Compare Commvault vs. IBM StoredIQ

Commvault is ranked 1st in eDiscovery with 8 reviews while IBM StoredIQ is ranked 3rd in eDiscovery with 1 review. Commvault is rated 8.4, while IBM StoredIQ is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Commvault writes "A simple and unified backup solution that scales well and keeps our customers happy". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM StoredIQ writes "Helps with GDPR compliance through data discovery and management". Commvault is most compared with Veritas NetBackup, Veeam Backup & Replication and Rubrik, whereas IBM StoredIQ is most compared with Lucene, Commvault and IDOL.
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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.It's very stable.We are using a KVM system in our cloud, and this solution works very well with it.It's the leader in backup and archiving.It is much more scalable and flexible than everything else in the market.In the VM, we have Live Recovery, Live Mount, and Live Sync.Global deduplication and the indexing of the data object are the most valuable features. It saves costs on the product side by doing compression and deduplication. It will help you and make your life easy to reach the data that you need within the minimum downtime when it's required.It's an enterprise product. It's a stable product. We have good support. Almost all databases are in the scope.

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IBM StoredIQ Suite helps to address problems like data discovery, records management, compliance activities, storage optimization, and data migration initiatives.

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I think the one thing that could be improved is the customer experience. The interface should be more user friendly.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.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.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.Support for this product needs to be improved because I have seen a couple of cases where it is taking more than the required time to solve issues.We previously had difficulty with the support being foreign.The setup is not that straightforward or easy. Even the documentation is not generic or public like other products. You have to be a partner or you have to have a specific account and download it from the vendor themselves.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.

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The product was born and designed to be used inside the IT department, but it would be improved by allowing end-users to search for info related to specific needs.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The price could perhaps be lower as well.In my experience, compared to solutions like Veritas and Veeam, while they do have their technical pluses and minuses, Commvault can save you on average forty percent initially, and then twenty to twenty-five percent annually.Compared to other competitors and vendors the pricing is fair.

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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.

IBM StoredIQ addresses the problems that challenge records management, electronic discovery, compliance, storage optimization and data migration initiatives. By providing an in-depth assessment of unstructured data where it resides, the software gives organizations visibility into data to make more informed business and legal decisions.
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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
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Wholesaler/Distributor22%
Financial Services Firm11%
Energy/Utilities Company11%
Construction Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company28%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm9%
Insurance Company9%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise37%
Large Enterprise37%
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Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise63%
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