Release: PHD Virtual Backup for Hyper-V 1.0

PHD Virtual, which was acquired last week by Unitrends, has released PHD Virtual Backup for Hyper-V. The Product, which is available for free is build on version 7 of the Virtual Backup infrastructure. With supporting Hyper-V, PHD Virtual now supports the hypervisors from VMware, Citrix and Microsoft. The product is now provided for free and customers can choose to purchase a support contract. If a support contract is purchased customers are entitled for future product licenses. PHD Virtual uses Virtual Appliances which are integrated as a VM within the Hypervisor and therfore it operates agentless on the VM’s which its backs up.


PHD Virtual for Hyper-V provides:

  • Deduplication
  • Full VM, File and Rollback recovery
  • Forever incremental backup
  • Web based interface/Centralized management
  • Long-term retention
  • Verification of data written to backup target including detection and fixing of corruptions
  • Support for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 with Hyper-V
  • Support for Hyper-V Server 2012 and 2012 R2