Nakivo announced the release NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 on March 28. The new version has the following key features:
- Support for Hyper-V 2016 and 2012 (R2)
The new NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 includes in Hyper-V, image-based, application-aware, and forever-incremental Hyper-V backup. All Hyper-V backups will capture all your data, ensure the consistency of applications and databases, and will transfer only changes to the backup repository after the initial full backup.
Backup compressed and deduplicated across entire backup repository, even if you use the same repository to store Hyper-V, VMware, and AWS EC2 backups are also added in the new version.
- Support for VMware vSphere v6.5
New NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 release supports VMware vSphere 6.5. You will be able to backup, replicate, and recover from the latest VMware vSphere 6.5, including new 6.5 features like VM attributes, encrypted VMs.
- Active Directory integration
NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 now provides Microsoft Active Directory integration. With this new AD integration, user roles and domain credentials can be used in Nakivo Backup Server and provide Admin Guest access. You can use your company’s security AD policy.
- Skip swap files and partitions
Swap files used by OS as RAM extension will be excluded from the VMs Backup. This new feature in NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 will save Backup Storage space since a swap file can automatically grow three times the size of the Guest OS RAM. Will not only save Storage space in the backup repository but will also improve the Backup speed performance.
You can read all about new Nakivo Backup & Replication v7 HERE
Plan to write a full review of this new release after 28th of March.
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