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Pros
"This product's unique protocol make it superior to competing products and alternate solutions.""The solution is quite scalable. An organization shouldn't have any problem expanding if they use this solution.""Very stable solution.""It's a stable solution.""The initial setup is very straightforward.""The solution is very good because it is easy to use and it speeds up the backup and lowers the requirement for the storage rate. It is capable of encryption, compression, and deduplication and it is fast for sending all of the data over the network because it sends only the change blocks from the client to the DD server."

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"The solution can be used for all Office 365 applications."

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Cons
"Connectivity with the cloud and on-premises needs improved gateways.""Technical support is okay but could be improved. I've sent a lot of complaints their way and I feel like they might be able to respond a bit better.""The product has low capacity.""Integration could be better.""The solution doesn't scale. If you hit your capacity, you need to buy a new device."

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"It would be nice if the solution was more complete. Many customers are looking for a single solution or silo that they can manage everything from. It would be nice, instead of having different products, if everything a client needed was in one solution."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The pricing is high compared to the competition and should be reconsidered.""The solution is very good because it is easy to use and it speeds up the backup and lowers the requirement for the storage rate. It is capable of encryption, compression, and deduplication and it is fast for sending all of the data over the network because it sends only the change blocks from the client to the DD server."

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Questions from the Community
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 »
Top Answer:  It gives you an option to back up to the cloud or back up to on-premise, or to backup to cloud storage.
Top Answer: The pricing is more or less the same as what we'd get from Veeam on Office 365, so it's fine.
Top Answer: There are still a few things on SharePoint that they need to correct in terms of how they backup and restore. That's something that we had a challenge with; however, I know that they've been… 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.

NetApp Cloud Backup (formerly AltaVault) cloud-integrated storage provides secure, fast back up data to any cloud at up to 90% lower cost compared with on-premises solutions. Cloud Backup gives you the power to tap into cloud economics while preserving investments in your existing backup infrastructure and lets you meet your backup and recovery service levels.

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Blach Construction, NASA, Riggs, Counselman, Michaels & Downes, Seminole County Public Schools and Spot Trading
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider22%
Energy/Utilities Company11%
Healthcare Company11%
Financial Services Firm11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider26%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government5%
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Media Company33%
Energy/Utilities Company22%
Healthcare Company22%
Individual & Family Service11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider14%
Manufacturing Company13%
Government7%
Company Size
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise28%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise70%
Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC, NetApp, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and others in Deduplication Software. Updated: October 2021.
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Dell EMC Data Domain Boost is ranked 7th in Deduplication Software with 6 reviews while NetApp AltaVault is ranked 9th in Deduplication Software with 1 review. Dell EMC Data Domain Boost is rated 8.4, while NetApp AltaVault is rated 8.0. 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 NetApp AltaVault writes "Easy to use, easy to install, and simple to retrieve backups". 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 NetApp AltaVault is most compared with Veeam Backup for Office 365, Commvault, AWS Storage Gateway, Veritas NetBackup and Veritas SaaS Backup.

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