We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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."
"From a centralized system, I can manage the interface, the backup policies, and the status of the database."
"The most valuable features are the deduplication and compression capabilities."
"If you have a large enough storage capacity then you can take an ample amount of data."
"Deduplication is the most valuable feature."
"The dedupe and compression are pretty extreme. On disk, we're getting dedupe rates of up to 65 percent of data and compression of 34 percent. When you go to the cloud, it's more like 76 percent for dedupe and almost 50 percent for compression."
"Deduplication is the most valuable feature. It saves us a lot of space. When we back up 100 terabytes of data, after dedupe, it only uses maybe five to six terabytes for the disk space in QoreStor."
"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 repository should have an extension to connect to the cloud and deposit the backups."
"The GUI and its user-friendliness have some room for improvement."
"The web interface, ease of use, and GUI all need to be improved."
"Cloud integration needs to be simplified."
"The setup of the software is definitely not the easiest thing. I worked a lot with Quest engineers, especially in the early days when we were first testing it and trying it out. I actually had some of the developers working with us at one point because they were going through these point releases, and I was having trouble getting it to work in this S3-compatible situation. We got it all working eventually, but setup is definitely not the easiest thing in the world."
"In terms of improvement, we would like to have an Air Gap feature to prevent a virus from attaching to something. So that when we don't do a backup, we want the QoreStor to stay offline. It would be a nice feature to have."
"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."
"We have got a perpetual license, and we have access to all the features. If you are using cloud banks, you can store the internal data in HPE Cloud if needed. You can offload the data to the HPE Cloud. It is a licensed product. We have got around 10 TB of cloud bank storage with a one-time payment. We specifically took 10 TB for very critical offsite backups. We can also increase it in blocks if needed."
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.
Software-defined platform for secure cloud storage, deduplication and replication.
QoreStor® by Quest expands your data storage options while reducing your storage footprint and costs. Use QoreStor to quickly and easily shift data and object storage to the cloud for backup, disaster recovery and compliance purposes. Advanced compression and data/object deduplication algorithms slash storage requirements so you don’t exceed your storage budget.
HPE StoreOnce is ranked 3rd in Deduplication Software with 12 reviews while Quest QoreStor is ranked 10th in Deduplication Software with 2 reviews. HPE StoreOnce is rated 8.4, while Quest QoreStor is rated 8.6. 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 Quest QoreStor writes "Multi-thread backups and snapshotting have eliminated the scheduling issues we had to deal with around backups". HPE StoreOnce is most compared with Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), Dell EMC Data Domain Boost, Veeam Backup & Replication, ExaGrid EX and Dell EMC PowerVault, whereas Quest QoreStor is most compared with Dell EMC Data Domain Boost and Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain).
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