Iperius Backup is one of the best free backup software and also available in the licensed version with important features and support. Iperius backup is cost effective solution for your virtual as well as physical environment, where you can easily configure and take the backup of your servers. Iperius allows you to take a backup of VMware vSphere, Hyper-V and windows servers.
Iperius backup is a very light weight solution which does not consume much resources and runs very smoothly without any issues.
Iperius Backup allows you to take the backups of virtual machines running on free version of ESXi host. So, in case if you are using the free version of ESXi,many solutions do not support it but Iperius easily supports it.
In Iperius you only need the one license to protect your complete environment. There is not VM based license or CPU based license. For more information on licensing part you can check on their official site.
Key Features of Iperius Backup:
- Windows Server Backups
- Compression & AES 256 Encryption support
- Scheduling & Email notification
- Unlimited Backup jobs, unlimited destination & source items.
- Running External Scripts
- Backup Protection from viruses
- Backup to NAS, USB drives, FTP & cloud.
- Tape Backup (DAT, LTO etc)
- Backup of VMware & Hyper-V
- Backup of Exchange & Office 365
- Backup of SQL, Oracle, Maria DB, Postgre SQL
- Disk drive Cloning & P2V
Recently Iperius has announced the newer version of their backup solution (version 7.0) which includes the new features and improvements to make the product more efficient and powerful.
- Incremental and differential Hyper-V backup (RCT) for Windows 10, Server 2016 and Server 2019 – Exceptionally increase the efficiency and speed of your Hyper-V backups with the Resilient Change Tracking and the block-level backup. Maintain multiple restore points and perform automatic restores with a few clicks even on different hosts.
- Direct disk-to-disk cloning on Iperius Recovery Environment®
- Possibility to connect in remote desktop to Iperius Recovery Environment® with Iperius Remote: the only software that allows you to clone disks and make bare metal restore of an image backup using the Iperius recovery media REMOTELY!
- New SQL Server backup wizard, with multi selection of databases, which also includes the latest news for the backup and truncation of transaction logs
- VMware ESXi: INCREMENTAL REPLICATION of virtual machines from host to host (without the need for vCenter).Also, for ESXi Free.
- New wizard for restoring Hyper-V virtual machines with compatibility check of the virtual machine with the host
- Amazon S3: added two new regions for Amazon China: Beijing and Ningxia
- ESXi backup: now the size of the datastores is also shown in the selection tree of the virtual machines
- Exchange Online (Office 365) backup improved and speeded up
- Iperius Drive Image: added the support to NTFS large clusters (cluster size > 64 K)
- Several improvements and optimizations
As you have seen above that new features added into the Iperius backup which enhances the product functionality.
The freeware version of Iperius Backup allows you to backup to any mass storage device, such as NAS, external USB hard drives, RDX drives, and networked computers.
For more information you can check on their site: Iperius Backup 7.0