David Wardle, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / January 25, 2013
The following applications will help you backup your entire system or a whole disk partition to a disk image that you can also burn to a DVD. The created disk copies will provide a reliable and convenient backup solution for any system crashes or other kinds of unwanted situations.
These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:
Have you ever wonder how big PC manufacturers create those image restore solutions for brand new computers and why they haven't allow you to integrate your data on that backup? Well if doesn't matter how they do it because now you can do it yourself with Acronis True Image 8.
Symantec included in this version new features: network functions, ftp and NAS backup. Symantec ThreatCon integration. Remote management . A new compression and encryption algorithm that saves more information in less space, and Google desktop integration.
R-Drive Image is a program to create disk image files. The wizard interface makes everything simple. We can create an image, restore it, and do a 1:1 copy of a disk. The file extension is “arc”, which supports encryption and compression. We can even mount the image of the drive as a logical disk in Windows.
Symantec Backup Exec - a neat and also useful software solution perfect for you if you need a reliable backup and recovery tool.
DiskImage is an application that can help you back up and restore hard disks, usb sticks, partitions and optical media. The program comes with a useful hex editor and several tools that will let you estimate your drive speed. Plus, it has a built-in zip compression tool that can be pretty handy for some tasks.
Drive Backup 10 Workstation offers all the necessary facilities to help IT administrators secure stand-alone Windows desktops and laptops. With the next generation of Adaptive Restore™ and exclusive recovery environments, this solution is ideal to protect a company's intellectual property with minimal effort.