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i have more than one VM ware hosted on ESX 3.5I and i want to connect it (VMware) to tape to make backup from vmware to tape .... I can do it? .... if yes HOW ??

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You probably want to take a look at the VMWare Consolidated Backup option. Be warned that it is not a trivial exercise to get it working. IIRC you still have to combine this with another backup product and a "proxy" machine to get the backups onto tape.

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