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Pros
"This solution allows me to restore either the VM or the data, depending on what is needed.""The storage backup is very efficient.""The backup features are very useful.""One of the most valuable features is security and connectivity to the data.""The fact that Azure Backup is integrated is one of its biggest advantages.""It's very simple to configure which is very useful. It's not complex to configure it.""It is easy to schedule backups.""Azure Backup is good because it is entirely cloud-based, which means that you can be 99.9% sure that your backup is safe."

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"One of the features I find most valuable, is the good technical support.""The speed and the ease of the initial setup are both good. It is not complex."

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Cons
"The user interface is a little bit confusing and it could be better.""The support for Office365 backup is atrocious and is something that has to be improved.""The solution is still in its infancy; it's not a mature product yet.""We would like to see some kind of notification given to the user that a file was not synchronized well or what may have happened.""In the next release, I would like to see the ability to back up to different cloud providers.""To make it a ten, it should have the ability to extend the retention and to perform a copy of the data outside of the subscription - with no additional costs.""Technical support is in need of improvement.""The compression ratio of the backup data should be improved."

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"The interface and documentation need to improve.""The product has to be more mature, like to be another six to eight months on the market. A lot of maturity needs to be incorporated."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The pricing of this solution is ok, but I'm expecting that the price will decrease in the future.""The pricing of this solution is good, and it is one of the easiest things that you can sell Azure with.""Support payment works by the level of partnership and the number of shares.""This is an expensive solution in the Bangladesh marketplace.""We are paying about $100,000 USD per year, just for a couple of servers.""The price is pretty good, maybe $30 for a machine, I can't complain.""It is a bit costly initially, but it is well worth it in the long run, especially for fighting against a number of threats, such as ransomware, which the IT industry is facing."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I have no issues with the stability at all. So I don't necessarily care about the stability of the product. I look more at whether or not can I recover. And I haven't had a failed recovery yet. I've… more »
Top Answer: The price is pretty good, maybe $30 for a machine, I can't complain. Pricing is based on consumption base.
Top Answer: It doesn't have the option to have a backup from the database. It has a backup for the files, folders, and backup only the whole virtual machine. But if I need to do a backup from the Oracle database… more »
Top Answer: The speed and the ease of the initial setup are both good. It is not complex.
Top Answer: VMware has a reputation for quality, so they are a bit expensive. But you get security for the price, and I also believe the licensing fees differ from region to region. They have different policies… more »
Top Answer: One way this solution could be improved is if they could come up with better options to migrate. As for what could be included in the next release, we have shared a couple of points with them. First… more »
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Overview

Data is the heart of any organization and backing up this data is a key part of a business strategy. Azure Backup is a scalable solution with zero capital investment and minimal operational expense. With the optional integration with System Center Data Protection Manager, you can protect advanced workloads running in your datacenter in VMs or on physical servers.

Dell EMC ProtectPoint technology provides up to 20x faster, more efficient backup and 10x faster recovery while eliminating the backup impact on application servers. By integrating primary storage and industry leading protection storage, ProtectPoint reduces cost and complexity by eliminating traditional backup applications while still providing the benefits of native backups. Overall, ProtectPoint provides the performance of snapshots with the functionality of backups.
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Sample Customers
Russell Reynolds Associates, Somerset County Council, Kardem, PCL ConstructionFieldCore
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government6%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
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Computer Software Company63%
Comms Service Provider7%
Healthcare Company7%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
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Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise21%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Azure Backup vs. Dell EMC ProtectPoint and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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Azure Backup is ranked 19th in Backup and Recovery Software with 15 reviews while Dell EMC ProtectPoint is ranked 44th in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews. Azure Backup is rated 7.6, while Dell EMC ProtectPoint is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Azure Backup writes "Secure, good connectivity, easy to scale, and gives our clients peace of mind". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell EMC ProtectPoint writes "The programs are excellent and the technical support is very good". Azure Backup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault, Veritas NetBackup, IBM Spectrum Protect and Dell EMC Avamar, whereas Dell EMC ProtectPoint is most compared with Dell EMC NetWorker, Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager, Zerto and Rubrik. See our Azure Backup vs. Dell EMC ProtectPoint report.

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