How to calculate the total storage being used in my vmWare environment

I am trying to find a feature in vCenter on providing me the total storage being used by my VMs. I need this information so I know what solution to use for backup and storage solution purchase from Barracuda.
j_ramesesInfo Sys MngrAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
The quickest method would be to use RV Tools from here -

You can then look at the vDisk and vDatastore tabs, export to Excel, and sum the columns.

or, usoing vCenter Server, select Inventory > Datastore and Clusters, and look at the Provisioned Size for each datastore.
j_ramesesInfo Sys MngrAuthor Commented:
Andrew, they have several software products, I did not find an RV tool in their descriptions.
Which exactly is the correct software?
IF there is a cost to it, is there a no-cost software that you are aware of.
Strange that VMware does not have a feature for that.
Especially, in the enterprise plus version.
j_ramesesInfo Sys MngrAuthor Commented:

I found a feature in vCenter that does it.
You simply highlight all the rows, goto -->File__>Export-->Export List-->Excel

That was all it took.

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
RV Tools is much better, provides lots of information, its FREE DOWNLOAD, on the same page I posted.

click this, enter name, and email address.
j_ramesesInfo Sys MngrAuthor Commented:
Andrew, all I see for software is: fi tools, fi data profiler portable, file investigator api, and file expander api
j_ramesesInfo Sys MngrAuthor Commented:
It's a trial version which then you have to purchase.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
those are sponsor links, you are clicking.....

It's FREE, not trial!

RV Tools
j_ramesesInfo Sys MngrAuthor Commented:
Arghhh, I found my error.
I was looking at rather than .net.
Thanks, let me check that link out.

Regarding point system, how should I base it.
j_ramesesInfo Sys MngrAuthor Commented:
Bummer, that site is in the Netherlands.
We have that country blocked.
It appears I will have to do it from home then.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
As for points,  you select the post which was helpful.
j_ramesesInfo Sys MngrAuthor Commented:
I chose mine because it required no download or install.
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