Vembu BDRSuite 5.5 has been released. If you haven’t heard of Vembu, it’s an efficient, and Cost-Effective Backup & Disaster Recovery Software solution designed to protect data from Data centers to the Cloud. It is a product that supports all the major hypervisors and Cloud and SaaS applications like Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace. It also supports the backup of physical devices like Workstations and Servers. Likewise, it can back up both MS Windows and Linux operating systems.
When a new version is released, existing customers can perform an in-place upgrade, which takes a minute or two to complete.
Vembu BDRSuite 5.5 features
Backup Support for VMware vSphere v8.x – BDRSuite added support for the backup & replication of virtual machines on the latest VMware vSphere v8.x.
Restore Microsoft 365 User Mailbox to Different Organization – Users can now restore emails and archive emails to a different organization.
ConnectWise Integration – BDRSuite now integrates with ConnectWise. ConnectWise is one of the leading PSA software, to manage backup-related service tickets. ConnectWise integration allows the creation of service tickets for every backup, replication & restore activity in ConnectWise. Having this integration, service providers can automate the ticketing and billing based on the product & service they provide to their customers.
VMware VM Template Backup – BDRSuite for VMware has added support for the backup of the VMware VM Templates, which are used to create virtual machines on demand. You can back up the VM templates to a block or object storage repository of your choice.
Google Cloud Storage as Backup Repository – BDRSuite has added support for Google Cloud Storage (Object Storage) as a backup repository, which can be used for BDR Backup Server and Offsite DR Server. You can use Google Cloud’s object storage buckets to store a primary or secondary copy of the backup data.
Backup and Recovery of Google Workspace Shared Drive – BDRSuite now supports the backup and recovery of Shared Drives in Google Workspace Organization.
Backup and Recovery of Microsoft 365 Archive Mailbox – You can now backup and recover user emails in the Archive Mailbox (In-place Archive) of Microsoft 365. BDRSuite now also supports the backup and recovery of user emails in the Archive Mailbox (In-place Archive) of Microsoft 365.
Deduplication for Microsoft 365 User Mails – BDRSuite can now reduce bandwidth and storage utilization by using the mail-level deduplication feature at the source while backing up Microsoft 365 user mailboxes. That means that BDRSuite can now avoid transmitting duplicate email data and saves bandwidth and storage.
Enhancements in BDRSuite v5.5.0
- VMware Backup Performance increased by 2x
- VMware CBT Reset from GUI
- Parallel Processing of Disk Image Backup
- Parallel Processing Synthetic FullBackup
- Backup support for Sharepoint Personal sites
- Auxiliary Applications support for Microsoft 365 Backup
- Restore backed-up Microsoft 365 & Google Workspace mailboxes to different Organization
- Restore backed-up user emails directly from Microsoft 365 console through BDRSuite Add-in for Outlook
- Download Restore Logs for Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace
- Breadcrumbs view for OneDrive and Group OneDrive Restore
- Enhanced progress window for Offsite Replication
Across the board, performance and stability have been significant.
Vembu is constantly adding features and improvements to the BDRSuite. It is becoming a great product with great reliability, covering major platforms and most importantly with enterprise features, compared to major players it is affordable. You can take if for a spin and download a trial version. Unlike competing products, it takes only a couple of minutes to install.