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"The most valuable features of BackupAssist are ease of use, configure is simple, and more importantly, ease of recovery. If you needed to do a complete system recovery or another recovery it is straightforward."

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"The deduplication is the most valuable feature because it helps to control the overhead.""I would say flexibility is the most important feature of the product. The performance and speed are the best on the market.""Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is user-friendly and easy to use. it does what it needs to do."

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"Many solutions become stagnant over time. However, BackupAssist has been consistent in updates but they must continue to innovate and improve to avoid stagnation.""Many solutions become stagnant over time. However, BackupAssist has been consistent in updates but they must continue to innovate and improve to avoid stagnation."

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"The Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager reports could improve. There should be different kinds of reports on failures, such as dashboards that we can submit to top management or auditors.""There is always room for improvement. The compression ratio should be improved as well as the efficiency.""As a new product, there are some things that still need to improve a bit as it matures."

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"The cost of the solution is reasonable and there are add-on options that can be purchased. I have used other solutions that are a lot more expensive that are not as good. The ability to get support is very simple and very reasonable from a cost standpoint."

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"The price of Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is reasonable.""The licensing costs and pricing model are based on capacity and the license is easy to upgrade."

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Top Answer: Many solutions become stagnant over time. However, BackupAssist has been consistent in updates but they must continue to innovate and improve to avoid stagnation.
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Overview
BackupAssist is a backup app for physical and virtual Windows servers. It supports on-site and cloud backup, and allows users to restore anything from a few files to an entire server.

The Dell EMC PowerProtect Software is called a platform and provides data protection, replication and re-use. It supports long-term retention in the public cloud and is described as a multi-cloud product. Dell EMC slide. Backed up data and virtual machines data are live mounted by VMs in client servers.

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Monash University, NASA, NYU, Pfizer, RAF Association, Rockwell Colins, University of Arizona, US Department of State, Volvo
Rushmore Electric, Melanson Health, Arrow Electronics
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Media Company6%
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Comms Service Provider14%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Government6%
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BackupAssist is ranked 29th in Backup and Recovery Software with 1 review while Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is ranked 32nd in Backup and Recovery Software with 3 reviews. BackupAssist is rated 10.0, while Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of BackupAssist writes "Simple to configure, highly reliable, and effective backup and restore functionality". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager writes "The ratio of deduplication is very high and it has good performance ". BackupAssist is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Altaro VM Backup, Acronis Backup, Veeam Agent for Linux and Zerto, whereas Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is most compared with Dell EMC Avamar, Dell EMC NetWorker, Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault and Veeam Agent for Linux.

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