Vembu – Backup & Disaster Recovery


Vembu is a leading provider of a portfolio of software products and cloud services to small and medium businesses for more than a decade. Vembu’s vision is to make software and cloud services very affordable for the hundreds of thousands of small and medium businesses worldwide.


Vembu BDR Suite

Vembu BDR Suite is a portfolio of software products that cater to the backup and disaster recovery needs of organizations. It helps in protecting their data hosted in both physical or virtual environment. The products under the Suite address the data protection needs of organizations of any size – from a simple IT setup of the small and medium businesses to the highly sophisticated data centers. It is also optimized for Service Providers looking to provide BaaS and DRaaS to their customers.

The products under the Suite can be deployed flexibly in any location like on-premise, offsite and the Cloud. The centralized monitoring and management portal also makes it very easy to monitor and manage large deployments with minimal effort.

Vembu VMBackup for VMware Backup and Replication
Vembu VMBackup for VMware Backup and Replication is designed to protect the VMs hosted in VMware ESXi host and vCenter server environments. Vembu offers Agentless Image-level Backup and Replication leveraging the vSphere APIs for Data Protection (VADP). The multiple recovery options of Vembu allow you to recover the backup data granularly and instantly without any complication.
  • Agentless VMware backups
  • Quick VM Recovery
  • Cross Hypervisor Migration (V2V)

Backup

  • Agentless VMware Backup: Backup single or multiple VMs from your ESXi host/vCenter server without installing any agent inside each VM
  • Near Continuous Data Protection: Schedule backups as often as every 15 minutes for lesser RPO
  • Incremental backups: Only the blocks changed since the previous backup are backed up in the successive incremental
  • Application-Aware backups: Ensure consistent backups of VSS aware applications such as Microsoft Exchange Server, SQL Server, SharePoint and Active Directory
  • Advanced Retention Policies: Retain multiple recovery points that span days and years as per your requirements
  • Automated Backup Verification: With the latest available recovery point, the backup data is automatically booted as a VM to verify its recoverability
  • Transport modes: Vembu supports VMware transport modes – SAN, Hot-Add and Network mode (NBD & NBDSSL) for data transfer
  • Backup-level Encryption: Vembu provides end-to-end encryption (AES 256 bit) and lets you encrypt the data at rest and in flight through customized password

Replication

  • Agentless VM Replication: Replicate your VMware VMs from one ESXi to another and get hold of your mission-critical VMs to stay periodically synced as the original
  • Failover & Failback: Instantly failover and failback the replicated VM at the time of system crash or disaster to reduce business downtime
  • Network and IP remapping: Automatically maps production host network and IP address with the DR host network to avoid manual labour during the failover of replicated VMs

Recovery

  • Quick VM Recovery: Reduce the RTO by instantly booting your VMware/Hyper-V VM backup data as a VM on any hypervisors like VMware or Hyper-V or KVM
  • Live Recovery to ESXi Server: Permanently restore the backed up data as a VM directly to the same or different hosts
  • File Level Recovery: Browse, search and instantly restore the required files and folders from the backup data
  • Disk Management Mount: Instantly access the backed up disks by mounting the backup data on the disk management of the local machine
  • Disk Level Recovery: Restore backed up VMs at disk level to another VMs in an ESXi host
  • Cross-Hypervisor Migration: Download the backup data into multiple virtual file formats like VHD, VHDX, VMDK, VMDK-FLAT & IMG and later use it to migrate the VMs from one hypervisor to other
  • Vembu Universal Explorer: Granularly browse and recover the individual application items of Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, SQL and Active Directory

Storage & Management

  • OffsiteDR & CloudDR: Replicate a copy of your backup data from the onsite backup server to an offsite server of your own or to Vembu Cloud for Disaster Recovery
  • Archive backups on Tapes: Replicate a copy of your backup data to tape media for long-term archival Scale-out Repositories: Storage targets such as DAS, SAN and NAS can be incrementally added to the repository anytime without affecting the existing backup jobs
  • Efficient Storage Management: Vembu uses its proprietary VembuHIVE file system on top of the storage targets to enhance performance and scalability of the storage targets. It has in-built Compression, Deduplication, Encryption, Version Control and Error Correction
  • Email-Alerts: Enable email notifications to get alerts about the status of the configured backups (like success, failure, missed, etc.)
Vembu VMBackup for Microsoft Hyper-V
Microsoft Hyper-V is becoming a tough competition for VMware vSphere ever since Microsoft unveiled the free hypervisor alongside Windows OS. With faster, efficient and agentless backups, Vembu VMBackup enables organizations to have a data protection solution that supports all aspects of data high availability with Hyper-V. Including support for Hyper-V Cluster, host-level backups, high performance changed block tracking and many other features simplifies the data protection for your Hyper-V environment.
  • Agentless Hyper-V backups
  • Quick VM Recovery
  • Cross Hypervisor Migration (V2V)

Backup

  • Agentless Hyper-V Backup: Backup single/multiple VMs or entire Hyper-V host and protect your Hyper-V environment without installing any agent inside each VM
  • Hyper-V Cluster: Backup Hyper-V clusters without any interruptions, even when the backed up virtual machines are moved from one host to another
  • CSV and SMB Share: Backup all the Hyper-V VMs stored on the Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) and the SMB share
  • Near Continuous Data Protection: Schedule backups as often as every 15 mins for best RPO
  • Incremental backups: Vembu uses its own proprietary CBT driver to backup only the changed blocks since the previous backup
  • Application-Aware backup: Ensure consistent backups of VSS aware applications such as Microsoft Exchange Server, SQL Server, SharePoint and Active Directory
  • Advanced Retention Policies: Retain multiple recovery points that span days and years as per your requirements
  • Automated Backup Verification: With the latest available recovery point, the backup data is automatically booted as a VM to verify its recoverability
  • Backup level Encryption: Vembu provides end-to-end encryption (AES 256 bit) and lets you encrypt the data at rest and in flight through customized password

Recovery

  • Quick VM Recovery: Reduce your RTO to mins by instantly booting your Hyper-V VM backup data as a VM on any hypervisors like VMware or Hyper-V or KVM
  • Live Recovery to Hyper-V Server: Restore the backed-up VMs directly to the same or different Hyper-V Server
  • File Level Recovery: Browse, search and instantly restore the required files and folders from the backup data
  • Disk Management Mount: Instantly access the entire machine data by mounting the backed up disk on the disk management of the local machine
  • Cross-Hypervisor Migration: Download the backup data into virtual file formats (VHDX, VHD, VMDK, VMDK-FLAT and IMG) and later use it to migrate the VM from one hypervisor to another
  • Vembu Universal Explorer: Granularly browse and recover the individual application items of Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, SQL and Active Directory

Storage & Management

  • OffsiteDR & CloudDR: Replicate a copy of your backup data from the onsite backup server to an offsite server of your own or to Vembu Cloud for Disaster Recovery Archive backups on Tapes: Replicate a copy of your backup data to tape media for long-term archival Scale-out Repositories: Storage targets such as DAS, SAN and NAS can be incrementally added to the repository anytime without affecting the existing backup jobs Efficient Storage Management: Vembu uses its proprietary VembuHIVE file system on top of the storage targets to enhance performance and scalability of the storage targets. It has in-built compression, Deduplication, Encryption, Version Control and Error Correction
  • Email-Alerts: Enable email notifications to get alerts about the status of the configured backups (like success, failure, missed, etc.)
Vembu ImageBackup for Windows Servers, Desktops and Laptops
Vembu ImageBackup is a simple, efficient and reliable Backup solution to protect your physical Windows Servers and Endpoints. This lets you can create a full image backup of your entire system including the operating system (OS), applications, and all the data associated with it. Vembu allows you to rebuild your Windows systems from scratch to the same or new hardware. Also, you can have your backup copies on a remote location, Cloud or in Tape. Keep your business always up and running at any crisis with Vembu.
  • Image based Physical Server Backup
  • Free Image based backup for Desktops and Laptops
  • Changed Block Tracking

Backup

  • Full Image Backup: Protect everything by creating backup of your system disks or only the selected partition
  • Near Continuous Data Protection: Schedule backups as often as every 15 mins for best RPO
  • Incremental backups: Vembu’s proprietary CBT driver backs up only the changed blocks since the previous backup
  • Application-Aware backup: Ensure consistent backups of VSS aware applications such as Microsoft Exchange Server, SQL Server, SharePoint and Active Directory
  • Advanced Retention Policies: Retain multiple recovery points that span days and years as per your requirements
  • Automated Backup Verification: With the latest available recovery point, the backup data is automatically booted as a VM to verify its recoverabity

Recovery

  • Quick VM recovery: Reduce the RTO by instantly booting your VMware/Hyper-V VM backup data as a VM on any hypervisor like VMware or Hyper-V or KVM
  • File Level Recovery: Select and restore only the required files/folders instantly from the backup
  • Disk Management Mount: Instantly access the entire machine data by mounting the backed up disk on the disk management of the local machine
  • Cross platform Migration (P2V): Download virtual file formats and permanently migrate your physical Windows machine to Virtual Environment (P2V)

Storage & Management

  • OffsiteDR & CloudDR: Replicate a copy of the backup data from the primary server to an offsite server in your own datacenter or to Vembu Cloud for Data Redundancy and Disaster Recovery
  • Archive backups on Tapes: Replicate a copy of data from BDR Server to Tapes for long-term archival and offsite storage to maintain an efficient DR plan Scale-out Repositories:
  • Storage targets such as DAS, SAN and NAS can be incrementally added to the repository anytime without affecting the existing backup jobs
  • Efficient Storage Management: Vembu uses its proprietary VembuHIVE file system on top of the storage targets to enhance performance and scalability of the storage targets. It has in-built Compression, Deduplication, Encryption, Version Control and Error Correction
  • Email-Alerts: Enable email notifications to get alerts about the status of the configured backups (like success, failure, missed, etc.)
Vembu NetworkBackup for File Servers and Application Servers
Vembu NetworkBackup is designed to protect critical business data across File servers, Application servers, and Endpoints. Create backups of your important Files/Applications data and have the backup copies on your onsite local storage. With Vembu, you can even keep the secondary copies of your backup data either in remote location or in cloud.
  • Endpoint backup for Windows, Mac & Linux
  • Offsite Backup deployment support for Remote Office & Branch Offices
  • Centralized Monitoring and Management

Features of Vembu NetworkBackup

  • Files/Folders Backup: Backup individual files and folders of Windows, Linux and Mac machines hosted in physical/virtual IT environment
  • Individual MS-Applications Backup: Vembu supports individual Application-level backup for MS-Applications such as Exchange server, Outlook, Sharepoint, SQL, and MySQL
  • Backup Network Drives: Map the network drives through Vembu NetworkBackup client and backup all the files & folders on the drive
  • Incremental Backup: After the initial full backup, only the changes made to the files/apps are backed up
  • Registry Backup: Using VSS technology, Vembu supports backup of Windows Registry settings including the user profiles
  • System State Backup: Backup of the system state includes critical system related components including Boot files, COM+ Class Registration database, Active Directory directory service, Certificate Service database, SYSVOL directory
  • Scheduling options: Vembu offers Continuous Data Protection for the files/folders that are configured for Backup and also provides multiple scheduling options starting from Minutes to Hourly/Daily/Weekly
  • Flexible Retention policies: Retain any number of file versions with Version-based and Time based retention options
  • Pre/Post Commands: Run custom actions before/after the backup schedules using pre/post backup commands
  • Seed backup migration: Vembu NetworkBackup allows you to take full backup locally and transfer the full backup data to the remote backup server through any secondary medium such as external hard drive or a flash drive
  • Disaster Recovery: In case if the client machine crashes due to unexpected system failure, this option allows you to rebuild the client with the backup jobs in the same or different machine
  • Bandwidth Throttling: This feature allows you to throttle the speed of the backup data transfer for the selected time, and helps in reducing the network traffic during peak time
  • Disaster Recovery: In case if the client machine crashes due to unexpected system failure, this option allows you to rebuild the client with the backup jobs in the same or different machine
  • Backup Schedule Window: Set the time frame to stop running your backup jobs for a certain time period. Once the schedule window limit ends, every backup job will be resumed automatically
  • Granular Restore: Instantly restore the entire backup data or only selective files/folders to the production machine
  • Compression & Encryption: The backup data is compressed and encrypted (AES-256 algorithm) on flight and at rest
  • E-Mail Notification: Enable email notifications to get alerts about the status of the configured backups (like success, failure, missed, etc.)
Replication to Offsite Data Center using Vembu OffsiteDR
Offsite Backups provide additional data protection and it is highly important to regularly backup the complete business data to a remote server via a secure network connection. This assures business continuity even during catastrophic events in onsite. Vembu lets you replicate a copy of your backup data from Vembu BDR Server to Vembu OffsiteDR server in remote location. Retrieve all your data from the remote location without any hassle.
  • Live replication to an offsite server
  • Bandwidth throttling
  • WAN optimization

Replication

  • Live Data Transfer: Instantly, after the completion of every successful backup in local backup server, the seamless Live Data transfer from local backup server to OffsiteDR server takes place
  • Server Disaster Recovery: The secondary copy of backup data stored in the OffsiteDR server provides the capability to rebuild the backup server effortlessly after any disaster event
  • Advanced Security: Data is encrypted with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES-256 bit encryption) during transit and at rest
  • High Availability: Vembu ensures high availability for your data through OffsiteDR and remains as an ultimate lifeline to ensure business continuity during unexpected onsite disasters
  • Bandwidth Throttling: This feature allows you to throttle the speed of backup data transfer, which in-turn reduces the network traffic during peak time
  • Retention policies: Manage the incremental and full backup via retention configuration and retain any number of recovery points as per the requirement
  • OffsiteDR seed: Using Seed Migration feature, transfer the large amount backup data from the local BDR server to an OffsiteDR server using a local storage medium such as HDD or USB

Recovery

  • Quick VM Recovery: Instantly recover the replicated backup image data as ready-state VMs on VMware or Hyper-V or KVM
  • Live Recovery: : The replicated backup data of ESXi/Hyper-V VMs can be permanently restored to an ESXi/Hyper-V host respectively directly from the OffsiteDR server
  • File Level Recovery: Select and restore only the required files/folders instantly from the backup
  • Disk Management Mount: Instantly access the entire machine data by mounting the backed up disk on the disk management of the local machine
  • Download: Download the backup data into virtual file formats (VHDX, VHD, VMDK, VMDK-FLAT and IMG) and later use it to perform cross-platform migration (P2V,V2V)
  • Vembu Universal Explorer: Granularly recover the application items of Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, SQL and Active Directory

Storage & Management

  • Archive backups on Tapes: Replicate a copy of data from OffsiteDR Server to Tapes for long-term archival and offsite storage to maintain an efficient DR plan
  • Scale-out Repositories: Storage targets such as DAS, SAN and NAS can be incrementally added to the repository anytime without affecting the existing backup jobs
  • Efficient Storage Management: Vembu uses its proprietary VembuHIVE file system on top of the storage targets to enhance performance and scalability of the storage targets. It has in-built Compression, Deduplication, Encryption, Version Control and Error Correction
  • Email-Alerts: Enable email notifications to get alerts about the status of the configured backups (like success, failure, missed, etc.)

Vembu Cloud Services

Cloud makes data protection easier. Vembu Cloud Services offers the simplest means to protect the data of Small and Medium businesses by backing up directly to Vembu Cloud. Backup Files and Applications from your machine without the overhead of setting up a backup server. Eliminate any possibility of data loss with a cloud-to-cloud backup of your SaaS applications. From anywhere, a sign-in and a download will get your business back on track during disasters with minimal downtime.

With the hybrid cloud deployment, you can keep one copy of the data at a local data centre and another at Vembu Cloud, making your Disaster Recovery plan more reliable.

Backup your business data to Vembu Cloud
Vembu offers secure, scalable cloud backup solution for SMBs. With Vembu OnlineBackup, businesses can protect their critical data on File Servers, MS-Application Servers and Endpoints. Also, it provides the flexibility to access and restore the backup files on cloud from anywhere at anytime.vembu
  • Set up a hybrid cloud deployment where you can replicate an additional backup copy to Vembu Cloud
  • Backup your data to the nearest Vembu Cloud Server
  • Your data is encrypted during transit and at-rest

Features of Vembu OnlineBackup

  • Files/Folders Backup: Backup individual files and folders of Windows, Linux and Mac machines hosted in Physical/Virtual IT environment. There are no restrictions on the size and type of the files/folders that are planned for backup, you can even backup the open files
  • Individual MS-Applications Backup: Vembu supports Application-level backup to Cloud. Backups for Applications such as Microsoft Exchange, Outlook, Sharepoint, SQL, and MySQL can be individually configured and their data can be stored online
  • Backup Network Drives: Map the network drives through Vembu OnlineBackup client and backup all the files & folders directly to Vembu Cloud
  • Incremental Backup: After the initial full backup, only the changes made to the files/apps are backed up to Vembu cloud
  • Registry Backup: RUsing VSS technology, Vembu supports backup of Windows Registry settings including the user profiles to Vembu Cloud
  • System State Backup: Backup the system state that includes critical system related components including Boot files, COM+ Class Registration database, Active Directory directory service, Certificate Service database, SYSVOL directory
  • Scheduling options: Vembu offers Continuous Data Protection for the files/folders that are configured for backup and also provides multiple scheduling options starting from Minutes to Hourly/Daily/Weekly
  • Flexible Retention policies: Retain any number of file versions with Version-based and Time based retention options
  • Scheduling options: Vembu offers Continuous Data Protection for the files/folders that are configured for backup and also provides multiple scheduling options starting from Minutes to Hourly/Daily/Weekly
  • Pre/Post Commands: Add pre/post backup commands to run custom actions before/after the backup schedules
  • Restore Anywhere & Anytime: Login to the Vembu OnlineBackup web console from anywhere at anytime to instantly restore the backed up files/folders/applications from Vembu Cloud
Vembu SaaSBackup for Office 365 & Google Apps (G Suite)
SaaSBackup is gaining prominence among IT admins due to increased data risk in the form of malware attacks, unauthorized app synchronization, and human errors. Hence it is necessary to have a backup solution to protect the critical SaaS data. Vembu with its offering SaaSBackup provides advanced protection for the SaaS applications and helps in meeting the compliance requirements. Vembu SaaSBackup for G Suite & Office 365 is a secure cloud to cloud backup solution, that enables you to backup the Mails, Calendar, Contacts and Drive directly to Vembu Cloud.
  • Built for Microsoft Office365 and G-Suite
  • Backup emails, calendar, contacts and drive
  • Restore the user data or email to the same or different user account

Features of Vembu SaaSBackup

  • Office 365 & G Suite Backup: Add Domain account to configure backups either at domain level or at user level for G suite and Office 365 data that include Mails, Calendars, Contacts, Events and Drives including Onedrive
  • Automated Scheduling: Run backups on daily basis through automatic scheduling system
  • Quick View: Easily search and view the emails, documents, contacts from the backup without performing restore
  • Restore Anywhere & Anytime: Login to the Vembu SaaSBackup web console from anywhere at anytime to instantly restore the backed up data from Vembu Cloud
  • Point-in-Time Restore: Retain the versions of data and then restore to any previous version
  • Granular Restore: Browse, search, and granularly restore only the data exactly what you need
  • Cross-User Restore: Recover single mail or group of emails to the same user or to different user account available in the same domain
  • Advanced Security: To protect against the online threats, the data is encrypted with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES-256 bit encryption)
  • Reports: Detailed reports of Office 365 and G suite backups lets you keep track of each backup jobs
Replication to Cloud using Vembu CloudDR
Vembu offers a solid Disaster Recovery plan through its Cloud Services for the businesses who can’t afford to setup an offsite infrastructure for disaster recovery. The backup data in onsite backup server storage is replicated to Vembu Cloud hosted in AWS. In case of any disaster, the backup data can be directly restored from the cloud without any complication. Thus, organizations will now be able to setup a robust, secure and cost-effective DR plan for their environment with Vembu CloudDR.
  • Endpoint backup for Windows, Mac & Linux
  • Offsite Backup deployment support for Remote Office & Branch Offices
  • Centralized Monitoring and Management

Features of Vembu CloudDR

  • Live Data Transfer: Instantly after the completion of every successful backup in local backup server, the seamless Live Data transfer from local backup server to Vembu Cloud takes place
  • Server Disaster Recovery: The secondary copy of backup data stored in the Vembu Cloud provides the capability to rebuild the backup server effortlessly after any disaster event
  • Restore Anywhere & Anytime: Login to the Vembu CloudDR console from anywhere at anytime to instantly restore the backed up data from the Cloud
  • Geographically Redundant: Vembu CloudDR is available for Americas, EMEA and APAC regions wherein the user can store the backup server data in the local region or can store the data in any other region as they wish
  • Advanced Security: To protect against the online threats, the data is encrypted with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES-256 bit encryption)
  • Bandwidth Throttling: This feature allows you to throttle the speed of backup data transfer, which in-turn reduces the network traffic during peak time
  • Retention policies: Manage the full backup and incremental backups via retention configuration and retain any number of recovery points as per the requirement
  • File Level Recovery: Select and restore only the required files/folders instantly from the backup
  • Download: Download the backup image data into virtual file formats (VHDX, VHD, VMDK, VMDK-FLAT and IMG) and use it to perform cross-platform migration (P2V,V2V)