Acronis Backup Advanced for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
New generation backup and recovery for RHEV environments
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Efficient RHEV/KVM Backup and Data Recovery
Protect your entire RHEV/KVM environment with efficient backups, flexible storage, and ultra-fast data recovery—all managed from one easy-to-use dashboard.
Keeping virtual data safe can be a complex undertaking that demands smart, efficient solutions that simplify rather than complicate critical tasks. Keep it simple with Acronis Backup Advanced—the fastest, most efficient way to protect your entire RHEV/KVM environment.
Full RHEV/KVM Backups
Acronis Backup Advanced combines patented image-based backups with seamless RHEV Manager integration to capture your entire setup quickly and easily.
Acronis Backup Advanced includes the ability to capture application data for Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server, Active Directory, and SharePoint running on RHEV VMs.
Hybrid Data Protection
For complete peace of mind, Acronis Backup Advanced can create and send multiple backup copies to both local storage and the Acronis cloud—without any additional steps!
Fast, Flexible Recovery
Our near-instant recovery technology allows you to restore individual files, application data, or an entire VM—all from the same backup! We also offer the flexibility of restoring data to its original location or to an entirely new one (even a completely different hypervisor platform).
Acronis Backup Advanced protects hybrid physical and virtual environments with a unified management console. You can protect your RHEV/KVM environment, and expand protection to your physical servers, other virtualization hosts and even workstations to protect your entire business.
Included with all Acronis backup solutions, this unique data recovery technology gives you the convenient ability to instantly restore backups to any machine, regardless of platform. Now you can restore files, configurations, applications, or an entire system to the same hardware, to different hardware, or to a virtual server—all with a few simple clicks!
Specialized Backups for RHEV
Acronis Backup Advanced for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is fully integrated with RHEV, allowing you to manage backups from within your RHEV environment. We also use block-level incremental backups to reduce the volume of backup data, ensuring that your VM backups are always fast and successful.
RHEV Manager Integration
Acronis Backup Advanced is fully integrated with RHEV Manager, and provides automatic discovery of all your VMs. You can select all VMs, groups of VMs, or individual VMs for backup, and you can identify and recover individual VMs as quickly as possible.
Recover any server as a Virtual Machine
Acronis makes it easy for you to quickly recover any physical or virtual server backup as a VM, or simply clone a backup as a VM for development/testing.
Acronis Backup Advanced lets you back up directly to tape drives, autoloaders and libraries. You can also copy or stage your backups to up to 4 additional backup copies to multiple locations (disk, tape, or cloud), thereby maximizing your recovery options and reliability.
Easily migrate a server between any physical and virtual platform with Acronis’ proprietary Unified Backup Format. This technology lets you recover any backup to any server in any location.
In addition to protecting your VMs, Acronis Backup Advanced also includes application-specific support of Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server, SharePoint, and Active Directory data. This ensures data consistency and easy, granular recovery of individual items (such as files, emails, and documents).
In the event of a hardware failure or natural disaster, Acronis’ patented disk imaging approach ensures the fastest bare-metal restore! Recover an entire server in minutes, minimizing expensive downtime.
Efficient Incremental Backups
Incremental backups identify only the changes made since the last backup, significantly reducing backup time and any impact on network bandwidth or backup storage.
Acronis Backup Advanced includes a centralized management and reporting console. Manage and report on all backup operations for all physical and virtual machines, and applications from a single dashboard.
Direct Performance Management
Ensure optimal VM performance during backups, as Acronis Backup Advanced lets you control your environment by balancing VM backups across your RHEV servers. Acronis Backup Advanced also includes bandwidth and disk-write speed throttling to maintain good system performance during backup routines.
Built-in source and target variable block size data deduplication minimizes data movement. This helps reduce the cost of additional storage and alleviate network loads.
Acronis Backup Advanced's flexible modular architecture allows you to expand data protection at any time. Start with your immediate needs, then, as your business grows, simply protect new physical servers, virtual systems, and workstations—without having to install a whole new backup environment!
Acronis AnyData technology provides advanced backup and recovery capabilities specifically engineered to meet the needs of small and medium IT environments. Acronis’ disk image backup technology enables a single-pass backup that captures data at the block level, is smart enough to eliminate unused blocks, and can recover individual files & folders, application data, or an entire server in minutes. There is no need to run multiple backups to support various recovery capabilities with Acronis.
Revolutionizing Modern Data Protection
Fueled by over 100 patents, the Acronis AnyData Engine is a set of deep and powerful New Generation Data Protection technologies that capture, store, recover, control and access data in virtual, physical, cloud and mobile environments.
easy, complete and safe backup, disaster recovery and secure access solutions
best-in-class individual products optimized for your most important workloads that seamlessly blend into a total solution
any data, across any environment, in any location
Easy to Use, Complete and Safe.
Breakthrough AnyData technology means you no longer have to choose between powerful and affordable. Acronis solutions powered by the AnyData Engine are lean, modular, secure and scalable. Image-based backups quickly capture and store all data in a universal backup format allowing recovery to any hardware or virtual machine. The advanced policy engine ensures secure access and compliance. With the Acronis AnyData Engine, buy only what you need, get everything you want, and easily evolve with your business.
Complete and Flexible New Generation Data Protection
Full Disk and Virtual Machine Imaging
Advanced snapshot-based image backup and recovery of physical and virtual machines. Patented snapshot technology speeds up backup and minimizes system overhead, so protected system does not have to be put off-line during backup.
Unified Backup Format
Data is stored to your choice of disk, tape or cloud using our patented Unified Backup Format optimized for speed, data compression, deduplication and flexibility. High efficiency algorithms reduce storage, IO and CPU requirement and enable unified, fast, easy and granular access to multiple versions of files, applications and systems across all workloads.
Single-pass Block-level Data Management
Eliminates the need for multiple agents for application, file and block-level data capture and dramatically increases speed and efficiency by preserving metadata in Universal Backup Format.
From a single-pass backup, granularly recover at the object, file, application or system level.
Flexible, secure and scalable centralized management, monitoring and reporting across hundreds of virtual and physical machines from a single Acronis Management Server. Easily manage all your backup policies, groups and backup vaults. Backup activities can also be automatically distributed over your backup window to avoid overloading your networks.
Hybrid Cloud and On-Premise Backup
Flexibly backup locally to disk or tape for quick recovery, or to the cloud for Disaster Recovery from a remote location, or to multiple locations. Automatically move backups between locations for varied retention time or long-term archival storage. Chose cloud-based Backup-as-a-Service solutions and let local experts manage your data protection. Same industry leading technology, delivered the way you want it - cloud, hybrid or on-premise.
Room to Grow
AnyData technology has little overhead when you are not using centralized management or using it just for a few machines, but could be scaled up efficiently to support thousands of servers and provides you with flexibility of adding new functionality at any time.
In the event of hardware failure, Acronis’s Universal Restore technology allows bare-metal recovery of your entire system to the same location, to new hardware of a different make/model, or to a virtual server in minutes—without the usual complications.
Tracks operating system I/O requests and restores blocks when the OS needs them, continuing to restore other blocks in the background. This dramatically saves time and allows booting a machine and starting applications long before a restore is complete.
Flexible Any-to-Any Migration
The combination of unified backup format, Acronis Universal Restore, and incremental backup of live machines makes it very easy to migrate servers between any physical, virtual and cloud platforms and any locations, local or remote.
Compression and deduplication
Saves time, space and network bandwidth for any backup
Bare-metal restore enables recovering an entire server in minutes, either to the same or dissimilar hardware or virtual server. If the new hardware is different, Acronis injects the new drivers required to support the new hardware.
Converting any system backups to any VM Disk format
Effectively enabling zero-time VM recovery, you will just need to start the VM to recover your physical, virtual or cloud system
High-grade encryption (AES-256) is available as option to protect any data and any communication channel from unwanted attention
Supported operating systems (Windows Agent)
- Windows XP Professional SP2+ (x86, x64)
- Windows 2000 SP4 - all editions except for the Datacenter edition
- Windows Server 2003/2003 R2 - Standard and Enterprise editions (x86, x64)
- Windows Small Business Server 2003/2003 R2
- Windows Vista - all editions except for Vista Home Basic and Vista Home Premium (x86, x64)
- Windows Server 2008 - Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, and Web editions (x86, x64)
- Windows Small Business Server 2008
- Windows 7 - all editions except for the Starter and Home editions (x86, x64)
- Windows Server 2008 R2 - Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Foundation, and Web editions
- Windows MultiPoint Server 2010/2011/2012
- Windows Small Business Server 2011 - all editions
- Windows 8/8.1 - all editions except for the Windows RT editions (x86, x64)
- Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 - all editions
- Windows Storage Server 2003/2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2
Supported operating systems (Linux Agent)
- Linux with kernel from 2.4.20 to 3.9 (support for kernel 3.9 starting with build 37975) and glibc 2.3.2 or later
- Various 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x86_64) Linux distributions, including:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.x, 5.x and 6.x
- Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04
- Fedora 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and 11
- Debian 4, 5, 6
- CentOS 5.x, 6.x
- Oracle Linux 5.x (including UEK), 6.x (including UEK)
Supported Storage Media
- Hard disk drives
- Networked storage devices (SMB and FTP)
- CD / DVD / HD-DVD / Blu-Ray
- ZIP®, Rev® and other removable media
- P-ATA (IDE), S-ATA, SCSI, iSCSI, IEEE1394 (Firewire) and USB 1.1 / 2.0 /3.0 drives, PC card
- Tape drives and tape autoloaders
- Acronis Cloud Storage