Cohesity DataProtect Competitors and Alternatives

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Brijesh Parikh
Real User
Senior Architect, Cloud Infrastructure at a tech vendor with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 13 2020

What is most valuable?

All the features used right now have been very valuable. The biggest advantage for us right now is the ability to back up our Office 365 mailboxes along with all our… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provides us a single solution to recover data. We haven't had a lot of restore requests. There have been a couple of them where we had to restore a full server and the… more»

What needs improvement?

I have written a lot of different reviews about the product and every time I have mentioned the user interface is not user-friendly, e.g., the admin portal is not… more»

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

There is a bit of cost involved with signing up the entire solution. It's not a cheap solution.

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

I used Commvault from 2011 to 2012 at one of my previous organization, but it was only for a short period of time that I worked with it. I then had to move onto other… more»

What other advice do I have?

Go through an assessment first before selecting the product. Every business is different and has different requirements. Do a complete assessment with the data protection… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did evaluate Veeam and Cohesity. At the time, Cohesity was not mature, as they were fairly new to the business. We had a few meetings with them, and after our… more»
Matthew Vallandingham
Real User
Systems Administrator at Churchill Downs
Jul 01 2018

What is most valuable?

The user interface (UI) is great. It is very lightweight and intuitive. The Auto-Snapshot SLA feature and recovery time are amazing. It took seven seconds to have a server… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has greatly simplified our backup process. We create SLAs inside Rubrik, and it does the rest. For most VMs, there is not a Client to be installed. We also like the DR… more»

What needs improvement?

There are so many things Rubrik has done right. They need to continue to listen to their customers and what they want/need, not just care about money and the bottom line… more»

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

The cost was less than our previous provider, and this is a much better product.

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

We previously used EMC Avamar. The reason that we switched was cost, maintenance, and customer support.

What other advice do I have?

If you are looking for a product that offers backups and DR capabilities, which is easy to use, look no further than Rubrik. I am very satisfied.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked into EMC's newest product, Veeam, and Cohesity.
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