Paragon Software Group Releases Hard Disk Manager 11 Professional – the Universal Solution for Complete Data Safety and Full Control of Hard Disk Drives

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Home office and PC users can utilize the widest variety of basic-to-advanced backup, migration, partitioning, optimization and disk management tools contained within one product
Paragon Software Group (PSG), a leader in data backup, disaster recovery, and data migration solutions, announces the release of Hard Disk Manager 11 Professional – an all-in-one software solution that unites all hard disk lifecycle maintenance and management tools, from basic to the most advanced, to meet the needs of users of all levels seeking to safeguard data and take control of their hard disk drives.  Hard Disk Manager 11 Pro is specially designed to help PC users and home office users keep their vital digital data highly safe and effectively managed with an essential variety of tools that address data management, safety and complete disaster recovery for both physical and virtual environments under Windows systems.  Hard Disk Manager 11 Pro performs all types of system migrations, drive partitioning, disk imaging and file system optimization, data sanitization and boot management, and is also open to Boot Camp users.

“Home office and day-to-day PC users are just as concerned about managing data and preventing loss as the high-volume business users,” said Konstantin Komarov, CEO of Paragon Software Group. “Consumers trust Paragon Software to bring the most effective storage lifecycle management technologies to the market to help keep track of their ever-increasing amounts of data and protect the digital information they value.  For that reason, we've developed the most comprehensive solution for data management of hard disk drives, with operations that range from basic to sophisticated, to effectively ensure the safety of everyone’s important data assets.”

New features and benefits:
Empowered data safety and disaster recovery tools for both physical and virtual Windows environments. 
All type of migration operations for physical and virtual environments: Full spectrum of virtual and physical migration operations: P2V, P2V Restore, V2P, V2V, P2P and Migrate OS to SSD to move any Windows OS since XP from a regular hard disk to a fast SSD (Solid State Drive) even of a smaller capacity. In addition, Paragon Connect VD technology, which works with virtual disks as if they were physical, is now included.
New Automatic partition alignment for computer performance optimization: All partitioning (resize, move, creation) and copy with resize operations now take partition alignment problems into account with all volumes being automatically aligned by sector (for drives with non-512b sector size offset\ border will differ) . Hard Disk Manager 11 Pro users do not need to worry about possible system performance decline caused by unaligned partitions.
Full set of Partition Management operations: All partitioning operations can now be maintained on physical or virtual environments. For mixed systems environments, Hard Disk Manager 11 Pro allows easy install and management of several diverse operating systems on a single hard disk drive.
Updated wiping technologies can efficiently dispose data on any HDD, SSD, flash-drives and laptops.
Support of latest technologies - AFD (Advanced Format Drive) ready: Full support of new large HDDs with advanced format structure and large sector sizes. Hard Disk Manager 11 Pro places volumes accordingly to new partition alignment rules and is able to manage partitions on these drives.
USB 3.0 ready: New USB 3.0 port grants the possibility to access to external HDD and Flash drives on the new high-speed version of the traditional serial port
Conversion of basic MBR to basic GPT disks; support of modern virtual machines.
WinPE 3.0 based bootable environment: Support of a wider range of hardware configurations with the option to add drivers for specific hardware on-the-fly.
Pricing & Availability:

Hard Disk Manager 11 Pro is available for USD 99.95 (EUR 79.95, GBP 69.95) via download from
Hard Disk Manager 11 Suite, an essential data management and safety solution that provides all the basic tools to manage hard drives, is also available.  
About Paragon Software Group

Paragon Software Group is an innovative software developer focused on two dynamic growth markets.  The company's comprehensive product line for the data storage market addresses the needs of data security, storage and management for PCs, servers and networks.  A second portfolio of products focuses on mobile productivity applications for handheld devices.  Founded in 1994, Paragon Software has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan, and Russia, delivering its solutions to consumers, small business and enterprise clients worldwide through a network of Value Added Resellers, distributors and OEMs as well as online through the company website.  Paragon Software provides technology to a host of world class companies and partners including Cisco, Dell, Toshiba, NEC, Siemens, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, and more.  For more information please visit the company website at