Hyper-v machines backup

Dear All,

  I have 40 Hyper-V servers in my network, what is the best way to backup the virtual machines in a regular bases, lets say every 10 days to NAS device. what is the recommended software and NAS devices.

Thanks
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Veeam Backup and Replication for Hyper-V
http://www.veeam.com/virtual-machine-backup-solution-free.html

and also Altaro backup, we really like this product, and now use it instead of Veeam!

http://www.altaro.com/

Both available for free trials, download them and try them out.

As for a NAS, Synology, Qnap or Drobo, offer low cost solutions, remember the low the disk count, the slower the NAS, also the NAS processor!
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lindentoCommented:
Also the backup solution from Microsoft does a very good work with backing up HyperV servers.

System Center - Data Protection Manager
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
I use BackupAssist: http://www.backupassist.com/index.html

It's basically an interface to Windows Backup (at least it started that way) but found it to be very reliable and cheaper than most other server backup solutions.

HTH,
Dan
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