Recommended Backup Solutions for VMware VMs



I am sure, most of your customers might asking for a cost effective BDR solution for their large VMware environments. How about offering an absolute free backup solution for our customer’s VMware and other workloads as well. Yes, you heard me right - free edition of a great backup tool. I have just vRealized and I have personally tried it in my home lab which I am using for VMware vRealize Suite 7.3 platform and trust me it is working like a charm. Just give a try to explore this tool and share your experience and concerns in comments section so we will be able to address it for you to keep going.


Anyone who would come across the name of Vembu would think of them as new player but surprisingly, they have been serving SMBs for more than 12 years under a different business model. The USP of Vembu is that they provide solutions for a varied & sophisticated systems at a very affordable price thus providing an edge to the small & medium businesses in the market.  Vembu can backup VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Physical Servers, Workstations, Exchange Items, SharePoint Items, SQL Items, Office 365, G Suite etc. and they can back that up on-site, off-site using Vembu BDR Suite or even to the cloud using Vembu Cloud Services – not to mention that most of this is done within a single UI. Vembu has also stated their sole aim is to make the backup available for everyone irrespective of the business type and size. Their new free edition is considered to be one of the most comprehensive and flexible free editions available in the market.

Portfolio of Products Under Vembu BDR Suite

1. Vembu VMBackup:

It is part of Vembu BDR Suite which provides reliable, efficient, agent less VMware backup, Microsoft Hyper-V backup for small and medium businesses with enterprise level features at affordable pricing. With Round-the-clock business availability as its sole aim. Vembu VMBackup provides faster recovery options which ensures that the business continuity is not disrupted. With VM Replication for High Availability, Vembu CBT Driver for high performance incremental backups, VSS aware technology for application consistency, automated backup Verification. VembuHIVE File System  is used for efficient backup storage, multiple migration options, flexible and configurable retention policies. Vembu VMBackup is tailor made for all backup & DR requirements of a complete virtual DataCenter. Also to empower small businesses to have business continuity, Vembu provides 50% discount on Vembu VMBackup for small businesses having up to 6 CPU-Sockets.

2. Vembu ImageBackup:

It is part of Vembu BDR Suite which is a complete backup and disaster recovery solution for Windows IT environments. It provides an option to do entire system level backup or specific file level backup in Windows Servers and workstations. With the latest version, it also ensures RTO less than 15 minutes by delivering reliable recovery options like Bare Metal Recovery, Quick VM Recovery, Instant File Recovery, Partition level Recovery etc. Furthermore, Desktops/Laptops Backup is completely free.

3. Vembu NetworkBackup:

It is part of Vembu BDR Suite which is designed for small medium businesses to protect business data across file servers, application servers, workstations and other endpoints. With Vembu NetworkBackup businesses can back up all their systems to a central location which is easier to manage.

4. Vembu OffsiteDR:

It is part of Vembu BDR Suite which provides additional data protection to businesses by having an offsite copy of their data in a remote location thus helping businesses to protect their critical data in times of a disaster or unprecedented downtime. The restore time is as same as the restore from the main backup server and hence reducing the downtime and increase in efficiency.

Portfolio of Products under Vembu Cloud Services

1. Vembu CloudDR:

It is part of Vembu Cloud Services which is hybrid backup for VMware, Hyper-V and physical machines and provides extra data protection to the backed up data by allowing the user to replicate the backed up data to Vembu Cloud and is used by many small businesses which don’t have any sophisticated backup server in their business environment. In case of backup server crash or hardware failure or any other disaster, the replicated data can be restored from the Vembu cloud anywhere and anytime.

2. Vembu OnlineBackup:

It is part of Vembu Cloud Services which provides File Server, MS Exchange, MS SQL, MS SharePoint & MS Outlook Backups directly to Vembu’s secure cloud using enterprise-grade AES 256-bit encryption with granular restores.

3. Vembu SaaSBackup:

It is part of Vembu Cloud Services which is designed for backing up the emails, drives, calendar and contacts of Office 365 and Google Apps. Vembu SaaSBackup’s core system will manage all backup and restore operations as per the user request. The backup data will be sent to the Vembu Cloud storage over secured network.

4. Vembu BDR360:

It is part of Vembu Cloud Services which is a data center management tool by which one would be able to manage all the backups done using Vembu BDR Server. It is not only used by sophisticated data centers but also by businesses who wish to monitor critical data backup of their customers thus having a 24/7 reporting round the clock.

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  1. Jagdeesh Shankar
    20/12/2017 04:32 PM

    I will try the free edition and post some queries here, hope that will be answered.

    Uma Panda
    20/12/2017 04:34 PM
    Yes, of course. Just give a try and share your experience and feel free to reach out to us.

  2. Rajesh
    20/12/2017 04:30 PM

    Its one of the nice tool for VM backup. Thanks for the details.

    Uma Panda
    20/12/2017 04:45 PM
    Yes, its one of the best backup tool to explore and recomend to others as well.

  3. Cloud Panda
    05/12/2017 04:16 PM

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