List of backup solutions for VM’s on both the paid and free ESXi …

I’ve been casting around for something to backup both the paid and free versions of ESXi 5.x VM for the least possible cost. Here is a list of the various ones I have come across. Note that I haven’t tried most of these yet so have not real comments.

Qantum vmPRO & DXi V1000 … http://www.quantum.com/products/vmbackup/vmprosoftware/index.aspx
ESXi paid version only.

A forum post … http://community.spiceworks.com/topic/430102-backup-solution-for-esxi-free-version?page=1

Cloudbacko … http://www.cloudbacko.com/en/index.jsp

ghettoVCB … https://communities.vmware.com/docs/DOC-8760

ghettoVCB+rsync … http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2011/02/how-to-compile-statically-linked-rsync.html

XSIBackup … http://33hops.com/xsibackup-help-man-page.html

Another forum post … https://communities.vmware.com/thread/435152?start=15&tstart=0

Unitrends … http://go.unitrends.com/unitrends-and-free-esxi?utm_source=VMwareCommunity

Thinware vBackup … http://www.thinware.net/Products/ThinwarevBackup/tabid/202/Default.aspx

VSquare … http://www.vsquarebackup.com/#

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