Compare Commvault vs. Quest Rapid Recovery

Commvault is ranked 8th in Backup and Recovery Software with 9 reviews while Quest Rapid Recovery which is ranked 39th in Backup and Recovery Software with 1 review. Commvault is rated 8.6, while Quest Rapid Recovery 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 Quest Rapid Recovery writes "A good backup solution for small and medium-sized businesses that offers a straightforward setup". Commvault is most compared with Veritas NetBackup, Veeam Backup & Replication and Rubrik, whereas Quest Rapid Recovery is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, EMC Data Domain and Acronis Backup.
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Pros
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.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.

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The best feature of the solution is the user interface.

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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.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.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.

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Rapid Recovery can only backup the machine or disc, but it can't back up from folders, and files, and things like that.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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.Licensing could be better explained. Sometimes, it's unclear what features are available in different licensing models.

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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.

Quest Software's Rapid Recovery is block-level, incremental backup software. Unlike the incremental feature found in legacy products, which backed up the entire changed file, Quest Rapid Recovery backs up only the parts of a file that have been changed.
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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 CompanyPRIME aerostructures GmbH, Tamworth Regional Council, Rhondda Housing Association, Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co., Guangdong Aiyingdao ChildrenĀs Department Store, Nspyre, Tarrant Technology Partners, CloudRunner
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Wholesaler/Distributor14%
Transportation Company14%
Manufacturing Company14%
Financial Services Firm14%
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Financial Services Firm25%
Insurance Company15%
Manufacturing Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise35%
Large Enterprise35%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise69%
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