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Back up & Recovery for ImageBoot

Boot a replacement virtual server in minutes

Instant failover with ImageBoot for Link IT Protector


Part of Link IT’s DisasterReady availability solutions, ImageBoot is a free add-on for Link IT Protector's agent-based backup solutions. ImageBoot can boot any full or incremental backup image as a virtual machine in minutes, providing an alternative availability solution to bridge the gap between disaster and recovery.

ImageBoot bypasses lengthy, resource intensive and cumbersome physical to virtual conversion process by instantly creating a temporary replacement server or workstation in VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Player Pro or Microsoft Hyper-V.


Boot a replacement virtual server in minutes

Using ImageBoot is as simple as creating a virtual machine, attaching the disk and booting it up. You will have an exact replica of the crashed machine, allowing your company or clients to continue working while you take the time necessary to repair or replace the original hardware or environment.

Features Desktop ImageBoot


The Main Features


2 Minute failover

Instantaneously boot a backup image as a virtual machine. 

Revive physical and virtual machines

Eliminate business downtime caused by lengthy physical to virtual conversions or restore processes.


Boot full, incremental or differential backups 

Start a virtual machine from any Link IT Protector full, incremental or differential images.

Easily test upgrades before deployment

Test software updates and upgrades prior to deployment and without risking the live environment.


Failover to free hypervisors

Supports VMware WorkStation, VMware Player, VMware Player Pro, Microsoft Hyper-V and Windows 8.1 Client Hyper-V.

No additional cost

ImageBoot is a FREE add-on for Link IT Protector.




Features and Advantages

The ImageBoot virtual machine contains the original OS, applications and all the data from the original source machine.

Supports UEFI and drives over 2TB in size.

Additional uses for ImageBoot

Test your Recovery Time Objectives and Recovery Point Objectives.

Perform mock disaster drills to verify recoverability.

In Post-mortem Boot Analyses (PBA) to identify and isolate the point of failure using the backup image and incremental files.

Temporarily run a replacement server while performing hardware migration or upgrades.

Virtual migration testing

Test system or application upgrades prior to deployment to a live environment.

Verify the integrity of backup image files.

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