Free VMware and Hyper-v Backup Software

Download Unitrends Free and protect up to 1 TB of your data without limitations on number of VMs or sockets. 

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Free Backup and Recovery Software For The Virtualization Community

Unitrends Free™ is free backup software that quickly deploys as a virtual appliance in VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V environments.

Unitrends Free is packed with enterprise features, such as cloud integration and instant VM recovery, and protects up to 1.0 TB of data. As your business and data protection needs grow, scale up seamlessly with an upgrade from Unitrends Free to Unitrends Backup.

Features of Unitrends Free

Free vSphere and Hyper-V VM Backup

Hypervisor-level protection for vSphere and Hyper-V for up to 1TB of production data.

Automated Daily Scheduling

Set it and forget it scheduling with daily recovery points keeps you protected, even when you’re not around.

Free Protection For Windows Physical

Unitrends Free protects not only your VMs but also your physical Windows servers.

Unlimited VMs and Sockets

No limits on the number of VMs or sockets protected by Unitrends Free.

Protection For Free vSphere

Unitrends Free protects virtual machines running on free VMware vSphere (also known as Free ESXi) using agents.

Instant VM Recovery

Quickly run a virtual machine directly from a backup to reduce downtime.

Cloud Backup

Cloud Backup to AWS S3, Google Cloud Storage, or Google Cloud Storage Nearline for offsite disaster recovery.

Fast, Incremental Forever Backups

Keep your environment protected EVERY DAY and don't be a storage hog with changed-block tracking.

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The Unitrends Free™ experience is flawless and easy. You usually don’t come across a free product that is both straightforward and fully functional, not to mention one that features a beautifully designed, intuitive UI.

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Vice President,
A-1 Limousine Inc.

Hypervisor Requirements 

  • Free editions of VMware vSphere 5.1, 5.5, or 6.0 (Free ESXI)
  • Paid editions of VMware vSphere 5.1, 5.5, or 6.0
  • Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2 with Hyper-V role enabled

Storage Requirements

  • A minimum of 2 virtual processors (CPUs)
  • A minimum of 4 GB of RAM
  • 90 GB of space for the VM’s initial disk
  • At least 128 GB of attached virtual disk backup storage

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Getting Started FAQs

Answers to common Unitrends Free product and setup questions.

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