Compare IDERA SQL Safe Backup vs. Veritas Backup Exec

Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Commvault Logo
32,586 views|20,332 comparisons
IDERA SQL Safe Backup Logo
877 views|669 comparisons
Veritas Backup Exec Logo
12,839 views|9,929 comparisons
Top Review
Find out what your peers are saying about Veeam Software, Commvault, Rubrik and others in Backup and Recovery Software. Updated: August 2021.
535,015 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:

Pricing and Cost Advice
"The price could perhaps be lower as well.""Our cost is around $20,000 per month. The previous year, it was around $30,000 per month. It now costs less because Commvault changed the licensing type for providers.""Our yearly cost is around €20,000... The cost is based on the number of users and the amount of data. They sell it per terabyte.""There is a bit of cost involved with signing up the entire solution. It's not a cheap solution.""Commvault licensing is a perpetual license so only the support is being renewed yearly.""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.""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.""It is cheaper than Veeam."

More Commvault Pricing and Cost Advice »

Information Not Available
"It is a mid-range solution on the pricing scale.""Its price is reasonable.""This product is priced for smaller customers.""There is an evaluation license available to test this solution.""It has a good price-value ratio. Its price-value ratio is better than Veeam.""The pricing can be improved."

More Veritas Backup Exec Pricing and Cost Advice »

report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Backup and Recovery Software solutions are best for your needs.
535,015 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I have never used Commvault before but I have been using Veritas NetBackup for many years and I am very satisfied with… more »
Top Answer: Good day. Well, in my view the journey of Veritas from 1993 as BackupPlus then NetBackup with OpenV and move forward… more »
Top Answer: The backup and restore capabilities are key. The most useful things to us about Commvault, in general, is the breadth of… more »
Ask a question

Earn 20 points

Top Answer: We are not able to initiate our endpoint device backup on it. For the endpoint devices, I have to depend on the DLO. We… more »
Comparisons
Also Known As
SQL Safe Backup
Backup Exec, Symantec Backup Exec
Learn More
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.

SQL Safe Backup helps database administrators to back up and recover instantly across SQL Servers. Unlike its competition, it provides virtual databases with access to back up files without consuming disk space, instant restore, centralized management across SQL Servers, and alert notifications for success and failure of operations.

Backup Exec delivers powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use backup and recovery to protect your entire infrastructure whether built upon virtual, physical, or a combination of both. Backup Exec is licensed per media server, agent and option.

Offer
Learn more about Commvault
Learn more about IDERA SQL Safe Backup
Learn more about Veritas Backup Exec
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 Company
Woman's Hospital; Sisters of Mercy Hospital System; University Medical Center; MetTel; PPG Industries; 3M; Abbott Laboratories; Comcast; Daimler; GameStop; Hormel Foods; Marriott International; Merck; NCR; United Technologies; City of Lynnwood; Linfosys B.V.; TRI-KES; American Customer Care; Merck & Co., Inc.; Service Corporation International; Fresenius Vascular Care Inc.; Bates White; TechPro Inc.; TW Metals, Inc.; Tulane University; ISO Group; Ameriben Solutions; Instron Corporation; Sentric, Inc.; SPIE; GAS Distribution Company of Thessaloniki and Thessaly SA; American Printing House for the Blind; Paysafe; Freeman Decorating Services, Inc.; Sentric, Inc.; Auburn University; Corporate Communications Group; Sagicor Financial Corporation; Crystal Run Healthcare; Principality Building Society; Experiencias Xcaret; Missoula County; Shellpoint Partners LLC; Solix Inc.; Advicent Solutions, Inc.; Phoenix Newspaper Inc.; Park Place Technologies; Kelly & Associates Insurance Group; Boston Medical Center; Service Corporation International; eResearchTechnology, Inc.
Beta Offshore
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Government16%
Comms Service Provider11%
Manufacturing Company8%
Retailer8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company20%
Insurance Company14%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm9%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm13%
Manufacturing Company13%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Retailer9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company26%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise48%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise78%
No Data Available
REVIEWERS
Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise45%
Find out what your peers are saying about Veeam Software, Commvault, Rubrik and others in Backup and Recovery Software. Updated: August 2021.
535,015 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IDERA SQL Safe Backup is ranked 54th in Backup and Recovery Software while Veritas Backup Exec is ranked 16th in Backup and Recovery Software with 14 reviews. IDERA SQL Safe Backup is rated 0.0, while Veritas Backup Exec is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veritas Backup Exec writes "Excellent backup capabilities with good technical support and a fairly easy initial setup". IDERA SQL Safe Backup is most compared with Cohesity DataProtect, Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik, Veritas NetBackup and Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), whereas Veritas Backup Exec is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas NetBackup, Acronis Backup, Veritas System Recovery and Veritas SaaS Backup.

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.