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What’s New in BDRSuite v5.5.0 covers vSphere 8.0 Backup

Vembu’s approach to backup VMware vSphere VMs is one of the most unparalleled ways of protecting your data against data loss or disaster. Be it a small business running a few VMware hosts or an enterprise running many VMware hosts in the cluster, Vembu BDR Suite takes a comprehensive approach to protect VMware vSphere VMs; as a result, you can now experience an intuitive, agentless, image-level backup that not only protects business-critical VMware virtual machines but also applications and its data. BDRSuite supports backup for VMware vSphere v8.x, ConnectWise Integration, Google Cloud Storage (object storage) as a backup repository in version 5.5.0.

New Features

Support for VMware vSphere v8.x
BDRSuite now supports Backup and Replication for virtual machines running on the latest version of VMware vSphere v8.x.

Google Cloud as Backup Repository
Google Cloud Storage (Object Storage) is now supported in BDRSuite to store backup data, backup copy, and offsite copy data. BDRSuite already supports other cloud storage such as Amazon S3, Azure Blog, and S3 Compatible storage such as Wasabi, MinIO, etc.

ConnectWise Integration
BDRSuite now supports ConnectWise Integration. This feature allows you to create service tickets automatically in ConnectWise Manage for BDRSuite activities. The tickets can be created for various tasks (Backup/Restore/Replication) and different task statuses (Success/Failed/Warning) on relevant service boards.

Backup and Recovery of VMware VM Templates
BDRSuite for VMware now supports backup for VMware VM Templates. Now, VM Templates will show up in the list of VMware ESXi/vCenter entities that can be selected for backup. You can configure backup for VM Templates and restore when required.

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
BDRSuite now 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 now reduces bandwidth and storage utilization by using the mail-level deduplication feature at the source while backing up Microsoft 365 user mailboxes. With this, BDRSuite avoids transmitting duplicate email data and saves bandwidth and storage.

Useful Links:

  • VMware Backup Performance increased by 2x
  • VMware CBT Reset
  • Parallel Disk Image Backup
  • Parallel Synthetic Full Backup
  • Auxiliary Applications for Microsoft 365 Backup
  • Restore to a mailbox in a different Organization (Microsoft 365 & Google Workspace)
  • Restore the 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
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