Most Helpful Review
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The user interface is good and it is very easy to use.
The whole replication aspect of the solution is excellent because it compresses the data so well.
Before Veeam, we had backup infrastructure sprawl. Veeam was able to reduce our overall backup windows while reducing our dedicated backup infrastructure.
Vendor integration for many of the enterprise features have allowed for us to have greater performance from our storage vendors further improving on our commitments to protect our clients' data.
Features with the most value are Instant VM Recovery, SQL Explorer and Exchange Explorer.
Very flexible, all-in-one solution.
We get a lot of features with Veeam and we are happy to use this solution. After shutdown, the servers here automatically turn off and Veeam is keeping up all this. It's tension free work.
It has helped us transfer the solution in two days instead of working for a minimum of one week to ten days.
The ease of failover and test environments has proven invaluable.
I really like how you can test the failover as often as you need.
The ability to perform DR testing to ensure data integrity is critical.
The ability to have a RPO of seconds has enabled us to restore data to just before an incident has occurred, which certainly saves a lot of time and money.
We now have the ability to replicate critical data to a secure, off-site location that can be brought back in seconds if needed.
Implementing this solution has given us sandboxing and the ability to move VMs.
The ability to fully test your entire environment without actually performing a failover is invaluable.
It has enabled DR protection for virtual appliances with minimal administrator time.
I would like to have the capability of backing up a physical machine, as opposed to just a VM.
It would be ideal if users could know that their data is backed up and have some security functionality where you can actually use the backup to spin up a new cluster and take it from there.
Multithreading of health check process: This can take too much time to process on large jobs and/or large VMs.
Additional executive summary reports for the entire infrastructure would be a nice to have.
One challenge that we have encountered was on the long-term retention of data. Be sure to look into a dedicated deduplication appliance.
Physical backup is always where room for improvement could be but Veeam has always stated they are not going in that direction.
Needs better integration with cloud service providers.
We try to compare Veeam with other solutions because we are the operations. Then we can give the answers for improvement which is the specific additional system features that other solutions provide.
I would like to see better notifications when the sync is off for an extended length of time.
I think Zerto could do better with size planning because it would be nice to analyze a server for a week and give an estimate on sizing the Journal.
Increased granularity in how long to keep the journal would be nice.
We have had issues with licensing, where the license we've been given by Zerto support doesn't include VSS replication, which was a pain at the time.
The email alerts can be excessive, so better control over frequency or resolution may be a worthwhile improvement.
The backup functions are in need of improvement.
There needs to be more flexibility in the licensing.
It would be helpful if the reports can be generated periodically, on a schedule.
Pricing and Cost Advice
The price of Veeam is much lower than the IBM solution.
We have increased our scalability while being able to free up senior resources from recovery activities. I estimate our overall savings to about $20,000 per year.
The product is competitively priced.
The pricing is good and affordable.
The price is slightly higher than its competitors.
The price is great. It's software related, and I know that might be a good thing because it's a cheap solution to buy and we have been looking for a program for backup and they fit the bill.
I would suggest to others that they buy the full license when purchasing this solution.
Setup cost and licensing of Veeam are nothing to complain about when compared to similar products for enterprise backup recovery solutions.
The cost is not dirt cheap but also is not terrible.
We found that in an event that was massive enough to cause an entire cluster to go offline we would be happy with our core services up and running.
You are getting what you pay for, as this is a solution that requires minimal management after it is configured.
While we find the twenty-five VM license somewhat inflexible, the actual setup costs are minimal as the product is so easy to install.
The solution is very cost-effective and very easy to set-up but does not compromise on features.
We believe the pricing, setup costs, and licensing are easy to understand. The pricing seems very reasonable.
It's a little bit expensive.
Licensing is VM based so you can buy packages or single VM. Price is not low but the power of application is high, so you will get your money back.
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Also Known As
|Veeam Backup and Replication, Veeam Availability Suite||Zerto Virtual Replication|
Veeam® Availability Suite™ delivers something fundamentally different — Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ — leveraging IT investments in server virtualization, modern storage and the cloud to help organizations meet today’s service-level objectives, enabling recovery of any IT service and related applications and data within seconds and minutes.https://www.veeam.com/vm-backup-recovery-replication-software.html
Zerto helps customers accelerate IT transformation by eliminating the risk and complexity of modernization and cloud adoption. By replacing multiple legacy solutions with a single IT Resilience Platform, Zerto is changing the way disaster recovery, backup and cloud are managed. At enterprise scale, Zerto’s software platform delivers continuous availability for an always-on customer experience while simplifying workload mobility to protect, recover and move applications freely across hybrid and multi-clouds. Zerto is trusted by over 6,000 customers globally and is powering resiliency offerings for Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, AWS, SunGard AS and more than 350 cloud services providers.
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