Top Free Tools for VMware and Hyper-V

Veeam Backup Free Edition for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V

Free VM backup, application-item recovery and VM migration and file management for your virtual environment

With Veeam Backup Free Edition for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V administrators, you can create an ad hoc backup of a VM using VeeamZIP™, without pausing or powering off the VM — even to tape. You can easily manage VM and host files, quickly perform eDiscovery and granular recovery tasks with Veeam Explorers™ for Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL Server, and so much more. In addition, vSphere users can recover directly from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), NetApp, EMC and Nimble storage snapshots, back up directly from NFS storage, and easily migrate VMs between hosts and/or datastores.

Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V

Take control of Hyper-V performance monitoring!

Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V provides a real-time view of both host and VM compute resource consumption. Performance monitoring metrics, like CPU and memory, are shown at the individual VM level. The standalone version is a lightweight utility that does not require System Center, and it’s free.

Veeam FastSCP for Microsoft Azure

Veeam FastSCP™ for Microsoft Azure delivers easy-to-use, reliable and fast file copy for Azure VMs. This free standalone utility provides secure file copy over HTTPS with built-in encryption (no VPN needed), scheduled file copy jobs and a wizard-driven UI to transfer files in just a few clicks — with no scripting knowledge required.

Veeam ONE Free Edition for vSphere and Hyper-V

Complete visibility for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V

Veeam ONE Free Edition is a powerful monitoring, reporting and capacity planning tool offering many of the same capabilities as the full edition of Veeam ONE, including agentless data collection, multi-user support, 24x7 real-time monitoring, prebuilt alarms, dashboards, reports and more. You even have access to Infrastructure Assessment reports that help you plan the deployment of your Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

There are no limits on the number of hosts, management servers and Failover Clusters you can monitor and report on with Veeam ONE Free Edition, and upgrading to the full version of Veeam ONE is as simple as installing a full license key.

Veeam Report Library for System Center

Advanced Microsoft System Center reporting

Veeam Report Library for System Center lets you create seven detailed reports using extended functionality not found in Microsoft System Center. Veeam Report Library for System Center Operations Manager doesn’t limit you to physical or virtual environments or specific management packs. Best of all, it’s FREE.

Veeam Stencils for Microsoft Visio

Free collection of virtualization Visio stencils for your vSphere or Hyper-V deployment planning

Veeam Stencils is a FREE set of Visio stencils that contains ESX and Hyper-V hosts, SCVMM, data centers, local and shared storage, LUN, NICs, VMs with the status signs, networks and more. ESX and data center administrators can use the free collection of vSphere and Hyper-V virtualization Visio stencils to create diagrams in reports. This free virtualization product can also be used to improve customer experience, business process effectiveness, monitoring capabilities and workflow.

Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE

Free endpoint backup, recovery and diagnostics for Windows-based desktops and laptops

Veeam Endpoint Backup™ FREE provides a simple and free solution for backing up Windows-based desktops and laptops — and it is certified as Windows 10 compatible. You can easily back up your PC to an external hard drive, NAS (network-attached storage) share or a Veeam Backup & Replication repository. If you ever need to get your data back, several easy-to-use recovery options are available — and all from the same image-level backup.

Veeam Agent for Linux

Simple, FREE backup agent for Linux

Backing up and recovering Linux cloud instances is often cumbersome or expensive, requiring manual intervention or consuming an IT administrator’s valuable time. Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple, FREE backup agent for Linux that’s designed to ensure the Availability of your Linux server instances, regardless of whether they reside in the public cloud or on-premises.

Veeam Management Pack for Veeam Backup

System Center integration for Veeam Backup & Replication

Get real-time, basic monitoring of Veeam Backup & Replication for vSphere and Hyper-V environments with the FREE edition of Veeam Management Pack (MP) for Veeam Backup. Veeam MP for Veeam Backup’s free feature set continues, even after the 30-day trial of Veeam MP has ended.