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Pros
"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.""In the VM, we have Live Recovery, Live Mount, and Live Sync.""It is much more scalable and flexible than everything else in the market.""It's the leader in backup and archiving.""It's very stable.""It's a complete software that can protect all the main applications. Perhaps that's the feature I like most. The integration with the NetApp and other apps is also very nice.""We are using a KVM system in our cloud, and this solution works very well with it.""The solution provides us with a single platform to move, manage, and recover our data across on-premise locations. Some of the guys have been using it to move a virtual machine from VMware to the Microsoft solution, Hyper-V. They back it up and then they restore to the different virtual machine provider, and that works great."

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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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"One of the features I find most valuable, is the good technical support.""The speed and the ease of the initial setup are both good. It is not complex."

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Cons
"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.""We previously had difficulty with the support being foreign.""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.""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.""The back of virtual machines needs improvement. I know they're working on it. They're always doing new things but I think they still have a little bit more to do.""I think the one thing that could be improved is the customer experience. The interface should be more user friendly.""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.""Just to keep it running is time-consuming. There are five people on my team. Commvault was supposed to be one of the less time-consuming solutions, but in reality it takes 60 percent of our time just to keep it running, and that's not even fine-tuning it; that's just to keep it running."

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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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"The interface and documentation need to improve.""The product has to be more mature, like to be another six to eight months on the market. A lot of maturity needs to be incorporated."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Compared to other competitors and vendors the pricing is fair.""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.""The price could perhaps be lower as well.""Our cost is around $20,000 per month. The previous year, it was around $30,000 per month. It now costs less because Commvault changed the licensing type for providers.""Our yearly cost is around €20,000... The cost is based on the number of users and the amount of data. They sell it per terabyte.""There is a bit of cost involved with signing up the entire solution. It's not a cheap solution.""Commvault licensing is a perpetual license so only the support is being renewed yearly.""The complete license gives us options for all the features. Commvault does not license based on storage or the management components. It can integrate with any storage vendor. That means that when we are out of storage and need more, we can integrate without additional licensing. In my opinion, Commvault needs to reduce the licensing cost by 20 to 40 percent to make it cost-efficient."

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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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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Both have their place. I am not telling you which one is the best for you-- as I am not familiar with your… more »
Top Answer: All workloads can be integrated with Commvault. If we use a new technology, Commvault integrates with it. Commvault is a… more »
Top Answer: The deduplication is the most valuable feature because it helps to control the overhead.
Top Answer: The licensing costs and pricing model are based on capacity and the license is easy to upgrade.
Top Answer: There is always room for improvement. The compression ratio should be improved as well as the efficiency.
Top Answer: The speed and the ease of the initial setup are both good. It is not complex.
Top Answer: VMware has a reputation for quality, so they are a bit expensive. But you get security for the price, and I also believe… more »
Top Answer: One way this solution could be improved is if they could come up with better options to migrate. As for what could be… more »
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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.

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.

Dell EMC ProtectPoint technology provides up to 20x faster, more efficient backup and 10x faster recovery while eliminating the backup impact on application servers. By integrating primary storage and industry leading protection storage, ProtectPoint reduces cost and complexity by eliminating traditional backup applications while still providing the benefits of native backups. Overall, ProtectPoint provides the performance of snapshots with the functionality of backups.
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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 CompanyRushmore Electric, Melanson Health, Arrow ElectronicsFieldCore
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Comms Service Provider15%
Government15%
Healthcare Company11%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government6%
Media Company5%
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Computer Software Company48%
Energy/Utilities Company19%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company4%
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Computer Software Company67%
Comms Service Provider9%
Financial Services Firm4%
Healthcare Company4%
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Small Business31%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise45%
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Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise81%
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Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is ranked 33rd in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews while Dell EMC ProtectPoint is ranked 43rd in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews. Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is rated 8.6, while Dell EMC ProtectPoint is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager writes "The ratio of deduplication is very high and it has good performance ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell EMC ProtectPoint writes "The programs are excellent and the technical support is very good". Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is most compared with Dell EMC NetWorker, Veeam Backup & Replication, Dell EMC Avamar, Veeam Agent for Linux and Dell EMC Data Protection Advisor, whereas Dell EMC ProtectPoint is most compared with Dell EMC NetWorker, Rubrik, Zerto, Oracle Data Guard and Quest Rapid Recovery. See our Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager vs. Dell EMC ProtectPoint report.

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