Hyper-V Backup: VSS in Native and Third-Party Solutions


Ensure Reliable Microsoft Hyper-V Data Protection

Microsoft Hyper-V enables businesses to achieve more with less while improving efficiency and saving costs. However, with the massive amount of data residing on Microsoft Hyper-V VMs, the need for reliable Microsoft Hyper-V backups has become a necessity to ensure business continuity and disaster recovery. Microsoft offers various native tools to back up Microsoft Hyper-V VMs like Data Protection Manager (DPM). But virtualized environments still need the backup and recovery capabilities offered by third-party backup solutions.

Read our free white paper Hyper-V Backup: VSS in Native and Third-Party Solutions to learn more about Microsoft’s VSS and why third-party backup solutions are essential to ensure that VMs and data are recoverable in any scenario.


This white paper covers:

  • Advantages and drawbacks of native data protection with Hyper-V
  • Guest-level Hyper-V backup
  • Host-level Hyper-V backup
  • Hyper-V VM protection with NAKIVO Backup & Replication
  • Hyper-V backup: Application-aware, incremental backups
  • Hyper-V backup: Performance and administration
  • Hyper-V recovery: Instant full and granular
  • Disaster Recovery for Hyper-V environments with NAKIVO Backup & Replication


NAKIVO is a US-based corporation dedicated to delivering the ultimate backup, ransomware protection and disaster recovery solution for virtual, physical, cloud and SaaS environments. As one of the fastest-growing backup and ransomware recovery software vendors in the industry, NAKIVO boasts 22 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, 5-star online community reviews, 98% customer satisfaction with support and a network of over 6,000 partners worldwide. Over 19,000 customers in 158 countries trust NAKIVO with protecting their data, including major companies like Coca-Cola, Honda, Siemens and Cisco.

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