Altaro VM Backup is an award-wining virtual machine backup and replication solution for Hyper-V and VMware environments. It is used by 40,000+ businesses worldwide.

Designed for IT departments, IT resellers, IT consultants and Managed Service Providers (MSPs), the solution provides robust, streamlined, enterprise-level functionality. It’s characterised by ease of use, speed and affordability.

With its WAN-Optimized Replication and Continuous Data Protection (CDP), you can achieve minimal RPO and RTO, i.e., drastically reduce the length of time your virtual machines are down and the amount of data lost when disaster strikes – to just minutes.

Altaro’s Augmented Inline Deduplication slashes storage costs.

For organizations with multiple sites, Altaro provides a cloud-based management platform that gives a central view of all installations. This gives Altaro IT resellers/consultants a centralised multi-tenant view across all their customers.

Altaro provides a Lightning Fast Support Call Response Guarantee of <30 seconds.

FOREVER FREE VM Backup for your Hyper-V and VMware  

Need to back up your virtual machines? Altaro VM Backup is a fast, affordable, high performance backup solution, specially developed for small and mid-market businesses. Providing an agile, streamlined solution that is easy to implement, Altaro VM Backup is the natural choice for Hyper-V and VMware data recovery.

  • Easy to use – you can install and run your first virtual machine (VM) backup in less than 15 minutes
  • Powerful, fast centralised control – monitor and manage all your installations from a single online console
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  • Unbeatable value – avoid bloated prices

Download a fully functional 30-day trial of Altaro VM Backup (Unlimited Plus Edition) or download the Free Edition, free forever, for up to 2 VMs per host. Visit and see how easily you can securely back up your virtual machines.



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