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Researched Veeam Agent for Linux but chose Metallic: Reduces the amount of manual work required to manage our backup operations
Find out what your peers are saying about Veeam Agent for Linux vs. Veeam Backup for Office 365 and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"This solution gives me the full insight without having to use other products, metrics, or reporting tools."
"It has significantly reduced the amount of manual work required to manage your backup operations. We're going from an on-prem to a non-on-prem, we're all doing nonsolutions. So we really can't compare it against anything else."
"It's taken our backup from being a full-time job to being when you need it, set it up. Our users could be empowered to access their own data backups. Which means we can alleviate a lot of the administration from the backup administrator."
"There's no impact on the endpoint. It runs in the background and it's something that you install and then forget about."
"The compression and deduplication are great for optimizing bandwidth and speed. I don't have to worry about it or think about it, and, because it's a SaaS solution, I don't have to worry about the storage size."
"In terms of the speed of backup, it operates seamlessly, so I'd rate it as excellent... with my daily use and workload, quite honestly I don't even notice when it backs up."
"Integration with Active Directory and the Azure platform make it a complete solution."
"It's very easy to set up the storage across all platforms. This allows us to be dynamic and change on-the-fly."
"The Veeam Backup and Replication Suite is very user-friendly."
"The ease of use for the graphical interface and the ease of installation are the most valuable features of this solution."
"The solution is very simple. Management of the platform is so simple that we don't need to have any training to deploy this solution."
"It's most compatible with VMware. It can restore single files instead of having to restore the whole machine, once again leading to savings for the company."
"The initial setup was straightforward. It's not complicated. It takes around half an hour to implement, but it depends on the performance of the server that you are installing the backup software on."
"The solution is very user-friendly and has an easy to use interface. We can manage it easily. It allows for a simple backup."
"The really amazing feature about Veeam Agent is that when you're using the central deployment model, you can actually use the instant VM recovery feature, which is really a pain point that I find some days."
"The technical support is good."
"Veaam technical support, from my perspective, is one of the best technical support I've ever engaged with."
"I believe the solution is very scalable. We can continuously add mailboxes and sites."
"The solution is easy to use. It's very simple and clients find it very easy to find all objects and things they need with the Veeam Explorer."
"This is an easy-to-install easy-to-use solution for backing up Office 365 email."
"I have used the technical support a few times and they've been reasonably helpful."
"Veeam makes modular solutions, so you can install Veeam Backup for Office 365 and Veeam Backup and Replication in one single server. You can do an all in one installation, and roll it out."
"It is easy to use and easy to recover files."
"Backup and replication are the most valuable features."
"I would like to see some of the code execute a little bit better when I add new licenses and assign licenses to users. I'd like to see that information update a little quicker."
"The navigation of it needs improvement in terms of the UX. The product itself, it works as expected. It's all user experience and user interface improvements that could be made and it could be made a little more consumer-friendly."
"I would like to see more customizable reports. I have reports going right now, but the daily report, for example, shows something like 40 jobs that ran when there are just a few endpoints on there. I'd like to just know if the endpoint was successfully backed up, not how many times. More customizable reports would be nice to have."
"The setup was a little bit difficult for a non-IT person like me. My OneDrive is protected by multifactor authentication, and to get the backup to begin behind that multifactor authentication took a little bit of almost customized support, even though I was following the instructions and the videos. That process could have been easier."
"There is room for improvement in the Knowledge Base and error reporting. I would like to see best practices in the Knowledge Base, and have the ability to diagnose errors without contacting support."
"In new releases, I hope they can support Oracle cloud."
"It could use deduplication features."
"Scalability, if you are talking about Linux, is good. However, if you need to backup more types of solutions or Unix systems, like HP/UX, AIX, etc., it's not compatible."
"It's scalable, but it's not scalable on every platform."
"In terms of the physical environment, I'd like them to integrate it with other kinds of solutions. We don't just work with Microsoft or Linux, but other kinds of infrastructure data as well."
"It would be much better if more applications were supported on the Linux side. For example, their agent for Windows not only can back up the Windows machine, but it can also back up Active Directory for granular restore, SQL servers, Exchange, Oracle, SharePoint, etc. When it comes to Linux, only Oracle databases are supported. There are workarounds, though."
"In the next version, I would like to see an increase in the locations online. I have found that other products have good pickup location."
"We are currently waiting for the continuous backup process."
"They should improve the backup and restoration time."
"You can't really edit. For example, if you have created a backup for a user, you can't drill down on a granular level during the backup. You have to back up the mailbox completely. That's it. It would be helpful if you could at least go inside the mailboxes to choose what you want."
"The solution announced many features two years ago, and they still have not happened, so I would hope that the next release has these ready to go."
"While there really is nothing wrong with the product some small improvements in the interface could make it even easier to use."
"It would be a great improvement to be able to recover cover a VM straight to on-prem."
"The capacity storage is a challenge everywhere in the backup industry. The general feedback people are coming back to about this is that there is no deduplication based on it."
"Technical support could be improved."
"In the next release, it should have direct export to tape drive abilities and NDMP support."
Pricing and Cost Advice
"I looked at this at the beginning of the year and I don't remember what the prices were for all the other services, but I thought that Metallic's was fair. It was also highly rated, which was even more important than cost because I need a reliable, secure, backup method."
"Licensing costs are $300,000 USD yearly, and we pay for three years at a time."
"It's a subscription based license, which is started on a yearly basis. Currently the licensing is split between three editions: standard, enterprise, and enterprise plus. As long as you check the comparison between the additions and make sure that you have what you need, there are no extra costs with Veeam."
"The solution is rather expensive and I think the price is too high."
"The costing is very competitive."
"I think it's a fair price. It's around $36 per user, so I think it's a fair price for our customers."
"The pricing is middle-of-the-road compared with competing products."
"I'm not sure about the price, but I think it could be lower."
"The cost is a bit on the high side."
"It is not the cheapest solution in the market."
"The pricing model makes this solution more expensive than it needs to be."
"This is not a stand-alone product and requires a standard Veeam license for your organization in addition to the cost of the solution."
"We looked at a few cloud options. When we did the comparison, we found it to be a cost-effective solution, and it included everything."
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|Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365|
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Metallic is a division of Commvault that brings you powerful, enterprise-grade backup and recovery technology with simple cloud delivery. You’ll be up and running in as little as 15 minutes with no big upfront investment. Proven Commvault technology with built-in best practices means you’ll get fast, secure backups and speedy, granular restore to protect you against data loss. Metallic offers solutions for Office 365 backup & recovery, endpoint backup & recovery, as well as data protection for VMs, files, databases and cloud-native object storage. Whether you’re protecting 1 terabyte or 1,000, safeguard your data now and later with all the benefits of SaaS: from a simple free trial to hassle-free deployment.
Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple backup agent that’s designed to ensure the Availability of your Linux installations, both on‑premises and in the public cloud. Veeam Agent for Linux’s built‑in integration with Veeam Backup & Replication allows you to leverage your Veeam backup repositories and get your on‑premises backups off site.
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 allows you to mitigate the risk of losing access to email data and helps to ensure data Availability to Office 365 users. This helps organizations comply with the policies, requirements and regulations due to long‑term archival, fully functional search and granular restore capabilities. Since it is integrated with Veeam Backup & Replication, the solution can be used to back up hybrid cloud environments and migrate mailbox data between Exchange Online and on‑premises Exchange organizations.
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Veeam Agent for Linux is ranked 7th in Cloud Backup with 12 reviews while Veeam Backup for Office 365 is ranked 8th in Cloud Backup with 18 reviews. Veeam Agent for Linux is rated 8.4, while Veeam Backup for Office 365 is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Veeam Agent for Linux writes "Has good instant VM recovery features and helps migrate physical to virtual or physical to cloud". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veeam Backup for Office 365 writes "Easy to back up company emails to the cloud and offers an easy ability to restore to the cloud". Veeam Agent for Linux is most compared with Cohesity DataProtect, Rubrik, Altaro VM Backup, Microsoft DPM and IBM Spectrum Protect, whereas Veeam Backup for Office 365 is most compared with AvePoint Cloud Backup, Dell EMC CloudBoost, Carbonite Server, Acronis Backup and Spanning SaaS Backup. See our Veeam Agent for Linux vs. Veeam Backup for Office 365 report.
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