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"It results in more efficient storage utilization, cutting capital expenditure in half.""The deduplication feature in this product is amazing.""The speed and deduplication ratio are two of the most valuable features of the solution.""The implementation is straightforward.""The interface is very user-friendly.""This is a user-friendly solution.""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.""From a centralized system, I can manage the interface, the backup policies, and the status of the database."

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"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.""This solution is quite stable because we have only three users.""The solution allows us to be able to backup and exchange directly, to backup Microsoft exchange.""The feature that was most valuable was that we could restore one mailbox and we could do different backups for different databases.""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 initial setup is straightforward if you understand Data Protector.""Data Protector is very good at automation. From the time of the backup, verification, and copy to tape, it is very good. I don't need to touch it, it will do it by itself."

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"The product could be improved with better support for data protection.""This product would be improved with the inclusion of more features to security or WORM.""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.""The solution would be improved if it could also be used as a data store for VMware.""The solution's pricing could be improved.""I would like to see an emphasis placed on making data deduplication and compression more powerful.""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.""The repository should have an extension to connect to the cloud and deposit the backups."

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"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 technical support was very slow.""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.""It's very expensive compared to Veeam and other similar solutions.""People prefer Veeam because the interface is easier, and Data Protector is difficult in comparison.""I don't like this solution so much because it's very technical and compared to Commvault and Veeam, it's not so user-friendly. The interface needs improvement.""If you compare the solution with the same specific features and enhancements on another solution, Data Protector is expensive. This is especially true when compared to, for example, Veeam."

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"There are costs for additional storage and space.""Price-wise, it comes with a high price tag when compared to other products.""The cost of HPE StoreOnce is very expensive."

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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.""The pricing is around $3,000 to $5,000. The charge additionally for support and to scale."

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Top Answer: The pricing is around $3,000 to $5,000. The charge additionally for support and to scale.
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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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Eurobank SerbiaGSK Vaccines, Repsol, Vodafone Group, Siemens AG, Medium Enterprise Transportation Services Company
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm16%
Comms Service Provider8%
Healthcare Company8%
Construction Company8%
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Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider13%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Manufacturing Company15%
Financial Services Firm12%
Healthcare Company10%
Retailer8%
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Computer Software Company47%
Comms Service Provider14%
Media Company6%
Healthcare Company5%
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Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise52%
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Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise59%
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HPE StoreOnce is ranked 3rd in Deduplication Software with 11 reviews while Micro Focus Data Protector is ranked 24th in Backup and Recovery Software with 10 reviews. HPE StoreOnce is rated 8.2, while Micro Focus Data Protector is rated 7.4. 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 "Great automation and very good data deduplication but lacks good reporting". HPE StoreOnce is most compared with Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), Dell EMC Data Domain Boost, ExaGrid EX, Veeam Backup & Replication and Quantum DXi Series, whereas Micro Focus Data Protector is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault, Veritas NetBackup, Rubrik and Azure Backup.

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