Simplify your Sangfor HCI protection with Vinchin Backup & Recovery

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As Sangfor HCI integrates virtual computing, storage and network into one unified resource pool for enterprise users to realize simpler business data center deployment, Vinchin Backup & Recovery continues to extend such simplicity as a reliable third-party data security assistant to further strengthen your Sangfor HCI environment, with high compatibility and the world’s most innovative VM backup and recovery features.

Highlights of Vinchin Backup Solution

Automatic VM Backup

Automated VM backup with flexible backup scheduling options

Agentless Backup

Easier installation, less resource consumption and maintenance cost

Granular Restore

Recover data in a Sangfor HCI VM at file level

Powerful CBT Alternative

Faster incremental Sangfor HCI backups

Instant VM Recovery

Shorter RTOs to 15 seconds via NFS Mounting

Unified Web Console

Simplified VM backup & recovery job management

What you get for Sangfor HCI with Vinchin Backup & Recovery


Complete Data Protection

Vinchin Backup & Recovery provides robust VM backup and recovery functionality including agentless incremental backup, effective data reduction, offsite backup copy, cloud archive and more, to comprehensively secure Sangfor HCI environments.


Higher Data Security

Vinchin Backup & Recovery protects your critical Sangfor HCI backups both during and after the data transfer process with backup data encryption and backup storage protection techniques, offering dual insurance on the backup data to guarantee backups' high recoverability.


Improved TCO

Vinchin Backup & Recovery provides users with an easy-to-use web-based console for optimal IT administration. Designed for centralized job management, you can control every data protection task in a matter of minutes even if you have a large Sangfor HCI cluster.

Key Features


Forever Incremental Backup

Forever incremental backup is a more time and storage saving backup strategy performing full backup only once. When setting up this backup job, you can also enable SpeedKit to further improve backup speed, the Vinchin unique feature which works as CBT alternative to quickly identify and only backup changed data blocks.


Instant VM Recovery

Vinchin Backup & Recovery offers instant restore feature to get your critical VM up in the backup system in 15 seconds after severe service breakdown directly with latest restore point. With the highly efficient business recovery delivered, the goal of shorter RTOs can be reached.


Deduplication & Compression

Perform as two highlight features in Sangfor HCI VM backups, better storage-saving results can be made. The Vinchin unique deduplication feature works to detect duplicate data blocks especially the zeroed data blocks, and store unique data blocks only, and compression works to minimize backup data size. Therefore, backup efficiency can be greatly improved and the use rate of backup storage can be maximized.


File-level Recovery

When fixing partial soft breakdown, you can skip long-time waiting for unnecessary full VM recovery with granular restore feature that Vinchin Backup & Recovery delivers. You can simply download the target files or specific folders saved in any restore point and choose to restore them to VMs.



Designed for deep data extraction, this Vinchin unique feature mainly focuses on the detection and exclusion of swap files, partition gaps and unpartitioned spaces to remain only written valuable data in backup repository during Sangfor HCI backup process, producing more significant backup storage saving outcomes.


Offsite Copy & Cloud Archive DR

Holding multiple copies of your VM backups in hands, you will never be panic if the primary Sangfor HCI backup becomes unavailable. You can choose to copy your VM backup to offsite backup environment as DR resources, and archive to cloud platforms including Alibaba Cloud, AWS S3 and S3 compatible storages for long-term retention.


Backup Node Expansion

For a relatively large Sangfor HCI environment, you can expand your backup environment on demand to suit business growth by adding new backup nodes. Your data can be backed up distributedly to multiple backup servers at the same time, and easy nodes management can be realized still through the single web console without extra interface needed.


Multithreading Transmission

When processing a single backup or recovery task, Vinchin Backup & Recovery supports to create multiple threads for data transmission. This is another strategy designed for those who have high requirement of backup or recovery speed of VMs in the Sangfor HCI environment.

Supported Platforms for Sangfor HCI Backup

  • Sangfor HCI 5.x
  • Sangfor HCI 6.x

Authorized Sangfor Partner


Official certification from Sangfor is a strong testament to the high compatability of Vinchin Backup & Recovery, ensuring your primary VM data in the Sangfor HCI environment is always under most guaranteed protection with our help.


Live Webinar – Elevate Your Business Protection with Vinchin & Sangfor

Vinchin + Sangfor partnership drives business innovation by together building a solid and flexible IT infrastructure for modern enterprises. Customers are able to fully enjoy the agile cloud-computing services that Sangfor HCI delivers with peace of mind knowing Vinchin Backup & Recovery is consistently protecting their critical data.

In this joint webinar, you can get a quick overview of how Vinchin Backup & Recovery performs advanced data protection for Sangfor HCI.

  • Feature Highlights of Vinchin Backup & Recovery
  • Classic Sangfor HCI Solution Scenarios
  • Sangfor HCI Backup Strategies from Vinchin
  • Sangfor HCI Recovery Strategies from Vinchin
Get insights about Vinchin × Sangfor joint IT solutions from Cheney Hu, the Product Manager at Sangfor, and Luwen Zhang, the Product Manager at Vinchin.
Top Reasons to Choose Vinchin Backup & Recovery

High Backup Performance

Image-Based, Incremental Backup

Vinchin Backup & Recovery performs image-based, incremental and crash-consistent VM backup. You can set a backup job for a single virtual machine to automatically run on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. You can combine this with application-aware database backup for MySQL, MS SQL Server and Oracle DB to secure both non-database and database files in the Sangfor HCI environment at ease.


Backup Storage Savings

Vinchin Backup & Recovery uses multiple data reduction technologies to effectively reduce the size of your backup data for optimized backup storage utilization. Vinchin Deduplication helps ensure only unique data blocks are transferred to the backup depository, while Compression works to reduce at least 50% the size of your original incremental backup data. Furthermore, Vinchin BitDetector is also available for deeper data extraction to further improve the validity of backup data.

Shorter Backup Windows

Besides traditional LAN-Based backup, you can also use Vinchin Backup & Recovery to configure a separated backup network for fast virtual machine backup in Sangfor HCI environment. This is helpful to shorten backup windows that guarantees the efficiency of backup during business hours. Without consuming any production network resources, backup jobs will process separately causing no network congestion even when the volumes of backup data are high.


Scale-out Backup Infrastructure

Vinchin Backup & Recovery supports distributed deployment by configuring extra Vinchin backup node(s) for the protection of large-scale Sangfor HCI clusters. Added backup node(s) can be managed through the default management console in a fool-proof way, which helps build a scalable backup infrastructure for the future growth of your business without extra maintenance workloads required.

Data Availability Guarantee

Best 3-2-1 Backup Practice

Vinchin Backup & Recovery brings offsite backup copy and cloud archive features to help users build the 3-2-1 backup architecture. Based on having scheduled local Sangfor HCI VM backups, you can also store extra backup copies at the remote site, and archive copies on the cloud storage. This fades out the panic even if disaster strikes your primary data center, because there will always be available backup data that's ready to help you recover Sangfor HCI VMs.


One Backup, Multiple Recoveries

With Vinchin Backup & Recovery, you can fully utilize one backup for multiple types of recovery including automated full VM restore, instant VM restore and file-level granular restore to maximize the stability of virtual machines in Sangfor HCI environment. Given flexible options, you can adopt the problem-oriented recovery strategy at ease. No matter it’s mistaken deletion, core business interruption or primary site damage by unavoidable disaster or ransomware attack, there’s always one best solution that suits your need most.

Easy V2V Recoveries

For users who have the need for cross-platform recovery, including VM migration from other virtual platforms to Sangfor HCI(or the other way round), Vinchin Backup & Recovery builds the bridge to help users easily reach the goal. Both full VM restore and instant VM restore are usable in cross-platform recovery mode. Using backups of VMs from the initial virtual platform, you can get them up and run on a new one with no single difference through the default console, just as easy as managing a regular recovery job.

Improved Data Security


Backup Data Encryption

Vinchin Backup & Recovery will simultaneously encrypt your Sangfor HCI backups when they're transferred to the backup repository, so that hackers can't access any data even if they succeed to intercept the backups during the data transfer process. Once the encryption feature is enabled, password verification will also be activated when you want to restore encrypted backup data. Vinchin Encrypted Backups can be used when you configure local backups, backup copies, onsite/cloud archives and backup imports from detached storages.

Anti-Ransomware Backup Storage

To better prevent your critical data against ransomware and other malware that may launch attacks in your Sangfor HCI environment, Vinchin Backup & Recovery strengthens the backup storage with improved anti-ransomware capability. Based on real-time I/O monitoring, any data modification request by unauthorized applications will be directly denied, so that you can have peace of mind knowing all Sangfor HCI VM backups are given dual protection by Vinchin backup system.


Improved TCO

Manpower Savings

Vinchin Backup & Recovery adapts agentless virtualization backup technology to process VM backups with lighter computing resources. Traditional agent-based VM backup usually requires more on system resources and maintenance workloads to get satisfying backups. But by using Sangfor HCI backup solutions from Vinchin, you can get a VM backup job immediately started in a much more business-friendly way with no more pre-agent deployment and maintenance cost needed.

Optimized IT Administration

Since IT administrators are often busy with different projects, Vinchin Backup & Recovery delivers a series of user-friendly monitor and notification functionalities to make you grab hold of system status most in time. Job alerts and notifications can be sent to you via email daily, weekly, monthly and yearly. The data visualization interface built in the web management console allows you to know the working status of each functionality partition in real-time through a large display screen.


Intuitive Management

You can simply control all the backup and restore jobs for Sangfor HCI environments through a single pane of glass. With the unified web-based management console that Vinchin Backup & Recovery offers, any type of data protection you want can be found at the sidebar where features are clearly divided into different sections. To get an automated backup or restore job configuration done, a few simple clicks at the screen will be all it takes. Designed to reduce your time spent on Sangfor HCI protection, you'll be able to master the operations of the software in minutes without special training.

Resources for Sangfor HCI Backup

Product Guides

Materials for you to quickly get started with Vinchin Backup & Recovery


Product Overview V8.0


Quick Installation Guide

Installation Guide V8.0


Release Note

Release Note V8.0


User Guide

User Guide V8.0


How-to Video

Learn how to backup and recover your Sangfor HCI with Vinchin

Blogs about Sangfor HCI

Keep up to date with Vinchin latest developments on Sangfor HCI

Vinchin × Sangfor | Elevate Your Business Protection with Vinchin and Sangfor
Vinchin Backup & Recovery has been certified by SANGFOR HCI

Frequently Asked Questions

Tips about Sangfor HCI Backup you want to know when using the product

Find the best Vinchin solution for your Sangfor HCI Protection

To suit a wider array of business needs, we provide flexible edition and license options of our customers.

We got multiple product editions here!

We got multiple product editions here! Free Edition applies to micro-businesses who has only 1 or 2 VMs need to back up. Protects up to 3 virtual servers running on Sangfor HCI hosts.

Standard Edition applies to SMBs who needs enterprise level data protection for their Sangfor HCI Infrastructure, requires advanced backup and recovery features.

Enterprise Edition applies to medium and large organizations who own comprehensive and complex IT infrastructure.


Which license type do you prefer?

A Vinchin Perpetual License means one-time pay, forever use! You can enjoy complete VM protection from Vinchin Backup & Recovery without limitation of time. It is sold by the number of physical CPU sockets on target hosts.

A Vinchin Subscription License allows you to subscribe the Vinchin Backup & Recovery every per 1-3 years to balance your budget. It is subscribed by the number of virtual machines that you need to protect.

Edition Comparisons for Sangfor HCI Backup

Find the best edition that suits your need most


Up to 10 sockets/100 VMs
  • Forever Incremental Backup
  • SpeedKit
  • BitDetector
  • Backup to Cloud
  • Instant VM Recovery
  • Full VM Recovery
  • File Level Recovery
  • Deduplication & Compression
  • Proxy
  • Ransomware Protection
  • Data Encryption
  • GFS Retention Policy


Unlimited Protection
  • Forever Incremental Backup
  • SpeedKit
  • Deduplication & Compression
  • BitDetector
  • Backup to Cloud
  • Instant VM Recovery
  • Full VM Recovery
  • File Level Recovery
  • Backup Copy (onsite/offsite/cloud)
  • Backup Archive (onsite/cloud)
  • Deduplication & Compression
  • Proxy
  • Ransomware Protection
  • Data Encryption
  • GFS Retention Policy
  • V2V
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Pricing FAQs

Some answers to the most common questions about pricing

Which hosts are required to be licensed in my virtual environment?

Licenses are required only for the hosts you intend to backup. The hosts on which you want to recover VMs does not need to be licensed.

Do you offer volume discounts?

Yes, single order amount exceeds US$10,000, you can get a discount from Vinchin. The larger the order, the higher the discount. Please contact or Vinchin sales manager for a discount details.

What are the international taxes, duties, etc. that I have to pay?

You don't need to pay any additional international taxes, you only need to pay the import tax according to your local tax policy if there's any.

What's the purchase procedure?

1. Contact Vinchin sales manager to confirm your purchase.

2. Receive contract & invoice from Vinchin by email.

3. Sign on the contract with your company stamp and send it to Vinchin by email.

4. Receive Vinchin signed contract and submit the payment transfer, once done, send transfer proof to Vinchin by email.

5. Once we receive your payment, Vinchin sales manager will contact you to deliver license by email. (Bank wire transfer usually takes 3-5 working days, Paypal/AliPay/WeChat Pay usually takes 1-2 working days)

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