StorageCraft is excited to introduce StorageCraft® VirtualBoot™ for vSphere, a new technology that makes the recovery of data and systems exceptionally faster and more efficient. This unique technology gives StorageCraft® ShadowProtect® SPX users the ability to rapidly virtualise backup images as guest virtual machines directly to VMware ESXi hosts, without the use of any intermediary appliances or secondary conversion process.

Developed in joint collaboration and participation with VMware through their vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering (VAIO) Program, VirtualBoot for vSphere enables you to:

– Instantly virtualize backup images as guest VMs directly on the ESXi hypervisor
– Migrate physical systems or VMs from a different hypervisor permanently into ESXi
– Easily test changes to production systems offline

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What are the benefits?

Permanent, Seamless Migration
Seamlessly migrate a system to a new machine without losing any uptime. Options include migrating data to new hardware, physical to virtual, virtual to virtual and virtual to physical servers.

No Appliance Required
This unique technology gives StorageCraft ShadowProtect SPX users the ability to rapidly virtualise backup images as guest virtual machines (VMs) directly on VMware ESXi hosts without the use of an intermediary appliance or secondary conversion process.

Free to Download
StorageCraft VirtualBoot for vSphere is an add-on technology for ShadowProtect SPX environments. StorageCraft StorageCraft SPX provides backup and disaster recovery, data protection, and managed system migration for Windows and Linux systems on virtual and physical machines. 
An independent team of judges has selected ShadowProtect SPX with VirtualBoot for vSphere Technology as the co-winner of a Gold Award in the Data Protection Category at VMworld in Las Vegas, based on it’s innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use. The expert judges and editors from TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com evaluated over 150 award submissions before selecting the winning solution.


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