VMware vSphere ESXi Hypervisor to get Enterprise-Class Data Protection from Unitrends Free

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Provider of Enterprise-level cloud recovery solutions, Unitrends attracts attention with its announcement of Unitrends Free VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi). This enables their customers to install into virtual machines running on VMware’s free vSphere hypervisor and protect physical Windows systems through guest operating system agents. This virtual appliance provides enterprise-class backup and recovery capabilities for free ESXi environments as well as protection for both physical Windows and virtual systems – for up to 1 terabyte (TB) of data.

Unitrends Free has established itself as industry's indigenous free backup solution customized for IT professionals looking for easy on funds type protection for home labs, early-stage virtualization projects and small environments. Post the introduction of this appliance in May 2015, where it offered hypervisor-level protection for the paid versions of VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, the company has made available Unitrends Free for Google Cloud Platform, a jointly developed version of the solution that closely integrates with Google Cloud Storage.

Unitrends Free promises a simple and highly interactive user experience, without involving the complexity of backup and recovery and ensures robust functionality and performance. It is also the only free product in the market which offers protection for VMs irrespective of numbers; instant recovery; and fast, incremental forever backups. IT professionals can also make use of the software’s main dashboard to gain direct access to the Unitrends Customer Community, easing them to interact directly with their peers and Unitrends support hassle free and inside the tool itself.