Microsoft Windows

Backup and DR Solution for Microsoft Windows

Every small, mid and large organization depend on Microsoft Windows for their day-to-day activities. So any interruption in their data center will lead to huge loss. Business continuity is very essential for these Microsoft Windows driven organizations. Hence, Vembu has developed a comprehensive backup and disaster recovery solution with RPO and RTO less than 15 minutes for Microsoft Windows environments.

Windows Backup

Disk Image Backup and Bare-metal Restore

Vembu offers a simplified Backup and Disaster Recovery solution to backup Windows Servers and Workstations running in a physical IT environment. It backup of full physical Windows servers, desktops and laptops including operating system, applications and data.
  • Supports almost all the Windows flavors
  • Supports MBR and GPT partitions
  • Supports Disks more than 2 TB
  • Supports iSCSI targets
Full Disk Image Backup – Vembu uses VSS to take snapshot of the entire disk and backs up only the used blocks to the BDR backup server. During backup, it backs up a full disk image including OS, applications and data.
Changed Block Tracking – Using Vembu’s own proprietary CBT driver, changed blocks alone will be backed up after an initial full backup
Near Continuous Data Production – Option to run backup jobs every 15 minutes to get RPO (Recovery Point Objective) less than 15 minutes.
Application-aware Backups – During each backup schedule, it verifies Microsoft Applications writer consistency. Also, reduces the overflow of storage space by automatically truncating the transaction logs after performing a successful backup
Retention Policies – Basic and Advanced (GFS) retention policies help to maintain multiple recovery points for data restore and to effectively manage the backup data storage size
Automated Backup Verification – Backed up Windows servers and workstations can be booted as a virtual machine with the latest recovery point available. And the screenshots of the booted screen will be captured and emailed to the administrator
Offsite or remote backup copy – Replicate redundant copy of physical system image backup data to your self-maintained offsite data center or to Vembu Cloud for data redundancy and disaster recovery purpose
Instant Boot VM – Backed up physical image can be booted instantly in VMware, Hyper-V or KVM environments without any manual driver injections or conversion tool assistance.
Bare-metal Recovery – The entire system image backup data can be restored to the same or new hardware using Vembu Recovery CD.
File Level Recovery – Individual files and folders of the Windows servers and workstations can be instantly restored from system image backup without restoring the whole machine.
Partition Level Recovery – Recover selected volumes or disks alone to the same or different machine.
Vembu Universal Recovery – Instantly recover individual application items from Microsoft applications such as Microsoft Exchange, SQL, SharePoint and Active Directory.
VM Migration – IT Admins can easily download the backed up physical machine data to various file formats as per the requirement like VHDX, VHD, VMDK, VMDK-FLAT and IMG. Later it can be used to migrate the physical machines to VMware, Hyper-V or KVM.

See What Our Customers Say About Us


We have been using Vembu for years and the BDR suite is an example of the excellent software we have come to expect from Vembu. It has the features we are looking for, but most important of all, it is stable. We tried multiple vendors through the years until we finally came across his company. We stayed with them because when we need to do a restore and when we do our routine check, the backups of run in the data is there.

We have used other backup/DR tools in the past which have always failed when you need them most, we ended up doing the backups manually which became too much. We then found and tested Vembu and It’s so easy to use, we can connect remotely to keep an eye on the tasks and the whole setup is a joy to use. Support is also fantastic, they are quick at responding and very helpful and informative.

All companies are looking to keep their data safe and secure, with Vembu ensuring that our data was protected with an efficient backup solution. Vembu is an ally with regard to backup security. The tool is very practical and easy to access the settings. A good application and reference in backup software. Meets the needs of diverse IT environments, thus ensuring business continuity.

File and Application Level Backup

Vembu offers a backup solution to backup individual files, folders and applications from Windows servers, desktops and laptops.
File-level Backup – Supports file backup on all flavors of Windows machines. Also, supports preconfigured folders, such as, My Documents, My Photos, Desktop, Browsers etc.
Microsoft Exchange Server Backup – Supports backup of Microsoft Exchange servers using Exchange Server Plugin. The Microsoft Exchange Server Plugin backup uses the VSS API [Volume Shadow Copy Services] for all Microsoft Exchange Server versions. Vembu allows direct upload without dumping the data locally.
Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Backup – Vembu Exchange Mailbox Plugin backs up the user’s mailboxes. It can backup at a folder level. You can backup all the data of a particular user (mailbox) or you can backup just a folder (like for example the inbox of an user) or you could backup a sub-folder (like for example, a sub-folder in the inbox)
Microsoft SQL Server Backup – Vembu SQL Server backup is a flexible and efficient option to backup Microsoft SQL servers. Vembu uses VDI API to backup database(s) and then uploads the locally dumped file to the BDR backup server.
Microsoft SharePoint Backup – Vembu provides the site-collection level backup of Microsoft SharePoint Servers. Vembu uses an internal SharePoint dump utility to dump the SharePoint site-collection(s) and then uploads the locally dumped file(s) to the BDR backup server.
Microsoft Outlook Backup – Vembu backups the emails configured in the Outlook profile. All the emails and rules at folder level are backed up to the BDR backup server.
MySQL Database Backups – Vembu supports backup of MySQL database(s) from Windows and Linux machines.
Offsite or Remote Backup – Backup files and applications to the offsite location without keeping the local backup data
Cloud Backup – Vembu offers IT Admins to directly backup their Windows servers and workstations data to Vembu Cloud (hosted in AWS)

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