Micro Focus Data Protector Review

It has a wide range of compatibility and integrates with all OS's.

Valuable Features

- Fast and easy to use

- Wide range of compatibility

- Simple integration with all the OS

- Simple GUI interface with a lot features

Improvements to My Organization

Reliable Utility that would help a lot to automate backups and recovery operations

Room for Improvement

- Find a way to protect the IDB (internal database) from corruption without the user interaction

- Improve the Graphical interface look

Use of Solution

For 4 years

Deployment Issues

- Sometimes you will have problems to push the data protector client installation (Edit the hosts file on the installation server, cell manager and the client)

Stability Issues

-a lot of Internal Data Base corruptions (sometimes it becomes serious)

The user have to Backup the IDB daily and do the daily maintenance

Customer Service and Technical Support


Initial Setup


- install the cell manager

- install the clients

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

I advise to install two cell managers with MOM license in case you have a DR site.

**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: HP partner
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