White Paper:

VMware vSphere Backup:
Top 10 Best Practices


Boost VMware vSphere Data Protection

VMware vSphere is a leading virtualization platform that offers businesses high operational flexibility and simplified management. However, your VMware vSphere virtual machines must be protected from data loss and downtime incidents at all costs to deliver on these expectations. A big enough data loss or downtime could actually bring business operations to a halt.

This white paper provides key VMware vSphere backup practices to help you maintain high availability and ransomware resilience in your environment. Learn how to create healthy, resource-efficient VM backups and optimize data protection processes to boost performance with NAKIVO Backup & Replication.

This white paper covers

This white paper covers:

  • Data Protection Strategy and Planning
    • Keep your software up to date
    • Align your strategy with business needs
    • Assess your ability to meet recovery objectives
    • Secure your backup environment
  • Optimizing the Backup Process
    • Minimize VM backup size
    • Create application-aware backups
    • Verify VM recoverability
  • Maximizing Performance
    • Ensure efficient VM recovery
    • Leverage automation techniques
    • Adjust to changing circumstances
    • Monitor your VMware infrastructure


NAKIVO is a US-based corporation dedicated to delivering the ultimate backup, ransomware protection and disaster recovery solution for virtual, physical, cloud and SaaS environments. As one of the fastest-growing backup and ransomware recovery software vendors in the industry, NAKIVO boasts 24 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, 5-star online community reviews, 98% customer satisfaction with support and a network of over 7,000 partners worldwide. Over 22,000 customers in 171 countries trust NAKIVO with protecting their data, including major companies like Coca-Cola, Honda, Siemens and Cisco.

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