Zmanda’s Amanda Community Is Now Packaged as the Open-Source Backup Application for Rocky Linux Core OS


Zmanda, a BETSOL company that provides Amanda Community, an industry-leading open-source backup and recovery software, is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with Rocky Linux. Rocky Linux has become the go-to choice for many companies following the retirement of CentOS, the popular open-source Linux distribution. The partnership ensures Zmanda’s backup and disaster recovery solutions are fully compatible with Rocky Linux, providing users with a reliable backup solution for safeguarding their critical data.

As companies are migrating to Rocky Linux, they are looking for structured backup and disaster recovery solutions compatible with the new operating system. This is where Zmanda’s open-source version, Amanda Community comes in. Amanda Community has been built natively for Linux following the ethos of open source. It has a reputation for being a very flexible, secure, and trusted Linux backup and recovery solution. With Amanda packaged as the open-source backup application for the Rocky Linux Core OS, users can

  • Benefit from the stability and security of the operating system.
  • Take advantage of Amanda’s backup and recovery capabilities.
  • Quickly and easily back up their Rocky Linux systems, including data stored on physical and virtual servers, desktops, laptops, and storage arrays.

Additionally, Rocky Linux provides an easy-to-use migration script to help users migrate their existing installations from other Enterprise Linux distributions to Rocky Linux. This migration script provided is free of charge, making it an accessible option for Zmanda users who want to switch to Rocky Linux.

We are pleased to be partnered with Rocky Linux. Rocky Linux users can have confidence in Zmanda’s ability to securely and seamlessly back up and recover petabytes of data. The solution is scalable and flexible, making it an ideal fit for organizations of all sizes. Through a single management console, clients get flexible and reliable data protection for all their servers eliminating expensive, complicated legacy backup solutions forever.

Pavan Raj | Director of Corporate Development at Zmanda | BETSOL

With Zmanda, Rocky Linux users can be confident that they are using a backup solution specifically designed to work with their operating system. Since Rocky Linux is community-driven, it ensures the distribution is tailored to the needs of its users and that issues are addressed quickly. By partnering with Rocky Linux, Zmanda users can benefit from a community-driven development model, which can result in faster development, improved features, and greater stability.

About Zmanda

Zmanda, a BETSOL company, is an award-winning world’s leading provider of open-source backup and recovery software. Headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, Zmanda has protected over 1 million servers and served customers in 40+ countries since 1991.

Coupled with enterprise-grade backup and recovery capabilities of petabytes of data, Zmanda provides the most comprehensive and flexible solutions for your backup environments. To learn more, please visit

About Rocky Linux

Rocky Linux is an open-source enterprise operating system designed to be 100% bug-for-bug compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux®. It is under intensive development by the community. This distro is designed for stability and reliability, making it an attractive option for organizations looking to cut costs while still ensuring that their critical applications run smoothly.

The Rocky Linux project is hosted by the Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation (RESF). To learn more about the organizational structure, please check out the page on the topic. Visit to know more about Rocky Linux.

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