For disaster recovery and system migration in both physical and virtual environments, Acronis True Image Echo Workstation delivers greater flexibility and value both for local and network machines
Acronis True Image Echo Workstation allows you to:
- Create an exact disk image, including the operating system, applications, and configurations;
- Back up mission critical databases;
- Migrate your systems to and from virtual and physical machines quickly and easily.
After a system crash, Acronis True Image Echo Workstation allows you to perform a full system restore, a bare-metal restore or just a restore of individual files and folders in minutes. Complete system restoration can be performed to an existing system, to a new system with different hardware or to a virtual machine.
Acronis True Image Echo Workstation includes the following components:
- Acronis True Image Management Console is a tool for remote access to Acronis components. Administrator uses the console to install, configure and control the components from a remote machine.
- Acronis True Image Agent is an application that resides on client computers and performs Acronis operations such as data backup or restore.
- Acronis Group Server is a management tool that provides ability to schedule, monitor and manage group backup tasks.
- Acronis Backup Server is an application for centralized storage and management of backup archives.
- Acronis True Image Echo Workstation (local version) is a locally controlled management tool. Besides backup and recovery operations, it also supports exploring archives, mounting images as virtual drives, cloning hard disks data, creating dynamic volumes, command-line mode and scripts execution.
- Acronis Universal Restore is a separately sold add-on to Acronis True Image Echo Workstation that automatically configures Windows drivers in a system recovered on dissimilar hardware.
- Acronis Bootable Rescue Media Builder creates bootable media, its ISO image or the RIS package thus enabling data recovery over bare-metal, non-Windows or corrupted operating systems.
Acronis True Image Echo Workstation allows the user to restore both data and system partitions, even after the most serious system failures, with a wide range of tools, including:
- Industry-standard password encryption - You can password-protect your images using various levels of encryption up to 256 bits
- Multi-volume snapshots - Permits you to back up data located on multiple volumes, such as spanned databases
- Convert image files to VMDK or VHD for instant virtualization - Supports major virtualization operating systems from VMware, Microsoft, SWsoft and Parallels
- Dynamic disk support - Expand your set of technical tools to operate with
- Automatic reboot after restore - You can enable the automatic reboot option, so that the machine will reboot after the image is restored
- Wake on LAN - Power on a remote machine to run a backup task on it
- Back up multiple increments throughout the day - Increased flexibility for greater granularity in your backup strategy with more frequent backups
- Schedule periodic backup validations - Never get caught with a faulty backup; always make sure your backup images are perfect
- Clone existing schedule - Set it once and forget it; cloning your schedule cuts down on configuration time and makes you more productive
- DVD Burning - Save backups directly to DVDs without using 3rd party DVD burning software
- Remote unattended restores with the Acronis bootable agent - Recover all systems in the network from a central location
- Modify images - Mount images in read/write mode and apply changes directly
- Boot from an image, using Acronis Active Restore - Decrease downtime by allowing systems to be used during a recovery process
- 64-bit Windows support - Use one application for both new and old systems
- Enhanced database support - Online backup of mission critical databases, such as Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle
- Automatic image verification - Peace of mind by ensuring that images can be used for restoration
- Differential backups - Decrease the number of backups you manage
- File backups - Flexible system protection by backing up selected files and folders
- Exclude files from backups - Capture only business data and save space in storage archives
- Windows Event Log and SNMP support - Plug into your existing network monitoring application
- Custom scripts before/after backups - Facilitate compliance with company-wide backup policies
- Throttling to control hard disk write speed and network bandwidth usage - Minimize disruptions of business operations
- Create CDs with bootable images, PXE packages, and bootable recovery media ISOs - Eliminate the need to have separate recovery media and provide flexibility for application management
- Back up to FTP server - Expand your backup archive options
- Acronis Secure Zone - Save backup image to a special partition, hidden from the operating system for a complete local recovery. There is no need to purchase an extra hard drive, CDs, or DVDs to protect your data. This is especially useful for portable computers.
- Acronis Startup Recovery Manager - Initiate recovery by selecting the F11 key. Even if your operating system has been deleted, Acronis Recovery Manager can boot your computer.
See also Acronis Backup & Recovery 10.