Compare IBM ProtectTIER vs. Quest Rapid Recovery

IBM ProtectTIER is ranked 37th in Backup and Recovery Software with 3 reviews while Quest Rapid Recovery is ranked 31st in Backup and Recovery Software with 4 reviews. IBM ProtectTIER is rated 7.4, while Quest Rapid Recovery is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of IBM ProtectTIER writes "An excellent product because everyone has less time to pick up the backup". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Quest Rapid Recovery writes "Durable and rock-stable solution that can fully restore servers to any platform you want". IBM ProtectTIER is most compared with EMC Data Domain, HPE StoreOnce and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, whereas Quest Rapid Recovery is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, EMC Data Domain and Acronis Backup. See our IBM ProtectTIER vs. Quest Rapid Recovery report.
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Pros
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 most valuable features are the Self-Service, and the ability to search the data.

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The general backup for replication and virtual standby are the most valuable aspects. It does what it says it does. It's a decent tool for not a big budget.The fact that it can take a snapshot of everything on a server and replicate it on another server in real-time is the most valuable feature.The solution offers a 100% guarantee that if it's backed up you will be able to restore it onto any platform you want.The best feature of the solution is the user interface.

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The configuration wizards are still complex and hard to navigate. These should be easier to manage.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.

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It's buggy. That's a big problem. We're arranging to get rid of it. We're going to switch to Veeam.You can only take a snapshot from a virtual environment. It should have the ability to take snapshots from both a virtual and physical environment.Sometimes, when we have certain batches for Windows, it needs to be restarted. When it's restarted, the service is configured as a delayed start. Sometimes, you need to wait too long until it rights itself, or you have to do it manually.Rapid Recovery can only backup the machine or disc, but it can't back up from folders, and files, and things like that.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
This solution is very expensive.

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It's very expensive which is why I want to drop it. They charge us per core and we have a six-core server. It's expensive to pay for maintenance charges. I want to switch to something cheaper.

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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.

Quest Software's Rapid Recovery is block-level, incremental backup software. Unlike the incremental feature found in legacy products, which backed up the entire changed file, Quest Rapid Recovery backs up only the parts of a file that have been changed.
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Durham Police Department, Re-Store LLC, CenterGrid, pixx.io GmbH, Australian Government Department of Defence, QD, Refresco GerberPRIME aerostructures GmbH, Tamworth Regional Council, Rhondda Housing Association, Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co., Guangdong Aiyingdao ChildrenĀs Department Store, Nspyre, Tarrant Technology Partners, CloudRunner
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