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Discovering Vembu BDR Suite - Free Edition

After my Review of Vembu BDR Suite i would like to watch news for the specific product. Today i would like to share that Vembu Technologies release a new free version of Vembu BDR Suite as v.3.7.0.

Vembu BDR Suite Free Edition can use it in differet scenarios.

Today most of the companies has multiple HYPERVISORS like Esxi and HYPER-V as Lab Enviroment for Test Servers. Maybe some of them must take it backup not so often. With one click in Free Edition you can have this protection without need to pay anything.

You have lot of Laptops or Workstations that you would like to take it Backups but not every day. You have a free solution that can use it and protect your data.

In your Lab Enviroment. You can use Free Edition and take backups of your Servers without need to pay.

Of course in Production enviroments with critical data you can't use Free Edition but you can use the Vembu BDR Suite with Licenses to cover your  Requirements.

So Let's start to expain what can cover the Free Edition.

 

Enable Free Version

Download from Vemby BDR Suite Free Edition and install.

After finish the installation When you will open the Vembu BDR Suite Free Edition you will get a notification that you are in Trial for 30 days .

You don't need to do anything as describe. After 30 DaysTrial will be enale the Free Version and you will get a notification as in screenshot. So simple!

 

Features Support

Most of you will be curious of what feature support the Vembu BDR Suite Free Edition.

Let's explain it below.

HYPER-V Feature Support

  • Unlimited Backup Tasks
  • VM Recovery with the methos of Live Recovery for HYPERV, File Level Recovery and  Download.
  • Vembu own's file system Vembu HIVE
  • Any type of Storage Volumes as SAN,NAS, NFS/CIFS/SMB 
  • Hypervisor Migration in any HyperVisor like Vmare to Hyper-v or opposite.
  • Truncate Transaction Logs 
  • Backup Encryption with AES 256
  • Email Notificationd of any Backup Task.

 

VMWARE Features Support

  • Unlimited Backup Tasks
  • VM Recovery with the methos of Live Recovery for HYPERV, File Level Recovery and  Download.
  • Vembu own's file system Vembu HIVE
  • Any type of Storage Volumes as SAN,NAS, NFS/CIFS/SMB 
  • Hypervisor Migration in any HyperVisor like Vmare to Hyper-v or opposite.
  • Application-Aware Image Backup
  • Vembu Universl Explorer
  • Backup Encryption with AES 256
  • Email Notificationd of any Backup Task.

 

Physical Windows Server Backup

  • Full Image Backup
  • Backup Selected Disks and Drives
  • Backup disks more tahn 2 TB
  • Application Aware Backup
  • Bare Metal Recovery
  • File levele Recovery
  • Backup Windows Server with pass-through disks.

 

All the Tasks in Vembu BDR Suite Free Edition are the same with the Paid Edition. So If you don't have use Vembu BDR Suite and you would like to check and evaluate in your enviroment you can read Articles that i wrote to describe all the features with details.

Vembu BDR Review -Installing and Configure Backups

How to Restore VM or Files with Vembu BDR

Design Disaster Recovery Solution with Vembu BDR Suite

 

Now let's see a small change when perform a Backup Job.

 

  • You will get a Warning which say in Free Edition CBT not supported. Click Yes to proceed with full backup of your VM. 
  • This Limitation means that can take only Full Backup of your VM and not Incremental backup in Free Edition.

 

Limitations of Free Edition

As i wrote in the beginning Free Edition has some Limitations. 

Following you can find the which are these Limitations. 

  • Schedule Jobs
  • Edit Backup Job
  • CBT based incremental backup
  • VMWare Replication
  • Quick VM Recovery
  • Offsite Copy Management
  • Retention Policies 

For example if you will go in VM Replication - - > VMWare Vsphere after install the VMware Server and click in VM Replications you will get popup that Not Supported in Free Edition.

If you don't have Criticla Systems and your budget is low Vembu BDR Suite Free Edition it's a very good solution that can protect your data with few clicks.

Now it's your turn to try the Free Version and share your experience in our commented system or in Social Media Google+  Twitter and Facebook

 

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