Micro Focus Data Protector Review

It enables us to back up to tape and restore files. We would like a direct plugin to VMware.


What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the ability to back up to tape. We can quickly restore files that have been deleted or are missing from the system.

How has it helped my organization?

It allows us to be more flexible with how we do our system backups.

What needs improvement?

We would like to have a direct plugin to VMware.

It could also be simplified, made more usable and manageable.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

In the current version, it is very stable. We are currently a couple of versions behind. At this stage, it's very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's designed for enterprise businesses. We're a small to medium business. It's more than perfect for us.

How are customer service and technical support?

I haven’t used technical support in the last couple of years.

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

We have always been using Data Protector.

How was the initial setup?

Because of the version we were on, it was quite complex at the beginning.

What other advice do I have?

I would advise colleagues to try it. If it fits their system, then go for it.

Our most important criteria when selecting a vendor was cost.

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