By Yuka / Last update December 13, 2021

Why Need Windows Server 2012 (R2) Backup Software?

It is essential to back up the company’s server because most users store their data on Windows Server. You will find it is very useful to backup data once the data is lost because some tragic happen to computer such as hardware failure, virus, fire or disaster. If you don’t backup, the damage will be irreparable. In order to minimize loss and avoid problems for your Sever 2012, it is a good choice for your windows server to backup.

Many users use the backup tool which Windows Server 2012 system owns to backup. The tool’s function is not very good. Once a user said 2012 Windows backup isn't stable. If you make it working, it seems to not working. The command line will tell you to modify and enhance the backups. But again, it just doesn't appear to work. So it is good idea to choose a good backup software for Server 2012 to backup.

The Best Backup Software for Server 2012 (R2) - AOMEI Backupper Server

AOMEI Backupper Server is especially designed for small and medium sized business, not only specializes in data protection and disaster recovery, but also disk or partition clone. It owns a simple and easy-to-use interface which can easily create data backup or recovery.

  • It offers four types of backup: System/Disk/Partition/File Backup, which can meet your different needs.

  • It enables you to set daily/weekly/monthly/event triggers multiple backup schedules.

  • It allows you to do full/incremental/differential backup for the scheduled task as per your needs.

  • It supports to store data to hard drives, external hard drives, NAS, CD/DVD, USB etc.

  • It supports file system NTFS, FAT32, FAT16, EXT2, EXT3; Disk styles and types MBR, GPT, UEFI and dynamic disk.

  • It supports Windows Server 2003, 2008/R2, 2012/R2, SBS 2003, 2008, 2011 and Windows PC operating systems.

With the AOMEI Backupper Server, the backup image can be checked, explored, compressed, encrypted, split and merged. In addition, AOMEI Backupper Server has a user-friendly GUI. You can backup Server in a few clicks.

Example: Create System Backup for Windows Server 2012

Step 1. Download 30-day free trial, install and launch the server backup tool. Click Backup and choose System Backup.

System Backup

Step 2. The program will automatically select the required partitions for a system backup. You can name the task and click the column to select the destination path.

Select Backup Destination

Step 3. Confirm the operation and click Start Backup to make it.

Start Backup


  • Click Options to encrypt, compress and split your backup, etc based on your needs.

  • Click Schedule to create a scheduled backup. In the Schedule Settings interface, you can click Advanced to choose a way (full/incremental/differential backup) to perform the backup.

  • Click Scheme if you want the tool delete old image files automatically so there is no need for you to delete them manually.

  • When you want to perform a system restore, just go to Home > find the backup image > click Restore.


As you can see, AOMEI Backupper server is a very good backup software for server 2012, and its functions are very powerful. Choosing AOMEI Backupper is your wise choice.