Carbonite Server Essentials


Carbonite Server Essentials protects an unlimited number of physical or virtual servers, both locally and in the cloud, with no per server or per application licensing.

Any threat to your data is a threat to your business. Carbonite Server Backup protects an unlimited number of physical and virtual servers on-site and in the cloud for ultra-reliable protection and fast recovery, with prices starting at just $799.99 per year.



Hybrid (local & cloud) backup protects business data no matter what the situation:

  • Back up locally, to the cloud or both
  • Local backup enables fastest possible recovery time
  • Cloud backup ensures disaster preparedness
  • Back up to DAS, NAS and SAN
  • Granular protection of system state, databases, live applications & Hyper-V


BMR simplifies recovery and reduces recovery time objective (RTO):

  • Image backup protects system state, OS, applications, files and settings in one pass
  • Rapid recovery of both individual files or full system
  • Restore to new, existing or dissimilar hardware from bare metal with no OS or other software installation required


Carbonite is the safest way to reap rewards when virtualizing:

  • Complete snapshot protection with full backup capability
  • Protect Hyper-V VMs at the hypervisor level
  • Schedule full and incremental backups flexibly and frequently
  • Restore VM disks to any local machine
  • Recover files with a simple drag and drop or cut and past

Configure, Customize & Control

You've got better things to do than babysit your backup. With just a few settings, create consistent, automated policies and prevent user error.

  • Bandwidth settings and throttling allow you to optimize network usage and manage network traffic
  • Manage backup sets, retention policies, security settings and notifications
  • Monitor backups and storage from any connected device through the web-based dashboard

Growth Without Penalties

Choose a plan based on what you need to back up, then add storage and devices to your backup affordably and with complete flexibility.

  • Starter amount of cloud storage included at no additional charge
  • Add more cloud storage at affordable rates to handle your growing business’s data
  • Add local storage devices, applications or databases with no additional license fees

Simple Setup & Support

Carbonite is easy to set up by yourself or with help from our award-winning U.S.-based business support team.

  • Install software, configure settings and start backing up in minutes
  • Use free valet install and have a Carbonite business team member install and set up the software for you
  • Call, email or chat with our U.S.-based business support team, 7 days a week