VMware Backup for Free with Vembu VMBackup

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 VMBackup offers an exclusive Free Edition for VMware environments where you can take unlimited agentless backups of VMs in VMware ESXi and vCenter Server.

At zero cost, ensure high availability of VMware VMs with features that other products offer only in their enterprise editions.

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Feature Highlights

  • Agentless Backup of VMware VMs
  • Efficient data transfer with transport modes
  • Consistent and uncorrupted 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 VMware Backup Free Edition

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.

Success stories from our Customers

Jazan University

Vembu helps Jazan University to overcome their backup performance issues also delivering on recovery and scalability


Customer would recommend Vembu to others because it delivers on three things – quality, stability and value for money

Nutek Pte Ltd

Vembu is easy to use and there are a few free tools to use. Overall, totally worthy because of the product’s efficiency


The product itself is constantly improved and updated, and the Vembu support team is always on hand to assist with problems.

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