Acronis Backup 12.5 is the world’s easiest and fastest backup solution for all your data, whether it is located on-premises, in remote systems, in private and public clouds, or on mobile devices. With enhanced backup validation and blockchain-based authentication of your backups with Acronis Notary™, Acronis Backup 12.5 is the most reliable backup solution on the market today.
Complete Business Protection
Protect your entire hybrid cloud infrastructure, including physical systems, virtual hypervisors and VMs, cloud applications, user desktops and laptops, and mobile devices
World’s Fastest Recovery
Reduce RTOs to seconds with Acronis Instant Restore™, which starts your Windows or Linux backup directly from backup storage as a VMware or Hyper-V VM — no data movement or standby hardware required
Flexible Storage Options
Increase business resiliency by storing your backups in up to five locations, including local disks, NAS, SAN, tape, as well as proven and secure Acronis Cloud Storage
Intuitive, Scalable Management
Reduce IT workload and overhead with a touch-friendly, web-based management console for backup and recovery of all workloads and data
Innovative Data Protection
Safeguard your systems from ransomware attacks with Acronis Active Protection™, the only backup technology that detects and prevents unauthorized encryption of files and backups
Protect your entire business with complete and reliable backup images of your entire system, files, or data.
Store backups to a variety of storage devices, including local disks, network storage, tape devices, and the cloud.
Easily recover a complete image or selected files, folders, items, and applications.
#1 Virtual Server Protection
Mitigate risks with agentless and agent-based backup and recovery of your virtual machines and hosts on any of six supported hypervisors.
Migrate between different hypervisors and to/from physical machines (P2V, V2V, V2P, and P2P) or the cloud.
Increase user service availability by protecting your Office 365® mailboxes, Microsoft Azure® VMs, and Amazon EC2® cloud workloads. Migrate workloads easily between various clouds, virtual systems, and physical machines (P2C, V2C, C2C, C2V, and C2P).
Acronis Universal Restore
Minimize expensive downtime by restoring Windows and Linux systems to dissimilar hardware, including bare-metal physical, virtual, or cloud environments.
Acronis Instant Restore
Achieve RTOs of 15 seconds or less by starting your Windows or Linux backup directly from storage as a VMware VM; no data movement required.
VMware ESXi and Hyper-V Host Bare-Metal Recovery
Increase resilience of your infrastructure by backing up your ESXi and Hyper-V hosts and restoring the entire system (not just VMs) to the same or dissimilar hardware.
Local disks, NAS, SAN
Reduce RTOs of individual systems and speed up granular recoveries with support of any local and network-based disk storage, without the need to establish backup or media servers.
Centralized Web Management Console
Reduce IT’s workload with a touch-friendly, web-based management console. Reduce RTOs by accessing the web console from any device, including tablets.
Reduce time-to-action and resolve issues quickly with customizable dashboards for quick insights into your infrastructure.
Acronis Active Protection™
Proactively prevent the need to recover by protecting data and systems from ransomware attacks, detecting and preventing suspicious changes to data, backup files, and the backup application.
Improve security of your data with at-source AES-256 encryption of your backups and metadata, protected by irreversibly encrypted passwords.
– Windows Server 2016
– Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, 2008/2008 R2, 2003/2003 R2
– Windows Small Business Server 2011, 2008, 2003/2003 R2
– Windows MultiPoint Server 2012, 2011, 2010
– Windows Storage Server 2012/2012 R2, 2008/2008 R2, 2003
– Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7
– Windows Vista
– Windows XP Professional SP3 (x86, x64)
The enhanced backup option Performance and backup window (former Performance) enables you to set one of three levels of backup performance (high, low, prohibited) for every hour within a week. The high and low levels are configurable in terms of the process priority and output speed.
The Physical Data Shipping backup option for cloud backups
The capability to save system information on a local disk or a network share if a recovery with reboot fails.
The maximum number of physical machines that can be registered on a management server increased from 4000 to 8000.
The capability to disable anonymous registration so that a user name and password of a management server administrator are always required when registering a device.
All communication during a device registration is done via HTTPS. It works out of the box and cannot be disabled. It is possible to enforce certificate verification during unattended installation in Windows and in Linux.
Mass registration of devices by using a token instead of a user name and password
The capability to install Agent for Linux in UEFI systems with enabled Secure Boot.
During the installation, the Acronis key is generated, used to sign the snapapi module, and registered as a Machine Owner Key (MOK). Once the installation is completed, the user should restart the system and enroll the key by using the password provided by the setup program.
Support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2019
CBT (tracking file changes at a block level) can be disabled for backups of SQL and Exchange databases.
New protection options:
Detection of cryptomining malware
The capability to allow certain processes to modify backup files while self-protection is on
Protection of network folders mapped as local drives
Conversion to the following virtual machine types:
VHDX virtual disks (for connection to a Hyper-V virtual machine)
This conversion is supported in a backup plan or in a separate conversion plan created on the Plans tab.
Support for Windows Server 2019 with Hyper-V and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2019
Support for Citrix XenServer 7.6
The boot menu (in the text form) can be used when booting a Citrix XenServer virtual machine.
The Acronis Storage product name changed to Acronis Cyber Infrastructure.
It is possible to add a comment to a device on the device Details pane. Devices can be searched and organized in dynamic groups by comments.
In a domain environment, local accounts on the management server are not added by default to the Acronis Centralized Admins group and to the organization administrators list.
The name of the Acronis Management Server service (ams) is changed to acrmngsrv, to avoid name conflicts with other software services.
Support for new operating systems
Support for RHEL 7.6
Support for Ubuntu 18.10
Support for Fedora 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
Support for Debian 9.5, 9.6
Support for Windows XP SP1 (x64) and SP2 (x64) is resumed
Support for Windows XP SP2 (x86) is resumed with a special version of Agent for Windows
Support for new languages
Support for seven more languages: