<h1 id="keyfeatures">Key Features</h1> <p>CloudBerry Backup's main features include:</p> <ul> <li>Support for all popular cloud storage providers, including Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Backblaze B2, Wasabi, OpenStack, and <a href="https://www.cloudberrylab.com/backup/windows.aspx">many others</a>;</li> <li>Back up to a local hard drive and NAS-like storage devices;</li> <li>Back up Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange data;</li> <li>Bare-metal recovery (create recovery disks and USB drives);</li> <li>Cloud Backup (cloud-to-cloud, and cloud-to-local);</li> <li>Image-based backup (back up disk or virtual machine image);</li> <li>Support for a variety of virtual machine formats (Hyper-V, VMware, VirtualBox, and RAW).</li> <li>Restoring image-based backups as Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure VM, and Google Compute Engine instances.</li> <li>Hybrid (two-way) backup;</li> <li>Real-time backup;</li> <li>Scheduling for backup and restore routines;</li> <li>Backup chaining and custom scripts;</li> <li>Different backup types for optimal storage usage;</li> <li>Rich set of retention policies</li> <li>Deep integration with popular cloud storage providers (support for AWS Snowball, Amazon Glacier, Amazon S3 Standard-IA storage class , Microsoft Azure Archive, etc.)</li> <li>Data compression and encryption (both on the client, and server side);</li> <li>Ransomware protection</li> </ul>