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StorageCraft® Backup & Recovery


A powerful solution that backs up your entire Windows IT environment, plus Linux servers and desktops

  • Back up files and entire operating systems, including applications and services
  • Save space - with consolidated backup images
  • Save time - automatic, full and incremental backups
  • Hardware-independent - recovery from bare metal, to dissimilar hardware, or to and from virtual environments
  • Quickly and easily boot any backup image as a virtual machine
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The benefits of StorageCraft Backup & Recovery

Back up files and systems

StorageCraft® ShadowProtect® sector-level backup software backs up your organization’s IT environment. In addition to reliably backing up everything from systems to data, ShadowProtect software enables swift recovery as well as headache-free system migration.

  • Back up entire disk drive: systems, applications, services, configurations, settings, and data
  • Save backups to any disk device or any optical media
  • Test backup images to ensure their integrity
  • Schedule backups to occur automatically
  • Schedule regular incremental backups
  • Recover individual files and folders in minutes
  • Restore a system to different hardware or to virtual environments
  • Swiftly boot a backup image as a virtual machine
  • Perform a bare metal restore
  • Detect and repair boot configuration errors or corrupt hard drives
  • Migrate a backup image from/to physical and virtual environments
  • Use keywords to search mailboxes, emails, or entire Exchange databases*
  • Recover Exchange emails, attachments, contacts, mailboxes to your production server or to a .pst file*

*These features are specific to ShadowProtect Granular Recovery for Exchange

Manage your backups

StorageCraft® ShadowControl®

A remote management console that is designed to work with your backup images. It gives you remote monitoring of every StorageCraft ShadowProtect® installation in your entire organization, warning you when problems arise.

  • Remote monitoring of ShadowProtect backups
  • Tiered monitoring of multiple locations or departments within an organization
  • Automatic notification in the event of a status change
  • Ability to set specific rules for your particular backup environment
  • Detailed reporting on individual endpoints or every system in your organization
  • Web-based interface

StorageCraft® ImageManager™

Lets IT administrators take charge of backups – onsite, offsite, and in the cloud – and organize and manage ShadowProtect backup image files.

  • Continual backup image verification
  • Granular image consolidation and retention policies
  • Complete replication of backups within the LAN or WAN
  • Enjoy accelerated off-site replication
  • Recover at any time, and in just minutes, with the patented StorageCraft HeadStart Restore®

Featured products

Select the edition or a combination that best fits your Windows environment, or choose the version for Linux Servers, or the version of Microsoft Exchange Server for granular recovery of Exchange databases.

StorageCraft ShadowProtect Server

StorageCraft ShadowProtect Small Business Server

StorageCraft ShadowProtect Desktop

StorageCraft ShadowProtect Virtual Server

StorageCraft ShadowProtect SPX for Linux Servers

StorageCraft ShadowProtect Granular Recovery for Exchange

Related information

System requirements

Supports Windows desktop and server operating systems, including Microsoft Exchange Server, and Linux Server operating systems.

For detailed operating system support see Product Overview (PDF).

Support for VMware, MS Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, Oracle VirtualBox, Red Hat KVM/RHEV.