I had a question about the free version of ESXi 4.1 and using Veeam Backup. The backups take a long time. Is the only way to speed up the backup is to get the paid version of ESX? Also, can i use Veeam to migrate ESXi VM's from one server running ESXi to another server running ESXi? Is here anyway to setup ESXi to share datastores on another server so there is some redundancy?
Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (for 1 year, up to 10 users). This license allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in your home lab without any feature limitations.