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Backup and Replication of VMware Workstation 10 virtual machines

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I am currently using the last build/version of VMware Workstation 10 on a my Windows 8.1 Professional HP computer.   I have 2 virtual machines that are very important to me and wanted to know the best way to automate a backup based on scheduled (incremental and full backups), able to replicate and/or transport easily.   Is there 3rd party software that can do all this?   Any thoughts???

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Besides coming up with some sort of script and or manually perform a backup of the files there's this third party solution
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I need the entire process to be automated.   The only time it will it can be manual is when replicating perhaps to another host or for DR.
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Then the third party solution will be your safest bet for the moment ...
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I will like to see others to compare -- If you know of any others, that would be perfect.
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Well, there isn't much out there specifically tailored for VMware Workstation, there is this one myabe: http://www.unitrends.com/products/software
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