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ActiveImage Protector IT Pro Edition:  The IT Technician's Toolbox

ActiveImage Protector IT Pro 2016 Edition is designed for IT Professionals who need to backup, restore and migrate an unlimited number of physical servers, desktops and virtual environments. It is the ideal tool for use in system repairs, upgrades, hardware migrations and for migrating physical machines to virtual environments.

ActiveImage Protector IT Pro Edition is offered on a subscription basis, licensed per technician, allowing one technician to backup and restore an unlimited number of systems for a period of one year.

ActiveImage Protector IT Pro Edition can be used as a CD, DVD, USB or directly as .ISO file.


Main features

fast backup with smart sector technology


Hot manual image backups 

No need to shut down systems or applications to make a backup! Create an exact state backup of your entire Windows physical or virtual machine, including Microsoft Exchange, SQL, SharePoint and any VSS aware applications.

architecture independent restore


Architecture Intelligent Restore (A.I.R.) 

Restore entire systems to new, similar or different hardware and to/from virtual environments. Use it for: 

Disaster Recovery | Migration
Virtualization | P2P, P2V, V2V & V2P



No software installation required

All functions and features run directly from the CD/DVD or USB, no software installation required!


Unlimited usage

Backup, restore, migrate, virtualize as many machines as you want: desktop or servers, hardware or virtual!

unparalleled inline deduplication


Inline Data Deduplication Compression (IDDC)

IDDC goes beyond simple compression, it excludes redundant blocks of data giving you backup images that are much smaller in size, offering you a major savings in storage space.

fast file and folder recovery


Instant granular recovery of files and folders 

You can easily restore single or multiple files and folders in seconds.


Backup features

  • Cold-imaging of an entire static Windows machine
    Useful for taking snapshots of a clean system immediately after installing a Windows OS.
  • Fast backup with Smart Sector technology 
    Smart Sector technology enables fast backup of only used sectors, saving space by reducing the size of backup files.
  • Encryption / compression of backup image files
    Your backups are safe and secure thanks to 256 bit encryption.


Restoration & Migration features

  • Fast Bare Metal Recovery
    The advanced Bare Metal Recovery (BMR) feature dramatically speeds up disaster recovery thanks to ActiveImage Protector's lighting fast recovery engine.
  • Restore to different hardware or hypervisor
    Restore P2P, P2V, V2P and V2V using ActiveImage Protector’s Architecture Intelligent Restore (A.I.R.) feature.
  • Virtualize to VMware and Hyper-V
    Easily convert to VHD, VHDX and VMDK file formats.
  • Customizable IT Pro Edition Creator
    Create your own easy to use bootable media using the new creation wizard. Build custom boot environments and add machine specific drivers to the existing extended list of drivers.


Additional features

  • Command line execution
    Most features can be launched directly from the command line.
  • Support for latest OSes and technologies
    The IT Pro Edition supports: Windows Server 2012 / R2, Windows 10, Storage Spaces, CSVFS Volumes, ReFS and 4K sector disks, Windows 8 Client Hyper-V, the latest uEFI motherboards, GPT disks in a uEFI boot environment, large capacity disks over 2TB and RAID configuration backup and restoration.
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Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows
  • Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 (x86/x64) / 2008 R2
  • Windows Storage Server 2012 / 2012 R2
  • Windows Storage Server 2008 / 2008 R2
  • Windows 10 - including Anniversary Update
  • Windows 8 / 8.1 (x86/x64) - excluding Windows RT
  • Windows 7 (x86/x64) - excluding Starter Edition
  • ActiveImage Protector IT Pro Edition Creator
  • Windows 7 (x64) or above
  • Windows 2008R2 or above

Hardware requirements

  • CPU
  • Pentium 4 or newer
  • Main memory (RAM)
  • Minimum 768MB RAM (2048MB or more is strongly recommended)
  • Hard disk space
  • 500MB of available disk space



Here you can find documentation relating to the ActiveImage Protector IT Pro Edition.

Download a 30 day free trial version of ActiveImage Protector IT Pro Edition 2016

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