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TarangDaptardar
Real User
Regional Director at value data
Feb 19 2020

What is most valuable?

The feature that is the most valuable is the Golden Copy feature. It is an incremental backup forever and you can restore from any point in time. The restores are also very fast. I also like the database policing. It is good for use with… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is very important for any organization to be able to complete their development cycle very quickly. This product helps us to get a proper output for our projects. We have to be able to do their data provisioning for development. Usually… more»

What needs improvement?

There are quite a few ways the product can be improved, actually. In terms of recovery the solution is very good, but still can be better. Specifically, they can improve in the area of ease of recovery and improve the speed. Also, the kind… more»

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

I am an ex-IBM employee and I have been working with IBM products for a long, long time. So we have been selling IBM Tivoli Storage Manager in the past, which is now Spectrum Protect. Also, I was selling Veeam in the past. I have a lot of… more»

What other advice do I have?

The way Actifio is shaping up is really good, especially in the way they are opening new avenues for data management — like in terms of test data management, database cloning, and the capability of duplicating databases instantly. Also, it… more»
DanWilson
Real User
User
Sep 26 2019

What is most valuable?

Easy integration with cloud and object storage backup pools. Ability to back up from the cloud and to back up to the cloud: on-prem to cloud, cloud to on-prem, cloud to… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The solution provides "instant restore" capability. It allows you to mount images from the backup pool back into production and run in that state. The mount function works… more»

What needs improvement?

Integration with snap services of disk vendors (they only support IBM and Pure right now). Actifio uses the native backup capabilities of each application (like VADP for… more»

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

Actifio will add professional services to the quote package. It is valuable to get the ball rolling quickly. While Actifio is a simple product, its feature scope is large… more»

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

We have also been using IBM TSM/Spectrum Protect and Commvault. Actifio has the right vision of data management, ease of use, and embrace of the cloud.

What other advice do I have?

Actifio is not putting much development into their deduplication technology anymore. Just skip it. The cloud/object store option is called OnVault. It works way better… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Oh yes, we looked at all the major vendors. Veeam came in as a close second. Cohesity was also a top contender.

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What is Actifio?

Actifio is the world’s leading Enterprise Data-as-a-Service (EDaaS) platform. It enables thousands of users around the world to deliver their data just as they deliver their applications and infrastructure… as a service available instantly, anywhere. An enterprise-class software platform powered by patented Virtual Data Pipeline™ technology, Actifio frees data from traditional infrastructure to accelerate adoption of hybrid cloud, build higher quality applications faster, and improve business resiliency and availability. For more, visit Actifio.com or follow us on Twitter @Actifio.
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