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Pros
"This solution was surprisingly easy to configure.""Creating a backup task in NAKIVO is fast and easy.""We spend less time to get data recovered.""Perfect for someone who doesn't want to waste time.""Nakivo gives users confidence in knowing that if something happens with their application server, exchange server, or other applications, they can recover it easily and quickly.""It is fast, simple, powerful, and has a price without competition.""It is flexible.""It is affordable."

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"The best feature of the solution is the user interface.""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 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 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 solution's most valuable aspect is its ability to back up a physical server to another physical or virtual server."

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"An improvement would be to give us more control over the email alerts, with different emails going to different addresses based on a set of rules.""I think it is important to work not only in replicating the virtual machines in Amazon AWS, but in other cloud systems.""An improvement would be to include a general data backup solution that is not only for virtual machines.""It is missing the file and folder backup; however, this product is meant for virtual machine backup and recovery, so that is really outside of the scope of the software.""We want the backup job to consume fewer resources, as the utilization is very high if we choose the best compression.""I would like to have the option of creating a subfolder per job in the backup repository because we had an issue where some files were corrupted and we lost the backup of the majority of the VMs.""The interface might be improved, but the interface of every product might be improved.""While the solution provides mostly what we need, it would be ideal if there were some additional feature capabilities for the API."

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"Rapid Recovery can only backup the machine or disc, but it can't back up from folders, and files, and things like that.""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.""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.""It's buggy. That's a big problem. We're arranging to get rid of it. We're going to switch to Veeam.""The on-premises deployment model shouldn't have a maintenance fee. If there's going to be technical support, they need it to be free or it should be paid on upon adopting the solution."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"It has a much higher bang for the buck than other products we evaluated.""The price is not a problem in NAKIVO, as it is the most competitive in the market.""It's really cheap, and our company saves a significant amount of money on IT backup solutions per year.""Pricing is easy to understand and very affordable.""I advise that this is the best product for medium or small environments according to my cost-benefit analysis.""You have a lot of different options when it comes to pricing and the pricing models are pretty flexible and affordable.""The product is quite cheap compared to other products on the market, but despite this, it is rich in features both at the level of backup and recovery as well as at the level of additional options.""Nakivo Backup & Replication also have another great value, which is that it is one of the lowest prices on the market."

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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

NAKIVO Backup & Replication provides image-based, application-aware, and forever-incremental backup for VMware, Hyper-V, and AWS EC2 VMs. This means that NAKIVO Backup & Replication can capture all VM data, ensure the  consistency of applications and databases (such as Exchange, Active Directory, MS SQL, SharePoint) running in VMs, and transfer only changes to the backup repository. NAKIVO Backup & Replication uses native change tracking
technologies (VMware CBT/Hyper-V RCT) to instantly identify changed data. For each VM backup, you can save up to 1,000 recovery points and rotate them on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis.

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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Coca Cola, Honda, 3M, University of Arizona, University of Maryland, University of Arkansas, Johns Hopkins University, Marriott, United States Military Academy West Point, Greenpeace, China Airlines, Radisson Hotels and Resorts, FujifilmPRIME aerostructures GmbH, Tamworth Regional Council, Rhondda Housing Association, Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co., Guangdong Aiyingdao Childrens Department Store, Nspyre, Tarrant Technology Partners, CloudRunner
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider44%
Computer Software Company20%
Media Company4%
Government4%
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Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government10%
Non Profit5%
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Small Business69%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise15%
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Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise44%
Large Enterprise11%
Find out what your peers are saying about Nakivo vs. Quest Rapid Recovery and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,966 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Nakivo is ranked 10th in Backup and Recovery Software with 15 reviews while Quest Rapid Recovery is ranked 26th in Backup and Recovery Software with 5 reviews. Nakivo is rated 9.2, while Quest Rapid Recovery is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Nakivo writes "Easy to setup and use, this is a flexible, viable, and inexpensive alternative to familiar solutions". 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". Nakivo is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Altaro VM Backup, Acronis Backup, Vembu BDR Suite and Rubrik, whereas Quest Rapid Recovery is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), Acronis Backup, Veritas Backup Exec and Rubrik. See our Nakivo vs. Quest Rapid Recovery report.

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