Compare Micro Focus Data Protector vs. Microsoft DPM

Micro Focus Data Protector is ranked 23rd in Backup and Recovery Software with 7 reviews while Microsoft DPM is ranked 33rd in Backup and Recovery Software with 1 review. Micro Focus Data Protector is rated 7.2, while Microsoft DPM is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Micro Focus Data Protector writes "Reliable solution that enables us to do different backups for different databases ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft DPM writes "A solution with a good user interface that's stable and quick to set up". Micro Focus Data Protector is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault and Veritas NetBackup, whereas Microsoft DPM is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas Backup Exec and Commvault.
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Pros
Regarding scalability, it's unlimited with Data Protector. You can link multiple installations and let them work together. They can share backup devices. You have many possibilities with Data Protector. It's very proficient.The feature that was most valuable was that we could restore one mailbox and we could do different backups for different databases.The solution allows us to be able to backup and exchange directly, to backup Microsoft exchange.This solution is quite stable because we have only three users.Performs the backup properly and protects our data.I have used Micro Focus Data Protector for the file backup facilities. My primary use of the software is to backup file data.It's supports Unix, Linux, all of the OS's. It's very stable software.

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The user interface is very good. The reporting and monitoring features are also good.

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Cons
People prefer Veeam because the interface is easier, and Data Protector is difficult in comparison.It's very expensive compared to Veeam and other similar solutions.The solution is not intuitive enough. I think they should work on the user experience and the graphical interface. These can be a lot better.The technical support was very slow.The technical support is poor and should be improved.They should design the solution so that it is much easier for deployment and make the UI easy to use.The new backup systems are using new mechanisms for the recovery phases; for example, VM, recovery and testing the backup before recovering it. These features are not available in Data Protector.

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The data tagging feature needs improvement. The solution could be a bit more intuitive in certain aspects.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The licensing cost was not annual. We didn't pay any license. We paid when we deployed and we didn't pay for anything after that. There were no additional fees after the initial payment.In Data Protector, if you need extra features, you need to buy the agents for these features. Some of the features are Terabytes, some of them are agents. There's some complexity in the pricing and licensing.

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Also Known As
Data Protector, OmniBack, HPE Data ProtectorDPM, Data Protection Manager
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Overview

Built on a unified architecture that leverages analytics and automation, Micro Focus Data Protector delivers comprehensive data protection, real-time intelligence, and guided optimization to ensure simple, reliable, intelligent and cost-effective backup and recovery that is just as agile as your current and future IT environments. By standardizing the backup and recovery of information spread across locations, applications, formats, storage platforms, operating systems, and hypervisors, Data Protector provides assurance for mission critical information from the core to the edge, across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures.

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.
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Sample Customers
GSK Vaccines, Repsol, Vodafone Group, Siemens AG, Medium Enterprise Transportation Services CompanyMedical Park, Centropol Energy, a.s., NCFE, D & H Distributing, Metalor, Colosseum, a.s., Sanitas S.A., Icebreaker
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Manufacturing Company14%
Financial Services Firm12%
Healthcare Company10%
Insurance Company8%
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Software R&D Company34%
Healthcare Company23%
Comms Service Provider14%
Media Company8%
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