Commvault Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
User at a engineering company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 05 2017

What is most valuable?

It has the ability to backup and move to a different machine if the machine dies. I haven't been able to use this feature yet, but I know it will come in handy. The ability to move from one machine to another for backup if a machine completely fails. We have a backup of not only the machine, i.e., the hard drive and data, but we also have the ability to recover... more»

What needs improvement?

Some of the default settings out-of-the-box should already be set up for the novice user. For instance, the warnings that say a hard drive has bad sectors and stops the backup from performing. My suggestion would be to still give the warnings that there are bad sectors on the hard drive, but continue to backup. It could then offer the option of whether to stop... more»
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Consultant
Assistant Consultant at Tata Consultancy Services
Dec 26 2016

What is most valuable?

* The product is very easy to use. * Deduplication features are great, especially on Catalyst stores. * We can also choose where to do the deduplication (source, media server or target).

How has it helped my organization?

The product has really improved the backup and restore for our infrastructure. It gives you great scalability options up to 1.7 PB and, according to the vendor, it can scale up to 34 PB using HPE inline deduplication. We were able to perform... more»

What needs improvement?

The support team needs improvement. Sometimes, it takes support a lot of time to fix the issue and majority of the cases have to be escalated to the lab.
Dell EMC
Real User
Lead - Data Protection at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
Aug 15 2017

What do you think of EMC Avamar?

Valuable Features Client deduplication. • Improvements to My Organization Reduced backup times. • Room for Improvement Restores should be faster. Backup image browse times should be faster. User interface is very dated. No accurate backup size utilization of clients. • Use of Solution Six years. • Deployment Issues No. • Stability Issues No. • Scalability Issues Yes. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: Very good. Technical Support: Fair. • Previous Solutions NetBackup. We needed faster backup times for NAS and server clients. • Initial Setup Straightforward. • Implementation Team Vendor team. They did a good job. • Other Solutions Considered Veeam, Commvault. We wanted to get away from managing backup...

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