. Altaro has offices in the US, the UK, Germany, France, North Macedonia and Malta.