Compare IBM ProtectTIER vs. Microsoft DPM

Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
IBM ProtectTIER Logo
1,180 views|936 comparisons
Microsoft DPM Logo
4,454 views|3,310 comparisons
Most Helpful Review
Use IBM ProtectTIER? Share your opinion.
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM ProtectTIER vs. Microsoft DPM and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,719 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:

Pros
"The most valuable features are the Self-Service, and the ability to search the data.""In terms of stability, I've found it to be very stable. I've walked into the server room when it was at 60 degrees Celcius, and it was still running fine.""The command-line interface is good."

More IBM ProtectTIER Pros »

"The user interface is very good. The reporting and monitoring features are also good.""The most valuable feature is the recovery.""Its capability to give a BMR for all the workstations that I want to connect to.""The solution backs up Microsoft workloads as well as anything on the market.""It has an application backup, a file backup, a system backup and a hypervisor.""The initial setup is quite straightforward.""The most valuable feature is that DPM has an index so individual files can be searched.""The automated procedure is quite good for us, as it is able to capture all of the information that we require."

More Microsoft DPM Pros »

Cons
"I would like the possibility to back up the infrastructure and then replicate it upon on restart, without having to orchestrate the starting of the VM.""The configuration wizards are still complex and hard to navigate. These should be easier to manage.""Setting up the system to work with legacy equipment is a bit complex at times."

More IBM ProtectTIER Cons »

"The data tagging feature needs improvement. The solution could be a bit more intuitive in certain aspects.""We can't take a snapshot and take it outside, which is a problem.""The user friendliness could be improved.""There is a very poor online user community in terms of people blogging about their experiences with DPM.""Compatibility and integration with other products needs improvement.""The user interface can be improved quite a bit.""Additional Hyper-V knowledge would be great.""Management reporting could be improved."

More Microsoft DPM Cons »

Pricing and Cost Advice
"This solution is very expensive."

More IBM ProtectTIER Pricing and Cost Advice »

Information Not Available
report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Backup and Recovery Software solutions are best for your needs.
456,719 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The command-line interface is good.
Top Answer: Technical support needs improvement. Setting up the system to work with legacy equipment is a bit complex at times.
Top Answer: I am in charge of the storage and backup administration at my company. The primary use of this solution is backup and recovery.
Ask a question

Earn 20 points

Ranking
Views
1,180
Comparisons
936
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
388
Rating
6.0
Views
4,454
Comparisons
3,310
Reviews
8
Average Words per Review
530
Rating
7.4
Popular Comparisons
Compared 8% of the time.
Compared 6% of the time.
Compared 8% of the time.
Also Known As
DPM, Data Protection Manager
Learn
IBM
Microsoft
Overview

IBM TS7650G ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway is designed to meet the disk-based data protection needs of the enterprise data center while enabling significant infrastructure cost reductions. The solution offers industry-leading inline deduplication performance and scalability up to 1 petabyte (PB) of physical storage capacity per system, and can provide up to 25 PB or more backup storage capacity. Combined with IBM or third-party storage, TS7650G ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway provides a powerful disk-based repository to improve the performance, retention and availability of backup and archive data in a small footprint for energy and cost efficiency.

Data Protection Manager (DPM) is an enterprise backup system. Using DPM you can backup (copy) data from a source location to a target secondary location. If original data is unavailable because of planned or unexpected issues, you can restore data from the secondary location. Using DPM you can back up application data from Microsoft servers and workloads, and file data from servers and client computers. You can create full backups, incremental backups, differential backups, and bare-metal backups to completely restore a system.
Offer
Learn more about IBM ProtectTIER
Learn more about Microsoft DPM
Sample Customers
Durham Police Department, Re-Store LLC, CenterGrid, pixx.io GmbH, Australian Government Department of Defence, QD, Refresco GerberMedical Park, Centropol Energy, a.s., NCFE, D & H Distributing, Metalor, Colosseum, a.s., Sanitas S.A., Icebreaker
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company47%
Comms Service Provider12%
Construction Company7%
Manufacturing Company4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government7%
Educational Organization6%
Company Size
No Data Available
REVIEWERS
Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise25%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM ProtectTIER vs. Microsoft DPM and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,719 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IBM ProtectTIER is ranked 46th in Backup and Recovery Software with 3 reviews while Microsoft DPM is ranked 25th in Backup and Recovery Software with 8 reviews. IBM ProtectTIER is rated 6.0, while Microsoft DPM is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of IBM ProtectTIER writes "A stable and scalable solution that reduces data domain risks". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft DPM writes "Good recovery functionality, however lacks an online community and is not a turn-key solution". IBM ProtectTIER is most compared with Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, Rubrik, Veritas NetBackup Appliance and HPE StoreOnce, whereas Microsoft DPM is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault, Veeam Agent for Linux, Veritas Backup Exec and Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain). See our IBM ProtectTIER vs. Microsoft DPM report.

See our list of best Backup and Recovery Software vendors.

We monitor all Backup and Recovery Software reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.