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Best backup plan for my VMware setup

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Currently I have 3 VMware hosts (2 Mac Minis and a Dell Server) with a pair of Synology NAS units running in high availability mode.  As I found out the hard way - it turns out a backup is still required as my datastore got corrected and I narrowly escaped some serious dataloss.  Perhaps not using the high availability mode is best and breaking them up into two separate NAS units with a primary and backup.  I'm not sure how backing up virtual machines works so please run me through my options for software and all.  This is a home office setup (I go all out with my stuff) so there is something to be said for being budget conscious.
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