Compare Commvault vs. Veritas System Recovery

Commvault is ranked 8th in Backup and Recovery Software with 10 reviews while Veritas System Recovery which is ranked 42nd in Backup and Recovery Software with 1 review. Commvault is rated 8.6, while Veritas System Recovery is rated 6.0. 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 Veritas System Recovery writes "This solution enables me to restore an image. It needs an easier interface. ". Commvault is most compared with Veritas NetBackup, Veeam Backup & Replication and Rubrik, whereas Veritas System Recovery is most compared with OwnBackup, Veritas Backup Exec and Veritas NetBackup.
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Pros
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.Backup and archive with a single window, with a single backup job. You only need to type "c".Cloud integration.

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You can back up the whole image.

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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.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.

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It needs an easier interface.The reliability is sometimes lacking.

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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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Veritas System Recovery 18, System Recovery 18, System Recovery
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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.

Veritas System Recovery 18 delivers superior backup and disaster recovery for servers, desktops, and laptops with a single unified solution that enables businesses to recover from downtime or disasters in minutes. With patented Restore Anyware technology, IT administrators can rapidly restore exactly what they need, when and where they need it - including entire physical and virtual machines to bare metal or dissimilar hardware as well as files, folders, and granular application objects. Unlike other technologies, Veritas System Recovery also provides cross-platform Physical to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V), and Virtual to-Physical (V2P) recoveries, making it the perfect complement to physical and virtual environments.

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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 CompanyMother's Nutritional Center, Occidental Technical Group
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Manufacturing Company14%
Financial Services Firm14%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Construction Company14%
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Financial Services Firm24%
Insurance Company15%
Comms Service Provider11%
Manufacturing Company10%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise35%
Large Enterprise35%
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Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise69%
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