Free Tools

Tool Name Description Category Provider Link
Veeam Backup Free Edition
for VMware and Hyper-v
Veeam® Backup Free Edition is a must-have FREE tool for ad-hoc virtual machine (VM) backup, restore and management in VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments. With no agents to deploy, powerful recovery options and VeeamZIP, you get flexibility in options and a reliable solution for important Data Protection Veeam Software AG Download
VMTurbo Datacenter Stencils Create diagrams of your datacenter using VMTurbo’s free datacenter stencils pack for Microsoft Visio or Mac users (OmniGraffle). Graphics / Diagrams VMTurbo Download
Veeam Stencils for VMware and Hyper-V ·         Veeam Software provides a free collection of VMware and Hyper-V virtualization Visio stencils that can be used by ESX administrators, system integrators and datacenter managers to create their own diagrams in Microsoft Visio 2003, 2007 or 2010 as part of your Hyper-V or VMware deployment planning. Graphics / Diagrams Veeam Software AG
Solarwinds Free VM Monitor VM Monitor Highlights:

·         Quickly check the health of your VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V host by monitoring CPU, memory utilization, number of virtual machines configured and running, and much more

·         View detailed virtual machine health statistics including VM name, guest OS, and VM state, as well as processor, memory, and network usage

Monitoring Solarwinds Download
Solarwinds Free VM-to-Cloud Calculator VM-to-Cloud Calculator Highlights:

·         Automatically inventory your virtual machines and capturing description, CPU, memory, storage, and count

·         Compare cost estimates from Amazon EC2, Windows Azure, and Rack space Cloud Servers

·         Easily generate updated estimates as your virtualized infrastructure evolves

picpick  full-featured screen capture tool, Intuitive image editor, color picker, color palette, pixel-ruler, protractor, crosshair, whiteboard and more.

User friendly and full of features for creating your image, Suitable for software developers, graphic designers and home users.

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FastSCP Veeam FastSCP can copy files over 6 times faster than WinSCP and other SCP-based tools as it uses full network capacity. … Veeam FastSCP does not require putting ESXi into “unsupported” mode or compromise its security by enabling additional services Management Veeam Software AG Download
Turbonomic Virtual Health Monitor Turbonomic  Virtual Health Monitor is the only FREE real-time performance monitoring solution without limitations of how broadly it can be deployed or which hypervisor platform it runs on. It enables you to:

·         Gain visibility into your entire infrastructure

·         See and identify problems in real time

·         Generate performance and efficiency reports

Monitoring Turbonomic Download
Foglight for Virtualization, Free Edition Foglight for Virtualization, Free Edition includes:

·         Snapshot Explorer

·         Storage Explorer

·         Change Explorer

·         Environment Explorer

·         vScope Explorer

·         SearchMyVM Explorer

Tool sets Quest Software Inc. Download
Openfiler Openfiler is a powerful, intuitive browser-based network storage software distribution. Openfiler delivers file-based Network Attached Storage and block-based Storage Area Networking in a single framework. NAS / SAN Openfiler Download
StarWind iSCSI SAN Free Edition StarWind iSCSI SAN Free is an iSCSI Target that converts any Windows server into a SAN. This tool provides the wide range of storage management and data protection features. If you want to deploy iSCSI SAN in your testing lab, for personal use or educational purposes, and evaluate this technology, you can do so completely free with StarWind. The solution is designed for use with the market leading server virtualization platforms – VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix. iSCSI SAN Starwind Download
FreeNAS FreeNAS is a powerful, flexible home storage system – configured by you, for your needs.From inexplicable file system incompatibilities to the mystery of the missing crossover cable, everyone knows the pain of trying to share files between different operating systems. Luckily, FreeNAS is here to make make the solution simple.Whether it’s streaming music and movies, backing up a desktop, or syncing files over the web, FreeNAS provides the tools to help you build the perfect file storage appliance for your home! NAS FreeNAS Download
Free VM configuration Tool – ManageEngine VMware Configuration Tool helps administrators to monitor VMware ESX 4.0 & VMware ESX 4.1 hosts and it can manage/configure some important attributes of the virtual machines available in the host machine. Parameters that can be managed/configured for a virtual machine(s) using this tool are as follows:

Power Operations
CPU – Configuration
Memory – Configuration
Rename Virtual Machine

Configuration Manage Engine Download
VM Health Monitor Free Tool – ManageEngine Using VM Health Monitor Tool, You will be able to perform:

Monitor VMware ESX server
Monitor VMware ESXi server
VMware host resources like CPU, Memory, Disk Details
Monitor Virtual Machine(VM ) and Guest OS Resources
Network Bandwidth Usage Monitoring
Real time monitoring tool
Easy to learn and use

Monitoring Manage Engine Download
StorMagic’s SvSAN for VMware SvSAN is the virtual SAN that is simple, cost-effective and flexible. Perfect for edge computing environments, the technology is based on software-defined storage that eliminates the need for physical SANs. SvSAN is designed to be very simple to install and manage whether deployed as part of a hyperconverged solution or as a storage-only target for any server environment. SAN Stormagic Download
Netwrix VMware Change Reporter Netwrix VMware Change Reporter provides virtual machine monitoring solutions to audit what changes were applied to your virtual environment, who made them, and where. Detailed reports help control VM sprawl and sustain regulatory compliance. See how your organization can benefit from Netwrix virtual machine monitoring tool. Reporter Netwrix Download
PuTTY PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an terminal emulator SHH and Telnet Putty Download
RVTools A windows .NET 2.0 application which uses the VI SDK to display information about your virtual machines and ESX hosts. Reporting Robware Download
Veeam Reporter Free Edition Veeam Reporter Free Edition provides all the core functionality of the full version of Reporter, including full data collection, multi-user support, and Microsoft SQL Server backend. Reporting Veeam Download
VMTurbo Performance and Efficiency Reporter The VMTurbo Performance and Efficieny Reporter is a collection of reports that give insight into performance and efficiency. Reportingq VMTurbo Download