Not all backup programs are created equal. Here at RGB, there’s really only one tool that we put our complete faith into: a program called Macrium Reflect. RGB is a verified Macrium reseller, and all information below has been provided to us by Macrium as a part of their reseller information guide. For more details about Macrium including uses, key features, products, and competitive comparison, read below. For additional information, visit our blog post about Macrium.
- Windows Backup for Virtual Machines, Workstations, Servers, and SQL & Exchange
- Schedule and manage network-wide backups through a centralized console.
- On-premise backup focus with cloud integration and off-site synchronization
- Fast, reliable and easily recoverable images
- Large scale computer imaging deployment
Workstation Edition: Backup for PCs, Workstations, and Laptops.
Server Edition: Backup for Microsoft Servers.
VM Bundles: Server edition priced per virtual machine.
Deployment Kit: Allows technicians to create images that can be used in multiple workstations, ensuring consistent environments.
Technician’s License: Technicians can use Macrium Reflect on PCs online and offline with a USB, without installing the software on the machine itself.
Puts a lock on your backup images so they cannot be scrambled in the event you’re afflicted by cryptoviruses or ransomware.
Allows users to boot into images made using Macrium Reflect and retrieve data from applications stored on a bootable image.
Restore to dissimilar hardware
Network Agent Installs
Install, set-up and manage networks from a single console
Bootable Rescue OS
Bare-metal restore and imaging through a recovery environment.
Macrium for Business
Technicians and Maintenance
Deciding on Macrium
Minimum System Requirements
- At least 512MB RAM (1GB min recommended)
- Windows XP Service Pack 3 or Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 or later
- A keyboard and mouse
- Small agent, >60MB installer, >150MB installed
Acronis users may face more issues with reliability and single file recovery. Macrium is generally more user friendly.
Veeam is more expensive than Macrium and is priced per CPU rather than per VM.
Symantec Ghost is outdated and there are no future updates expected.
StorageCraft can be complex and require additional features. Some software is also outdated.
RGB is a verified Macrium reseller, and we are happy to assist customers in any way that we can with their technological needs (Macrium and otherwise)! Macrium support staff also offers different levels of support based on which version you choose.