Deployment Options

NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers a variety of deployment options to meet your needs. You can deploy the solution within minutes as you don’t need to install databases and other third-party components. All features work immediately after installation without extra configurations.


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Fast Deployment

Install the solution and run the first backup in minutes

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Install on Windows/Linux machines, as a VA or AWS AMI

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NAS Server Support

Install directly on QNAP, Synology, ASUSTOR, NETGEAR, etc.

NAKIVO Backup & Replication Deployment Options

Virtual Appliance (VA)

Deploy the solution as a pre-configured VMware vSphere or Nutanix AHV VA. If you choose a pre-configured VA running Ubuntu Server, you can protect your backup data from deletion and encryption by ransomware in the immutable repository that is installed as part of the VA.

Windows Installer

Download and run the installer for Windows physical and virtual machines with a single click. NAKIVO Backup & Replication supports Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft Windows Pro.

Linux Installer

Easily install NAKIVO Backup & Replication on Linux physical and virtual machines running Ubuntu, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Red Hat Enterprise, CentOS or Debian. Run the installer and let the solution do the rest.

NAS Servers Support

Install NAKIVO Backup & Replication directly on a NAS server to create a backup appliance. The solution supports QNAP, Synology, ASUSTOR, NETGEAR, Western Digital NAS, TrueNAS CORE (FreeNAS) and generic ARM-based devices.

Amazon Machine Image (AMI)

Use a pre-configured AMI to deploy NAKIVO Backup & Replication in AWS. The solution supports all AWS regions and instance types.

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Raspberry Pi

Deploy NAKIVO Backup & Replication on a Raspberry Pi to turn the device into a full-fledged backup appliance. This pocket-size portable computer can be used as a compact and more cost-effective NAS.

“With NAKIVO Backup & Replication, the university saved time and money, while gaining peace of mind. I now spend the majority of my time not on backup administration, but on other IT-related tasks.”.
Edwardson A. Pedragosa Jr., Network Administrator at the Asia-Pacific International University
Boise Cascade
“NAKIVO’s fast VM backup and VM replication keep our critical VMs running at all times. If our VMware VMs failed, we would only need a couple of minutes to recover with VM failover and failback.”
Noel Peden, Applications Development Supervisor at Boise Cascade
“With NAKIVO Backup & Replication installed on QNAP NAS, the backup is 2.5X faster! We found a professional solution that covers all our needs, saves money, and provides reliability.”
Mickaël Masquelin, IT Department Manager at the IEMN
“With NAKIVO Backup & Replication, every hour that we save on VM backup administration can be translated into cost savings. NAKIVO Backup & Replication is resource-efficient in terms of installation and configuration. NAKIVO Backup & Replication is just what we needed.”
Samuel Riley, IT Manager at MyoKardia
One World Direct
“In NAKIVO Backup & Replication, we found a stable VM backup solution that lets us back up VMs faster and recover VMs in minutes, which is extremely helpful in order to keep our business operations available at all times.”
Steven Schmidt, System Administrator at One World Direct