Free vSphere Data Protection Alternatives

The most popular alternative is Veeam Backup, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 6 alternatives to vSphere Data Protection so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting vSphere Data Protection alternatives are XSIBackup (Freemium) and CloudBacko (Freemium).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Aug 19, 2020

  • VM backup application-item recovery and VM migration and file management for your virtual environment.
    • Freemium
    • Windows
  • Backup VMWare ESXi vSphere virtual machines to datastore or differential over TCP/IP. No agents, self capable, runs in the hypervisor host, ESXi 5.1, ESXi 5.5 & ESXi 6.0 compatible, hot backup, differential backup.
    • Freemium
    • Self-Hosted
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor


  • CloudBacko can back up your data concurrent or sequential to multiple destinations, including Amazon S3, AWS compatible storages, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, Microsoft...