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VM Explorer

Now you can offer perfect back for SMBs with HPE VM Explorer

HPE VM Explorer is a low-cost, intuitive and reliable backup solution, perfectly sized for SMBs. It provides fast VM and granular restore, replication and verification for VMware® vSphere and Microsoft® Hyper-V environments.

Even the smallest organisations are now employing virtualisation, and they’re facing the same challenge as enterprises around how to manage and protect the data in virtual environments.

Until now the options available offered either basic agent-based support that’s extremely inefficient and complicated, or expensive enterprise-class features. HPE VM Explorer helps small and mid size organisations overcome these challenges by providing a virtual server backup solution that is sized just right; making backup and recovery of vSphere and Hyper-V environments simple and cost-effective.

Key benefits include:

  • Be up and running in minutes with fast and easy deployment using VM Explorer’s light-weight, wizard-driven installer
  • Make VM management simple with centrally managed protection in a single solution for vSphere and Hyper-V, including automated VM backup scheduling, self-service recovery and easy reporting
  • Reduced costs via affordable, simple licensing, self-service and easy maintenance. Thin and highly efficient solution running on consumer-grade servers
  • Fast ROI from highly efficient, flexible storage tiering and management and choice of disk, tape and cloud targets, on-premises or offsite. Features incremental backups, built-in replication, snapshots, and dynamic compression, improving utilisation of storage and network resources
  • Meets strict recovery time objectives (RTOs) via instant VM power-on directly from the backup, single-click restore through vMotion, and single-file restore from any backup
  • Built-in 256-bit encryption and backup verification enabling secure data transfer and comprehensive backup recoverability
  • Native cloud integration provides cost-effective disaster recovery and single-item recovery, securely backup and replicate VMs directly to cloud targets including: Amazon S3, Rackspace, OpenStack® and HPE Helion without any intermediary gateway.

Choose from 3 editions:

  1. Free Edition – providing VM backup and restore and direct copy of files between ESX/Windows®/Linux®/FreeBSD servers
  2. Professional Edition - providing an efficient backup/replication solution including advanced features such as tape support, incremental backup, offsite backup, file-level restore, and backup verification
  3. Enterprise Edition - providing additional advanced features including Instant VM Recovery, multi-user interface, backup encryption, features for cloud backups (public and private), and a powerful backup and replication functionality.

As your business grows, so can your VM Explorer environment - easily upgrade to the next edition when you need to.

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