VSphere Data Protection

Traditional data backup and data recovery solutions are expensive, slow and complex. They write data to tape, which is difficult and time-consuming to restore. In contrast, VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ (VDP) provides fast backup to disk with dependable recovery.

VSphere Data Protection Does


Efficient Backup

Reliably protect your virtual machines with mature technology powered by EMC Avamar and minimize costs for backup infrastructure with patented, industry-leading deduplication.


Ease of Use

Setup and manage backup and replication through a simple, intuitive interface that integrates with the familiar vSphere web console.


Fast, Predictable Recovery

Improve recovery time objectives (RTO) with unique restore capabilities and enable disaster recovery (DR) with network-efficient, secure backup data replication.


Application-Awareness for Physical and Virtualized Applications

Backup both physical (non-virtualized) and virtualized Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server and SharePoint, through the same vSphere Web Client user interface, using agents that provide application-consistent, granular backup and recovery.


Lowest Total Cost of Ownership

Benefit from low upfront cost through simple per CPU licensing, lowest capital expense through storage and network-efficient backup/replication, and low operating expense through simple management of backup services fully integrated with vSphere.