Many server administrators try to find partition magic server edition that works for Windows Server, the typical examples:
"Is there a version of Partition Magic (or Partition Magic-like software) that runs on Windows Server 2003: Standard Edition?"
"My C drive runs out of space and only 500MB free space remaining, I've tried partition magic, but it cannot be installed on server, does anyone know other partition magic for windows server 2003?"
Is Partition Magic available for Windows Server
Partition Magic is one of the most popular and famous software to resize partition. In 2003, it has transferred its ownership from PowerQuest Corporation to Symantec. On October 13, 2011, the Symantec website states, "Sorry, we no longer offer Norton Partition Magic".
PartitionMagic is compatible with Windows NT, 95/98, ME, 2000, and XP desktop editions, since Symantec purchased the application in 2003, there has not been a new update release, if your Operation System is Windows Server 2000/2003/2008, Partition Magic is unavailable for Windows Server to manage disk partitions.
Partition Magic alternative for Windows Server
To resize partition and manage disk partitions on Windows Server, you have to find partition magic alternative, such as Acronis disk director server, Partition Magic Server, Partition Assistant Server, etc.
Among the server partition software, Partition Magic Server is most popular, because its built-in data protection technology and disk partition copy feature keep your data intact while partitioning. Hot Resize technology helps you extend NTFS system partition without rebooting. All types of hard disk drive, hardware RAID array, VMware virtual disk, Hyper-V, removable USB disk and memory cards are supported.
Supported Windows Server editions
- Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server SP4
- Windows Server 2003 and 2003 R2 (all editions)
- Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 SP1 (all editions)
- Windows Small Business Server 2003, 2008, 2011
- Windows Home Server 2011
Partition Magic Server is a magic server disk management toolkit, it helps you resize partition, merge partitions, extend system and data drive without data loss. Copy and migrate disk without reinstalling Windows, Convert between Logical and Primary, Create, Delete, Format, Hide, Set Active and much more to improve server performance.