Cohesity DataProtect Review

Extremely reduces the effort in daily backup and restore tasks

What is our primary use case?

The primary use case for the solution is VM backup/restore, physical server backup, and file restore. Also, clone VMs for test and dev environments and file sharing.

What is most valuable?

The absolutely top feature is the easy and fast backup and restore of VMs. It extremely reduces the effort in daily backup and restore tasks. Leading to no more effort for administration of a complex backed up and restored infrastructure.

How has it helped my organization?

  • Restore of a mission critical host with legacy backup solution: minimum one day.
  • Restore of a mission critical host with Cohesity: less than 1 hour.

What needs improvement?

Replication between two Cohesity clusters should be be improved in the next releases. Some workflows in the GUI should also be improved within next releases. Support for more vendors (databases) should also be delivered within the next releases.

For how long have I used the solution?

Less than one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?


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How is customer service and technical support?


How was the initial setup?

Very simple and straigtforward setup.

What about the implementation team?

A vendor team did the implementation. They had a great level of expertise.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

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