Acronis Backup 12.5 Microsoft Hyper-V

Acronis Backup 12.5 Microsoft Hyper-V

The most reliable and easy-to-use backup for your Microsoft Hyper-V®.

Acronis Backup is the world’s easiest and fastest backup solution for protecting your Microsoft Hyper-V® virtual machines and hosts. With enhanced backup validation and blockchain-based authentication of your backups with Acronis Notary™, Acronis Backup 12.5 is the most reliable backup solution for your Hyper-V on the market today.

One Great Product – Two Editions

  • Acronis Backup 12.5 Standard

  • Acronis Backup 12.5 Advanced

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Complete Business Protection

Protect your entire Hyper-V infrastructure with backup of your hosts, as well as agentless and agent-based VM backup, that supports VMs with pass-through disks and guest-initiated iSCSI.


World’s Fastest Recovery

Reduce RTOs to seconds with Acronis Instant Restore™ that runs any Windows or Linux backup as a Hyper-V VM directly from the backup storage without moving data or needing standby hardware.


Flexible Storage Options

Increase resiliency of your Hyper-V infrastructure by storing your backups in up to five locations, including local disks, NAS, SAN, tape, as well as proven and secure Acronis Cloud Storage.


Intuitive, Scalable Management

Easily scale protection to hundreds of VMs with Hyper-V Manager integration, as well as backup policies, dynamic and static machine grouping, customizable dashboards, advanced alerting and reporting.


Innovative Data Protection

Safeguard your Hyper-V VMs and hosts from ransomware attacks with Acronis Active Protection™, the only backup technology that detects and prevents unauthorized encryption of files and backups.



Key Features

Complete Business Protection

Agentless, Agent-Based, and Host Backup

Protect all your data with reliable Hyper-V agentless backup of your VMs. For pass-through disks or guest-initiated iSCSI, you can install the agent and create the backup on the guest-level.

Acronis also backs up your Hyper-V host for complete protection of your virtual infrastructure.

Changed Block Tracking and Resilient Change Tracking

Significantly reduce backup time, network usage, and storage requirements through integration with Windows Server 2016 resilient change tracking (RCT). Create ultra-quick incremental and differential backups, saving only the changes made since the last backup to.

In Windows Server 2012 and 2008, Acronis Backup uses proprietary Changed-Block Tracking (CBT) technology to achieve the same result.

World’s Fastest Recovery

Acronis Universal Restore

Minimize expensive downtime by restoring Windows and Linux systems to dissimilar hardware, including bare-metal physical, virtual, or cloud environments.

Acronis Instant Restore


Achieve RTOs of 15 seconds or less by starting your Windows or Linux backup directly from storage as a Hyper-V VM; no data movement required.

Acronis vmFlashback

Slash RTOs by quickly restoring VMware or Hyper-V VMs by leveraging Changed Block Tracking (CBT), recovering only the data changed since the last backup.

Hyper-V Host Bare-Metal Recovery

Increase resilience of your infrastructure by backing up your Hyper-V hosts and restoring the entire system (not just VMs) to the same or dissimilar hardware.

Workload Migration

Improve your business agility by migrating VMs between different hypervisors and to/from physical machines (P2V, V2V, V2P, and P2P) or the cloud.

Easy Granular Recovery

Increase user satisfaction and reduce RTOs by restoring folders, files, databases, documents, mailboxes, and individual emails directly from your complete image backup — with no extra steps or third-party tools required.

Flexible Storage Options

Local disks, NAS, SAN

Reduce RTOs of individual systems and speed up granular recoveries with support of any local and network-based disk storage, without the need to establish backup or media servers.

Tape Drives, Autoloaders, and Tape Libraries


Satisfy regulatory requirements and disaster recovery needs by storing backups on local or central tape devices with support for media management, tape rotation, and retention rules.

Acronis Cloud Storage

Ensure recovery from any disaster and maintain control of data location by storing backups in one of 14+ secure and reliable Acronis Cloud Data Centers.

Variable Block-Size Deduplication


Reduce disk storage capacity utilization and network bandwidth requirements and protect more systems with efficient, resource-friendly in-line and global deduplication.

Intuitive, Scalable Management

Centralized Web Management Console

Reduce IT’s workload with a touch-friendly, web-based management console. Reduce RTOs by accessing the web console from any device, including tablets.

Role-based Administrative Access


Enable IT to protect remote offices, branch offices, and departments with the ability to manage, delegate, and establish roles for multiple administrators.

Customizable Dashboards

Reduce time-to-action and resolve issues quickly with customizable dashboards for quick insights into your infrastructure.

Advanced Reporting


Increase infrastructure resiliency with regular, customizable reports that focus on the exceptions in your infrastructure.

Innovative Data Protection

Acronis Active Protection™


Proactively prevent the need to recover by protecting data and systems from ransomware attacks, detecting and preventing suspicious changes to data, backup files, and the backup application.

Acronis Notary™

Advanced, Exclusive

Improve regulatory compliance and validity of recovery, ensuring your backup’s authenticity and integrity with blockchain.

Acronis ASign™

Advanced, Exclusive

Reduce miscommunication with users, suppliers, and customers, supporting the authenticity of your files with signatures enabled by blockchain.

Strong Encryption

Improve security of your data with at-source AES-256 encryption of your backups and metadata, protected by irreversibly encrypted passwords.

Acronis Backup 12.5 Microsoft Hyper-V License