EMC AppSync Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of EMC AppSync competitors and alternatives
Real User
Lead Storage Engineer - Cloud Platform at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 22 2018

What is most valuable?

* It centralizes your data. * It lets your storage take care of backup, DR, and BCP. * You never have to worry about protecting your virtual machines.

How has it helped my organization?

Did you lose your VM? No worries, spin up a new VM and attach to data. Set a policy and tag it during storage provisioning. You never have to worry about maintaining millions of files stored across several thousands of virtual machines.

What needs improvement?

If there is a way to save more on the number of snapshots, it should be included in the next release. If your data is more dynamic and changes frequently, you need more granular retention levels and need to save it for a longer duration, then... more»
Real User
Storage and VMware Expert at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 07 2016

What is most valuable?

It's a simple and efficient tool to build a disaster recovery solution that involves many applications such as Oracle, SQL, VMware, and Hyper-V.

How has it helped my organization?

We have a VMware environment and many NFS exports to Linux servers which are easy to replicate. If we lose the main environment, we can restore all the applications to the recovery site to the appointed LUNs, and then the NFS servers to... more»

What needs improvement?

I think that NetApp needs to improve the performance of SnapMirror with controller volume access. This is because when you have many SnapMirror jobs running, the controllers give priority to accessing volumes and transfers remain slow. It is... more»
Real User
Technical Team Lead at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
May 18 2017

What is most valuable?

Continuous Data Protection and Remote Data Protection are the most valuable features: * Continuous Data Protection: Enables the rolling back of volume states to a point in time within seconds. * Remote Data Protection: Permits the replication... more»

How has it helped my organization?

A traditional way of data protection is to perform backups. With a backup solution, we can implement Recovery Point Objectives (RPOs). However, we are not really sure how to reach Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs), especially when those RTOs... more»

What needs improvement?

RecoverPoint journals consume a lot of storage to obtain a large RPO.

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