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"It is a point-in-time restore, which is quite handy.""The installation is straightforward if the version you have is compatible with your infrastructure.""The solution is quite stable. We haven't experienced any kind of bug or glitch. We haven't experienced crashes.""Continuous replication with lower RTO and RPO is the most innovative feature. Its tight integration with VMware for VMware VMs is also valuable.""The most valuable feature is that it is journal-based and you don't have to replicate a lot of data."

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"The product is very scalable, robust, has an easy setup with a short-duration deployment and good technical support.""The speed of the backups and replications is fantastic and, for the most part, the simplicity of use has been wonderful.""The most important feature besides the easy management of the different backup jobs is the automated e-mail notification functionality.""The chat functionality with Nakivo Support in the web interface is very unique and we love it.""This product has helped to centralize backups and made it easy to recover data.""The most valuable feature is the ease of creating a backup copy job to get the backups to a second device.""I could install and configure the trial version in maybe half an hour and had a successful backup of our file server on the same night.""It is easy to set up using the included virtual appliance and also includes agents for most NAS systems."

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"The solution is not easy to use. It's actually quite hard. If it could be simplified it might be better for the end user.""I would like to have the HTML 5 interface working because it is currently not functioning with the VMware environment.""In the next release of this software, I would like to see options that help to decrease the bandwidth required, such as compressing the data.""The solution could improve by being more easier to use. However, once you have used it for a while it becomes easier. Additionally, there could be better support and compatibility with management by having a command-line interface. This would be beneficial for the customers.""It can have better integration. It would be good if, in addition to VMware VM, it can also support other hypervisors. I also want to see support for Oracle databases. As of now, it supports only SQL and Exchange. It would be good to also support other databases."

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"At the moment I am pleased with what Nakivo does but I would like more reporting functions and if possible, integration with my RMM system.""An additional feature that would be appreciated is disaster recovery automation.""My first thought was maybe the GUI could be improved, although it works.""It would be interesting if it were possible to integrate a mobile app to monitor the system in real-time.""The interface can be a little clunky at times.""The first implementation is a bit difficult but once is up and running is rock solid and extremely easy to manage.""The only thing we have encountered that we would like to see improved in the future are error messages. They could be more detailed and helpful, without the need to send logs to support. Failing that, the part of the log related to the error could be displayed alongside the error message, so I can investigate the error without looking through all of those logs that I'm able to download.""Updating VM Tools on a replicated VM could be better."

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"This is an expensive product.""There is a license required for this solution and the pricing depends on how many virtual machines you have.""This is not a very cheap solution and compared to others, it is expensive.""Pricing-wise, it is pretty much fair for any customer who only has a VMware environment. Licensing is based on the number of VMs that you want to protect at any given point in time. Licensing is not based on size."

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"Cost is very appropriate for SMEs.""As a free solution for a small environment, this is a great solution!""It has a very good price in the market.""This product provides good value for the price.""Regarding the licensing, I would advise speaking to the Nakivo representatives and you can get the best option for your environment.""Nakivo has a good price-performance ratio.""The licensing model is very affordable compared to competitors, with a good quality-to-cost ratio, and the software is quite simple and fast to setup.""From the perspective of Indian users, the cost is a little bit high."

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Top Answer: The installation is straightforward if the version you have is compatible with your infrastructure.
Top Answer: There is a license required for this solution and the pricing depends on how many virtual machines you have.
Top Answer: The solution could improve by being more easier to use. However, once you have used it for a while it becomes easier. Additionally, there could be better support and compatibility with management by… more »
Top Answer: Nakivo is my favorite backup software. Below are the main benefits of Nakivo compared to Veeam 1. Low cost. 2. Backup storage with global deduplication (this is the main requirement of a backup… more »
Top Answer: The product is very scalable, robust, has an easy setup with a short-duration deployment and good technical support.
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Overview

EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines: A simple, efficient operational and disaster recovery solution for virtualized applications in VMware environments. It delivers local and remote hypervisor-based replication, continuous data protection for per-VM recovery to any point in time, and built-in automated disaster recovery orchestration.

SOFTWARE-DEFINED VM PROTECTION
Enables a software-only, easy to install and easy to manage hypervisor-based replication solution with highly automated disaster recovery workflows, fully integrated into VMware.

vADMINISTRATOR VISIBILITY AND CONTROL
Empowers VMware administrators and application owners to manage the disaster recovery provisioning and control their own replication policies and recovery, ensuring that VM service levels are met.

AUTOMATED DISASTER RECOVERY ORCHESTRATION
Provides automated orchestration and non-disruptive testing of recovery plans to simplify operational and disaster recovery management for all virtualized applications and VMs.

NETWORK BANDWIDTH OPTIMIZATION
Minimizes network utilization with superior bandwidth compression and deduplication, significantly reducing replicated data over the network, as well as ensuring replication even with less stable and high packet loss WANs.

IT TRUSTED AND PROVEN
Leverages the RecoverPoint replication engine with hundreds of millions of run hours, extends the data protection continuum for VMware environments, and it’s all backed by the world’s largest data protection company, EMC.

NAKIVO Backup & Replication provides image-based, application-aware, and forever-incremental backup for VMware, Hyper-V, and AWS EC2 VMs. This means that NAKIVO Backup & Replication can capture all VM data, ensure the  consistency of applications and databases (such as Exchange, Active Directory, MS SQL, SharePoint) running in VMs, and transfer only changes to the backup repository. NAKIVO Backup & Replication uses native change tracking technologies (VMware CBT/Hyper-V RCT) to instantly identify changed data. For each VM backup, you can save up to 1,000 recovery points and rotate them on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis.

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Coca Cola, Honda, 3M, University of Arizona, University of Maryland, University of Arkansas, Johns Hopkins University, Marriott, United States Military Academy West Point, Greenpeace, China Airlines, Radisson Hotels and Resorts, Fujifilm
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Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government5%
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Manufacturing Company13%
Financial Services Firm13%
Computer Software Company13%
Reseller13%
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Comms Service Provider39%
Computer Software Company20%
Government6%
Manufacturing Company3%
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Small Business74%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise9%
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Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines is ranked 10th in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software with 5 reviews while Nakivo is ranked 4th in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software with 43 reviews. Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines is rated 8.0, while Nakivo is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines writes "An efficient, journal-based replication system providing disaster recovery for organizations of all sizes". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nakivo writes "Easy to setup and use, this is a flexible, viable, and inexpensive alternative to familiar solutions". Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines is most compared with VMware SRM, Veeam Backup & Replication, Zerto, Azure Site Recovery and Vembu BDR Suite, whereas Nakivo is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Altaro VM Backup, Acronis Backup, Rubrik and Zerto. See our Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines vs. Nakivo report.

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