Pure in Perspective

  • Free software with optional paid support
  • On Synology, QNAP, NETGEAR ReadyNAS and Linux
  • Simple, browser-based setup and operation




Find out more about Pure's features

  • 5-Minute installation and Backup

  • Light on resources

  • Fast, Block-based backup


Archiware Pure merges simplicity with functionality.

Archiware, makers of the P5 data management suite, have put 20 years of experience in data security into a brand-new product: 

Archiware Pure simplifies backup and restore of virtual machines in the VMware® vSphere environment. Backups are fast, reliable and can be scheduled to fit in with your business. Installation and setup are simple, no in-depth technical expertise needed. 

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Archiware Pure is certified to run on NAS devices from Synology, QNAP and NETGEAR. The application is available on the respective NAS application stores for direct download to your NAS device. Additionally, a Linux installer and a virtual appliance are available from the Archiware website. Future updates are included in the free license. A professional support package is available from the Archiware Pure Shop.

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Ease of use

Pure can be installed in 5 minutes and set up quickly using the intuitive web admin interface, no additional software licenses required. Configuration and management of backups are made simple with a colour-coded, graphical interface. Detailed e-mail reports let you monitor backups from your Inbox.


Software Highlights

  • Simple, 5-minute installation
  • On NAS devices, Linux and as a VA
  • Browser-based admin interface
  • CBT technology
  • VM, VMDK or single file restore
  • Flexible scheduling using backup windows
  • Daily backup verification & email reports
  • No additional software required

Hardware Requirements   

  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Disk space: Virtual Appliance: 6 GB; 
    Application on Linux: 300 MB; 
    both not including disk space used for
    the separate backup repository 
  • CPU: x86-64 processor
  • Storage for backup repository (best external)

Hypervisor Requirements

  • VMware vSphere 6.0 in any non-free edition
  • VMware ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 4
    (build number 3247720, 2015-11-25) or later
  • vCenter Server 6.0 or later (optional)