Free Hyper-V Backup Tool From Altaro is quite nice offering from Altaro for Windows 2008 R2 users to backup their virtual machines. Kindly note, this is for taking backing backup of Hyper-V not Windows 7 personal computer. Previously we published an article on Virtualization with Hyper-V and Memory Paging File, except that all of our articles on Virtualization is actually related to UNIX based machines. This Free Hyper-V Backup Tool post is the second news type article on Windows based Virtualization.
How is about this Free Hyper-V Backup Tool From Altaro
As we have a strong regular reader base, most are aware of our previously published articles on Virtualization and Continuous Data Protection and Traditional agent based backup. This Free Hyper-V Backup Tool is just a practical application of the theories. You can download this Free Hyper-V Backup Tool From Altaro from their official page and many thanks to David Vella of Altaro for providing us information about this Free Hyper-V Backup Tool. again, before going in to details about this free Hyper-V Backup Tool, we are repeating, this is for Hyper-V, it will not work on any consumer grade Windows OS as host OS, you will get this window if you try :
Altaro has other softwares for consumer backup purpose.
Features of Free Hyper-V Backup Tool From Altaro
As we already have declared about our own datacenter and Cloud Computing services along with The Rackspace Cloud’s, Gartner’s technology, it is quite obvious to you that we will be interested about this Free Hyper-V Backup Tool From Altaro. You will get detailed features of this free Hyper-V Backup Tool on Altaro’s official website, here are the highlights only :
- This Free Hyper-V Backup Tool gives you the chance to take backup of 2 VMs, forever, for free, while the paid version is more featured rich but free one is not really bad for small servers.
- After practical work with standard server softwares, it appeared to us this free Hyper-V Backup Tool is quite unique from the crowd. The intuitive interface is quite easy to follow to take backup and probably it will be easier for any small company to train their employees how to use this free Hyper-V Backup Tool.