Optimize VMware vSphere Performance with the Free Edition of NAKIVO IT Monitoring

Download the Free Edition to get insight into the performance and health of your VMware vSphere virtual environment. Improve resource management, prevent bottlenecks and optimize planning. With the free version of NAKIVO IT Monitoring, you can keep track of up to 10 VMware vSphere VMs for a whole year. Combine IT Monitoring with the Free Edition feature set of NAKIVO Backup & Replication to receive a comprehensive backup and recovery solution for virtual, physical, cloud and SaaS environments.

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1 Year of Free Data Protection

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What You Get with the Free Edition

Clear Visibility

Clear Visibility

Monitor all the key performance metrics of your VMware vSphere infrastructure. With NAKIVO IT Monitoring, you can keep track of the CPU, RAM and disk usage of VMware vSphere hosts and VMs. You can also control the disk storage used by datastores to prevent memory shortage.
Streamlined Analytics

Streamlined Analytics

NAKIVO IT Monitoring brings real-time and historical data into a convenient, at-a-glance dashboard for better visualization and analytics. Analyze resource consumption over time and instantly check how many hardware resources are currently available to your VMware vSphere environment.
Effective Resource Management

Effective Resource Management

Prevent resource bottlenecks and react swiftly to performance issues. With an all-in-one view of your VMware vSphere infrastructure performance and hardware resources usage, you can improve load distribution, better manage dynamic virtual workloads and avoid VM sprawl.
Better Planning and Forecasting

Better Planning and Forecasting

Gain a better understanding of the performance trends and resource requirements of your VMware vSphere VMs, hosts and datastores. Make more informed decisions during capacity planning and anticipate the need for infrastructure scaling.
Robust Data Protection

Robust Data Protection

IT Monitoring for VMware vSphere is available with NAKIVO Backup & Replication. Get a comprehensive and a robust solution for data protection. Ensure that your VMware vSphere VM and app data is recoverable when you need it.
Tech Support with Live Chat

Tech Support with Live Chat

Use the Live Chat available right in the solution web interface to get assistance. Our engineers are ready to help you have a smooth experience when using NAKIVO IT Monitoring for VMware vSphere.

Install Anywhere

Install on Windows

One-click Windows installation

Install on Linux

Single-command Linux deployment

Deploy as a VA

Pre-configured VMware
vSphere or Nutanix AHV VA

Deploy as AMI

Pre-configured Amazon Machine Image

Deploy on NAS

Flexible installation of NAS devices

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Very easy to use and deploy. It can run almost anywhere with low requirements.

IT Manager, Services Industry


Strong core backup and restore performance. Super easy to set up and use.

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NAKIVO is a great product. Helpful features, great support, competitive pricing.

IT Manager, Energy and Utilities Industry


VMware backup and replication at an affordable price with best result.

System Administrator, Finance Industry


Good solution with Synology NAS.

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Gartner award 5-star rating
Capterra award Top Performer -
Server Backup Software 2021
Leader award Leader
Fall 2021
Trustradius award 5-star rating
Software.informer award Software Informer
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VMworld award Finalist in
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CRN Storage award The 20 Coolest Data
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NAKIVO is a US-based corporation dedicated to delivering the ultimate backup and disaster recovery solution for virtual, physical, cloud and SaaS environments with built-in IT monitoring. As one of the fastest-growing backup and ransomware recovery software vendors in the industry, NAKIVO boasts 5-star online community reviews, 98% customer satisfaction with support and a network of over 8,000 partners worldwide. Over 26,000+ customers in 180 countries trust NAKIVO with protecting their data, including major companies like Coca-Cola, Honda, Siemens and Cisco.