Feature of Altaro

At Altaro we continously invest in our product to keep offering you more features and flexibility you'll actually use, yet keeping our pricing affordable and honest.

All features are available for both Hyper-V and VMware

Back up live VMs

Zero downtime by leveraging Microsoft VSS

Compression and Encryption

Compress VM backups and use military grade AES encryption to reduce backup storage significantly and secure VM backups


Support for Cluster Shared Volumes & VMware vCenter

Altaro VM Backup fully supports Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) and VMware vCenter

Powerful, hassle-free VMware backup software

Altaro VM Backup makes it easy and affordable to protect your VMware environment. With an intuitive design, full control over backup jobs across all hosts and outstanding support; Altaro VM Backup is your logical choice for VMware virtual machine (VM) backups.

using basic tools and doesn’t break the bank.

Altaro VM Backup offers full support for Microsoft Hyper-V (as well as VMware) and was designed to take away the complexities of backing up Hyper-V. With an intuitive user interface, you can accomplish advanced tasks, making it easy to configure and run backup/restore jobs quickly and reliably.

Uncomplicated, powerful functionality

A backup solution for VMware requires flexibility and power to give you confidence in your backup strategy. You need to be able to replicate data to an offsite location or a removable drive, to be able to restore individual files or emails, to restore from different points in time, to verify backup integrity, etc.

Most importantly, you need a solution that removes complexity from VMware to enable you to easily manage backups and fast restores, especially when you’re on DEFCON 5.

Altaro VM Backup takes care of the complex configurations and enables you to manage and monitor backups across all your VMware hosts in a single view. Drag and drop VMs into a set schedule and retention policy, instantly restore an email in a few clicks and configure automated backup verification for peace of mind.


  • Fast, reliable backups and restores for VMware VMs

    With Altaro VM Backup, you can:

    • Back up your VMware VMs to multiple devices and locations, both locally and remotely for offsite storage over an internet connection
    • Also back up Microsoft Hyper-V VMs
    • Manage and monitor all your hosts (VMware and Hyper-V) from a single console
    • Use drive swap rotation for physically removable drives
    • Back up live VMs without interruption, set advanced compression for your VM backups and enable AES encryption for securely stored backups
    • Set flexible backup retention policies for individual VMs
    • Restore individual files and emails instantly or recover a full VM, FAST
    • Restore to a different VMware host, restore an older backup version, restore clones, etc.
    • … and

    Unbeatable value

    No other backup solution for Microsoft Hyper-V will give you the same functionality and performance as affordably as Altaro VM Backup.

    • Also supports VMware ESXi/vCenter/vSphere - from the same application
    • Priced per host, not per CPU / socket / VM
    • Premium support as part of the package. Experts on Hyper-V, quick resolutions.
    • Free for 2 VMs per host, forever

      Why choose Altaro VM Backup as your Hyper-V Backup solution?

      • Easy to set up and configure - We understand Hyper-V inside out, so you don’t have to.
      • Backs up Hyper-V clusters in larger environments with ease
      • Designed to take away the complexities of Hyper-V while giving you full control over your VM backups
      • Leverages Microsoft’s VSS Writer to take consistent backups of live VMs with zero downtime
      • Fast recovery from failures, easy and quick access to individual files and Exchange emails from your VM backups
      • Automated, scheduled backup verification for peace of mind
      • Back up your VM snapshots as well, when available
      • Supports Microsoft Hyper-V Server (Core)
      • Praise winning, professional and effective Support
      • Free Edition available, which protects up to 2 VMs per host.
      • Pedigree - A solid track record of success in the Hyper-V backup space

      Multi-hypervisor support  

      Altaro VM Backup supports both VMware as well as Microsoft Hyper-V, all from a single console. Easy.

      Get started

      You will only need 15 minutes to get started with Altaro VM Backup. Just run the install wizard, select the hosts you’d like to back up your virtual machines for and you’re ready to start your first backup.


Set up your high performance backup in under 15 minutes! Don’t get weighed down with the big boys who are bloated with complexities you don’t need.


Unbeatable value

A highly capable and affordable VM backup solution – choose the price performance leader and leave the other guys at the start line.


Outstanding Support

Fast and effective support as part of the package.



Why is Altaro your provider of choice for Hyper-V and VMware backup?

We know Hyper-V and VMware inside out and understand your requirements using these hypervisors.

Altaro customers love our support service and our outstanding customer support record and testimonials prove it.

Most other solutions will take you hours to set up. You'll be up and running in a matter of minutes..

Altaro VM Backup v6 Demo


Includes first year of updates and support Free Edition Standard Edition Unlimited Edition MSP Edition(only for IT Resellers/MSPs/VARs)
Price per host (Unlimited sockets) FREE 34610 Rs per host
(excludes taxes if applicable)
42003 Rs per host
(excludes taxes if applicable)
(pricing is per VM per month)
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Number of virtual machines that
can be backed up and restored per host
2 VMs per
5 VMs
per host
Unlimited VMs
per host
Unlimited, cost is per VM not per host
 Restore old versions of VMs up to:  4 weeks  Unlimited  Unlimited  Unlimited
 Support for MS Hyper-V Clusters (CSV) and VMware vCenter  -  -  Yes   Yes
Exchange Item-Level Restore
Restore individual items from backed up VMs
 -  -   Yes   Yes
Flexible Backup Scheduling  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
FHot/Live Backups
Back up running VMs without having to stop them
 Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
Fast & Small Backups - Compression  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
ReverseDelta Incremental Backup Technology  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
Restore Clone
Can restore VMs to the same host but with a different name - i.e. does not overwrite existing VMs.
 Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
Offsite Backups Over WAN/Internet
Connection - w/WAN Acceleration
   Yes  Yes  Yes
Offsite Backups over LAN/Local Connection
Including Drive Rotation and RDX devices
   Yes  Yes  Yes
Offsite Backups over LAN/Local Connection
Including Drive Rotation and RDX devices
   Yes  Yes  Yes
Remote & Central Management Console
Full monitoring and management of all Altaro installations from a central console.
   Yes  Yes  Yes
Military Grade (AES) Encryption of Backups    Yes  Yes  Yes
File Level Restore    Yes  Yes  Yes
Restore VMs to a different host    Yes  Yes  Yes
Sandbox Restore & Backup verification
Build and test a recovery plan to ensure you're covered when disaster strikes.
   Yes  Yes  Yes