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"Overall, scalability is great.""Data Domain Boost has a unique protocol. I don't think with other vendors you get the same efficiency. I work with some the other products, but this solution has amazing efficiency in comparison.""The solution is very easy to manage. That's its most valuable feature.""I like the tool set, it's easy to work on and the support is brilliant.""The most valuable feature of this solution is that it can support both the CIFS and NFS protocols simultaneously.""The most valuable feature of this solution is deduplication.""The most valuable feature is the support for plug-ins.""The backup aspect of the solution is its most valuable feature."

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"I would say flexibility is the most important feature of the product. The performance and speed are the best on the market.""The deduplication is the most valuable feature because it helps to control the overhead."

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Cons
"This solution should cover more platforms, and there should be more product coverage.""The solution needs a better gateway between the on-premises and cloud deployment models. We have to work around it or find a third party to assist.""It should be expanded to include other databases and software. It should also be made easier to restore.""It would be nice if they could have the same tool set right from the smallest to the biggest modules, but being specific frame dependent.""There are limitations when using the VTL protocol in extreme cases.""This product is expensive compared to other storage so the price can be improved.""There are some limitations where you cannot use it as a shared server or as a file server, it is limited for the only backup.""The solution needs to be more user-friendly for the end-users."

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"As a new product, there are some things that still need to improve a bit as it matures.""There is always room for improvement. The compression ratio should be improved as well as the efficiency."

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"We scale this product by adding licenses, which are related to capacity.""The cost is monthly.""The hardware platform is cost intense, so for small and mid-range, this product is not the best choice.""The pricing is high compared to the competition and should be reconsidered."

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"The licensing costs and pricing model are based on capacity and the license is easy to upgrade."

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Top Answer: The initial setup is very straightforward.
Top Answer: We have licenses that last five years. After that, we may get new devices. We tend to get a big discount with our licensing once we choose to upgrade. The pricing is not bad.
Top Answer: The deduplication is very bad on this solution. After 85% the utilization gets very bad. The solution doesn't scale. If you hit your capacity, you need to buy a new device. Technical support has… more »
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Overview
EMC Data Domain Boost provides advanced integration with backup and enterprise applications for increased performance and ease of use.

The Dell EMC PowerProtect Software is called a platform and provides data protection, replication and re-use. It supports long-term retention in the public cloud and is described as a multi-cloud product. Dell EMC slide. Backed up data and virtual machines data are live mounted by VMs in client servers.

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Rushmore Electric, Melanson Health, Arrow Electronics
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Comms Service Provider25%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Healthcare Company13%
Financial Services Firm13%
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Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company27%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government5%
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Computer Software Company40%
Comms Service Provider13%
Energy/Utilities Company12%
Retailer5%
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Small Business53%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise24%
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Dell EMC Data Domain Boost is ranked 6th in Deduplication Software with 15 reviews while Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is ranked 9th in Deduplication Software with 2 reviews. Dell EMC Data Domain Boost is rated 8.6, while Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Dell EMC Data Domain Boost writes "Extremely stable, very easy to scale, and very good deduplication compression ratio". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager writes "The ratio of deduplication is very high and it has good performance ". Dell EMC Data Domain Boost is most compared with HPE StoreOnce, Veritas NetBackup Appliance, Dell EMC Avamar, Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) and Quantum DXi Series, whereas Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is most compared with Dell EMC Avamar, Dell EMC NetWorker, Veeam Backup & Replication, Veeam Agent for Linux and Dell EMC ProtectPoint. See our Dell EMC Data Domain Boost vs. Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager report.

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