Micro Focus Data Protector Review

We can consolidate all our backup infrastructure requirements with one product, though you should prepare a large budget for it.

Valuable Features

The ease-of-use.

Improvements to My Organization

We are able to slowly, but surely, consolidate all the backup infrastructure requirements with one product.

Room for Improvement

  • Reporting functions
  • GUI

Use of Solution

I've used it for three months.

Deployment Issues

No issues so far.

Stability Issues

There ave been some issues.

Scalability Issues

No issues encountered.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:


Technical Support:


Previous Solutions

We did, and we switched because of the usability and scalability.

Initial Setup

It was straightforward - very little hassle to get it up and running.

Implementation Team

We used a vendor team who were 8/10.


It is hard to quantify. It is a backup solution, plus ours is a complex environment with different offerings for different customers.

Other Solutions Considered

Other HP products, CA, Symantec.

Other Advice

Prepare a bigger budget.

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1 Comment
Sr. Manager - System Analyst ( Datacenter Infrastructure) at a financial services firmReal User

We too currently use HP Data Protector. In my opinion all the enterprise data protection solutions require huge budget. But we understand that our data is also too critical which we cannot afford to lose at any cost.

15 October 15
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