Vembu has recently released their new product named Vembu BDR Essentials. It is released after considering the financial constraints of the small business companies. The BDR essentials will address the an SMB’s virtual infrastructure backup strategy by cutting the capex cost by 50% when compared with the cost of the Vembu BDR Suite.
The BDR Essentials is capable of backing up an environment with 6 CPU sockets or 50 Virtual Machines. Licenses for Vembu BDR Essentials are provided at the host-level and VM-level depending on your business infrastructure. You can choose either Enterprise or Standard edition which depends upon your requirements.
Here is a quick glance at the pricing model for both VMware and the Hyper-V.
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The feature sets are nice and it gives below features on the essentials.
- Agentless Backup
- Quick VM Recovery
- Vembu Universal Explorer for Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, SQL and Active Directory.
- Disaster recovery ready with Vembu OffsiteDR and Vembu CloudDR options.
- Boot check, Mount check and Image Integrity check features helps to make sure the backed up Virtual Machines are 100% usable during the disaster situations.
Below are the quick look at the Vembu BDR Essential console.
So in conclusion, if you compare the solution with the feature sets provided with the pricing model, it is worth paying for Vembu BDR Essentials as the solution is simple to use and also it is feature rich to make the IT life simpler.