Free VMware Backup with Vembu BDR Suite

Data protection delivered at zero cost

Why choose Vembu VMware Backup?

Every organization, big or small, needs a data protection system in place. But affordability becomes an obstacle for many small businesses. To overcome this, Vembu offers exclusive edition, Vembu BDR Suite – Free Edition.

For those who wish to protect their VMware environment at zero cost, can utilize the Free VMware Backup of Vembu BDR Suite – Free Edition. You can perform agentless backups and can protect an unlimited number of VMs running on VMware ESXi and vCenter Server.

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Feature Highlights

  • Agentless Backup of VMware VMs
  • Efficient data transfer with transport modes
  • Application-Consistent backup of Microsoft applications
  • Full Recovery of virtualized data centers
  • Faster restore of virtual machines in less than 15 minutes
  • Instant recovery of files and folders
  • Cross-Platform migration support
  • Customized scheduling of backup jobs

How it Works

Vembu BDR Suite comes with a 30 day of free trial with no restriction to any of its features and after the trial period, you can purchase the licenses framed for different editions such as Standard and Enterprise else, you can opt for the free edition of Vembu BDR Suite.

Supported VMware Environments


vSphere ESXi 6.7, vSphere ESXi 6.5, vSphere ESXi 6.0, vSphere ESXi 5.X, vSphere ESXi 4.X


vCenter Server 6.7, vCenter Server 6.5, vCenter Server 6.0, vCenter Server 5.X, vCenter Server 4.X

Key Features of Free VMware Backup

Agentless VMware Backup

Backup all or the required VMs from ESXi or vCenter environments using VMware vStorage APIs without installing agents in each VM.

Customized Backup Scheduling options

Create your own backup schedule and frequency suiting your business requirements by selecting from Hourly/Weekly/Daily options.

Application-Aware Image Backup

Ensure the consistency of the database backups with application aware settings and deep VSS integrations.

Full VM Recovery to ESXi host

Permanently restore the backed up data of VMware VMs to the same or different ESXi host or vCenter server after any disaster.

Quick VM Recovery

Recover the VMs from the backed up data instantly in VMware, Hyper-V, and KVM environments with an RPO of <15 minutes.

Instant File Level Recovery

Restore the files and folders of the backed up VM without the need to restore the whole VM.

Vembu Universal Explorer

Recover application items from Microsoft applications such as Exchange, SQL, Active Directory, and Sharepoint directly from the backed up data.

Cross Platform Migration

Migrate the backed up VMware VM to any other hypervisor like Hyper-V or KVM with minimal downtime.

VM Disk Download Options

Download the VMware ESXi backup data in various virtual disk formats like VHD, VHDX, VMDK, VMDK-FLAT and IMG.

Efficient Storage Management

Enhance the performance and scalability of the storage targets with VembuHIVE. It has built-in compression, encryption, version control, and built-in error correction.

Scale-out Repositories

Add storage targets of VMware ESXi VMs such as Local, SAN, NAS and DAS to the storage repository incrementally anytime without affecting the existing VM backup jobs.

See What Our Customers Say About Us


We have been using Vembu for years and the BDR suite is an example of the excellent software we have come to expect from Vembu. It has the features we are looking for, but most important of all, it is stable. We tried multiple vendors through the years until we finally came across his company. We stayed with them because when we need to do a restore and when we do our routine check, the backups of run in the data is there.

We have used other backup/DR tools in the past which have always failed when you need them most, we ended up doing the backups manually which became too much. We then found and tested Vembu and It’s so easy to use, we can connect remotely to keep an eye on the tasks and the whole setup is a joy to use. Support is also fantastic, they are quick at responding and very helpful and informative.

All companies are looking to keep their data safe and secure, with Vembu ensuring that our data was protected with an efficient backup solution. Vembu is an ally with regard to backup security. The tool is very practical and easy to access the settings. A good application and reference in backup software. Meets the needs of diverse IT environments, thus ensuring business continuity.

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