By AOMEI / Last Updated December 25, 2018

Overview of centralized backup

Nowadays, some enterprises are finding a good way to backup all the computers simultaneously in order to save time and energy. A centralized backup software can easily achieve this goal.

Centralized backup is a process that allows you to collect data from remote workstations and send it over a Network to a main (centralized) location for storage.

Centralized backup solutions have some vital advantages and benefits when implemented for the enterprise needs.

Data security

Your company's data is its most valuable resource. No one can suffer the data loss from user error and malicious intent, theft, natural disasters and system failures. Once an emergency happens, you can restore it to a normal state.

Saving time and energy and reducing a risk of human error

There is no need to for each user to backup computers, which will save much time to teach each user how to use the software or to perform a backup. Only an experienced administrator is needed to plan and make all operations. In this way, it can also significantly reduce a risk of loss or immature backup actions from unskilled users.

Flexible centralized backup management and reduce admin cost

Only one administrator is needed to perform centralized backup management. He can make a flexible backup plan according to overall needs. He can manage those backups intensively. Other users are not involved in this process, which will significantly reduce administration costs.

Prime centralized backup software

AOMEI Centralized Backupper is specialized centralized backup software. You can perform system backup, disk backup, partition backup and file backup with it. It has some other powerful features like Computers Management, Request Control, Schedule Backup, Backup Dynamic Disk Volumes and so on.

It supports almost all storage devices recognized by Windows including IDE, SATA, SCSI, SSD, hardware RAID, Network Attached Storage (NAS), etc. Additionally, it supports MBR and GPT disk standards and works nicely with UEFI boot.

How to perform centralized backup with AOMEI Centralized Backupper

Take disk backup as an example:

1. Install and launch AOMEI Centralized Backupper. Click Computers to send request to control other computers. Be sure all the computers are on the same LAN.

Request Control

2. Click Tasks and New Task. Select Disk Backup.

In Step 1, add the computer you need to backup. You can select all controlled computers.

In Step 2, select the source disk you need to backup.

In Step 3, select another location as destination path.

Create Disk Backup Task

3. At the bottom of the disk backup interface, you can click Settings to set up advanced settings or Schedule to make a schedule for the backup task.

Settings: You can set the compression level to save backup space. Email notification can notice you the results of backup plans without attended operations. You can tick Enable encryption for backups to ensure the security of the backups.


Schedule: Four modes are available: Once, Daily, Weekly, and Monthly. To create a scheduled backup will greatly enhance the security of your data and save a lot of time.

4. After all this done, go back to the interface of disk backup. Click Start Backup, and you will see two options: "Only create a task" and "Create and execute tasks". Choose one based on your needs.

Tips: The backup image you created with AOMEI Centralized Backupper is completely compatible with all standalone editions of AOMEI Backupper. You can restore system/disk/partition via AOMEI Backupper on each client computer.


All in all, AOMEI Centralized Backupper is professional centralized backup software that you can rely on. It can protect your data at most. With it, you can easily backup multiple computers simultaneously with only a few clicks.

As time progresses, there will be more and more data and files stored on your system drive, data partitions, etc. In order to ensure data integrity, you can backup changed data regularly by performing incremental and differential backup.

AOMEI Centralized Backupper supports all Windows PC and Server operating systems including Windows 10/8/8.1/7/XP/Visa and Windows Server 2016/2012 (R2)/2008 (R2)/2003 (R2). Also, it supports almost all File System including FAT16/32, NTFS, ReFS, ExT2/3, ExFAT.

Also, If there is need to backup specific files for employee, AOMEI Backupper is always at hand.