Proxmox Backup Server (beta) released

Proxmox Backup Server (beta) - DashboardVIENNA, Austria – July 10, 2020 – Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH has announced today the first beta version of its brand new open-source server backup solution. The Proxmox Backup Server is an enterprise backup software that backups and restores virtual machines, containers, and physical hosts. Specially optimized for the open-source virtualization platform Proxmox Virtual Environment the client-server backup software allows to securely backup and replicate business critical data.

Proxmox Backup Server supports incremental backups, data deduplication, compression, and authenticated encryption. As implementation language, Proxmox uses Rust which guarantees a safe, high quality code base as well as high performance and low resource usage. Featuring strong encryption done on the client side, the Proxmox Backup Server allows users to backup data to not fully trusted targets.

The centrally managed software stack is quickly installed with the installation wizard known from other Proxmox products. With an intuitive web-based user interface and a command line it provides easy administration of all backup and restore jobs. Proxmox Backup Server seamlessly integrates into Proxmox VE – users just need to add the storage for the Proxmox Backup Server as a new storage backup target to Proxmox VE.


Proxmox Backup Server (beta) is published under the GNU AGPL, v3 license and available for testing at

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About Proxmox Server Solutions
Proxmox is a provider of powerful yet easy-to-use open-source server software. Enterprises regardless of size, sector or industry use the stable, secure, scalable, and open Proxmox solutions to deploy efficient, agile and simplified IT infrastructures, minimize total cost of ownership, and avoid vendor lock-in. Proxmox also offers commercial support and training to ensure business continuity to its customers. Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH was established in 2005 and is headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

Contact: Daniela Häsler, Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH