Metallic® Backup for VM & Kubernetes

Finally, a cloud-native BaaS solution for your hybrid cloud environment, supporting VM and container data

We’re talking backup, recovery, and total protection for all your virtualized data, from cloud-native to on-prem.

VM & Kubernetes Backup Overview

Watch this video to see how easy it is to secure, defend, and recover VM & Kubernetes data across the hybrid landscape – all on one unified platform.

The protection solution you need for both cloud-native and on-premises workloads

Unmatched flexibility

We’re talking backup, recovery, and total protection for all your virtualized data, from cloud-native to on-prem. Modernizing with containers? We’ve got that covered too.

Ultimate security

A few reasons why you can trust Metallic to safeguard your valuable data: in-flight and at-rest encryption; layered security plus GDPR compliance; role-based, SSO, SAML authentication controls; and unparalleled ransomware protection.

Hassle-free management

With a single, intuitive interface for all Metallic’s solutions, whether cloud, on-premises, or hybrid, you’ll never be left wondering. Pre-configured and recommended best-practice actions ensure that your data protection is never in doubt.

Got a need? Consider it covered

  • Breadth of coverage – VMs and containers, on-prem and cloud-native
  • Snapshot and application backups for optimal performance
  • Only enterprise-grade provider to deliver data protection for containers
  • Unique storage flexibility – with ability to have on-prem copy for speedy recovery
  • Use pre-configured and recommended plans that bake in best practices
  • Encryption of data in-flight and at-rest
  • Role-based, SSO, SAML authentication controls
  • Anomaly detection and air gapped copies for ransomware protection
  • Layered security plus GDPR compliance

Supported platforms and applications


Storage Targets

Metallic Cloud Storage
Metallic® Recovery Reserve™ on Microsoft Azure
Metallic® Recovery Reserve™ on OCI

Bring Your Own Cloud Storage

  • Microsoft Azure Storage
  • Amazon S3
  • HPE Cloud Volumes Backup
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)
  • AWS

On-Premises Storage

  • Commvault Distributed Storage
  • Commvault HyperscaleTM X
  • NetApp E-Series
  • Dell EMC > Isilon, DataDomain
  • Pure Storage > FlashArray, Flashblade
  • HPE > Primera, Nimble, 3PAR, StoreOnce Catalyst
  • Hitachi > HNAS, VSP, HCP


  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE)
  • Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)
  • Commvault Distributed Storage
  • RedHat OpenShift
  • VMware Tanzu
  • Any CNCF certified Kubernetes distributions

Additional Services Included

Add Microsoft Active Directory and Azure Active Directory Backup free with the purchase of any Metallic subscription

We now have the ability to migrate virtual machines to the cloud. We can migrate virtual machines down to our on-premises environments. We can easily restore to our Azure environment, which is where we’re moving currently.

– Jeff Day, IT Security Analyst 3 | Nevada Department of Transportation


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