Windows 2012 HyperV -- backup software ?

What backup software/etc do you
recommend so I can easily RESTORE
last night’s HyperV VM from one physical
host to another physical host if one of
my 3 physical hosts are down ?

 1. three physical hosts
      ** host #1 = 1 VM
      ** host #2 = 1 VM
      ** host #3 = 2 VMs
 2. host #3 hardware fails
 3. RESTORE 1 VM to above host #1,
    RESTORE other VM to above host #2
 4. fix host #3 hardware
 5. RESTORE everything back
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Veam is one of the best
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Veeam Backup and Replication, Nakivo, or Altaro.

Not sure I would state it's the best, it's popular, and been in business the longest (just!).

Have a look at this EE Article I wrote....MOST of the VMware Vendors also support Hyper-V now,as well.

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
What version of Hyper-V?  2012 offers Replica - you can replicate it to the other host and restore if necessary with at worst 15 mnutes of lost data.  Backups are typically done once per day, you could lose nearly 24 hours of data relying on backups.

Or get shared storage and setup a cluster.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
BTW, replica is NOT backup software - it's a DR plan... In the event of a failed server, it should be fine.  Corruption on the VM, infection by virus of the VM contents, accidental deletion within the VM - these are all replicated so your backups become necessary then... but for hardware failure in the scenario you present, you should be using replica in my opinion.
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