Google Cloud VM Backup

Comprehensive Backup & DR Solution for Google VMs on Google Compute Engine

Organizations are leveraging the public cloud services for its increased flexibility to the infrastructure needs while saving considerably on equipment, facilities and staffing costs.

Google Compute Engine (GCE) – part of Google’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) delivers high-performance scalable VMs with easy-to-use UI at competitive pricing. Google Compute Engine lets you create and run virtual machines effortlessly on Google infrastructure.

Vembu BDR Suite is one such solution that offers a wide range of capabilities to protect Google Cloud Instances and empowers businesses to set up a solid Backup & DR plan for their cloud workloads. Vembu helps the organizations to hit the critical service level agreements (SLAs) and meet the compliance requirements.

Google Cloud Backup

Key Features of Google Cloud Instance Backup

  • Disk-Image Backup for Windows VMs
  • Application-consistent backup for MS-Apps
  • Incremental Backup using Vembu’s CBT
  • File & Application Backup for Windows, Linux & Mac
  • Automated Backup Verification
  • RPO & RTO < 15 mins
  • Advanced Retention Policies
  • Instant Boot VM on local Data Center
  • Restore entire VM to Google Cloud/other Public Cloud
  • Granular Recovery of Files & Apps

How it works

  • Install Vembu BDR Suite on Windows VM on Google Cloud
  • Then, install Vembu ImageBackup or Vembu NetworkBackup client on each Google instance you would like to back up at image-level or file-level respectively
  • The backup data will be transferred and stored in the BDR backup server over LAN/WAN
  • Vembu creates different virtual file formats like VHD, VHDX, VMDK, Flat.VMDK & IMG for all the backed up Google VMs. Using these file formats, you can restore the Google cloud instances as a Google VM or as an instance on AWS /Azure/another public cloud or as an on-premise workload (Physical/Virtual machine)
  • Also, you can directly backup the Google VM or replicate a copy of it to different Google cloud regions, other public clouds and local data center
Google Cloud Backup

Backup Google Cloud VMs to the same region

  • Deploy BDR backup server in the same region where your Google VMs run
  • Install Vembu agents inside each Google instance
  • The data is transferred to the backup server over LAN/WAN and stored within the same region
Backup Google VMs to same region

Backup Google Cloud VMs to another Google Cloud region

  • Deploy the BDR backup server on a Windows Instance running on a different region (where you would like to have the backup data)
  • Install Vembu agents inside each Google VM in the source region through which the backup data will be transferred to the backup server over WAN
  • If anything happens to your source Google instances, you can restore them instantly to the other region to enable business continuity

Backup Google Cloud VMs to other Public Clouds

  • Vembu also supports backup of Google instances to other Public Clouds like AWS and Azure
  • Deploy the BDR backup server on a Windows VM running in other public cloud and backup over WAN
  • This lets you store the Google instances backup data on another public cloud and lets you restore whenever required

Backup Google Cloud VMs to the local Data Center

  • Vembu provides the flexibility to back up the Google Cloud Workloads to a local data center
  • Deploy BDR backup server on Windows physical machine or virtual machine in your local data center and backup the Google instances over WAN
  • You can instantly restore your Google VMs on VMware/Hyper-V/KVM environments

Backup On-Premise Workloads to Google Cloud

  • Vembu also provides the flexibility to backup on-premise workloads (VMware VMs, Hyper-V VMs, Windows Servers & Workstations) to Google Cloud
  • Deploy BDR backup server on a Windows Google instance and backup your on-premise workloads data over WAN
  • Restore your backed up data as a Google instance or restore as a on-premise workload in your local data center

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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