Hyper-V & VMware Backup

Choose a high performance VM backup and replication solution. We've cut down complexities to back up and replicate your Hyper-V & VMware VMs with ease. Get started in under 15 minutes!

Free for micro businesses

Back up unlimited VMs for 30 days. After 30 days, you can use VM Backup on 2 VMs for free, forever. Download now!

Now with Ransomware Protection leveraging Immutable Cloud Storage

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Full control - Manage & monitor all backup/restore jobs across multiple hosts from a single dashboard
Boot VM - Instantly boot any VM version from the backup location without affecting backup integrity
Flexible backup scheduling - Assign backup schedules, specifying what to back up and where to
Outstanding 24/7 support - 16-sec live chat response, chatting directly with product experts
Ransomware Protection leveraging Immutable Cloud Storage - Your data cannot be erased, modified, or deleted by anyone for a set period

Trusted by leading communities within the industry

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Storage Awards Storage Marketing team of the Year Winner 2022
Software Advice Front Runners 2022
GetApp Category Leaders 2022
DCIG TOP 5 Small Enterprise VMware vSphere Backup Solution for 2022-23
2021 UK Enterprise Awards Winner
Expert Insights Best-Of Backup and File Archiving Fall 2021
Global Infosec Awards Winner 2021
Digital.com Best Virtual Machine Software Award 2021
techconsult PUR-S 2021 Award Backup & Recovery
DCS Awards Winner 2020
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VM Backup (formerly Altaro VM Backup)

VM Backup (formerly Altaro VM Backup) is an easy to use backup and replication solution for Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines. With a straightforward UI and simple setup, you can back up your environment easily, without any hassle or headaches. You also get to choose the preferred payment option that meets your needs – it's up to you whether you prefer to buy a perpetual license, or an annual subscription.

Find out more about the recently introduced features in V9 here.

< 15 minutes setup

Get up and running quickly, without the need for complex configurations or software dependencies.

Best dedupe in the industry

Augmented Inline Dedupe runs across all backup jobs in real time, creating the smallest backup size in the industry.

Unbeatable value

Avoid overpriced enterprise solutions. VM Backup is affordably priced, with the option of perpetual or subscription-based pricing.

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The Ultimate Backup Champion 2023

Hornetsecurity has been named a Champion in the 2023 Backup and Availability Emotional Footprint Report from SoftwareReviews.

Top rated:
  • Strategy and Innovation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Service Experience

Best Support in the IT industry

"Excellent and fast support response for an excellent backup program! The guys at Altaro really know what their customers need, and that is fast support! Most companies 'forget' support after the purchase of the product/service."

Jan Theo Hoekstra
Winadmins Systeembeheer

OS Support

  • Azure Stack HCI
  • Windows Server 2022
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server (Core)
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  • VMware vCenter 5.5, 6.0, 6.5, 6.7, 7.0 & 8.0
  • VMware vSphere 5.5, 6.0, 6.5, 6.7, 7.0 & 8.0
  • VMware ESXi 5.5, 6.0, 6.5, 6.7, 7.0 & 8.0
  • (Free VMware ESXi is not supported)

Hornetsecurity is provider of choice for Hyper-V and VMware backup. 50,000 small and mid-market businesses trust Hornetsecurity to protect their virtual environments.