Commvault vs. EMC NetWorker

As of February 2019, Commvault is ranked 9th in Backup and Recovery Software with 8 reviews vs EMC NetWorker which is ranked 17th in Backup and Recovery Software with 7 reviews. The top reviewer of Commvault writes "One of the biggest features is the global deduplication of our data sets". The top reviewer of EMC NetWorker writes "Multiple Useful Features And Long List Of Supported OSs". Commvault is most compared with Veritas NetBackup, Veeam Backup & Replication and Rubrik. EMC NetWorker is most compared with EMC Avamar, Veritas NetBackup and Commvault. See our Commvault vs. EMC NetWorker report.
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Pros
It's an enterprise product. It's a stable product. We have good support. Almost all databases are in the scope.Backup and archive with a single window, with a single backup job. You only need to type "c".Cloud integration.Great archive feature, OnePass, for the file system and Exchange servers.A very stable and scalable platform (you can backup/restore/protect a couple of MBs or hundred of TBs as well from the same console/platform).One-Pass (Archive) DataBase backup (Online Backup and Granular level restore), VM backup and restore.Well documented SQL views and customizable reports, together with scripts and workflows provides ability to automate processes and ensure proper controls are in place.The cloud integration is a massive win for us, giving us a single backup service for all of our on-premise and cloud systems.

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The response time of the tech support is swift. The support is fantastic.This solution is really the best in the market! After evaluating other solutions, we automatically decided to use this one.The best feature is the DR replication for us.

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Cons
You need quite a lot of human resources to maintain a Commvault environment, to keep it operational. Also, it would be nice to if there were an easier way set up some Commvault components.The HTML interface is a remarkable improvement. However, there are still some features that are not available in that interface that are available in the Java console, but I'm sure that will come with time.I just wanted to compare the features, which are there in EMC NetWorker, which are not available in Commvault. We have things using Networker.Training.Reduce the complexity for better understanding of the reports. There are a lot of variables in which you can get confused while elaborating on reports.Endpoint backup.Mostly controls, visibility, cost allocation.The new HTML5-based management portals are very nice, but do not yet have all of the features of the Java-based client.

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The security features need backup and encryption. It would be nice if they added this feature. I would also like to be able to decrypt when restoring the security features. Hackers can sense these vulnerabilities today, and we need to have our enterprise prepared.There are some limitations regarding scalability of the product.We have faced problems with the initial configuration of the solution.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Licensing could be better explained. Sometimes, it's unclear what features are available in different licensing models.New licensing is easy and affordable.There is now a subscription based licence option that, depending on your environment, could offer a more efficient method to licence the solution if you are OPEX cost driven rather than CAPEX.

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You have to buy the deduplication software separately from the license.Low cost is key.

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7,347
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7
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449
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7.7
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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.

EMC NetWorker backup and recovery software centralizes, automates, and accelerates data backup and recovery across your IT environment. NetWorker delivers record-breaking performance and a wide range of data protection options to safeguard your critical business data.
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Sample Customers
Aberdeenshire Council, Acxiom, BAM Group Ireland, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, CI Investments, Clifford ChanceSecure-24, Riverside Health System, Shriners, Panatonni, Qatar Islamic Bank, Eurosport
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm20%
Healthcare Company14%
Insurance Company12%
Comms Service Provider9%
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Company Size
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Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise40%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise55%
REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise38%
Find out what your peers are saying about Commvault vs. EMC NetWorker and other solutions. Updated: January 2019.
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