We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The most valuable feature is the deduplication rate."
"It is very simple to perform an upgrade of the system and the environment."
"It backs up our Windows systems and our Linux systems and everything."
"The main features of this solution are deduplication, compression, ease of use, simplistic user interface, and compatibility with all the backup service systems."
"The most valuable feature is its stability."
"The main thing I like about NetBackup is CloudPoint. You can take a snapshot of the endpoint and back it up with CloudPoint. The data backups are the most important."
"Unauthorized people cannot log in and execute commands."
"We have an issue with the last version on the latest backup of the solution as it is not compatible with Sybase 16.5."
"We believe that everything Veritas NetBackup offers, including backups, snapshots, deduplication, and replication, is valuable."
"There's a very nice central console for the administration of all of the instances."
"It's durable — we achieve what we expect from it."
"The two-factor authentication is missing from Dell products."
"After resizing and compression, the system continuously runs out of space. Dell EMC doesn't do automatic cleanup or other things, so we constantly have to manually go in there or work with Dell support on this. The solution has not been working as advertised."
"The price could be lowered slightly, to make it more competitive."
"The solution could improve by having a feature to backup iSeries workloads."
"Lacks a reporting feature."
"The database integration could be better."
"It's a little bit complex to manage."
"It is a very expensive solution. They should have a different scheme for selling it. They should also make it easy for us to switch from Solaris to Linux. We are having some trouble in migrating our actual catalog from Solaris to Linux."
"They currently have the Java concept and it should be less intensive and take less load."
"You cannot tell what your costs are going to be by using the dashboard, which is something that should be improved."
"It should be able to integrate with the cloud. If we leverage a cloud in the future for backup, there should be very fast help and more options for customers to choose from."
"The licensing is billed on a monthly basis. Dell is bundled so that when you order IDPA, you get everything together with the license."
"It was on a yearly basis. During the annual review, when we asked them about our licensing, they couldn't explain it. For example, we had reduced by a factor of 40%, but our license only dropped by 5%. We would then ask Veritas people if we've reduced this much and shut down these servers, why has our license changed so less? They were never able to give us a straight answer. They weren't able to say, "Well, you're using this, and this is more expensive." In many cases, as we reduced our capacity and what we were using with Veritas NetBackup, our licensing actually went up, and they were often unable to explain why."
"Our primary complaint about this product is that it is too expensive."
"Our license is capacity-based."
"Its price is quite reasonable. The cost depends on the depreciation and the volume. It also depends on the infrastructure. If your infrastructure increases, you would need some more licenses."
"It is very expensive. The licensing cost for this solution is on a yearly basis. It is approximately 50k. We will continue using it at least for the next year, but we are currently doing an analysis to switch to some other solution."
"My licensing model is based on capacity so as we grow, the price we pay increases and it becomes too expensive."
"The price is okay."
"Veritas NetBackup's pricing is a bit steep when compared to other tools. It is very costly, but service-wise and overall, the Veritas NetBackup is a good product."
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Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance is ranked 45th in Backup and Recovery Software with 3 reviews while Veritas NetBackup is ranked 7th in Backup and Recovery Software with 51 reviews. Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance is rated 7.4, while Veritas NetBackup is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance writes "Stable, easy to upgrade, has good DPS search included, and has good reporting". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veritas NetBackup writes "Short-term recovery options help our clients easily get lost data back into production". Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Dell EMC Avamar, Dell EMC NetWorker, Veritas NetBackup Appliance and NetApp AltaVault, whereas Veritas NetBackup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas Backup Exec, Commvault, Azure Backup and Dell EMC NetWorker. See our Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance vs. Veritas NetBackup report.
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