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Hyper-V Advanced - Enhance the performance of your Hyper-V backup solution

  • License Requirements
    Requires BackupAssist Core License as well as the Hyper-V Advanced Add-on

As your IT environments become more sophisticated, protecting virtualized servers will inevitably require more powerful, enhanced features. That's why we offer our users with more mature Hyper-V environments the additional features they need in the form of our Hyper-V Advanced add-on. With Hyper-V Advanced, as your needs expand your backup solution will keep up. What's more, the low-cost price of this modular Add-on means your budget stays in check. Because Hyper-V Advanced is licensed per host, you'll only need one license to perform granular restores and rapid recoveries of all your guests. If you're running a sophisticated Hyper-V environment, Hyper-V Advanced is for you.


  • Rapid VM Recovery - Quickly spin up a Hyper-V guest on its backup destination to keep critical systems online during a recovery. This cuts downtime down to just minutes and gives you the time you need to complete a full guest recovery.
  • Granular Restore - Restore data from within a specific guest using a backup of multiple guests, taken at the host-level.
  • Complete support for all Hyper-V environments and technologies, including Volume Shadow-copy Service (VSS), Microsoft Replica, and Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV).
  • Restore individual mail items from within a specific guest running Exchange Server when you combine this add-on with Exchange Granular.
  • Easy, affordable licensing means you'll only need one Hyper-V Advanced license per host server - covering an unlimited amount of guests on that server.
  • Support for all Hyper-V capable Operating Systems, including support for Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2 and 2008, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7..

One backup as your baseline Disaster Recovery strategy

One pass image backup of Host

The BackupAssist solution involves imaging the physical Host as your baseline. From that image, you can restore the complete server, individual Guests, or even files and folders within the Guests. Having one backup that provides essential protection for your Hyper-V Host and Guests means you can do it all while saving disk space, time and money.

Granular restore technology

Granular restore technology allows you dig into a VHD file and retrieve files from within. Without granular restore technology, you can only restore folders and files from regular backups created of each Guest VM within the Host, which is traditionally what makes Hyper-V backup and recovery procedures so complicated.

The BackupAssist VM Granular Restore Console

Using the VM Granular Restore Console you can retrieve any file, folder or document of any Guest VM from an image backup of the Host. It offers you simple wizards for every restore scenario, reducing them to simple steps that take just minutes to complete. It's literally a 2 minute, 2 step process:

Hyper-V features: Base License vs Hyper-V Advanced

Feature Base License Hyper-V Advanced
Recover entire hosts and guests

Restore data from within a host

Backup and recover individual guests

Rapidly spin up a guest from its backup destination to resume the guest functions until a full recovery has been performed.

Full support for CSV environments

Licensed per host

Live, host-level backups using VSS

Restore individual files, folders and applications from within a guest

Combine with Exchange Granular to restore individual mailbox items from with an Exchange Server running as a Hyper-V guest


Download the 30-day FREE trial version and test it out for yourself.

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