Storage lifecycle maintenance for stand-alone virtual or physical Windows® Server

  • Innovative backup imaging technology (pVHD, VHD, VMDK) significantly improves automatic backup routines
  • One integrated and comprehensive solution for backup and disaster recovery, partitioning, migration and data management
  • Connection and work with virtual containers as if they were physical disks for partitioning, backup and maintenance
  • Windows 8.1, Server 2012 R2 and GPT/uEFI support
Hard Disk Manager is a sector-level backup solution designed to ensure business continuity and keep your business up and running. Hard Disk Manager is ideal for protecting entire servers, databases and virtual machines and is optimized for fast backup/restore, server migrations and bare metal recovery.

Ultimate Backup & Disaster Recovery
  • Innovative backup imaging technology – for users it’s available as a new backup image container pVHD (Paragon Virtual Hard Drive) format – a special VHD, optimized for storing backups of virtual and physical machines. It’s very efficient in handling incremental chains, data deduplication and synchronization. Besides pVHD, the new technology enables to back up directly to any virtual container (VMDK, VHD, etc.)
  • Back up exactly what you need, and with the best suited backup technique – recommended automatically based on the type of data you wish to protect
  • No hardware dependency with Paragon Adaptive RestoreTM
  • Easily recover files, databases, mailboxes, emails and other items
  • Comprehensive recovery environments based on DOS, Linux, and WinPE*
  • Boot problem correction without restore
Fast Image Backup
  • Live imaging and migration of Windows systems with two snapshot technologies – Microsoft VSS and Paragon Hot BackupTM to guarantee fast and reliable live protection
  • Differential and incremental backups, and exclusive file complements to minimize storage requirements and optimize backup speeds
  • Scheduled and unattended backup operations that are fully compliant with set-and-forget backup policies
  • Advanced backup options like Cyclic Backup and Synthetic Backup to secure your data
Full-range Hard Disk Partitioning
  • The fastest and safest partitioning engine on the market – the product does the job with minimal time and risk
  • Exclusive flexibility: merge partitions, redistribute free space, split one partition to two different, undelete partition and more advanced options
  • Perform hard disk drive editing tasks
  • Manage several operating systems on one environment
Seamless Migration
  • Upgrade storages with minimal impact on business activities
  • Fast migration to new HDDs or SSDs
  • Migrate any Windows OS since XP to a similar or different hardware configuration
Efficient Optimization
  • Automatic partition alignment optimizes the drive for performance and longevity (not all operations are supported)
  • Exclusive optimization of NTFS file system (MFT defragmentation and shrinking)
Secure Wiping
  • Easily erase all live data so it cannot be recovered with any existing technology
  • 10 wipe algorithms including military and government data erasure standards of several countries to destroy all on-disk information or only remnants of deleted files / directories without affecting the used data
  • Wipe exactly what you need – hard disks or separate partitions (primary, extended, logical)
Supported Technologies and Operating Systems
  • Support for any Windows OS since XP SP3 including the latest Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Support of GPT/uEFI configurations to successfully clone, migrate, or restore a 64-bit Windows system configured to the uEFI-based boot mode; to fix uEFI related boot problems
  • Support for SSDs and AFDs (2TB+, non-512B sector size)
  • Support for GPT (GUID Partition Table) disks
  • Support for Microsoft dynamic disks
  • Support for Apple Boot Camp configurations
  • Microsoft Storage Spaces support
  • BitLocker support