This page is dedicated to tools, eBooks, and other interesting links.

Name Description Link
Altaro VM Backup Award-winning virtual machine backup and replication solution for Hyper-V and VMware environments. Download a fully functional 30-day trial
Altaro Office 365 Backup Back up and restore all your company’s Office 365 mailboxes – emails, attachments, contacts and calendars – and files stored within OneDrive and SharePoint on an annual or multi-year subscription Download your free 30-day trial here
365 Threat Monitor Scan all emails as they reach your Office 365 user mailboxes to detect ransomware, phishing and spam. Receive real-time phone alerts and instantly delete threats with just one click. Get real-time security breach updates and instantly delete threats – for free
Veeam Backup & Replication Community Edition Veeam Backup & Replication Community Edition is a free backup for VMware and Hyper-V, as well as physical servers, workstations and cloud instances. It protects up to 10 VMs Link
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Community Edition Back up Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business data weekly, daily or as often as every five minutes in the location of your choice — on premises or in cloud object storage — including AWS S3, Azure Blob, IBM Cloud and S3-compatible providers. Never settle for less than reliable, granular restore of Office 365 email items, SharePoint sites, documents, libraries and lists, as well as OneDrive for Business accounts, files and folders, in a few clicks. Link
Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows FREE Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows FREE provides a simple solution for backing up Windows-based PCs and laptops. With Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows FREE, you can easily back up your computer to an external hard drive, NAS (network-attached storage) share or a Veeam Backup & Replication repository. Link
Veeam Agent for Linux FREE The NEW Veeam Agent for Linux FREE is a simple backup agent that’s designed to ensure the Availability of your Linux Instances, regardless of if they’re deployed in the public cloud or on premises. Link
NAKIVO Backup & Replication Backup & Site Recovery Solution for Physical, Virtual, Cloud. Full-Featured Free Trial Link
RVtools Great free tool for an inventory of you’re vSphere environment. Link
vSphere Assesment Tool Tool that helps with you’re vSphere upgrade journey Link
As Built Report Automate the documentation of your VMware vSphere, NSX, PureStorage, Horizon, Cisco UCS  environment Link
vDocumentation vDocumentation provides a community-created set of PowerCLI scripts that produce infrastructure documentation of vSphere environments in CSV or Excel file format Link
Ghostbuster Removes ghosted hardware in a VM Link


Ebooks / PDFs

Name Description Link
The Backup Bible In the modern workplace, your data is your lifeline. A significant data loss can cause irreparable damage. Every company must ask itself – is our data properly protected? Link
Office 365/Microsoft 365: The Essential Companion Guide In order to get the most out of your investment, Altaro have put together an 85-page eBook detailing everything about Office 365 and Microsoft 365 from explaining the feature sets, hidden applications, best practices, migrations, use-cases, and more! Download here
How to get the most of Windows Admin Center Windows Admin Center is the future of Windows and Windows server management. Are you using it to its full potential? Download here
VMware Troubleshooting Guide An essential handbook for administrators in small to mid-market business. Download here
Mastering vSphere Best Practices, Optimizing Configurations & More. Download here
Ransomware: A Survival Guide How it affects individuals and organizations, and how to protect yourself against attacks. Download here
Prepare for your VMware Certified VCP6-DCV Exam Veeam® is happy to provide the VMware community with a new, unofficial VCP6-DCV study guide. Once again, Veeam has teamed up with VMware-certified professionals Jason Langer and Josh Coen to help you successfully prepare for the VCP exam. Link
Active Directory Deep Dive “Take a crash course on Active Directory to learn how to:

Properly deploy and configure an Active Directory
Virtualize Active Directory in Windows Server 2016
Ensure Availability and disaster recovery for AD”

PowerCLI: The Aspiring Automator’s Guide Second Edition This free eBook adopts a use-case approach to learning how to automate common vSphere tasks using PowerCLI. Link
VMware Technical Paper Latest VMware technical paper Link
VMware Visio Shapes Visio shapes for VMware Validated  Designs Link



Name Description Link
NVIDIA Virtual GPU releases Overview of the NVIDIA vGPU releases Link
Windows 10 lifecycle fact sheet Windows 10 lifecycle fact sheet Link
Windows 10 release information Windows 10 release information Link
Windows 10 release information Enterprise and Education Windows 10 Enterprise and Education follows the Modern Lifecycle Policy Link
Microsoft Office 365 licensing overview Microsoft Office 365 license overview Link
Veeam KB Latest Veeam KB articles Link
Veeam Restore Point Simulator Link
Microsoft Portals Microsoft Portals oveview Link
VMware Tools download VMware Tools download Link