Backup your virtual machines without disrupting users and applications. VMware Consolidated Backup provides a centralized backup facility that enables you to use leading backup software from VMware partners to protect system, application, and user data in your virtual machines while reducing the load on virtualized servers.
Improve Manageability and Reduce Cost of Backups
VMware Consolidated Backup enables LAN-free backup of virtual machines from a centralized proxy server.
Consolidated Backup allows you to:
- Integrate with existing backup tools and technologies already in place.
- Perform full and incremental file backups of virtual machines.
- Perform full image backup of virtual machines.
- Centrally manage backups to simplify management of IT resources.
Improve Performance with Centralized Virtual Machine Backup
Eliminate backup traffic from your network to improve the performance of production virtual machines.
- Eliminate backup traffic with LAN-free virtual machine backup utilizing tape devices.
- Reduce the load on ESX Server and allow it to run more virtual machines.
VMware Consolidated Backup is designed for all editions of VMware Infrastructure 3 and is supported with all editions of VMware vSphere. For the next generation of VMware Consolidated Backup optimized for VMware vSphere view the vStorage APIs for Data Protection.