Cohesity DataProtect Review

After it was up and running, it was simple to add a vCenter and start backups


What is most valuable?

  • Backup/recovery
  • Indexing
  • Cloning
  • The space reduction for the backups.

How has it helped my organization?

  • It has vastly improved our ability to save money by backing up and replicating the our backups off-site.
  • The ability to delete a virtual machine (VM) and restore the backup copy to the original location with the same name.
  • Using the indexing to browse and restore/download individual files.

What needs improvement?

It should have quicker restore times.

For how long have I used the solution?

Over a year.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Excellent.

Technical Support:

Excellent.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Yes, they were outdated and bad.

How was the initial setup?

It was easy. After it was up and running, it was simple to add a vCenter and start backups.

What about the implementation team?

It was set up through a vendor team, who did an excellent job.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is a great deal for what you get.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, NetBackup, CommVault, and Rubrik.

What other advice do I have?

The potential to use the Tier-2 storage is great to have versus other solutions. Also, to be able to backup using a NAS device for it.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

4.1.2
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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