Compare IBM Tivoli CDP for Files vs. NetApp SnapCenter

IBM Tivoli CDP for Files is ranked 59th in Backup and Recovery Software while NetApp SnapCenter is ranked 8th in Backup and Recovery Software with 21 reviews. IBM Tivoli CDP for Files is rated 0, while NetApp SnapCenter is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp SnapCenter writes "Takes minutes for it to completely rebuild and restore a VM". IBM Tivoli CDP for Files is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication and IBM Spectrum Protect, whereas NetApp SnapCenter is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Cohesity DataProtect, Rubrik, Oracle Data Guard and IBM Spectrum Protect.
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We work with Commvault and a partner on our environment needs according to capacity, licensing, pricing, components, modules, etc. Additional costs depend on your backup needs.We have checked some other products, but we are not testing them because price-wise, Commvault is better than the other solutions.It is cheaper than Veeam.It was not very popular because of its previous cost, but they have been working on the pricing, and now anyone can afford to use Commvault. They changed the modeling criteria for their pricing. Previously, there was only the capacity modeling based on your content capacity. In this case, they would give you a license and you would have to pay it. Now, most of the environment is virtualized so you can have the best CPU, VMs, etc. You buy whatever you need and pay for what you need.We went from Veritas NetBackup to Commvault. We switched due to upfront licensing and costs. We have more visibility into what we're actually purchasing. It seemed like, overall, the cost of Commvault was cheaper.The complete license gives us options for all the features. Commvault does not license based on storage or the management components. It can integrate with any storage vendor. That means that when we are out of storage and need more, we can integrate without additional licensing. In my opinion, Commvault needs to reduce the licensing cost by 20 to 40 percent to make it cost-efficient.Commvault licensing is a perpetual license so only the support is being renewed yearly.There is a bit of cost involved with signing up the entire solution. It's not a cheap solution.

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The licensing is well-designed because it's already included in some packages with NetApp storage. Therefore, for most customers, it's okay as the SnapCenter license is already included in some NetApp bundles.Pricing is very good because if you already have NepApp controllers, then it's included.It comes free with the amount of equipment we purchase from NetApp. In terms of pricing, zero is my favorite number.The license for SnapCenter was included with the storage array.We have a site license, so it comes with the product.We see a financial value with SnapCenter because we don't have to license Commvault, which is pretty expensive.It's free. The license is included with other NetApp products.

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Overview

Commvault can help you transform your data into a powerful strategic asset, with data protection and information management solutions that enable you to protect, access and use all of your data anywhere and anytime.

IBM Tivoli Continuous Data Protection for Files is a continuous backup software that protects your most important files. This real-time, continuous data protection solution for file servers and user endpoints automatically backs up your most critical files the moment they are saved.

Unified, scalable platform for application-consistent data protection and clone management. This software simplifies backup, restore, and clone lifecycle management with application-integrated workflows.

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Sample Customers
Aberdeenshire Council, Acxiom, BAM Group Ireland, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, CI Investments, Clifford Chance, Alliant Credit Union, American Municipal Power, American Pacific Mortgage, AstraZeneca, Dongbu Steel, Denver Health, Dow Jones, Emirates Steel, Penn State Health, Prime Healthcare, Sonic Healthcare, Sony Network Communications, TiVO, UCONN Health, The Weitz CompanyCyberian Data ProtectionAll for One Steeb AG, Accenture
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider19%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Government10%
Healthcare Company10%
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Computer Software Company44%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government7%
Media Company6%
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Healthcare Company18%
Pharma/Biotech Company18%
Comms Service Provider9%
Aerospace/Defense Firm9%
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Computer Software Company38%
Manufacturing Company7%
Government7%
Insurance Company6%
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Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise43%
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Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise84%
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Small Business40%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise45%
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