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Fast and scalable backup, replication and recovery.

Perform high-speed backup, replication and recovery of VMware® and physical Windows Server® environments.



VMware and Hyper-V backup software that's simple, fast and scalable.
Data Protection | vRanger software provides high-speed backup and recovery of VMware®, Microsoft® Hyper-V®, and physical Windows Server® environments. It also provides high-speed replication for VMware.

Protect entire VMware® and Hyper-V® environments in minutes
Deliver fast, agentless backup/restore for VMware, Hyper-V and physical Windows® servers
Quickly locate and restore files inside virtual and physical backups
Replicate key VMware VMs for offsite disaster recovery preparedness
Deploy simple, scalable data protection for even the largest virtual environments

Protect entire VMware and Hyper-V environments in minutes
Deploy vRanger’s simple installation wizard and auto-discovery tool to locate both VMware and Hyper-V assets, and safeguard entire virtual environments in minutes. Leverage vRanger’s agentless architecture to reduce time spent managing virtual backup, restore and recovery operations, and to detect and back up new VMs automatically, without any manual effort, for complete protection.

Deliver high-speed, storage-thrifty backup/restore for VMware, Hyper-V and physical Windows servers
Employ the fastest I/O path available to back up and restore VMware, Hyper-V and physical Windows servers quickly, with minimal disruption to production systems. vRanger’s patented Active Block Mapping feature reduces data streams, network utilization and backup storage requirements. Leverage client-side and target-side deduplication options with the support for the Dell DR disk-based backup appliance and EMC™ Data Domain integration to dramatically shrink backup storage costs.

Quickly locate and restore individual files from virtual and physical backups
Locate and restore specific versions of VMs, files and folders in minutes, and use vRanger’s integrated catalog and wildcard search features to find individual files quickly, whether they’re located within VMware, Hyper-V or physical Windows Server backups. Manage virtual and physical servers from a single, easy-to-use user interface, minimizing the effort, complexity and cost of backing up your data.

Replicate key VMs for offsite disaster recovery preparedness
Replicate VMware virtual machines both onsite and at remote locations for flexible and efficient disaster recovery preparedness. Combine backup and replication jobs to ensure you meet your organization’s recovery time and recovery point objectives. Perform fast VM failover and recovery at all of your sites, no matter where they are located.

Deploy scalable data protection for even the largest virtual infrastructures
Leverage parallel job execution capabilities to complete backup and recovery operations faster, and use resource governing to ensure optimal production application performance. Deploy the vRanger Virtual Appliance to distribute VMware workloads for better scalability. Use vRanger’s LAN-free mode to move backup and restore operations off LANs for improved virtualized application performance.

Easy-to-use installation wizard
Deploy VMware® and Hyper-V® data protection in minutes.

Intuitive, easy-to-use user interface
Protect VMware vSphere/vCloud/ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V and physical Windows server environments using an intuitive graphical interface.

Agentless architecture
Simplify backup, restore and replication management.

Direct-to-target design
Deliver the shortest I/O path for fast backup and restoration of VMware, Hyper-V and physical Windows servers.

Automatic VM discovery
Detect and back up new VMs automatically.

File level restore
Recover individual files from virtual and physical backups.

Patented Active Block Mapping (ABM)
Reduce backup data volume significantly.

Resource governing
Ensure optimal application performance.

Virtual appliance architecture
Increase scalability and performance by using virtual appliances to distribute VMware workloads.

LAN-free backups
Remove backup traffic off the LAN to a fiber-optic network, freeing up the LAN during peak hours.

Integrated EMC Data Domain Boost
Achieve impressive deduplication results and improve backup speed by enabling Data Domain to distribute parts of the deduplication process to the client.

Dell DR storage deduplication appliance certification
Accomplish powerful, source-side (RDA) or target-side deduplication for impressive deduplication results and improved backup speed.

  • VMware® platforms:

    ESX(i) Server
    5.0 (all updates)
    5.1 (all updates)
    5.5 (all updates)
    6.0 (all updates)
    Support for backup on ESXi requires VMware’s vStorage API

    5.0 (all updates)
    5.1 (all updates)
    5.5 (all updates)
    6.0 (all updates)

    VMware vCloud support
    VMware Virtual SAN support
    VMware Virtual Volumes
    VMware Storage Profiles
    VMware DRS cluster support
    VMware VMXNET3 networking support for 10Gbe

    Hyper-V® platforms:

    Windows Server 2012
    Windows Server 2012 R2
    Hyper-V System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)

    Supported Guest OSs:

    Any guest OS that is supported by VMware or Hyper-V.

    Server Requirements:

    Four cores or four vCPUs

    4 GB

    4 GB

    Operating system
    Windows Server 2008 SP2 (64-Bit)
    Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-Bit)
    Windows Server 2012 (64-Bit)
    Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-Bit)

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