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System Image and System State Backup: Difference Explained

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Windows Server backup software by CloudBerry supports a broad range of data protection scenarios, including system state and system image backup and recovery plans. By using these tools, you can solve several system-wide issues. In this article, we are going to evaluate their possibilities and strengths in depth, and look at how to create system image and system state backups. Continue reading

How to Restore from System Image Backup with CloudBerry Backup

CloudBerry Backup for Windows Server allows you to easily restore your system from an image backup. You can perform restores directly from the cloud or USB flash drive to any dissimilar hardware or Hyper-V, VMware virtual machine or Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud virtual environment.

Below are the instructions on how to restore your system from an image backup. (You might also be interested to check our article on the difference between system image backup and system state backup.) Continue reading

Cloning vs Image Backup: When you Need What?

A simple file backup does a good job of protecting crucial data. However, should your hard drive crash or your operating system become hopelessly corrupt, then you will be left confused, trying to figure out the way out. This is where cloning and image backup come in. Some people assume that these two terms mean the same thing, but that is fundamentally wrong.

Though they both give you a full copy of your data and operating system, you should understand what each technique involves and how it is different from the other, so that you can make an informed choice.

So when do you need what? Continue reading