Microsoft Hyper-V Guest VM Backup

  • Instant VM Recovery

  • Fast multi-thread backup
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Local, LAN / WAN backup
  • In-File Delta incremental backup
  • Unlimited retention / versioning
Offering you the absolute best Hyper-V backup solution, ZERO1 promises quick, safe and easy protection for your entire Hyper-V virtualization environment. Our HyperV backup software ensures fast Hyper-V backup that can help you back up your virtual machines to local as well as  remote offsite ZERO1 storage quickly. Our VM Run Direct feature allows you to instantly spin-up a Guest VM from its point-in-time backup file in just a couple of minutes. All backups can be centrally monitored through a web management console.

Easy Deployment

To back up your Hyper-V system, you just need to install ZERO1’s client backup application with the Hyper-V Backup Module enabled on your Hyper-V host. After proper configuration of Hyper-V backup set, such as select the Guest VMs to back up, configure the backup schedule, destinations, retention policy and VM Run Direct settings, etc, Guest VMs will be backed up to local storage, network share, your offsite ZERO1 backup server or your local ZERO1 backup appliance automatically.

Advanced Features

Run VM directly from its backup file

If a backed up VM is failed or deleted accidentally, our VM Run Direct feature allows you to keep the downtime within minutes, as you can run the VM directly from its backup file without the need to restore the backed up image into the original Hyper-V host first.


Point-in-time VM Restore

Our VM Run Direct or full VM restore allow you to run or restore a VM from any point in time that it was backed up. The VM will be run or restored in exactly the same state as it was during the backup, and will appear on the Hyper-V host you selected for restore.


Live VM Migration

With the VM Run Direct feature, you can choose to migrate the running backup VM to its original host machine.


Hyper-V Cluster Supported

If you have a Hyper-V cluster with multiple Hyper-V hosts, ZERO1 Hyper-V backup solution is able to properly back up all Guest VMs within your cluster, so that you don’t need to purchase the pricey Datacenter license of Microsoft System Center for Hyper-V cluster backup purpose.



The multi-threading implementation in ZERO1 Hyper-V backup solution will utilize the computing power of multiple CPU cores for creating multiple backup and restore threads to give you super-fast VM backup and restore performance.


LAN-free backup and replication

ZERO1 Hyper-V backup solution allows you to use fiber-channel and iSCSI SANs to reduce your network loading and increase the backup data transfer rate significantly.


Continuous Backup

In case you have mission critical Guest VMs with tight Recovery Point Objective (RPO), ZERO1 Hyper-V backup solution has the Continuous Backup feature that can trigger backup as frequent as once per minute for fulfilling any tight RPO.


Multi-destination backup to local and cloud destinations

You can back up Guest VMs to multiple destinations, including local drive of the Hyper-V host, network share, FTP/SFTP server, and ZERO1 offsite storage sequentially or concurrently.


Flexible Retention Policy

ZERO1 Hyper-V backup solution allows you to set flexible retention policies, including daily, weekly, monthly, yearly policies to suit your IT audit and compliance needs.


Manage all backup users through a centralized web console

In case you have many Hyper-V hosts managed by many system administrators, ZERO1 Hyper-V backup solution allows you to create multiple backup user accounts for these administrators in the ZERO1 centralized management software, and centrally monitor and manage their activities through a web console. Clear audit trail is available for compliance purpose.


Enterprise Scalability

The scalable one to many server-client architecture is a highly scalable solution. For companies with large user bases, server-side re-director module can be utilized for redirecting users across multiple backup servers.