Compare HPE StoreOnce vs. Micro Focus Data Protector

HPE StoreOnce is ranked 6th in Deduplication Software with 10 reviews while Micro Focus Data Protector is ranked 23rd in Backup and Recovery Software with 7 reviews. HPE StoreOnce is rated 9.0, while Micro Focus Data Protector is rated 7.2. The top reviewer of HPE StoreOnce writes "An extremely stable solution that's fast and offers a good deduplication ratio". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus Data Protector writes "Reliable solution that enables us to do different backups for different databases ". HPE StoreOnce is most compared with EMC Data Domain, ExaGrid EX and Dell PowerVault, whereas Micro Focus Data Protector is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault and Veritas NetBackup.
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Pros
From a centralized system, I can manage the interface, the backup policies, and the status of the database.The initial setup is one of the most user-friendly B2B user solutions. It's good, it's easy. Deployment usually takes less than one day. You only need one person for deployment and maintenance.This is a user-friendly solution.The interface is very user-friendly.The implementation is straightforward.The speed and deduplication ratio are two of the most valuable features of the solution.The deduplication feature in this product is amazing.It results in more efficient storage utilization, cutting capital expenditure in half.

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Regarding scalability, it's unlimited with Data Protector. You can link multiple installations and let them work together. They can share backup devices. You have many possibilities with Data Protector. It's very proficient.The feature that was most valuable was that we could restore one mailbox and we could do different backups for different databases.The solution allows us to be able to backup and exchange directly, to backup Microsoft exchange.This solution is quite stable because we have only three users.Performs the backup properly and protects our data.I have used Micro Focus Data Protector for the file backup facilities. My primary use of the software is to backup file data.It's supports Unix, Linux, all of the OS's. It's very stable software.

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The repository should have an extension to connect to the cloud and deposit the backups.The solution should continue to refine its integration capabilities. I also see they are starting to use cloud integration as well, which is good, but they should do more to integrate with it.I would like to see an emphasis placed on making data deduplication and compression more powerful.The solution's pricing could be improved.The solution would be improved if it could also be used as a data store for VMware.The appliance doesn't have the global deduplication, it has StoreOnce deduplication. It does not deduplicate across the appliance, it will deduplicate in one particular store. With the global deduplication, I could store more data.This product would be improved with the inclusion of more features to security or WORM.The product could be improved with better support for data protection.

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People prefer Veeam because the interface is easier, and Data Protector is difficult in comparison.It's very expensive compared to Veeam and other similar solutions.The solution is not intuitive enough. I think they should work on the user experience and the graphical interface. These can be a lot better.The technical support was very slow.The technical support is poor and should be improved.They should design the solution so that it is much easier for deployment and make the UI easy to use.The new backup systems are using new mechanisms for the recovery phases; for example, VM, recovery and testing the backup before recovering it. These features are not available in Data Protector.

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There are costs for additional storage and space.

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The licensing cost was not annual. We didn't pay any license. We paid when we deployed and we didn't pay for anything after that. There were no additional fees after the initial payment.In Data Protector, if you need extra features, you need to buy the agents for these features. Some of the features are Terabytes, some of them are agents. There's some complexity in the pricing and licensing.

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Also Known As
HP StoreOnceData Protector, OmniBack, HPE Data Protector
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Overview

HP StoreOnce Backup is a data backup solution that provides a consistent, high-performance, scale-out architecture for your entire enterprise. Reduce the amount of backup data capacity by 95 percent, and choose between powerful dedicated appliances for data centers, or flexible virtual appliances for smaller and remote offices.

Built on a unified architecture that leverages analytics and automation, Micro Focus Data Protector delivers comprehensive data protection, real-time intelligence, and guided optimization to ensure simple, reliable, intelligent and cost-effective backup and recovery that is just as agile as your current and future IT environments. By standardizing the backup and recovery of information spread across locations, applications, formats, storage platforms, operating systems, and hypervisors, Data Protector provides assurance for mission critical information from the core to the edge, across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures.

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Sample Customers
Eurobank SerbiaGSK Vaccines, Repsol, Vodafone Group, Siemens AG, Medium Enterprise Transportation Services Company
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm15%
Healthcare Company9%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
University7%
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Financial Services Firm19%
Government14%
Software R&D Company12%
Healthcare Company10%
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Manufacturing Company14%
Financial Services Firm12%
Healthcare Company10%
Insurance Company8%
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Healthcare Company26%
Software R&D Company24%
Comms Service Provider16%
Real Estate/Law Firm9%
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