VM Explorer

Простое, доступное и надежное резервное копирование данных в среде виртуальных машин, а также тиражирование данных для сред VMware vSphere и Microsoft Hyper-V.

Just Right VM Backup for SMBs

HPE VM Explorer is a low-cost, easy-to-use and reliable VM backup solution. Within minutes you can start centrally managing your backups to disk, tape and cloud through an intuitive and easy-to-navigate web interface – no product training required! Advanced server backup capabilities include incremental backups and replication, snapshot integration and native cloud support for leading Cloud platforms. With instant VM recovery, direct file level restore from the cloud, encryption, and verification, VM Explorer delivers resiliency, efficiency and agility in your virtual environments. Read More.

  • Free Edition

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    A fully- functioning product with no time limit.

  • Professional Edition

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    Efficient backup/replication solution, starter pack includes 4 physical CPU sockets, unlimited additional CPU sockets can be purchased. Upgrading to the Enterprise Edition is easy! 

  • Enterprise Edition

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    Advanced backup, replication and recovery solution, starter pack includes 6 physical CPU sockets. Unlimited additional CPU sockets can be purchased.

Customer Reviews

Simple, Cost-effective Virtual Machine Protection

HPE VM Explorer is a low-cost, easy-to-use and reliable backup solution offering fast virtual machine backup and granular restore, replication, and verification of VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V environments. Learn more in the data sheet.

(PDF 500 KB)


VM Explorer Key Capabilities

All-in-one VM Data Protection

Backup and replicate ESX and ESXi standalone servers, vCenter virtual datacenter, Microsoft Hyper-V server as well as a Hyper-V Cluster on all operating systems supported by VMware ESX/ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V server.

Just Right for SMB

Get high value at a low price point. Simple licensing, low pricing, and self-service features enable easy maintenance and eliminate the need for special training – making the overall solution very cost-effective for SMBs.

Single-click Restore

Perform data recovery of VMs in a matter of seconds directly from data backups, reducing unplanned downtime and improving service availability. Granular file-level recovery enables rapid restore of single files and folders directly from any backup.

Fast and Reliable

Automatically backup data verification, encryption, and active directory integration without disrupting the production environment.

Backup to Disk, Tape, and Cloud

Securely back up and replicate VMs directly to cloud targets including Amazon S3, Rackspace, and Helion OpenStack without any intermediary gateway. Automated storage tiering enables seamless movement of backup sets between disk, tape, and cloud.

Easy to Install and Operate

Be up and running in minutes. The configuration requires a few simple clicks to start running data backups and replications of your virtual machines. You can manage the health and status of all scheduled data backup tasks through a single dashboard.

Protecting Critical Servers and Data in Virtualized Environments

VM Explorer is designed to address the backup and recovery needs of smaller businesses operating virtualized servers. This white paper explores the challenges that arise when SMBs seek to back up data, services, and applications in virtualized environments, and explains how VM Explorer can help resolve these issues.

(PDF 287 KB)

VM Explorer Demo Days

Join HPE for 45 minute sessions held monthly to hear our subject matter experts review how you can use VM Explorer to improve your recoverability while controlling cost and time impacts.

How Small and Medium-sized Businesses Can Protect Critical Virtual Servers and Data

TechValidate surveyed more than 400 users across a range of industries and countries to better understand how customers are using VM Explorer and the value gained from it. Find out what they said.

(PDF 552 KB)

VM Backup Best Practices: Tips from the Trenches

Is the worry of protecting your organization’s critical data keeping you up at night? Wondering how to secure the data in your virtual environments? Listen to this panel discussion to find out how ZaneRay, a Montana-based web design and e-commerce consultancy, protects their high-value websites, internal systems and client data. Learn best practices for VM backup from practitioners just like you!

Customer Spotlight: Zane Ray Protects Global Websites

HPE VM Explorer allows Montana-based web design and e-commerce consultant to back up and restore virtual machines fast. Watch the video to learn more.

(1:37 Minutes)

VM Explorer Offerings

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Powerful Web interface (English, Italian, Spanish, German, Chinese - Simplified, French, Japanese, Portuguese - Brazilian and Russian)XXX
vCenter and Hyper-V cluster supportXXX
Backup and restore for ESX/ESXi, and Hyper-VXXX
Application-consistent backup using Microsoft VSSXXX

Deduplication (HPE StoreOnce NAS)

Deduplication (HPE StoreOnce VTL) XX
Task scheduler XX
Incremental backup for ESX/ESXi, and Hyper-V XX
Replication and incremental replication for ESX/ESXi and Hyper-V XX
Tape/VTL backup XX
Automated backup test for ESX/ESXi XX
Backup to the cloud (Amazon S3 & S3 compatible targets, Microsoft Azure, Rackspace, OpenStack) XX
Backup status reports and email notifications XX
File-level restore XX
Microsoft Exchange 2013 & 2016 single, multiple and mailbox email restore (GRE) XX
File-level restore from the cloud  X
Instant VM recovery (IVMR) for ESX/ESXi  X
Automated test on cloud backups for ESX/ESXi  X
Multi-user interface with Active Directory integration  X
vSAN support  X
Storage snapshots with EMC ScaleIO v1.32  X
Encrypted backups  X

VM Explorer Technical Videos: Learn the Basics

VM Explorer Technical Videos: Beyond the Basics


Data Sheet


HPE VM Explorer


(PDF 500 KB)



Why SMBs Need Something Better to Protect Their VMs


(PDF 2.6 MB)

Solution brief


Simple, Cost-effective VM Backup



(PDF 108 KB)

Analyst Report


HPE VM Explorer: Designed for an SMB's Needs


(PDF 1.3 MB)

Case Study


Notre Dame Finds HPE VM Explorer Fast and Affordable


(PDF 143 KB)



Meet HPE VM Explorer Blog Series

White paper


Protecting Critical Servers and Data in Virtualized Environments


(PDF 287 KB)

Case Study


ZaneRay protects global websites with HPE VM Explorer


(PDF 188 KB)

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