Backup and DR Solution for Microsoft Windows
Disk Image Backup and Bare-metal Restore
Vembu offers simplified Backup and Disaster Recovery solution to backup Windows Servers and Workstations running in physical IT environment. It does a backup of full physical Windows servers, Desktops and Laptops including operating system, applications and data.
- Supports almost all the Windows flavors
- Supports MBR and GPT partitions
- Supports Disks more than 2 TB
- Supports iSCSI targets
Full Disk Image Backup – Vembu uses VSS to take snapshot of the entire disk and backs up only the used blocks to the BDR backup server. During backup, it backs up full disk image including OS, applications and data.
Near Continuous Data Production – Option to run image backup job every 15 minutes to get RPO (Recovery Point Objective) less than 15 minutes.
Retention Policies – Basic and Advanced (GFS) retention policies help to maintain multiple recovery points for data restore and to effectively manage the backup data storage size.
Offsite or Remote Backup Copy – Replicate redundant copy of physical system image backup data to your self-maintained offsite data center or to Vembu Cloud for data redundancy and disaster recovery purpose.
Bare-metal Recovery – The entire system image backup data can be restored to same or new hardware using Vembu Recovery CD.
Partition Level Recovery – Recover selected volumes or disks alone to the same or different machine.
VM Migration – IT Admins can easily download the backed up physical machine data to various file formats as per the requirement like VHDX, VHD, VMDK, VMDK-FLAT and IMG. Later it can be used to migrate the physical machines to VMware, Hyper-V or KVM.
Changed Block Tracking – Using Vembu’s own proprietary CBT driver, changed blocks alone will be backed up after initial full backup.
Application-aware Image Backups – During each backup schedule, it verifies Microsoft Applications writer consistency. Also, reduces the overflow of storage space by automatically truncating the transaction logs after performing a successful backup.
Automated Backup Verification – Backed up Windows Servers and Workstations will be booted as virtual machine daily with latest recovery point available. And the screenshots of the booted screen will be captured and emailed to the administrator.
Quick VM Recovery – Backed up physical image can be booted instantly in VMware, Hyper-V and KVM environments without any manual driver injections or conversion tool assistance.
Instant File Recovery – Individual files and folders of the Windows Servers and Workstations can be instantly restored from system image backup without restoring the whole machine.
Vembu Universal Recovery – Instantly recover individual application items from Microsoft Applications such as Microsoft Exchange, SQL, SharePoint and Active Directory.
File and Application Level Backup
Vembu offers backup solution to backup individual files, folders and applications from Windows Servers, Desktops and Laptops.
File-level Backup – Supports file backup on all flavors of Windows machines. Also, supports preconfigured folders, such as, My Documents, My Photos, Desktop, Browsers and etc.
Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Backup – Vembu Exchange Mailbox Plugin backs up the user’s mailboxes. It can backup at a folder level. You can backup all the data of a particular user (mailbox) or you can backup just a folder (like for example the inbox of an user) or you could backup a sub-folder (like for example, a sub-folder in the inbox).
Microsoft SharePoint Backup – Vembu provides the site-collection level backup of Microsoft SharePoint Servers. Vembu uses internal SharePoint dump utility to dump the SharePoint site-collection(s) and then uploads the locally dumped file(s) to the BDR backup server.
MySQL Database Backups – Vembu supports backup of MySQL database(s) from Windows and Linux machines.
Cloud Backup – Vembu offers IT Admins to directly backup their Windows Servers and Workstations data to Vembu Cloud (hosted in AWS).
Microsoft Exchange Server Backup – Supports backup of Microsoft Exchange servers using Exchange Server Plugin. The Microsoft Exchange Server Plugin backup uses the VSS API [Volume Shadow Copy Services] for all Microsoft Exchange Server versions. Vembu allows direct upload without dumping the data locally.
Microsoft SQL Server Backup – Vembu SQL Server backup is a flexible and efficient option to backup Microsoft SQL servers. Vembu uses VDI API to backup database(s) and then uploads the locally dumped file to the BDR backup server.
Microsoft Outlook Backup – Vembu backup the emails configured in the Outlook profile. All the emails and rules at folder level are backed up to the BDR backup server.
Offsite or Remote Backup – Backup files and applications to the offsite location without keeping the local backup data