PHD CloudHook is now available! Download 6.2 today.

PHD Virtual is pleased to announce the general availability of CloudHook™, a new module in PHD Virtual Backup 6.2 released today.

This new product module enables a PHD VBA to backup directly to cloud storage at Google, Amazon, Rackspace or any cloud provider that supports OpenStack/swift.

Remember, there are two outstanding promotions available through April 30th, 2013!

Offer 1: Available Exclusively to PHD Virtual Customers:

Get CloudHook for 50% off the annual subscription price in year one – It’s a “no-brainer” to try CloudHook and backup to the cloud!

Offer 2: Available to Everyone:

Get CloudHook for FREE for ALL your hosts for the first year with the purchase of PHD Virtual Backup licenses.


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Cloud Hook Your Best Value for Cloud Backup

Delivering a Breakthrough Solution for Flexible Cloud Backup and Recovery

PHD Virtual has transformed the virtualization universe for small and mid-size businesses with the introduction of PHD Virtual CloudHook™ - a new module in PHD Virtual Backup 6.2, and the first and only virtual data protection solution to offer a seamless and painless link to cloud storage for backup, archiving and disaster recover (DR).

Peter Canale, IT Director, Ben Tire

"We needed a virtual backup solution, and also the ability to integrate with Amazon cloud storage. We knew Veeam had a Cloud Edition and PHD Virtual has CloudHook. We went with PHD CloudHook as it was a much more affordable option for us, and much easier to setup and use. Also PHD provides much more robust recovery from the cloud because with Rollback Recovery, you only have to restore the changes over the wire!"   

Cloud Hook will be available in the middle of March 2013

Contact us for additional information and pricing

Upgrade Your Customers' VMware vCenter Lab Manager

"VMware does not have a migration path from vCenter Lab Manager, leaving many test/dev/lab environments unsupported with an aging environment unless they choose to re-implement their lab environments from scratch with vCloud Director or vCloud Automation Center."
says Bernd Harzog, Analyst, The Virtualization Practice


Did you know that Embotics V-Commander® can be an in-place substitute for VMware vCenter Lab Manager or vCloud Director at net zero cost to you?

In this webinar, Bernd Harzog from The Virtualization Practice and Jay Litkey of Embotics discussed how Embotics V-Commander® provides automated provisioning for test and development environments to allow IT organizations to become more dynamic and agile. You can take advantage of the Embotics Upgrade your VMware vCenter Lab Manager Program which includes:

Net-Zero Cost License Upgrade includes:

  • Replace your VMware vCenter Lab Manager, vCloud Director or vCloud Automation Center licenses for Embotics V-Commander licenses, all for what you are paying now for maintenance and support for Lab Manager.
  • Free Migration Accelerator: Moves your existing users and configurations over to Embotics V-Commander quickly and easily.
  • Two days of Free Professional Services: Get your next generation lab/dev environment up and running on a fully supported cloud automation platform.


Offer Valid until March 29th 2013 


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About Embotics

Embotics provides mid-sized to large IT organisations with a unified cloud management platform (CMP) that delivers IT-as-a-service with the fastest time-to-value in the industry. Unlike other cloud management solutions on the market, Embotics V-Commander® provides a single, comprehensive solution that continuously monitors the virtual data centre to optimise the automation, deployment and configuration of IT services. For more information visit Embotics.


ARJ Distribution AB - Nordic Distributor of Server Based and Virtualization Software

As a valued added distributor ARJ Distribution provide resellers within the Nordics with solutions that cover the server based as well as virtualization market. Our vision is that administrators should be working more with development than fire fighting on a day to day basis, without to much clicking. Solutions we sell are well suited to solve the challenges within their market segment as well as easy to use and configure. When you are interested in one of our solutions we can assist with doing demos, help with pre-sales meetings as well as installation and support.If this sounds interesting to you please do not hesitate to contact us so that we can start helping you solve problems before they begin.


The Swedish TechWorld Magazine has tested V-Commander

Embotics V-commander - imponerande enkelt

Interna moln med självbetjäning är högsta mode just nu. Embotics har bestämt sig för att göra det enkelt att införa, men räcker det ända fram? TechWorlds expert saknar vissa viktiga funktioner.

Många kör i dag sina servrar på en virtuell plattform, till exempel VMware Vsphere eller Microsoft Hyper-V. Det ger effektivt utnyttjande av hårdvara och god feltolerans, men hanteringen och skapande av virtuella servrar är fortfarande ofta en manuell procedur som måste genomföras på it-avdelningen.

Read Full Article Here

PHD Virtual Named ‘Innovator’ in Info-Tech Research Group’s Virtual Backup Software Vendor Landscape Report

PHD Virtual Backup Achieves Highest Ranked Product Score Anchored by Its Usability and Affordability and Second Highest in Value

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Jan. 29, 2013 – PHD Virtual Technologies, a pioneer in virtual machine backup and recovery, and innovator of virtualization monitoring solutions, announced today that it has been recognized by the Info-Tech Research Group achieving the overall highest product score ranking above all 14 vendors listed and placed 2nd on the overall Value Index with a score of 96 out of 100.

Tweet This: @PHDVirtual Achieves Highest Product Ranking in @infotechrg’s Virtual Backup Software Vendor Landscape Report

According to Info-Tech Research Group this Vendor Landscape report recognizes outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace by assessing their strength of offerings and strategy for the enterprise. Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.

In regards to PHD the report states, “PHD Virtual provides quick recovery and direct integration with hypervisor client for virtual backup from a single console. Small to mid-sized, cost conscious organizations are a good fit for PHD Virtual, but its architecture enables it to scale up into larger environments. If managing separate virtual and physical backups is not a concern, have a look at PHD Virtual.”

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 “We are thrilled with this latest recognition in both product and value that Info-Tech Research Group’s Vendor Landscape provides especially based on the amount of competition we faced,” said Joe Noonan, Senior Director Product Management, PHD Virtual Technologies. “Their market overview clearly validates our cloud strategy that will be forthcoming this year and confirms our focus on ease of use and integration into customers’ existing backup strategies and infrastructures and our products unmatched value and product features.”  


About Info-Tech Research Group

With a paid membership of over 25,000 members worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group ( is the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has a fourteen-year history of delivering quality research and is North America’s fastest growing full-service IT analyst firm.


About PHD Virtual Technologies

PHD Virtual provides the absolute best valuein virtual backup and monitoring for VMware and Citrix platforms. More than 5,000 customers worldwide rely on our products because they are effective, easier to use and far more affordable than competitive alternatives. Delivering the highest performance and most scalable cross platform backup and monitoring solutions on the market and pioneer of Virtual Backup Appliances (VBAs), PHD Virtual Technologies has been transforming data protection for virtual IT environments since 2006. Its PHD Virtual Monitor provides a complete, end-to-end solution for monitoring virtual, physical and application infrastructures in VMware and Citrix environments.  For more information, please visit:

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