Tsfaniya CharikerSystems Administrator at a manufacturing company
Anonymous UserIT Network Analyst at a manufacturing company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The data protection functionality is the most valuable feature of this solution."
"The backup is the most valuable feature. It also makes storage very easy."
"The most valuable features are the replication to the cloud and the deduplication."
"The most valuable feature is the duplication."
"One nice feature with Backup Exec is mainly that disaster can happen to any server and the disk image can be destroyed very easily. It's also easy to fully email the backup image and restore the server."
"This solution works well and has good integration with technologies such as VMware and Hyper-V."
"The most valuable feature is the ability to back up IBM Power virtual servers."
"The dashboard was good. I loved to see the maintenance dashboard every time I logged on. That was my first screen because it always gave me a reminder of how many days before my next renewal."
"The most valuable feature is the user-friendly interface."
"The interface, dashboard, and pricing are all perfect."
"The solution is very scalable. Whenever we grew, it was just a matter of adding new licenses, so it's easy to grow."
"I have not seen another backup solution as scalable as this one."
"It should be easier to switch between backup locations. We have multiple data storage locations and sometimes one of those storages need to be replaced. It would be nice if they made it easier to reconfigure the backup configuration."
"The only problem with the solution is that when I change the drive capacity, it has to do a full backup. It's a problem when I have five servers to backup. When I only want to change the size of the drive, I have to do a full backup that can take one week."
"In the most recent version of premium plus the replication has been removed, and it should re-added to the solution."
"Based on my experience, whenever we need support, there are difficulties with communication when trying to resolve the issue."
"Veritas Backup Exec should be more user-friendly. The costs should also be much lower and it should be easier to go through the disaster recovery process."
"This solution does not support image-level backup of a physical server."
"Compared to other vendors, there are features that you will find not included in Veritas."
"The cost is quite high. Along with the general costs, the supposed agents that you have to buy for the various options that you want to use ends up driving the costs higher as well."
"There are some issues with the Backup Exec Library and the random picking of tapes."
"Better integration with non-Microsoft products would be an improvement."
"In terms of improvements, I think the pricing model could be improved. They charge you by port, for every port that you have even if you're not using all of them."
"The user interface needs to be improved."
"We only have the maintenance of three standard UDP licenses. Each license is 50 Euro. There are some additional costs for the storage and software but it has nothing to do with the UDP."
"Normally our customers purchase the premium plus license, rather than the standard one, which provides more options."
"The price of this product is high and it should be lower."
"Veritas licensing is somewhat expensive. They have to decrease the price."
"We are satisfied with the price of this solution."
"It's a good price for the product."
"The price of this solution is a bit high."
"It is a mid-range solution on the pricing scale."
"Its price is reasonable."
"This product is priced for smaller customers."
"There is an evaluation license available to test this solution."
Backup Exec delivers powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use backup and recovery to protect your entire infrastructure whether built upon virtual, physical, or a combination of both. Backup Exec is licensed per media server, agent and option.
Arcserve UDP is ranked 41st in Backup and Recovery Software with 4 reviews while Veritas Backup Exec is ranked 9th in Backup and Recovery Software with 21 reviews. Arcserve UDP is rated 7.0, while Veritas Backup Exec is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Arcserve UDP writes "Offers good data protection functionalities and enables us to backup the virtual server". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veritas Backup Exec writes "Excellent backup capabilities with good technical support and a fairly easy initial setup". Arcserve UDP is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis Backup, Commvault, Rubrik and Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), whereas Veritas Backup Exec is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas NetBackup, Acronis Backup, Veritas System Recovery and Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain). See our Arcserve UDP vs. Veritas Backup Exec report.
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