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"It's the leader in backup and archiving.""It's very stable.""It's a complete software that can protect all the main applications. Perhaps that's the feature I like most. The integration with the NetApp and other apps is also very nice.""We are using a KVM system in our cloud, and this solution works very well with it.""The solution provides us with a single platform to move, manage, and recover our data across on-premise locations. Some of the guys have been using it to move a virtual machine from VMware to the Microsoft solution, Hyper-V. They back it up and then they restore to the different virtual machine provider, and that works great.""The multi-tenancy is the most valuable feature for us because it's the only software that is fully multi-tenant and that has all the features we need to provide to all our tenants. It provides us with advanced features for MySQL and Oracle, among other platforms""The most valuable feature is sharing data sets like they're in a private cloud. We call it our "private cloud" because we can share anything that is inside our backup set with our colleagues or with other people, and yet, everything is still in Belgrade, in Serbia. It's not somewhere else on cloud servers. Everything is in our environment.""I'm a big fan of the reporting. You can build your own reports; it's very customizable. You can have individual reports going to groups of people or individuals. You can have them go out multiple times a day. It's basically a free-for-all as far as reporting goes. If anybody wants a specific job report every day, you can build it, schedule it, and have it go out and never touched it again. It's pretty nice."

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"It works great and it provides you with several standard tools to restore your backup, even after a big failure.""Bacula is pretty stable."

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"The speed and deduplication ratio are two of the most valuable features of the solution.""The implementation is straightforward.""The interface is very user-friendly.""This is a user-friendly solution.""From a centralized system, I can manage the interface, the backup policies, and the status of the database.""The most valuable features are the deduplication and compression capabilities.""If you have a large enough storage capacity then you can take an ample amount of data.""Deduplication is the most valuable feature."

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"Its competitor, Veeam, includes backup and replication in the same product. I don't know if Commvault has it or not, but they should if they don't.""The back of virtual machines needs improvement. I know they're working on it. They're always doing new things but I think they still have a little bit more to do.""I think the one thing that could be improved is the customer experience. The interface should be more user friendly.""This solution can be complex and difficult to administer because it supports all of the many platforms, so it would help if they could simplify it.""Just to keep it running is time-consuming. There are five people on my team. Commvault was supposed to be one of the less time-consuming solutions, but in reality it takes 60 percent of our time just to keep it running, and that's not even fine-tuning it; that's just to keep it running.""There is room for improvement in its user interface and web console, called Command Center. They are improving it every year so if they continue in that direction, I think it will be a very reliable console.""They can always improve the interface design to make it easier. Sometimes, you need to click two or three times to do something. They should look at what tabs are used most and make them more accessible, to cut the time it takes to get to that information.""Command Center definitely gives us a complete view of our data. But finding some of the granular, very small items that we sometimes have to find, such as auxiliary copies for tapes, I still find that it's easier to navigate and, sometimes, only possible to find them using the CommCell tool."

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"Easier setup and configuration, perhaps including a GUI, would be an improvement.""Bacula needs a graphical user interface because, for administrators, the command-line interface is okay, but for the average user it is not very easy."

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"The appliance doesn't have the global deduplication, it has StoreOnce deduplication. It does not deduplicate across the appliance, it will deduplicate in one particular store. With the global deduplication, I could store more data.""The solution would be improved if it could also be used as a data store for VMware.""The solution's pricing could be improved.""I would like to see an emphasis placed on making data deduplication and compression more powerful.""The repository should have an extension to connect to the cloud and deposit the backups.""The GUI and its user-friendliness have some room for improvement.""The web interface, ease of use, and GUI all need to be improved.""Cloud integration needs to be simplified."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The price could perhaps be lower as well.""Our cost is around $20,000 per month. The previous year, it was around $30,000 per month. It now costs less because Commvault changed the licensing type for providers.""Our yearly cost is around €20,000... The cost is based on the number of users and the amount of data. They sell it per terabyte.""There is a bit of cost involved with signing up the entire solution. It's not a cheap solution.""Commvault licensing is a perpetual license so only the support is being renewed yearly.""The complete license gives us options for all the features. Commvault does not license based on storage or the management components. It can integrate with any storage vendor. That means that when we are out of storage and need more, we can integrate without additional licensing. In my opinion, Commvault needs to reduce the licensing cost by 20 to 40 percent to make it cost-efficient.""We went from Veritas NetBackup to Commvault. We switched due to upfront licensing and costs. We have more visibility into what we're actually purchasing. It seemed like, overall, the cost of Commvault was cheaper.""It is cheaper than Veeam."

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"This is an open-source solution."

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"There are costs for additional storage and space.""Price-wise, it comes with a high price tag when compared to other products.""The cost of HPE StoreOnce is very expensive.""We have got a perpetual license, and we have access to all the features. If you are using cloud banks, you can store the internal data in HPE Cloud if needed. You can offload the data to the HPE Cloud. It is a licensed product. We have got around 10 TB of cloud bank storage with a one-time payment. We specifically took 10 TB for very critical offsite backups. We can also increase it in blocks if needed."

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Overview

Commvault can help you transform your data into a powerful strategic asset, with data protection and information management solutions that enable you to protect, access and use all of your data anywhere and anytime.

Bacula Enterprise Edition is a set of subscription-based enterprise data backup solutions which empower data centers to truly escape data volume price traps. High numbers of enterprise organizations worldwide (incl. NASA, Bank of Austria, Swisscom or Sky PLC) have adopted Bacula Enterprise backup software in mission critical environments because of its advanced features and ability to handle high data volume at very low cost.

HP StoreOnce Backup is a data backup solution that provides a consistent, high-performance, scale-out architecture for your entire enterprise. Reduce the amount of backup data capacity by 95 percent, and choose between powerful dedicated appliances for data centers, or flexible virtual appliances for smaller and remote offices.

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Sample Customers
Aberdeenshire Council, Acxiom, BAM Group Ireland, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, CI Investments, Clifford Chance, Alliant Credit Union, American Municipal Power, American Pacific Mortgage, AstraZeneca, Dongbu Steel, Denver Health, Dow Jones, Emirates Steel, Penn State Health, Prime Healthcare, Sonic Healthcare, Sony Network Communications, TiVO, UCONN Health, The Weitz Company
NASA, SwissCom, Bank Austria, SdV Plurimedia, Leibniz University Hannover, Polfa Warszawa S.A., premaccess, NetLog, Swisscom Corporate Business, LocaWeb, wbsGo
Eurobank Serbia
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Government16%
Comms Service Provider11%
Manufacturing Company8%
Retailer8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider34%
Computer Software Company19%
Manufacturing Company8%
Government7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm15%
Comms Service Provider9%
Healthcare Company9%
Construction Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company26%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise48%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise79%
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Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise51%
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Bacula Enterprise is ranked 40th in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews while HPE StoreOnce is ranked 3rd in Deduplication Software with 12 reviews. Bacula Enterprise is rated 8.6, while HPE StoreOnce is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Bacula Enterprise writes "Easy to use, stable, and offers many tools and features ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE StoreOnce writes "An extremely stable solution that's fast and offers a good deduplication ratio". Bacula Enterprise is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Asigra, Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), Acronis Backup and Veritas NetBackup, whereas HPE StoreOnce is most compared with Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), Dell EMC Data Domain Boost, Veeam Backup & Replication, ExaGrid EX and Quantum DXi Series.

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