Dell EMC Avamar Competitors and Alternatives

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Matthew Gill
Real User
Senior Network System Engineer at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 07 2019

What is most valuable?

The restore and backup agent is really great. It takes the load off of vSphere or vCenter or any of our ESXi hosts. It makes things just a dream to manage. The fact that the API is so available to us… more»

How has it helped my organization?

I don't think that we have had an instance where we needed to recover en masse, like from a ransomware attack, but we have disaster recovery in production, and as part of our strategy we back up… more»

What needs improvement?

I joke around, every time we meet our SE, and say they could use a dark theme for the user experience. Everything else has a dark theme now, so it'd be cool if it had a dark theme. But on the serious… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I remember hearing that we purchased a multi-year, contractual agreement. I don't know if we purchased the hardware outright or if it's a lease-to-own scenario.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We replaced Avamar with Rubrik and it assumed the exact same role that Avamar had. I never got to use Avamar. It was decommissioned before I got to my current company. When I worked in higher… more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice would be in the form of a question. If you have the money to purchase Rubrik, the real question is do you want success? Do you want it to work? Because if you want it to work and you want it… more»
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