Alike Standard: Seamless Backup Solution

“Reliable backups. Easy to use.”

—Dan Milton, Alike Standard Customer

Fast, flexible, and easy to use, Alike Standard provides a seamless backup solution for XenServer, Hyper-V, and physical environments of any size. Alike offers peace of mind with self-healing technology, and fast results with our unrivaled, global deduplication.

The #1 Backup Solution for IT Professionals

Alike is the leading backup solution for Citrix XenServer, and trusted by over 12,000 organizations around the world. Along with a full suite of powerful features, you get 1 full year of free technical support. Contact our Sales Department to request a free quote. Or start a free trial today!

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A Complete Backup Solution

Including global deduplication, instant file-level recovery, and disk/memory state backups, Alike's robust suite of features and functionality provide full backup security.


Designed for Quick Backups

Perform fast backups - regardless of the supported platform - from incremental forever file-system awareness and deduplication to changed block tracking.


Easily Scalable. Easy on Environments

Alike's feather-light footprint doesn't interfere with your environment's valuable system resources, and scales easily to protect setups of any size.

Flexible, Affordable Pricing

Our flexible licensing model is a cost-effective way to protect virtual hosts or physical machines.


Protect Multiple Platforms Seamlessly

Manage virtual and physical backups and restoration from a single location intuitively and quickly - even across platforms.


Customer-Driven Assistance

Our friendly, experienced, customer-devoted staff is here to provide technical assistance and answer any questions about our products.

Global Data Deduplication

Save on storage space and costs with Alike's source-side, global, block-level deduplication.


Instant File-Level Restoration

Restore files, folders, and databases from any backup in just a few clicks.


Disk and Memory State Backup

Disks and running system memory are protected and restored with the same ease.


Multi-Platform Protection

Whether it's a XenServer, Hyper-V - or now physical systems - Alike adapts quickly to its surroundings.


Agentless & Agent-Based Operation

You decide how you want Alike to work within your environment thanks to its agentless and agent-based technologies.

Web-based User Interface

Manage your backups from any computer or mobile device with increased simplicity, speed, and visibility.


Easily Scalable. Easy on Environments.

Alike's feather-light footprint doesn't interfere with your environment's valuable system resources, and scales easily to protect setups of any size.


Independent Drive Selection

Alike's ability to back up any or all drives in any VM allows for flexible integration with existing back up systems.


Customized Job Scheduling

Schedule your jobs to run daily, weekly, monthly, or multiple times a day.


Job Alerts and Notifications

Stay up to date on the success of your jobs with automated updates via the Alike console, system log, or email.

System Requirements
(for the computer running Alike software)

Operating Systems

  • Windows XP SP2 - 10*
  • Windows 2003 - 2016
  • 1GB Ram
  • 100MB disk space

Supported Platforms

  • Citrix XenServer 5.5 - 7.1
  • XCP 1.0 - 1.6
  • Microsoft Hyper-V (2008 R2 - 2016)

System Recommendations

  • Operating System: Server OS, 2008 or above
  • 4GB RAM
  • 5GB+ Disk Space

Backup Storage Requirements

  • Any CIFS compliant storage (or local storage on the Alike server)
  • Sufficient storage capability for your backup requirements

*Desktop installations of Alike are not recommended for production backups.

Pricing Comparison

Both Alike editions are licensed per socket to provide a scalable, affordable solution to protect your Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Windows-based physical systems.

We provide customized quotes based on which edition of Alike you want, and the protection needs of your environment. Contact us at any time for a free custom quote.*

Alike EditionVirtual (XenServer/Hyper-V)Physical
Alike StandardStarting at $449 per socketStarting at $125 per socket
Alike DRStarting at $599 per socketStarting at $149 per socket

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*We proudly offer special pricing for academic nonprofits and government agencies, as well as volume discounting for large environments.

For special pricing, simply request a quote for nonprofits or volume discounts.

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